Brahms Academic Festival Overture: ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
7.15* Chopin, arr Douglas Bal let: Les Sylphides BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
7.43* Mozart Symphony No 13. in F (k 112): BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by KARL BÖHM : records
Handel Oboe Concerto No 3. In G minor: HEINZ HOLLIGER
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
8.15* Purcell Rejoice in the Lord alway
MICHAEL COCKERHAM (alto) ANDREW KING (tenor) NICHOLAS HAYES (baSS)
CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE,
CAMBRIDGE, ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted by PHILIP LEDGER
8.23* Bach Concerto in c, for three harpsichords and string orchestra (bwv 1064) GUSTAV
LEONHARDT ANNEKE UITTENBOSCH
ALAN CURTIS , LEONHARDT CONSORT
"directed by GUSTAV LEONHARDT
8.40* Telemann Suite in E flat (La Lyra): CONCERTO AMSTERDAM directed by FRANS BROGGEN gramophone records
! If Haydn were to be regarded as the Beethoven of the 18th century, Boccherini would certainly be the Schubert.' (SEARLE) A deftly-worded compliment to Boccherini's lyrical talents, and yet his music always seems to be fighting a losing battle with the mature works of Haydn and Mozart and the early ones of Beethoven.
This week's programmes present a cross-section of Boccherini's instrumental music, much of it rarely heard and much that belies the usual Boccherini adjectives -'charming, elegant and polished ',
Symphony in B flat, Op 12 No 5 NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
String Trio in G major, Op 47 NO 2: MEMBERS OF THE CARMIRELLI QUARTET
String Quintet in E major, Op 11 No 5 (mono)
GÜNTER KEHR (violin)
WOLFGANG BARTELS (violin) ERICH SICHERMANN (viola) BERNARD BRAUNHOLZ (cello)
FRIEDRICH BERZBRUCH (cello) gramophone records
Second of four programmes of their piano music played by NINA MILKINA
C. P. E. Bach Sonata In D major (Wq 61 No 2)
Mozart Adagio In B minor (K 540); Sonata in D major (K 311)
MERYL DROWER (soprano) JOHN FRASER (piano)
Schumann Heiss mien nlcht reden; Der Nussbaum; Die Kartenlegerln; Melancholic; Auftrage
Britten The Poet's Echo Ravel Five Greek songs
medium only: VHF programmes between these times are shown in column 1 page 31
The First Test In the CornhiU Insurance series
The Oval on the fourth day's play by JOHN ARLOTT , BRIAN JOHNSTON , DON MOSEY, and ALAN Richards , with expert comment and summaries by TREVOR BAILEY and FRED TRUEMAN.
Close-of-play summary by TONY LEWIS
Scorer BILL FRINDALL
1.40* Your Letters Answered
The commentators answer some of the points raised in listeners' letters.
2.0* Lunchtime scoreboard
2.10*-6.40 Commentary with teatime and close-of-play summaries
Home and Family
8.40 Your Everyday Drugs 4: The Painkillers
Aspirin is probably our most widely-used everyday drug, yet we have only just discovered how it works. BILL BRECKON looks at this and other over-the-counter analgesics,
7.0 Running a Home
Practical advice for anyone running or setting up a home with an eye to saving time or money.
9: Moving Home
Are you really sure that moving home is what you want? If so, what should you look for when choosing a new place? How do you move home without too much disruption? And, once you've moved, how easy is it to settle in to the new home?
Presented by IRENE WYNDHAM Series producer simon MAJOR
direct from the Royal Albert Hall Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
BBC Symphony Orrhpstra guest leader Michael DAVIS conducted by James Loughran Part 1 Brahms
Piano Concerto No 2, In B Bat
Gilbert Scott , Henry Cole and the Albert Memorial
Stephen Bayley , architectural historian and critic, regards Scott's Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens as a masterpiece of the Neo-Gothic. Its birth, however, was a difficult one, and very revealing of the architectural mood of the 1860s. Sir George Gilbert Scott died 100 years ago, in 1878.
Dvorak Symphony No 8, In G (Port 1 of this concert can be seel on BBC1 on 6 August)
An unusual occurrence this evening on Radio 3-two opportunities of hearing The Revenge, Andrew Sachs 's play without words. After its original broadcast on 1 June, many listeners wrote to say they would have welcomed a chance to hear it twice on the same evening. So those listening at 9.20 will be able, two hours later, not only to check if they followed the plot correctly but also to compare speaker and headphone listening in stereo.
A play for radio without words by ANDREW SACHS
This is an experimental play for radio: an attempt to tell a story in terms of sound alone, There is no dialogue, and no coherent speech, yet the play is a thriller with a straightforward storyline full of action and dramatic tension.
The play was recorded on location using the naturalistic recording techniques of binaural stereo. with Andrew Sachs as the Man Other parts played by GRAHAM ASHLEY. SEAN BARRETT MICHAEL DEACON , BLAIN FAIRMAN LEONARD FENTON , FRANCES JEATEB FRASER KERR. MELODY LANQ PAUL ROSEBURY. JOHN RYE Technical realisation by LLOYD SILVERTHORNE
A Stereo Workshop production Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
(The full binaural effect can be achieved by listening through stereo headphones)
A further hearing at 11.15 pm
The Office Hymn
Eighteenth in a series of 28 programmes devised and Introduced by Basil Lam.
The chant of Hymns Is more obviously tuneful than that of most other forms, and gave special opportunities to the composers who set them. The programme includes hymn-settings by Dufay, Palestrina, Byrd. Victoria and Ingegnerl, teacher of Monteverdi. CANTORES IN ECCLESIA director MICHAEL HOWARD
Mozart Horn Concerto No 2, In E flat (K 417)
PRILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND (gramophone record: 1946)
The Stan Tracey Quartet
Introduced by Charles Fox
See 9.20 pm
Der ziirnende Barde GEORG HANN (baSS)
MICHAEL RAUCHEISEN (plans) (gramophone record)
BBC Music Guide: Schubert Songs, by Maurice Brown , 75p, from bootahops