Love and Wit in Twelfth Night
Music, news, weather and arts news presented this week by Piers Burton -Page, including at approximately
Handel Ombra mai fu
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) LSO/Malcolm Sargent
Decoration Day (Holidays Symphony) Chicago SO
Michael Tilson Thomas
8.20 Moeran Bank Holiday John McCabe (piano)
8.30 Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (Il Distratto) Vienna Concentus
Claude Debussy (1862-1918) introduced by Michael Gorodecki.
Debussy La plus que lente Marguerite Long (piano) Trois ballades de
Villon Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Paris Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
French National Radio
Orchestra /Jean Martinon Debussy En b/anc et noir Alfons and Alovs
Kontarsky (pianos). Discs Producer Alan Hall
The musical Hair opened in May
1968 in New York.
Gait MacDermot , cues up the show's hit song. Aquarius.
Smetana Vysehrad (Ma vlast)
Czech PO 'Rafael Kubelik
Julietta (Act 2, sc 3)
Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
String Quartet in B flat. Op 11
Romance in F minor. Op 11
St Paul Chamber
Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
String Quartet No 2 Kocian Quartet
Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Members of the Czech
Philharmonic Orchestra/ Vaclav Neumann
Echoes of Chopin
A number of pianists who made records in the early years of this century studied with pupils of the composer Chopin.
Robert Philip introduces some of these performers and asks how much they can teach us about
Chopin's own style of piano playing.
Producer Patrick Lambert
String Quartet in G, Op 64 No
String Quartet in C minor. Op 51 No 1
conductor Tadaaki Otaka Martin Roscoe (piano)
Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Faure Suite: Pelléas et
Strauss Don Juan
(Given in the Plymouth Pavilions in association with BBC Radio
Francis Jackson , the present organist of York Minster, plays a selection of music by his predecessor, Edward Bairstow.
Prelude in C
Scherzo in A flat
Toccata-Prelude on "Pange lingua
Sonata in Eflat. Discs
Music, news and arts events with David Owen
Producer Andrew Mussett
conductor Andrew Davis Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) The first in a series featuring all ten of Mahler's symphonies. Symphony No 3 in D minor
(Mahler's Symphony No 4 on Friday at 7.30pm)
The first of four personal memories of 1968. Alan Bennett
His first stage play, Forty Years On, was produced starring John Gielgud as the Headmaster of a public school on the South
Downs. Bennett himself played Tempest, a junior master, and at the end of the year was awarded the accolade Most Promising
Star of 1968 by the Variety Club of Great Britain.
Producer Rosemary Hart (Jonathan Miller tomorrow
Jennifer Fowler Reeds, reflections, ripples
Diana Burrell Wind Quintet
The first of four programmes including all the late piano pieces.
Eight Pieces, Op 76
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present music mixing styles and influences, including an interview with Daniel Lanois , the producer who gets the best from performers like
Peter Gabriel , U2, Bob Dylan and Jon Hassell , and who now has a solo career. Producer Sarah Devonald
Andrew Manze introduces the second of four concerts recorded at last year's
Holland Festival of Early Music. Konrad Junghanel directs Cantus Colin in a programme of German songs and madrigals from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.