Introduced by Peter Clayton.
Derek Malcolm lin the chair) talks with John Elsom , William Feaver and Claire Tomalin. This week's subjects: The Collected Poems o/ Gavin Swart ; Pal Gabor 's film Angi Vera ; Travelling North by David William son at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith; Patrick George at the Serpentine Gallery; the Radio 4 play Now and at the Hour of Our Birth
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 4, in D minor
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTAL DORATI Eugene Damasé Piccolo Polka: JEAN-LOUIS BEAUMA-DIER (piccolo)
JEAN KOERNER (piano) trad Four negro spirituals JESSYE NORMAN (soprano) DALTON BALDWIN (piano)
AMBROSIAN SINGERS, COnducted by WILLIS PATERSON Balakirev Piano Concerto No 1: IGOR ZHUKOV MOSCOW RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by ALEXANDER DMITRIEV
Rimsky-Korsakov Festival at Baghdad
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by IGOR MARKEVITCH : records
Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Bruckner's Symphony No 9. by RICHARD OSBORNE.
New records of 20th-century music, reviewed by STEPHEN WALSH.
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 8. in B flat: ANDREI GAVRILOV : record
CORY BAND conductor DENZIL STEPHENS JIM DAVIES (cornet)
Ireland A Downiand Suite i excerpts)
Denis Wright Canzonetta and Rondo (Cornet Concerto)
Robert Simpson Volcano
Clarinet Sonata, Op 167 MAURICE GABAI (clarinet) ANNIE D'ARCO (piano) record.
In the last of the present series Jeremy Siepmann 's selection of records illuminates the art of the arranger. Among the arrangements are a Schubert song and a Cuban dance. Among the arrangers are Berio and Beethoven, who arranges himself. Series producer PIERS BURTON-PAGE.
Presenter Clive Bennett Italian Songs of the Early Baroque MAX VAN EGMOND (baritone) JACQUES BOOGAART (lute) Caccini Aria sesta: Udite, udite, amanti; Queste lagrim' amare Frescobaldi Di Licori un guardo altero; Aria di Ruggieri Monteverdi Salve, 0 Regina Saraceni Da te parto; Care gioie The Early Guitar James Tyler 's recent history and handbook reviewed by HARVEY HOPE. Music from the Court of Isabella d'Este (c 1500) CONSORT OF MUSICKE
Elaine Padmore introduces her selection of music of the past week.
played and introduced by Peter Hurford
Organ of New College Chapel, Oxford
Fantasia in c minor (bwv 562); Chorale Preludes: 0 Lamm Goltes , unschuldig (NBA IV/3): Vom Himmel hoch (bwv 700); Herr Jesu Christ , dich zu uns wend' (bwv 726); Jesu. meine Zuversicht (bwv 728); Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (bwv
730); Fantasia in c (Bwv 570); Sonata III, in s minor (Bwv 527) followed by an interlude
conducted by MILTIADES CARIDIS
Shchedrin Carmen Suite. after Georges Bizet
Poulenc Concerto in D minor, for two pianos and orchestra
ANNE OEVERLAND, BOHUMILA JEDLICKOWA (pianos)
One of the things which makes intellectuals uneasy about advertising is that it seems to subvert the established Puritan order of things- the Devil quotes scripture for his own purposes.
The art critic and writer Edward Lucie-Smith . who has been looking at public art and the hard sell, plays advocate for the advertiser.
Debussy Prélude a l'apresmidi d'un faune Ravel Bolero
(Danish Radio recording)
By any literary critical standards the words of most pop songs are banal, repetitious and pretentious. How then do they exercise their communicative power?
Simon Frith. Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Warwick, suggests some answers.
Prelude and Fugue in A minor (bwv 894): TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord)
Triple Concerto in A minor (BWV 1044): SIMON STANDAGE (Violin), STEPHEN PRESTON (flute), TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord) ENGLISH CONCERT: records
A romance by IVOR CUTLER CUTLER: Do a lot of sea people listen to the radio? MERMAID: Oh, yes. Mostly nature programmes.
CUTLER: How about TV?
MERMAID: We think it's a bit like sucking your thumb. with Ivor Cutler , Glynis Brooks and Malcolm Hayes Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo
BRUCE DUKOV. GORDON BACK Sinding Prelude
Paganini, transc Schumann Caprice No 13
Paganini. transc Schttnemann Caprice No 24
Chopin, transc Milstein Nocturne in c sharp minor. Op posth
Tchaikovsky Valse-scherzo. Op 34
Waxman Carmen Fantasy
Psalm 24: PURCELL CHORUS OF VOICES, PHILIP JONES BRASS ensemble, conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD gramophone record