Sarasate Zapateado with ISIDOR ACHRON (piano)
8.9. Szymanowski Chant de Roxane with EMANUEL BAY (piano)
8.14* Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor, with the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT gramophone records
Listeners' record requests Haydn Horn Concerto No 2 in D
ALFRED BRAIN (uncle Of Dennis)
ORCHESTRA conducted by WERNER JANSSEN
9.20* Brahms Sonata in A. Op 100
ARTHUR GRUMIAUX (piano and violin)
9.40* Schubert Symphony No 8, in B minor (Unfinished)
ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
10.5* Mozart Piano Concerto No 12, in A (K 414)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN. Who also directs the ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Introduced by Michael Oliver
André Messager, ' a very Parisian talent ': by JAMES HARDING.
Grieg's Peer Gynt music lost and found: a conversation with its finder, PER DREIER.
The Reluctant Priest: the life and times of Lorenzo da Ponte, by CHARLES OSBORNE. Producer
A concert given during their 1978 European tour conducted by Sir Georg Solti
Part 1 Debussy
Three Symphonic Sketches: 1. De l'aube a midi sur la mer: 2. Jeux de vagues; 3. Dialogue du vent et de la mer
Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Robert Nye. novelist and poet. reflects on some of the things we say and write.
(Rptd: Boxing Day 3.35)
Part 2 Mahler Symphony No 1. in D major
(Recording made available bw courtesy of Austrian Radio)
A feature of London concert life around 1700 was the popularity of quintets for two recorders, two oboes and continuo. In this programme, a Sonata in B flat by Gottfried Kel ler, an anonymous Sonata Curiosa in c and a Concerto in B flat by Johann Christoph Pepusch are played on appropriate instruments by members of ARS NOVA. (Repeal)
The tunes and the times. A personal view of jazz and popular music. 5: 1938-1939
With ELLA FITZGERALD, BENNY GOODMAN. MARY MARTIN , JOHN KIRBY and others on disc.
Series producer ALAN OWEN
play Beethoven Part 1
Trio-movement in B flat major (WoO 39)
Variations in E fiat major, on the duet Bei Mannern (from Mozart's Die Zauberflote), for cello and piano
Sonata in g major, Op 96, for violin and piano
2.50* Interval Reading
2.55* Beethoven Part 2
Trio in B flat major, Op 97 (Archduke)
(A concert given at the QueenElizabethHall. London, in October 1970)
Orchestral miniatures by Frank Bridge. Gerald Finzi and Percy Grain ger, many of them reflecting the Festive Season, the passing of the year. and a love of British folk song: records
Denis Stevens talks about settings of Petrarch. He compares settings of Or che'l ciel e la terra by Tromboncino. Cipriano di Rore and Monteverdi. and introduces excerpts from settings as far removed in style and period as Giaches de Wert. Lassus, Vicentino. Schubert. Liszt and Fricker.
(Petrarch and his Successors: Thursday 8.5 pm)
An opera in two acts
Libretto by SCRIBE and DELESTRE-POIRSON Music by Rossini
(sung in French: records)
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by VITTORIO GUI Act 1
' I have two beliefs about poetry - which come down to one and the same. It should be clear; and it should show us the world, and in this sense be true.'
Robert Wells introduces and reads a selection from his recent volume of poems. The Winter's Task. BBC Manchester
Handel Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 3 No 4; Organ Concerto in F major, Op 4 No 5; Oboe Concerto in G minor
HERBERT TACHEZI (organ) JÜRG SCHAEFTLEIN (oboe) VIENNA CONCENTUS MUSICUS directed by NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT
(Recording made available by Austrian Radio)
Fauré Piano Quartet No 2. in G minor, Op 45
A radio version by Tom Stoppard based on his original stage play.
with Edward Petherbridge as Guildenstern, Edward Hardwicke as Rosencrantz and Freddie Jones as the Player
"An erudite comedy, punning, far-jetched, leaping from depth to dizziness" (THE OBSERVER)
String Quartet in G (D 887): BUSCH QUARTET gramophone records
Gustav Walter (tenor) with piano
gramophone record: 1905