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: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v India at Calcutta Second day Commentary by DON MOSEY
Introduced by Christopher Martin-Jenkins


Commentary By: Don Mosey
Introduced By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

: Weather

Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

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: Aubade

Pasculli Concerto on themes from Donizetti's La Favorita MALCOLM MESSITER (oboe) NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by RALPH MACE
8.17* Mozart Music from Cosi fan Tutte, Act 1 (mono) CAST AND ORCHESTRA OF THE 1950 GLYNDEBOl'RNE FESTIVAL, conducted by FRITZ BUSCH
8.29* Saint Sarns Piano Concerto No 4 in c minor, Op 44 (mono) ALFRED CORTOT (piano) Orchestra conducted by CHARLES MUNCH gramophone records


Oboe: Malcolm Messiter
Conducted By: Ralph MacE
Conducted By: Mozart Music
Conducted By: Fritz Busch
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Conducted By: Charles Munch

: News

: Record Review

Introduced by Paul Vaughan Building a Library Mendelssohn's Symphony No 2 (Hymn of Praise), by JOHN STEANE BARRY Fox on test discs for domestic hi-fi. Miscellaneous instrumental and chamber records reviewed by SIMON MUNDY. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON


Introduced By: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: John Steane
Unknown: Barry Fox
Reviewed By: Simon Mundy.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Release

Mozart Flute Concerto in g (K 313) JOHN SOLUM HANOVARIAN ORCHESTRA Brahms Cello Sonata No 2, in F LYNN HARRELL (Cello) VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano) gramophone records


Unknown: John Solum
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Bandstand

SAMENSATT BRASS BAND conductor TOM SKJELLUM TORE NILSEN (trombone) Robert Farnon Une Vie de Matelot
Gordon Langford
Rhapsody for trombone and band
(Norwegian Radio recording)


Conductor: Tom Skjellum
Conductor: Tore Nilsen
Unknown: Robert Farnon
Unknown: Gordon Langford

: I Know What I Like

A series in which speakers from many walks of life. musical and non-musical, are invited to introduce some of their favourite music on record.
This week: actor Benjamin Whilrow Producer


Unknown: Benjamin Whilrow
Producer: Piers Burton-Pagi

: News

: Early Music Forum

The last in the present series, presented by Lionel Sailer
Alessandro Scarlatti : under-rated or justly neglected?
MALCOLM BOYD reassesses Scarlatti's reputation. NIGEL ROGERS (tenor) introduces and performs three chamber cantatas with MARK CAUDLE (Cello) and JOHN TOLL (harpsichord)
(first broadcast)
JANE GLOVER previews the broadcasts of two oratorios, the early wort ' Hagar and Ishmael and the mature ' David ', Producer ROGER SHORT (Hagar and Ishmaels, Tuesday at 2.20 pm)


Presented By: Lionel Sailer
Presented By: Alessandro Scarlatti
Unknown: Malcolm Boyd
Tenor: Nigel Rogers
Unknown: Jane Glover

: A Year of Music

The second of two programmes in which Roger Nichols presents his choice of music broadcast during 1981; Producer


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Producer: Ernest Warburton

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Peter Clayton


Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

Michael Billington reviews the past year with Film critics
Nigel Andrews
Alexander Walker Television critics Russell Davies
Chris Dunkley
Radio critics
Ronald Dayman , Gillian Reynolds Art critics Richard Cork Marina Vaizey
Theatre critics Robert Cushman , Benedict Nightingale


Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Unknown: Ronald Dayman
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Richard Cork
Unknown: Marina Vaizey
Unknown: Robert Cushman

: Violin Sonatas

Mozart Sonata in A (K 526) Edward Isaacs Sonata (Given in the Royal Exchange Theatre,
Manchester, in Jan 1981) BBC Manchester


Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Piano: John McCabe
Piano: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Edward Isaacs Sonata

: The Rapture and the Wretchedness

The emotional hothouse atmosphere of single sex institutions like the public school has always been treated rather tentatively in literature. Readers HUGH DICKSON , ALAN MOORE , IAN CROSS, CRISPIAN BALMER
Producer BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol followed by an interlude


Readers: Hugh Dickson
Readers: Alan Moore
Unknown: Crispian Balmer
Producer: Brian Miller

: Aida

Opera in four acts Libretto by ANTONIO GHISLANZONI Music bv Verdi
(sung in Italian)
Cast in order of singing
Slaves, soldiers, Egyptians, Ethiopian prisoners, etc CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF SAN FRANCISCO OPERA conducted by CHRISTI N HOLDER
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2. For full details, see page 35


Ramphis the high priest of Isis: Kurt Rydl (bass)
Radames. commander of the Egvptian army: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Amneris, daughter of the King of Egypt: Stefania Toczyska
Aida, her slave: Margaret Price (soprano)
King of Egypt: Kevin Langan (bass)
Messenger: Colenton Freeman (tenor)
Priestess: Susan Quittmeyer (sop)
Amonasro, King of Ethiopia, Aida's father: Simon Estes (baritone)

: Aida

Part 2

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