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Hoist Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo, Op 52
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
8.19* Panufnik Thairfes Pageant
JOHN amis (commentator) KING'S HOUSE SCHOOL CHOIR conducted by MICHAEL STUCKEY gramophone records
Introduced by John Lade Building a Library:
Telemann's Suite in A minor, for recorder (or flute) and strings, by NICHOLAS ANDERSON.
New orchestral records reviewed by ANDREW KEENER.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Haydn Symphony No 2, in c: L'ESTRO ARMONICO directed by DEREK SOLOMONS (violin) Bruckner Symphony No ' 0 ', in D minor
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by DANIEL BARENBOIM gramophone records
CONSTRUCTION CROUP BAND conductor JOHN BERRYMAN Paul Patterson Count Down
Philip Sparke Fantasy for euphonium and brass band
Granville Bantock The Frogs of Aristophanes BBC Birmingham
Honour Your German Masters
(Not forgetting the Austrian ones)
Taking his cue from Hans Sachs in DieMeistcrsinger, John Amis includes in his selection of records some Czerny studies, Bach's Cantata No 60, Mozart's
Serenade in B flat (k 361), ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF singing Weber and Strauss's Don Juan.
played by JULIAN DAWSON-LYELL
First of two programmes Francaix Eloge de la danse
(first UK broadcast) Jolivet Suite:
Mana Poulenc Les soirées de Nazelles
Piers Burton-Page introduces his personal selection of outstanding music broadcasts of the past week.
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts
Gillian Reynolds (in the Chair) talks with John Carey ,
Chris Dunkley and Stuart Hood. This week's subjects:
Chariots of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson , the official British entry in the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.
Brian Sibley 's 26-part adaptation of The Lord ol the Rings for Radio 4. BBCl's Play for Today, Bavarian Night by Andrew Davies , directed by Jack Gold.
The Manchester Royal
Exchange production of Webster's The Duchess of Malfi at the Round House. In Anger: Culture in the Cold War 1945-60 by Robert Hewison.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
First of two programmes in which Nicholas Danby shows how French composers responded to the brilliant new colours invented by organ builders in the 17th century. He introduces the recitals, recorded in Leonhardtskirche, Basel, Switzerland
Atlaignant Prelude sur ( hacun ton, (Magnificat) Titelouze Pange lingua (3 verses)
Nivers Sacris solemnis 1 verses): Suite du troisieme ton: Prelude: Basse trompette; Duo; Grand jeu
Lebcgue Noel : Pour l'amour de Marie
(Recording facilities of Swiss Radio)
A portrait of the poet and publisher
Erica Marx (1909-69)
Written and presented by John Carroll with the voices of CHARLES CAUSLEY , MICHAEL HAMBURGER,
VALERIE HOVENDEN , URSULA VAUGHAN -WILLIAMS, VERONICA WEDGWOOD. and ERIC WALTER WHITE , and readings by Jill Balcon , Martyn Read
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT followed by an interlude
Opera in five acts
Music by Mussorgsky (completed and orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov)
Libretto by THE COMPOSER and v. v. STASSOV (sung in Russian) A production by Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre Dosifey, leader of the Old
EVGENY NESTERENKO (bass)
BOLSHOI CHORUS chorus-masters A. v. RYBNOV and I. G. AGAFONNIKOV BOLSHOI ORCHESTRA conducted by YURI SIMONOV
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2. See page 25.
Acts 1 and 2 8.50* Interval Reading
8.55* Khovanshchina Acts 3, 4 and 5
Prince Ivan Khovansky, leader of the Streltsy militia:
Prince Vasily Golitsyn:
Marfa a young widow and prophetess:
Prince Andrey Khovansky, Ivans son:
Emma a young girl from the German quarter:
Varsonoflev, attendant upon Golitsyn:
Kuzka, a sentry:
The Image of Melancholy; Ecce quam bonum CONSORT OF MUSICKE, directed by TREVOR JONES record