Glinka Krakowiak (A Life for the Tsar)
ORCHESTRA conducted by ALDO CECCATO Burgmiiller Duo for clarinet and piano ALAN HACKER
Carlos Guastavino Las Presencias No 6
JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar) LONDON STRING QUARTET trad Folk songs from
Switzerland and Bavaria (mono)
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano)
GERALD MOORE (piano) Glazunov Symphonic Poem: Stenka Razin BAMBERG SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by ALDO CECCATO gramophone records
Presented by Paul Vaughan
Building a Library:
Verdi's Requiem, by ALAN BLYTH.
Miscellaneous new records, reviewed by EDWARD GREENFIELD
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Britten Phantasy in F minor
GABRIELI STRING QUARTET
With KENNETH ESSEX (viola) Strauss Four Last Songs JESSYE NORMAN (soprano) LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS ORCHESTRA, conducted by KURT MASUR : records
leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by WILFRIED BOETTCHER RAPHAEL WALLFISCH
Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute
Hindemith Cello Concerto
11.35' Interval Reading
Symphony No 4, in E flat major (Romantic) (1874 version)
In this last programme of the series about the first 100 years of New York's Metropolitan Opera, John Steane looks forward to the anniversary season, with the voices on records of: MARILYN HORNE ,
JOAN SUTHERLAND , JON VICKERS , KIRI TE KANAWA, SHIRLEY VERRETT and RENATO BRUSON.
Series producer PETER TANNER
The ideal performance is not to embrace all the facets of the music: it is to attain the essential, to touch the heart of the music so as to make its heartbeat heard by the listener.
First of five programmes marking the centenary of this conductor's birth. Debussy Prélude a I'après-midi d'un faune SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Clowns (The
Snow Maiden): DIAGHILEV'S BALLETS RUSSES ORCHESTRA Stravinsky Capriccio (first movement): THE COMPOSER (piano), ORCHESTRE DES CONCERTS STRARAM
Ravel La flute enchantée (Shéhérazade): SUZANNE DANCO (soprano), PARIS
CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Bloch Hebraic Rhapsody: Schelomo: ZARA NELSOVA (cello), LONDON
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA gramophone records
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT
SUSAN KESSLER (mezzo-sop) GRAHAM JOHNSON (piano) Zelter Erster Verlust ;
Sehnsucht; Geheimnis; Kennst du das Land?;
Rastiose Liebe: Ruhe: Um Mitternacht Mendelssohn Auf Flugeln des Gesanges, Op 34 No
2: Erntelied, Op 8 No 4; Abendlied, Op 8 No 9; Es weiss und rath es doch keiner. Op 99 No
6; Im Fruhling, Op 9 No 4; Scheidend, Op 9 No 6 BBC Birmingham
A ballet by Baron
Frederic d'Erlanger first seen in London in 1935 BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by BARRY WORDSWORTH
(First complete broadcast performance)
Première rapsodie, for clarinet and piano;
Cello Sonata in D minor
MICHAEL COLLINS (clarinet) MORAY WELSH (cello)
ANTHONY GOLDSTONE (piano)
with Peter Clayton
Alexander Walker (in the Chair) talks with J. W. Lambert , John McEwen and Gillian Reynolds
This week: Bob Fosse 's Dancin' at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
BBCl's Play for Today: One of Ourselves, by William Trevor.
Radio 4's Monday Play: Ducks and Drakes by James Brabazon.
At the Jazz Band Ball; a memoir of the 1950s by Philip Oakes.
1500-1600: at the Royal Academy.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
MARTIN ROSCOE (piano)
In a Vodka Shop; A Hilt-Tune; Sonata No 2 in G
Opera in two acts
Libretto by MYFANWY PIPER. after the story by THOMAS MANN Music by Benjamin Britten Scottish Opera's production given in October in the Theatre Royal. Glasgow.
Venetians, hotel guests from many countries SCOTTISH OPERA CHORUS
SCOTTISH OPERA ORCHESTRA leader ANGUS ANDERSON conducted by RODERICK BRYDON
The action of the opera takes place in Munich. in Venice and on the Lido in 1911 Act 1
(Britten's The Rape of Lucretia is on Wednesday at 7.30 pm)
The descendants of early photography include ultra sound, CAT scanning, ultra-violet remote sensing, and image intensifiers on weapons used at night. Should these be in a museum rubbino shoulders with portraits by Julia Margaret Cameron and the brilliantly-caught moments o/ Henri Cartier Bressonr
The photographer Rory Coonan reflects on the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford.
Twelfth of 13 programmes A recital by the sarangi player RAM NARAYAN. accompanied by MARKANDAY MISHRA (tabla)
Introduced by Neil Sorrell