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Schumann Arabeske , Op 18 WILHELM KEMPFF (piano)
7.11* Strauss Serenade in E flat, Op 7
7.20* Schumann Novelette (Bunte Blatter , Op 99) WILHELM KEMPFF (piano)
7.24* Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat (K 364) IGOR OISTRAKH (violin) DAVID OISTRAKH (viola) MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by KYRIL KONDRASHIN : records


Unknown: Schumann Arabeske
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Strauss Serenade
Conducted By: Edo de Waart
Unknown: Bunte Blatter
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Violin: Igor Oistrakh
Viola: David Oistrakh
Conducted By: Kyril Kondrashin

: News

: Morning Concert

Rimsky-Korsakov The (;olden Cockerel: Introduction (Act 1) and Procession (Act 3)
8.14* Debussy Suite bergamasque
8.30* Stravinsky Scherzo a la russe: Moscow RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by NEIMI JÄRVI 8.34* Poulenc Les animaux modèles
ORCHESTRA, conducted by GEORGES PRÊTRE : records


Conducted By: Evgeny Svetlanov
Piano: Stravinsky Scherzo
Conducted By: Georges Prêtre

: News

: This Week's Composer

Berg Johann Strauss , arr Berg Waltz: Wine, Woman and Song: BOSTON SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERS
Berg Violin Concerto JOSEF SUK
ORCHESTRA, conducted by KAREL ANCERL : records


Unknown: Berg Johann Strauss
Conducted By: Karel Ancerl

: Young Artists Recital

Franck. transc Bauer Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Op 18
JanezMaticic Sonata (1960) Beethoven Sonata in 2 major, Op 109
Scarlatti Sonata In A minor (Kk 552)


Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra

leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conductor eric WETHERELL Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
Panufnik Old Polish Suite Haydn Symphony No 47, in G. BBC Northern Ireland


Leader: Maurice Cavanagh
Conductor: Eric Wetherell
Conductor: Vaughan Williams

: De Volharding

A Dutch ensemble who create a fusion of jazz and avant-garde ' classical ' music.
Dick Borstlap De Yzeren
Lyn Bob Dreassen Wistik
Burkhardt Soil Over de goochelaar


Unknown: Dick Borstlap de Yzeren
Unknown: Lyn Bob Dreassen Wistik

: Midday Prom

direct from the Royal Northern College of Music. Manchester Vera Beths (violin)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Georges Tzipine
Falla Three Dances (The Three-Cornered Hat)
Saint-Sacns Violin Concerto No 3, in B minor


Violin: Manchester Vera Beths
Conducted By: Georges Tzipine

: News

: In Short

Earle Brown. one of America's leading ' advanced ' composers, talks about The Problem, Prooramming, and Presentation o/ New Music.


Unknown: Earle Brown.

: Midday Prom

Part 2
Haydn Symphony No 88, in G major
Bartok Dance Suite BBC Manchester

: The Arts Worldwide

A weekly news bulletin

: Moods, Impressions and Memories

Second of six programmes exploring the tradition among Czech composers of writing piano and chamber music of an intimate, poetic character. Vorisek Rhapsody in G minor, Op 1 No 9
Smetana String Quartet No 1, in E minor (From My Life): SMETANA QUARTET Dvorak Silhouettes, Op 8 RADOSLAV KVAPIL (piano) gramophone records

: Two Young Hungarian Composers

Lajos Huszar Csomorkany : music for ten performers MEMBERS OF THE
Andras Feher The song of the raven: FERENC LISZT CHAMBER CHOIR OF THE BUDAPEST ACADEMY OF MUSIC conducted by ISTVAN PARKAI (Both first UK broadcasts) (Hungarian Radio recording)


Unknown: Lajos Huszar Csomorkany
Conducted By: Tamas Pal
Conducted By: Andras Feher
Unknown: Ferenc Liszt
Conducted By: Istvan Parkai

: Comparing Notes

Two Schumann overtures, Faust and Manfred. are considered by Christopher Hogwood and contrasted with portrayals of Faust by Berlioz and Wagner and the Manfred Sym phony by Tchaikovsky. gramophone records


Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Manfred Sym

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Roger Nichols introduces the early-evening programme of music.


Introduces: Roger Nichols

: Albinoni

Oboe Concerto in c, Op 7 NO 11: HANS ELHORST
CAMERATA BERN, directed by ALEXANDER VAN WIJNKOOP gramophone record


Directed By: Alexander van Wijnkoop

: One Pair of Ears

Francis Coleman reviews the past week's music broadcasting on radio.
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Francis Coleman

: Play It Again

Anthony Burton talks about the music he will be presenting tomorrow at 2.0


Talks: Anthony Burton

: Violin and Piano

Gyorgy Pauk Peter Frankl
One of a fortnightly series of concerts, given before an invited audience. direct from the Broadcasts ing Centre, Birmingham Schubert Duo in A (D 574) Schumann Sonata No 1, in A minor


Unknown: Gyorgy Pauk
Unknown: Peter Frankl

: Poetry Now

Michael Longley introduces recent poems by Ivor Cutler, Douglas Dunn, D.J. Enright, Derek Mahon and Medbh McGuckian.
BBC Northern Ireland
(Postponed from 7 Dec 1979)


Unknown: Michael Longley
Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Unknown: Douglas Dunn
Unknown: D.J. Enright
Unknown: Derek Mahon
Unknown: Medbh McGuckian
Producer: Paul Muldoon

: Violin and Piano

Part 2
Bartok Rhapsody No 1 Ravel Sonata in G BBC Birmingham

: A Verse in Job, a Line in Sophocles

In this studio version of his 1979 Hannah Arendt Memorial Lecture, with which he inaugurated a new annual series at the University of Southampton, Dr George Steiner looks at the treatment of remorse and justice in the Book of Job and in Sophocles' Antigone with the aim of clarifying the ancient polarity between Athens and Jerusalem, between the Attic and Hebraic readings of man's membership in the world.


Unknown: Dr George Steiner

: Building a Library

JOHN LADE introduces a performance of the First Symphony from among the boxed sets of Brahms symphonies recommended in last Saturday's Record Review.

: Greene Test

In Francois Truffaut 's film Day for Night, the credits list a certain Henry Graham as playing a British insurance representative. This is in fact Graham Greene. How he came to appear in a feature film is recalled by his friend Michael Meyer.


Unknown: Francois Truffaut
Unknown: Henry Graham
Unknown: Graham Greene.
Unknown: Michael Meyer.

: The First New England School

A programme of songs, choruses and keyboard music from George Wash ington's America.
CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (fortepiano and harpsichord) BBC SINGERS, conducted by GORDON KEMBER Introduced by Veronica Slater


Unknown: George Wash
Soprano: Judith Nelson
Soprano: Christopher Hogwood
Conducted By: Gordon Kember
Introduced By: Veronica Slater

: News

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