goes to the ball with music by Menottl.Berlioz. Verdi, Johann Strauss ,
Milhaud, Tchaikovsky and Sullivan. gramophone records
Presented by Paul Vaughan
Building a Library: Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola (K 364), by ROBERT HENDERSON ;
BARRY FOX reviews Sound Systems: a new book on audio for the non-technically minded, by DONALD ALDOUS ;
Miscellaneous new records reviewed by LIONEL SALTER Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Handel Trio-Sonata in G. Op 5 No 4
MUSICA ANTIQUA, COLOGNE Brahms Six Love Song Waltzes, Op 52
EDITH MATHIS (soprano) BRIGITTE FASSBAENDER (contralto)
PETER SCHREIER (tenor) DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (baritone)
KARL ENGEL and WOLFGANG SAWALLISCH (piano duet)
Strauss Symphonic Poem: Macbeth
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by LORIN MAAZEL gramophone records
Second of six concerts for young people, direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Kathryn Stott (piano)
John Wallace (trumpet) BBC Concert Orchestra leader JOHN BRADBURY
Introduced and conducted by Nicholas Cleobury
Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus Schumann Piano
Concerto In A minor (first movement)
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves Malcolm Arnold Trumpet Concerto
Walton Suite: Facade
(Ticket information from Elizabeth Russell , telephone [number removed]
(soprano saxophone) Peter Ripper
Christopher Gradwell (tenor saxophone) David Lawrence
(baritone saxophone) Glazunov Quartet in B flat. Op 109
Damase Saxophone Quartet
(first UK broadcast) BBC Birmingham
A series of six Programmes In which
John Steaneconsiders the musical achievements and traditions of New York's Metropolitan Opera, and also some of the criticisms it has incurred In its first 100 years. 2: The Directors
... and some of the operas and singers particularly associated with them, with the voices on records of MARIAN ANDERSON ,
ROSA PONSELLE , LEONTYNE PRICE RICHARD CROOKS. EDWARD JOHNSON and EZIO PINZA. gramophone records
ULSTER ORCHESTRA leader Richard HOWARTH conducted by BARRY WORDSWORTH The second of four programmes featuring all the Schumann symphonies in the revised orchestration by Mahler. Britten Overture: The Building of the House, Op 79
Mahler, arr Britten What the wild flowers tell me
Schumann, rev Mahler Symphony No 2 In c, Op 61
BBC Northern Ireland
VERMEER STRING QUARTET Haydn Quartet fragment in D minor, Op 103
Beethoven Quartet In F major, Op 59 No 1 (Rasumovsky)
(A BBC Lunchtime
Concert given last March in St John 's, Smith
Johann Strauss Overture: Die Fledermaus conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN Sibelius Karelia Suite conducted by LORIN MAAZEL
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595) FRIEDRICH GULDA (piano) conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO : records
with Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Philip Oakes (in the Chair) talks with Richard Cork , Blake Morrison and Margaret Walters.
This week's subjects:
Radio 4's Monday Play: Woodcraft by Maurice Leitch.
Diane Kurys 's film Coup de Foudre.
The Leonard McComb retrospective at the Serpentine Gallery.
Maydays by David Edgar at the Barbican Theatre. James Fenton 's collections of poems The Memory of War and Children in Exile.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
The third of six programmes In which
GILLIAN WEIR Introduces and plays all of Messiaen's organ music This week: Verset pour la fête de la Dédicace (1960); Apparition de l'Eglise Eternelle (1932); Messe de la Pentecôte (1950)
by Members of the Second Viennese School Wine, Woman and Song. Op 333, transcribed by Alban Berg
Treasure Waltz (The Gvpsy Baron), Op 418 transcribed by Anton Webern
CHAMBER PLAYERS: records
JANET PRICE (soprano) MARY KING (contralto) KENNETH BOWEN (tenor)
CHRISTOPHER KEYTE (bass) THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL CHORUS
ORCHESTRA leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by ROY MASSEY and JOHN SANDERS Part 1
Poulenc Gloria (conducted by ROY MASSEY )
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
George MacDonald Ross , Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Leeds, talks about Leibniz's great aphorism: ' Most philosophical schools are right in what they assert. and wrong In what they deny.'
Paul Patterson Missa
Maris (first performance)
(Given last Augus in GloucesterCathedralin association with National Westminster Bank pic) BBC Birmingham
Denis Matthews , Professor of Music in the University of Newcastle, talks about Beethoven's Piano Sonata in c minor. Op 111, as recorded by Arrau.
Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bishop.Kovacevich,
Brendel, Edwin Fischer , Kempft, Michelangeli, Pollini, Schnabel,
Solomon, and others.
The eighth in a series of 13 programmes.
The South Indian or Carnatic vlna, played by MUTHULAXSHMI RANGANATHAN with M. RAVICHANDRA (mrdangam)