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: Cricket Third Test

India v England in Calcutta Christopher Martin-Jenkins introduces Test Match Special with commentary on the play from lunch on the second day.

: Morning Concert

Weinberger Polka and Fugue (Schwanda the Bagpiper) LSO/MORTON GOULD
7.13* Grainger Fantasy on Gershwin's Porgy and Bess KATIA AND MARIELLE LABEQUE (two pianos)
7.34* Weill Buddy on the Nightshift TERBSA STRATAS (soprano) RICHARD worrACH (piano)
7.37* Respighi Brazilian Impressions PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA/ GEOFFREY SIMON: records


Unknown: Weinberger Polka

: News

: Bach Cantatas - 1724

The first of a series of programmes in which all the cantatas Bach performed in Leipzig during 1724 will be broadcast. New Year's Day Cantata 190: Singet dem Herm ein neues Lied ULRICH WAND (boy alto) KARL MARKUS (tenor) ULRICH STUDER (bass) TOLZ BOYS' CHOIR COLLEGIUM AUREUM directed by FRANZJOSEF MAIER conducted by GERHARD SCHMIDT -GADEN Sonata in B minor for violin and harpsichord (BWV 1014) Sonata m A for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1032) MUSICA ANTIQUA COLOGNE Buxtehude Chorale Partita: Auf meinen lieben Gott IJONEL ROGG (organ) records


Tenor: Karl Markus
Bass: Ulrich Studer
Directed By: Franzjosef Maier
Conducted By: Gerhard Schmidt

: News

: This Week's Composer

Beethoven His aristocratic patrons
2: Count Johann Georg von Browne Variations on a Russian Theme from Wranitzky's Das Waldmadchen (WoO 71) (mono) EMIL GILELS (piano) Trio in G, Op 9 No 1 (mono) JASCHA HEIFETZ (violin) WILLIAM PRIMROSE (viola) GREGOR PIATIGORSKY (cello) Piano Sonata in c minor, Op 10 NO 1: VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY records


Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Cello: Gregor Piatigorsky
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Les Cent Baisers

A ballet by Baron Frederic d'Erlanger first seen in London in 1935. when it was choreographed by Nijinska for Colonel W. de Basil's Ballets Russes at Covent Garden. BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conducted by BARRY WORDSWORTH


Leader: John Bradbury
Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth

: Guitar Encores

JULIAN BREAM Michael Berkeley Sonata in one movement Granados, arr Bream Valses poeticos

: Suhar and Guher Pekinel

(two pianos)
Debussy En blanc et noir
Rachmaninov Suite No 1, Op 5
11.35* Interval Reading
11.40* Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
(Given at the Tenth Dublin Festival of 20th -century Music, 1984) BBC Northern Ireland

: Ntw Year's Day Concert

The traditional annual concert of Viennese music given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lobin Maazel Parti


Conducted By: Lobin Maazel

: News

: New Year's Day Concert

Part 2
(Given earlier today in the Main Hall of the Musikverein, Vienna)
Highlights of the concert can be seen on BBC2 at 7.35 pm

: Beethoven's Choral Symphony

Symphony in D minor, Op 125 (with final setting of lines from Schiller's Ode to Joy) A 1958 record on which OTTO KLEMPERER conducts the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS with AASE NORDMOLOVBERG (soprano) CHRISTA LUDWIG (contralto) WALDEMAR KMENTT (tenor) HANS HOTTER (bass) record


Unknown: Otto Klemperer
Contralto: Christa Ludwig
Tenor: Waldemar Kmentt

: Born 1685

Music by Bach, Handel and Scarlatti in recordings from 1922 to the present

: The Octave of the Nativity

Last of ten programmes
The Mass of the Circumcision from Beauvais Cathedral, 1228 Plainchant from the Beauvais rite with anonymous
13th-century French polyphony GOTHIC VOICES director CHRISTOPHER PAGE

: Lindsay String Quartet

Schubert Quartet movement in c minor (D 703)
Bartok Quartet No 4
7.10* Interval Reading
7.15* Dvorak Quartet in G, Op 106

: Jimmy Durante's Nose (and Other Faces)

A conversation between the caricaturist Al Hirschfeld and the cartoonist Mel Caiman. with introductory remarks by LILLIAN GISH and VINCENT SARDI Producer NED CHAILLET
• HEAR THIS! page 21


Unknown: Al Hirschfeld
Unknown: Mel Caiman.
Unknown: Lillian Gish

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

leader BELA DEKANY conducted by GUNTER WAND EDITH PEINEMANN (violin)
Berlioz Overture: Le carnaval romain
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1, in D
9.5* Interval Reading
9.10* Brahms Symphony No 2 in D


Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: Gunter Wand
Violin: Edith Peinemann

: Jazz Today

Presented by Charles Fox featuring the STAN TRACEY BIG BAND


Presented By: Charles Fox
Unknown: Stan Tracey

: Le Silver Bell

Russell Davies reflects on the life and work of Sidney Bechet , the great soprano saxophonist and clarinettist, who became the first jazz musician of any stature to catch the attention of cultivated Europeans.
LYTTELTON, and material from the William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive.


Unknown: Sidney Bechet
Unknown: Bob Wilber
Unknown: Tommy Benford
Readers: Andre Maranne
Readers: Michael Bilton
Producer: David Perry

: News

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