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: Mozart Piano Concertos

Franz Xaver Siissmayr Quintet in D
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595): EMIL GILEI. S, VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by KARL BÖHM: records


Unknown: Franz Xaver Siissmayr
Unknown: Emil Gilei.

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Britten Simple Symphony. Op 4: I musici
9.22* Wilfred Worden Sonata in B minor, Op 36 THE COMPOSER (piano)
10.16 Warlock Capriol Suite: ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSÉ-LUIS GARCIA : records


Unknown: Wilfred Worden
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Luis Garcia

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
The complete Stravinsky: some reflections from DAVID ATHERTON.
A conversation with CLAUDIO ABBADO.
An interpreter interprets: TIMOTHY WEST as Sir Thomas Beecham.


Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: David Atherton.
Unknown: Thomas Beecham.

: Maestro

This week: Leopold Stokowski. conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture (mono)
Falla Ballet: Love the Magician: SHIRLEY VERRETT (mezzo-soprano)
Bach. transc Stokowski Passacaglia and Fugue in c minor (mono): records


Mezzo-Soprano: Shirley Verrett

: Hesketh Piano Trio

Martinu Trio in D minor Panuinik Trio, Op 1
(First broddcast on Radio Ulster)

: Let the Peoples Sing: 11: Youth Choir Class: 2

Ireland: Park Singers; Australia: Melbourne Youth Choir: Hungary: Girls' Choir of the Debrecen Section of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music: Norway: Sandefjord Girls' Choit
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe
(Organised by the BBC in association with the EBU)


Presenter: Bernard Keeffe

: Mozart and Moscheles

Mozart Sonata in B flat (K 333)
Moscheles Concert Studies: in A fiat. Op 70 No 9; A. Op 95 No 4 (Juno); c sharp minor. Op 70 No 20; d, Op 95 No 9 (Terpsichore)


Piano: Simon Ballard

: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

guest-leader HARRY CAWOOD conducted by MEREDITH DAVIES
EDMUND WALTERS Gluck Overture: Alceste
Debussy Cantata: The Blessed Damozel


Unknown: Harry Cawood
Conducted By: Meredith Davies
Unknown: Wendy Eathorne
Unknown: Patricia Price
Chorus-Master: Edmund Walters Gluck

: * The Living Poet

Donald Davie reads Three for Watermusic, his most recent sequence of poems, and explains how the work took shape.


Unknown: Donald Davie

: Concert

Part 2
Hoist Suite: The Planets
(Given in the Philharmonic Hall on 10 Feb)

: Bath Festival 1979

NICHOLAS KRAKMER (harpsichord), MORAY WELSH (cello) J. S. Bach Sonata in B minor, for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1030)
C. P. E. Bach Sonata in D, for flute and continuo (Wq 126)
4.45* Interval Reading
4.55* Bath Festival 1979 Part 2 J. S. Bach
Sonata in G, for cello and harpsichord (BWV 1027); SonatainE,forfluteand continuo (BWV 1035)
(Arranged by the Bath Festival Society Ltd in association with IBM United Kingdom Ltd)


Flute: William Bennett
Harpsi: Nicholas Krakmer

: Beethoven

First Rasumovsky Quartet played by the CHILlNGIRIAN STRING QUARTET (Part of a concert recorded in Bir-mingham in April 1977)

: Sarah Walker

(mezzo-soprano) ROGER VIGNOLES
Monteverdi Se i languidi miei sguardi (Lettera amorosa)
Respighi Nebbie : Stornellatrice: Venitelo a vedere '1 mi' piccino; Nevicata: Abbandono
Falla Seven Spanish Popular Songs


Unknown: Respighi Nebbie

: The Lizard Syndrome

A first play for radio by KATE SOPER starring Judi Dench
In what is virtually a monologue, a young married woman questions her own state of mind.
' I call it the lizard syndrome ". You know that moment when you realise it's a lizard - a sort of uncanniness about it - when it suddenly moves. It doesn't seem quite right. I mean, like the lizard, when it moves, I suddenly realise it's my hand on the kettle handle.'
Psychiatrist ...PETRA DAVIES Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
(Judi Dench is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company) followed by an interlude


Unknown: Kate Soper
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Petra Davies
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Directed By: Judi Dench

: Abbado and the LSO

direct from the Royal FestivalHall,London Krystian Zimerman (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra leader MICHAEL DAVIS conductor Claudio Abbado Brian Ferneyhough La terre est un homme (first broadcast performance)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 1, in D minor


Leader: Michael Davis
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Words, Words, Words

A personal choice of prose and poetry presented by Ian McKellen Producer IAN COTTERELL


Unknown: Ian McKellen
Producer: Ian Cotterell

: Abbado and the LSO

Part 2 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 4, in F minor (Given in association with Shell UK Limited)

: Class of 1949

A short story by NORMAN LEVINE
Read by Marvin Kane Producer BRIAN MILLER


Story By: Norman Levine
Read By: Marvin Kane
Producer: Brian Miller

: Baroque Trumpets

Bononcini Sinfonia decima a 7 Manfredini Concerto for two trumpets and strings GILBERT PETIT, MARC ULRICH LA FOLLIA INSTRUMENTAL EN-SEMBI.E, directed by MIGUEL DE LA FUENTE gramophone records


Directed By: Miguel de la Fuente

: The Music of Islam

The second of four programmes of music from the Islamic world, from recordings made by Deben Bhattacharya
2: Music of the Syrian Dervishes

: Nocturne

Female voices of the BBC NORTHERN SINGERS conductor
A Schumann sequence in which the six Romanzen, Op 69 are interspersed with short piano pieces from various sources


Conductor: Stephen Wilkinson
Piano: Keith Swallow

: News

and another Schumann item to conclude Nocturne.

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