Nielsen Overture: Maskarade
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
Warlock Pretty Ring-time trad. arr Britten Come you not from Newcastle trad, arr Hughes Kitty mv love (mono)
KATHLEEN FERRIER I contralto)
FREDERICK STONE (piano) Harty Piano Concerto In B minor
ULSTER ORCHESTRA conducted by BRYDEN THOMSON gramophone records
Presented by Paul Vaughan
Building a Library: Brahms's Double Concerto, by STEPHEN DODGSON. New records of early music, reviewed by NICHOLAS KENYON.
Producer Arthur JOHNSON
Pierre-Gabriel Buffardln Flute Concerto In E minor
MUSICA ANTIQUA COLOGNE
Morley Sleep, slumbering eyes: Hark! Alleluia CONSORT OF MUSICKE directed by ANTHONY ROOLEY
Tclemann Suite In c
PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS directed by ROY GOODMAN and PETER HOLMAN Cipriano de Rore
Verglne bella; Verglne saggia
MILLIARD ENSEMBLE directed by PAUL hILLIER i baritone)
Rameau Orchestral excerpts from Dardanus ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS conducted by JOHN ELIOT CARDINER gramophone records
ORCHESTRA, conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO
RUDOLF SERKIN (piano) Mozart Piano Concerto
No 21, in c major (K 467)
12.5* pm Interval Reading
12.10* Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathétlque)
(Austrian Radio recording)
A series of six programmes in which John Steane considers 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.
4: Opening Nights
The first night of each Met season is as much a social as a musical occasion and it is one in which singers are eager to participate. This programme recalls some of the more memorable ones. with the voices, on records, of DAME NELLIE MELBA , BIDU
SAYAO, RISE STEVENS, JUSSI BJÖRLING,
GIOVANNI MARTINELLI and ROBERT MERRILL.
The last of four programmes featuring all the Schumann symphonies in the revised orchestration by Mahler. ULSTER ORCHESTRA leader RICHARD IIOWARTlt conducted by NICHOLAS CLEOBURY
Rosamunde Schubert , orch Webern Six German Dances (D 820)
Schumann, rev Mahler Symphony No 4 In D minor. Op 120
played by PETER WALLFISCH (piano) Bridge Solitude (Three
Poems): Suite: The Hour Glass; in Autumn:
Retrospect; Through the Eaves; Winter Pastoral; Gargoyle
Quartet in A minor. Op 132
LINDSAY STRING QUARTET BBC Bristol
Monophonic and polyphonic works, sung and played by the NEW LONDON CONSORT
Catherine Bott (soprano) Frances Kelly (harp) Tom Finucane (gittern. lute)
Pavio Beznosiuk (vlelle) directed by PHILIP PICKETT (recorder. symphony, bagpipes) BBC Manchester
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Gillian Reynolds (in the Chair) talks with John MeEwen , Blake Morrison and Philip Oakes.
This week's subjects: John Gielgud in Rhys Adrian 's play Passing Time on Radio 3.
Andrei Tarkovsky 's film Nostalgia.
Francis by JULIAN MITCHELL at the Greenwich Theatre. The" Raoul Dufy retrospective at the Hayward Gallery.
The Booker McConnell Prize novel. Life and Times of Michael K. by J. M. coetzee
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
The fifth of six programmes In which GILLIAN WEIR introduces and plays all of Messiaen's organ music in the National Shrine of the Immaculate
Conception, Washington, DC In this week's programme:
Le Livre d'Orgue (1951)
conducted by EDWARD DOWNES
MALCOLM BINNS (piano)
Medtner Piano Concerto No 1
Rachmaninov Symphony No 3. In A minor
(Given before an invited audience on 11 May) BBC Manchester
BBC Music Guide to
Rachmaninov Orchestral Music, by Patrick Piggott. £1.50 from booksellers
The sound of artillery in dreams. A few brown photographs.
A silence two generations old.
A poetry sequence for Remembrance by the Canadian writer MARILYN BOWERING. with music composed and conducted by David Dorward
Reader SUSAN FLEETWOOD With DAVID BAXT
MICHAEL MACKENZIE and JOHN SHEDDEN
Music performed by RODNEY MOUNT icor anglais)
SEAN HARROLD (trumpet) LEON COATES
(harpsichord) PHILIP SAWYER (harmonium)
JAY ALLEN (percussion) EDINBURGH QUARTET
Miles Baster (violin)
Peter Markham (violin) Michael Beeston (viola)
Christopher Gough (cello) Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland
(Susan Fleetwood is a National Theatre player)
Secondof20programmes Symphony No 6. in c NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR gramophone record
(Box's Symphony No 7, Sunday 6.15 pm; world premieres of the Two Nocturnes and Three
Northern Ballads, Friday
The most familiar Indian Instrument - the sitar - played by Nikhil Banerjee accompanied by Anindo Chatterjee on tabla.
They play a rag of the monsoon season called Des.