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Edited and introduced by John Lade.
Building a Library: Ravel's String Quartet, by Robert Henderson
Recent orchestral and choral records: Trevor Harvey
(Stereo)

Contributors

Editor/Presenter:
John Lade
Reviewer (Building a Library):
Robert Henderson
Reviewer (Recent orchestral and choral records):
Trevor Harvey

Sylvia Rosenberg (Violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jorge Mester Part 1
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber
12.36* Stravinsky Violin Concerto in D
(Stereo)

Contributors

Violinist:
Sylvia Rosenberg
Musicians:
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Jorge Mester

The actress Claire Bloom reflects on her active life and recalls with pleasure Mabel Mercer and Paul Robeson. Music is a very necessary ingredient - whether it is a Mozart opera, one of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos or Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev. She finds it relaxing, uplifting and refreshing. Records
(Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Claire Bloom

BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra conducted by Marcus Dods
Music by Fauré, David Wooldridge, Butterworth, Brahms, Elgar and Hamish MacCunn.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Musicians:
BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra[Orchestra] conducted by: Marcus Dods

Csaba Erdelyi (viola)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, leader Barry Griffiths conductor Raymond Leppard
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3, in G major, for string orchestra
6.55* Walton Viola Concerto
7.21* Mozart Symphony No 40, in G minor (K 550)
(Stereo)

Contributors

Viola:
Csaba Erdelyi
Musicians:
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra
Leader:
Barry Griffiths
Conductor:
Raymond Leppard

The 20s were a decade of great operatic activity in Germany, and a trio of young composers -Hindemith, Weill and Krenekwere among the finest talents at work. In this series of three programmes ELAINE PADMORE introduces gramophone recordings of outstanding operas by each composer. This week: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
An opera in three acts by Kurt Weill
Text by BERTOLT BRECHT (sung in German)
Six girls of Mahagonny and the men of Mahagonny
NORTH GERMAN RADIO CHORUS
ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS conducted by WILHELM BRUCKNER RUGGEBERG Act 1

Contributors

Introduced By:
Elaine Padmore
Unknown:
Kurt Weill
Unknown:
Bertolt Brecht
Conducted By:
Wilhelm Bruckner Ruggeberg
Fatty the Book-keeper:
Peter Markwort
Trinity Moses:
Borst Gunter
Widow Begbick:
Gisela Litz
Jenny:
Lotte Lenya
Jimmv Mahoney:
Heinz Saverbaum
Jake Schmidt:
Fritz Gollnitz
Pennybank Bill:
Georg Mund
Alaska Wolf Joe:
Sigmund Roth
Toby Higgins:
Fritz Gollnitz
Speaker:
Richard Munch

Reflections on current affairs.
Esmond Wright. Director of the Institute of United States Studies, University of London, gives the first of four fortnightly talks.
(New series)
(Second talk: 25 May)

Contributors

Speaker:
Esmond Wright

First of two programmes in which Colin Tilney (harpsichord) introduces and plays 17th- and 18th-century pieces by Bach, Frescobaldi, Bohm, Johann Fischer, Purcell and Handel.
(Next Saturday: keyboard works by French composers)

(Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter/Harpsichord:
Colin Tilney

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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