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Test Match Special, introduced by BRIAN JOHNSTON with commentary from lunch to the close of the second day at Perth.
(Commentary by arrangement with the Australian Broadcasting Commission) followed by an interlude
7.55 8.0 Weather
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Lehar, arr Gamley Overture: The Merry Widow NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE Three Victorian Ballads ROBERT TEAR (tenor) BENJAMIN LUXON (baritone) ANDRE PREVIN (piano) Coleridge-Taylor Petite Suite de concert: PHILHAR-MONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by GEORGE WELDON Richard Rodgers Ballet: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue: SINFONIA OF LONDON conducted by KENNETH ALWYN Gershwin Variations on I got rhythm WERNER HAAS (piano) MONTE CARLO OPERA ORCHESTRA, conducted by EDO DE WAART : records
Edited and introduced by John Lade Building a Library: Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, by TREVOR HARVEY. New orchestral records, reviewed by STEPHEN WALSH. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Schubert, orch Webern Six German Dances
FRANKFURT RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTON WEBERN
Webern Four songs. Op 13: HEATHER HARPER (SOP) LONDON SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by PIERRE BOULEZ
Francesco Mancini Sonata in D minor
GUDRUN HEYENS (recorder) MUSICA ANTlQUA OF COLOGNE Stravinsky Ballet: Pulcinella: JENNIFER SMITH (sop) JOHN FRYATT (tenor) MALCOLM KING (bass) NORTHERN SINFONIA
ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIMON RATTLE : records
Between 1878 and 1880 Bruckner radically revised his still unperformed Fourth Symphony, replacing the Scherzo and drastically reconstructing the other three movements. His first thoughts remained unperformed until 1975; earlier this year Hess Radio mounted another performance of this first (1874) version, played by the RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, FRANKFURT conducted by ELIAHU INBAL.
This recording of their performance follows an introductory talk by Robert Simpson
Piano Trio in E flat (D 929) TRIO DI MILANO
' Without music, life would be a mistake! ' - a line from Nietzsche, quoted with approbation by the Assistant Editor of the Daily Express, Chapman Pincher , for whom music and a love of the open air have gone hand in hand with the excitements of Fleet Street. This afternoon he talks about all three, with the aid of a personal choice of records.
1901-1953, with the griller STRING QUARTET
A 1938 gramophone record of Bliss Clarinet Quintet
conducted by SIMON RATTLE GYORGY PAUK (violin) PAUL CROSSLEY (piano)
Berg Chamber Concerto
Chopin Piano Concerto No 2, in F minor BBC Scotland
The Goosepimple Edition For this week only Peter Clayton introduces records which listeners find particularly riveting.
John Spurling (in the Chair), talks with Richard Mayne. Clancy Sigal and Marina Vaizey
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
In today's edition, recorded at Keele University. Alice Artzt plays music by Scadatti. Mendelssohn , Sor, Berkeley and Tarrega, and talks to MICHAEL JESSETT
Producer GARETH WALTERS followed by an interlude
direct from the Cathedral Waynflete Singers
Winchester Cathedral Choir
London Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble
William Kendall (tenor) Donald Sweeney (bass) James Lancelot (organ) conductor Martin Neary Part 1
Scbiitz Three Christmas motets: Hodie Christus natus est: Also hatt Gott die Welt geliebt iGod so loved the world): Ein Kind ist uns geboren
Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon XIV
Monteverdi Magnificat for double choir
8.10* Interval Reading
8.15* Winchester Cathedral Christmas Concert
Part 2 Jonathan Harvey Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (1978) 'first broadcast performance)
Bach Cantata No 121: Christum wir sollen loben schon. Preview: page 27
Being a way to pass the time pleasantly with a dip into Samuel Pepys's own collection of Chap-books as selected by Norman Tozer from the edition of Roger Thompson of the University of East Anglia at Norwich.
The Histories, Jests, Magic, Amorous Tales, and Accounts of Rogues and Fools, told by TIMOTHY BATESON, TIM BENTINCK, ALISON DRAPER, PRUNELLA SCALES, DANNY SCHILLER, ROY SPENCER, and PETER WICKHAM and played and sung by MEMBERS OF THE ALBION BAND. Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT
Schumann Fantasie in C major. Op 17
Giacomo Laurl Volpi. the celebrated tenor of interwar years. was also a writer. In Voci parallcle he comments on the art of many great singers-including Lauri Volpi.
John Steane discusses the book, illustrating his talk with records of. among others. DEL monte. muzio, MARTINELLI. BATTISTINI, DE LUCA and the author himself: gramophone records
BARBARA DICKSON 'S reputation as a song-writer is now confirmed by a fine new album from which Derek Jewell plays tonight. The uncompromising sounds of PERE UBU are contrasted with folk-rooted music of the zither player ANDREW CRONSHAW ; and the latest albums from SANTANA and JAN GARBAREK. gramophone records
Hin und wieder fliegen die Pfeile (Claudine von Villa Bella )
JANET BAKER (mCZZO SOp) GERALD MOORE ipiano) Gramophone record
(Claudine von Villa Bella , in English: tomorrow 3. pm)