A selection of seasonally snowy music by Tchaikovsky. Debussy,
Leopold Mozart. Liszt and Rimsky-Korsakov: records
Introduced by John Lade Building a Library: Handel's Water Music, by RONALD WOODLEY.
New orchestral records reviewed by GEOFFREY NORRIS.
Grieg Holberg Suite
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
Mussorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition: CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI : records
INTERNATIONAL STAFF BAND
OF THE SALVATION ARMY conductor LT-COL RAY BOWES Music by Erik Leidzen , Leslie Condon and Ray Bowes. and an arrangement by Wilfred Heaton
The Bishop of Woolwich. The Rt Rev Michael Marshall , introduces records of some of his favourite music.
Nicholas Kenyon presents The Rouen Officium Pastorum
John Stevens introduces the Shepherds' Drama from Rouen Cathedral, which survives in three manuscripts from the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. It is heard in its liturgical context, between the end of Matins and the beginning of Midnight Mass.
Musica Sacra Rediviva, director Edgar Fleet
conducts the ZURICH TONHALLE ORCHESTRA Weber Overture: Der Freischiitz
Prokofiev Symphony No 1. in D (Classical) Strauss Don Juan
2.45* Interval Reading
Part 2 Schumann
Symphony No 1. in b flat (Swiss Radio recording)
A recital by DINAH HARRIS (soprano) and GORDON STEWART (piano) who introduce the programme of songs by Brahms, Bizet, Schubert. Granados, Fauré, Mozart. Poulenc, Debussy and Wolf, and arrangements of Strachey's 'These foolish things ' and Cole Porter 's 'Just one of those things'
LINDSAY STRING QUARTET
Schubert Quartet in » minor (Death and the Maiden) (D 810)
Wolf Italian Serenade
with Peter Clayton
Michael Billington (in the Chair) reviews the year with film critics Derek Malcolm and Alexander Walker , television critics Russell Davies and Chris Dunkley. radio critics Anthony Curtis and Gillian Reynolds. art critics Edward Lucie-Smith and Marina Vaizey , and theatre critics John Elsom and Benedict Nightingale. Producer PHILIP FRENCH
Six Variations in F, Op 34 ALAN MARKS (piano)
A domestic comedy with symphonic interludes, in two acts, by Strauss, sung in the English version Of ANDREW PORTER
ORCHESTRA, leader RODNEY FRIEND, conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD. Act 1
Robert Storch, her husband.:
Anna, her chambermaid:
Franzl, her son:
Allfrey (spoken Role)
Therese, the housemaid:
Whittingham (spoken Role)
Fanny, the cook:
Dix (spoken Role)
Marie, the housemaid:
Varley (spoken Role)
Resi, the Baron's friend:
Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
An anthology of poetry compiled and presented by Patric Dickinson Reader Colin Baker
by JOHN FLETCHER , with Donald McBride as Dad Dad is a Tynesider. After losing the job he has naa for 20 years, he thinks twice before accepting another.
' I'm not taking that job and I'm not going to start working for a load of idiots that think sticking propellers on a boat means something.' Producer SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN
Third of seven programmes Cantata No 64: Sehet, welch' eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget
HAZEL HOLT (soprano), PAUL ESSWOOD (counter-tenor) JOHN NOBLE (baritone)
LONDON BACH SOCIETY CHOIR ANr) BAROQUE ORCHESTRA leader JOHN HOLLOWAY conductor PAUL STEINITZ
Twelve valscs nobles (D 969): DANIEL BARENBOIM (piano): record