Gounod Prelude to Faust
PARIS OPERA ORCHESTRA conducted by GEORGES PR ÈTRE
Wieniawski Fantasy on themes from Gounod's FaUSt: RUGGIERO RICCI
(violin), LUXEMBOURG RADIO ORCHESTRA, conducted by LOUIS DE FROMKNT arr Liszt Waltzes from Gounod's Faust
EARL WILD (piano)
Gounod Ballet Music FaUSt: BERLIN PHILHAR
MONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN gramophone records
Edited and introduced by John Lade
New orchestral records reviewed by NOËL GOODWIN.
Building a Library: a guide to Plainchant on record, by MARY BERRY.
New records of chamber music reviewed by CHRISTOPHER HEADINGTON
Nielsen Wind Quintet ATHENA ENSEMBLE
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595)
MURRAY PERAHIA, Who also directs the ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: records
INTERNATIONAL STAFF BAND OF THE SALVATION ARMY conductor LIEUTENANT-
COLONEL RAY BOWES
Ray Steadman Allen March: God's soldiers
Howard Davies Songs of Australia Bruce Broughton Variations: Nicely saved
Ray Steadman-Allen Tone Poem: When they crucified my Lord
With Easter in mind, Jeremy Siepmann introduces records of music which oscillates between joy and sorrow, does not exclude death from its concerns, but ends in triumph. There are historic recordings by Kathleen Ferrier singing Brahms, Edwin Fischer playing a Bach concerto, and John Gielgud reading Donne.
A weekly programme, mainly of music but including news, views and reviews of the international world of earlymusic, presented this week by Hugh Keyte
Le vray tresorde musicque Josquin's Déploration sur la mort de Johannes Ockeghem , preceded by the older master's Salve Regina and followed by his Missa pro defunctis: HILLIARD ENSEMBLE
Anthony Burton introduces his personal selection of outstanding music broadcasts of the past week.
with Peter Clayton
Michael Billington (in the Chair), talks with John Carey , Owen Dudley Edwards and Hilary Spur-ling. This week's subjects: BERTRAND BLIER 'S film Get Out Your Handkerchiefs; Thieves, by JOHN BYRNE , at the Hampstead Theatre; TOM PAULIN 'S new collection of verse The Strange Museum; Pictures for an Exhibition at the White-chapel Gallery; and LWT'S version of Why didn't they ask Evansr, by AGATHA CHRISTIE
played by PeterHurford.whoalso introduces the series.
Organ of the Domkirche, St Pblten, Austria
Prelude in a flat (BWV 552a); Kyrie, Christe and Kyrie (bwv 669-671); Chorale Preludes: Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr' (bwv 675 and 676); Dies sind die heil'gen zehn Gebot' (BWV 678); Wir glauben all' an einen Gott (bwv 680) (Recording facilities of Austrian Radio) followed by an interlude
or The Bomb Party by GRAHAM JJREENE (1)
Graham Greene 's new novel was published on 27 March. Uniquely, the author has given permission for an unabridged serial reading on radio. The text has been divided into eight episodes to be broadcast on consecutive evenings.
Read by Ian Holm Producer ALEC REID
(Episode 2: Sun 7.30 pm)
Musicaux EMIL GILELS (piano)
Mass in C minor
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2, for details see page 31
An American Ambassador Reports
In October 1979, Ambassador Malcolm Toon retired after three years as us representative in Moscow. In conversation with Michael Charlton , he offers his analysis of how the Russians assess the risks and opportunities in their struggle with America for influence in the world.
by Franck, transe Fuller PHILIP JONES BRASS ensemble: record
6: Peter Levi , author. poet and fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford.
SARAH FRANCIS (oboe), BERNARD RICHARDS (cello) and TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord) play sonatas by Telemann and Bach
by Michael Berkeley
STRING ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN MAWBY record
direct from All Saints' Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Ennismore Gard ens, London
The service is conducted by HIS GRACE METROPOLITAN ANTHONY OF SOUROZH
(also broadcast on 231m)