Wanderer Schubert 's song converted into a Fantasia for piano and orchestra by Schubert and Liszt; to which are added a Haydn song and a selection of vagrant symbolism from Handel's Messiah and Israel in Egypt.
Record requests from the under-20s introduced by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Bach's St Matthew Passion, by TREVOR HARVEY.
Recent orchestral records: reviewed by ROBERT HENDERSON.
leader RAYMOND OVENS conductor CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN ILANA VERED (piano)
Haydn Symphony No 83, In G minor (The Hen)
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
11.0* Interval Reading
11.10* Concert Part 2
Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
Tchaikovsky Fantasy: Francesca da Rimini
(A public concert recorded in the City Hall. Glasgow, on 23 March) BBC Scotland
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings
Kevin Ruane introduces a programme of press reaction to the week's events.
GABRIELI STRING QUARTET
With ANTHONY GOLDSTONE (piano) Haydn Quartet in D. Op 50 No 6 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1, in G minor, Op 25
Wynne Godley. Director of the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge University, makes a personal choice of records that includes the voice of MR GLADSTONE , Mozart played by LÉON GOOSSENS , Monteverdi directed by NADIA BOULANGER , Good Friday music by Bach and Wagner, and NOËL COWARD prophesying economic doom.
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KYRIL KONDRASHIN Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919 version): SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Or ITALIAN RADIO, TURIN conducted by ELIAHU INBAL
(Swiss Radio recordings from the 1975 Ascona and Tibor Varga Festivals)
Sibelius Symphony No 2. in D MOSCOW RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by GENNADI ROZHDESTVENSKY (Soviet Radio recording)
Anthony Quinton (in the Chair), talks with EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH , GILLIAN TINDALL and JOHN WEIGHTMAN.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
The Long Christmas Dinner Opera in one act
Libretto by THORNTON WILDER Music by Paul Hindemith (sung in English)
Lucia II JEANNETTE SINCLAIR (SOP) Roderick II
BERNARD DICKERSON (tenor)
ACADEMY OF THE BBC conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE
The scene is set in the Bayard home in mid-western America, 6.40* pm Son and Stranger
(Ileimkehr aus der Fremde) Liederspiel in one act
Libretto by c. KLINGEMANN Music by Mendelssohn
(sung in the English version by GEOFFREY DUNN )
Herr Winter , the mayor
MICHAEL RIPPON (bass)
Ursula, his wife
JOHANNA PETERS (contralto)
Lisbeth, their ward
LILLIAN WATSON (soprano)
Hermann, their son
DUNCAN ROBERTSON (tenor)
Kauz. a pedlar
LAWRENCE RICHARD (bass-bar)
Deckelkrug, the innkeeper
CYRIL ROYALL (tenor)
Berthe. his wife
PHYLLIS CLEEVE (soprano)
Strombach, the miller
JEREMY WATKINS (baSS)
Maithe, his wife
MOLLIE PETRIE (contralto)
Repetiteur ALEXA MAXWELL
BBC WEST OF ENGLAND SINGERS conductor PHILIP MOORE ACADEMY OF THE BBC conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE
The action takes place on the green outside the mayor's house in a village of Bavaria, in the early 19th century.
conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1
Brahms Symphony No 3. in r major
Reflections on current affairs
Hugh Thomas , Professor of History and Chairman of the Graduate School of Contemporary European Studies at the University of Reading, and the author of books on the modern history of Spain and Latin America, gives the third of four fortnightly talks.
Mozart Symphony No 39. in E flat major
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
A portrait of the American composer by Robert Layton who visited him at his home in Chatauqua some months ago. Howard Hanson. who is 80 this year. composed six symphonies and was for many years conductor of the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra. He was also an influ
ential figure in American musical education as Director of the Eastman School for no less than four decades.
played by IGOR KIPNIS gramophone records
Introduced by Peter Clayton