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: Morning Concert

Scheidt Canzona a 10 PHILIP JONES BRASS
ENSEMBLE

7.11* Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet nur, betriibte Schatten (Wedding Cantata)
EDITH MATHIS (soprano)
BERLIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by PETER SCHREIER

7.34* Mozart Piano Concerto No 8, in c (K 246) VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ

8.0 News

8.5 Mendelssohn Symphony No 10, in B minor, for string orchestra
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, directed by Neville Marriner

8.13* Spohr Clarinet Concerto No 1, in c minor ANTONY PAY
LONDON SINFONIETTA conducted by DAVID ATHERTON

8.34* Sibelius Symphony No 7, in C
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by LORIN MAAZEL
(gramophone records)

: News

: This Week's Composer

Martinu
Concerto for double string orchestra, piano and timpani
JAN PANENKA (piano) CZECH PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by KAREL SEJNA
9.27* Symphony No 5 CZECH PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by VACLAV NEUMANN : records

Contributors

Conducted By: Karel Sejna
Conducted By: Vaclav Neumann

: Songs of Meadow, Brook and Sea

MARK ROWLINSON (baritone) STEPHANIE BAMFORD (piano)
Schubert Am Bach im
Friihling: Auf dem See; Schiffers Scheidelied Faure Song-Cycle:
L'horizon chimerique Finzi Before and after
Summer: Channel Firing: When I set out for Lyonnesse
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Baritone: Mark Rowlinson
Piano: Stephanie Bamford

: Respighi and Stravinsky

SOUTH GERMAN RADIO
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNHARD GULLER
DIRK JOERES (piano) Respighi Trittico Botticelli ano
Stravinsky Capriccio for piano and orchestra
(South German Radio recording)

Contributors

Conducted By: Bernhard Guller
Piano: Dirk Joeres
Unknown: Stravinsky Capriccio

: Pro Arte String Quartet of Salzburg

Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3
BBC Manchester

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

leader DESMOND BRADLEY conducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES
Daniel Jones Symphony No 10
Dvorak Symphony No 7, in D minor, Op 70 BBC Wales

Contributors

Leader: Desmond Bradley
Conducted By: Sir Charles Groves
Conducted By: Daniel Jones

: News

: Anton Rubinstein

Barcarolle and Allegro appassionato. Op 30 Two Melodies, Op 3 Valse Caprice
LESLIE HOWARD (piano)

: Hanns Eisler Septets

Two works based on Hollywood film scores of the 1940s.
No 1: Variations on American children's songs: No 2: Circus VESUVIUS ENSEMBLE
William Bennett (flute) Thea King (clarinet)
Roger Birnstingl (bassoon) John Tunnell (violin)
Josi-Luis Garcia (violin) Brian Hawkins (viola) Charles Tunnell (cello)

Contributors

Flute: William Bennett
Bassoon: Roger Birnstingl
Violin: John Tunnell
Violin: Josi-Luis Garcia
Viola: Brian Hawkins
Cello: Charles Tunnell

: L'ltaliana in Algeri

Opera in two acts Music bv Rossini
Libretto by ANGELO ANELLl (Sung in Italian: records) Cast in order of singing
Elvira, wife of the Bey of Algiers
KATHLEEN BATTLE (soprano)
Zulma, her slave
CLARA FOTI (mezzo-sop)
Haly, captain of the Algerian pirates
NICCOLA ZACCARIA (bass)
Mustafa, the Bey of Algiers
SAMUEL RAMEY (bass)
Lindoro, a young Italian, slave of Mustafa ERNESTO PALACIO (tenor)
Isabella, an Italian lady
MARILYN HORNE (mezzo-sop) Taddeo. companion of Isabella DOMENICO TRIMARCHI (bar)
PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC CHORUS I SOLISTI VENETI, conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE

Contributors

Tenor: Mustafa Ernesto Palacio
Unknown: Marilyn Horne
Unknown: Isabella Domenico Trimarchi
Conducted By: Claudio Scimone

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Introduced by Lionel Salter Producer LEO BLACK

Contributors

Introduced By: Lionel Salter
Producer: Leo Black

: Bach

Suite No 6, In D for unaccompanied cello, played on a five-stringed instrument by ANNAR BYLSMA : record

Contributors

Unknown: Annar Bylsma

: Proms 81

direct from the Royal Albert Hall,
London
Jacques Delecluse (organ) Orchestre de Paris leader LUBEN YORDANOFF conductor
Daniel Barenboim
Part 1 Debussy La mer: three symphonic sketches Boulez Notations (first UK performance)

Contributors

Unknown: Royal Albert
Leader: Luben Yordanoff
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Jerome K. Jerome

Beginnings
In the first of three broadcasts Gabriel Woolf traces the far-from-comic early life of the humorous novelist and reads extracts from some of his books.
Written and composed by GABRIEL WOOLF
Producer JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Composed By: Gabriel Woolf
Producer: John Cardy

: Proms 81

Part 2
Debussy Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3, in c minor (Organ Symphony)

: The Vision of Piers Plowman

by WILLIAM LANGLAND translated and abridged for radio in 13 parts by TERENCE TILLER , with Hugh Burden as Langland 11: Faith, Hope and Charity
Incidental music composed and conducted by MICHAEL BERKELEY Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Directed By: Piers Plowright
Abraham: John Bott
Moses: Leonard Fenton
Good Samaritan: Philip Sully

: Words

In the first of six programmes,
E. A. Markham , the poet and co-editor of Ambit, reflects on some of the ways we think about language and use it.

Contributors

Unknown: E. A. Markham

: Sternian Epistles

by DAVID MONTROSE with I have prevailed with myself to take Pen in Hand to make a serious Reply to one of the most scurrilous Letters that ever appear'd in a civilis'd Christian Country.
(LAURENCE STERNE , 1741)
The Grove of Academe is populated with literary hitmen in comparison to tchom Vlad the Impaler is positively beneficent.
(H. A. DASH, 1981)
The literary shots fired over Professor Dash's biography of Sterne escalate alarmingly into full-scale war. Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Sterne
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Professor Dash: Robert Stephens
Bryant: Paul Shelley
Sims: Oliver Ford-Davies

: News

: Dowland

Fortune my foe; Sir John Smith 's Almaine
EXTEMPORE STRING ENSEMBLE gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Smith








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