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Scriabin.;'. 1 Cocaipe and rainbows was Henry Miller 'smelodramatic (and unfair) description Qf the' music of Alexander . Scrtabin
(1872-1015). This Week's programmes include all -Bve of his large-scare symphonic works, as well as some of the piano music contemporary with. them.
Symphony No 1, In E, Op 26 (1899-1900): SOLOISTS RSFSR RUSSIAN CHORUS
USSR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by EVGENY SVETLANOV : record

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Miller
Conducted By:
Evgeny Svetlanov

MICHAEL ARNO and LIONEL SALTER
Acdrew Parcbam Solo in G Blow Ground, in E la mi, for harpsichord
Handel Fitzwilliam Sonata No 3, in D minor
John Loeillet Suite No 3, in c minor, for harpsichord
Dieupart Sonata No 2, in A minor

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Arno
Unknown:
Lionel Salter
Unknown:
Acdrew Parcbam

played by Ian Curor in the Chapel of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea
Mendelssohn Sonata No:1 in F minor
Schumann Four Sketches, Op58;•<**-.-.,,„• Jirl Ropek Variations on Victimae Paschali Laddes ' .

Contributors

Played By:
Ian Curor
Unknown:
Victimae Paschali Laddes

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN. BRADBURY conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE Ernest Tomlinson Alla Marcia; Serenade to a Wayward 'Miss; Coilcert-Jig
Arthur Butterworth The Path across the Moors
Gounod Ballet Music: Faust-
George Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow . Bavid Morgan Partita
Rossine Overture: William
Tell

Contributors

Leader:
John. Bradbury
Conductor:
Ashley Lawrence
Conductor:
Ernest Tomlinson Alla
Unknown:
Arthur Butterworth
Unknown:
George Butterworth

Sibelius Incidental MusiC; The Tempest
SUMSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by HORST STEIN
Fauré Sonata. No 2; in E minor. Op 108
ARTHUR GRUMIAUX (violin) PAULCROSSLEY (piano) .
Berg Der Wein .
JESSYE NORMAN (soprano) NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRAconducted by PIERRE BOULEZ
Barlok Piano Concerto
MAURIZIO POLLINI CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO

Contributors

Conducted By:
Horst Stein
Soprano:
New York
Unknown:
Pierre Boulez
Unknown:
Maurizio Pollini Chicago
Conducted By:
Claudio Abbado

Just SO years ago the first record to be called ' boogie woogic ' was cut in Chicago by Pine Top Smith. In this three-part series Francis Smith traces the development of boogie woogie from its roots in the blues of the Southern States, and discusses how it established itself in the 1920s, the reasons for the popular boom in the 1940s, and its influence on popular music. The programmes are illustrated with rare records from Francis Smith 's own collection. 1: Southern Roots featuring the pianists cow COW DAVENPORT, WILL EZELL, LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOM-ERY and of course CLAR-ENCE ' PINE TOP ' SMITH.

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Smith
Unknown:
Francis Smith

The poetry and song of ,the Boer War drawn from the, book by M. VAN WYK SMITH and composed for radio. by KEITH DARVILL.
1 The British army is an organised host of poets. Never before has Britain sent forth to the battle
* field so large a force of men sufficiently educated . to write.
With the voices of GLYNIS BJHOOKS , LAN BOBFORD, JON CROFT PHILIP DAVIS ADRIAN
ECAN' MALCOlM HAYES ,
ROGER HEATHCOTT , HILDA KRISEMAN , GREOORY DE POL
.NAY, MADDY PRIOR,
STRUAN RODGER , MICIIAEC THOUGHTON andPATER14JDDENHAM
Music arranged and consdu^cted by douu wootton
P*odiicerpiersM,owricht

Contributors

Book By:
M. van Wyk
Unknown:
Keith Darvill.
Unknown:
Glynis Bjhooks
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Unknown:
Roger Heathcott
Unknown:
Hilda Kriseman
Unknown:
Struan Rodger
Unknown:
Miciiaec Thoughton

borns July 1879
The first in a new series
-of Bve programmes of orchestral music marking the composer's centenary. . Ancient Airs and Dances:
Suite No 1
PHII.HARMONIA HUNGARICA conducted by ANTAL BORATI Symphonie Poem: The Fountains of Rome
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ The Sunset
IRMGARD SSETRIED (Sop)
LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS directed by RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER. records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Antal Borati
Conducted By:
Istvan Kertesz
Directed By:
Rudolf Baumgartner.

'The poem reads the spell backwards and it
'can free us from perceptual habits into which we are locked, most of the time, by the automatisms of language.' .
Christopher Middleton introduces and reads a selection of his recent work. 'BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Middleton

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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