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Brahms Academic Festival Overture
NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ARTURO TOSCANINI
Schubert Minuet and Finale
LONDON SINFONIETTA conducted by DAVID ATHERTON
Verdi Two duets from La Tratviata. Act 1
JOAN SUTHERLAND (soprano) LUCIANO PAVAROTTI (tenor) NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE
Derek Bourgeois Hock (A Wine Symphony): PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE
Dussek Rondo : Oh dear. what can the matter be? ALAN CUCKSTON (piano)
Arnold Sarabande and Polka (Solitaire)
BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Arturo Toscanini
Conducted By:
Schubert Minuet
Conducted By:
David Atherton
Tenor:
Luciano Pavarotti
Conducted By:
Richard Bonynge
Conducted By:
Derek Bourgeois Hock
Unknown:
Philip Jones
Unknown:
Dussek Rondo
Piano:
Alan Cuckston
Piano:
Arnold Sarabande

Introduced by John Lade Building a Library: Brahms's Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, for orchestra, by ROBERT PHILIP.
New opera records reviewed by RODNEY MILNES. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Lade
Unknown:
Robert Philip.
Unknown:
Rodney Milnes.
Producer:
Arthur Johnson

Handel Incidental Music: Alceste: JUDITH NELSON and EMMA KIRKBY (sopranos) MARGARET CABLE (mezzo-soprano)
PAUL ELLIOTT (tenor) DAVID THOMAS (baSS)
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (harpsichord) gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Nelson
Directed By:
Christopher Hogwood

LONDON COLLEGIATE BRASS conducted by EDWARD GREGSON
Anthony Hedges Prelude , Nocturne and March
Adrian Cruft Essay on a Phrase
Paul Patterson Cataclysm

Contributors

Conducted By:
Edward Gregson
Conducted By:
Anthony Hedges Prelude
Unknown:
Adrian Cruft
Unknown:
Paul Patterson

Ars longa, vita brevis
Short lives well spent form the basis of Jeremy Siepmann 's selection of records this morning: Schubert, Mozart and Mendelssohn are represented, as are Chopin, Pergolesi and Gershwin. There are historic recordings by DINU LIPATTI and GINETTE NEVEU , reflections from ROBERT GRAVES and DYLAN THOMAS , and crocodile tears for Jim, who gets eaten by a lion.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Siepmann
Unknown:
Ginette Neveu
Unknown:
Robert Graves
Unknown:
Dylan Thomas

Introduced by Nicholas Kenyon
Jean-Marie Leclair 's opera Scylla et Glaucus is being broadcast for the first time on Tuesday at
7.0 pm.
GRAHAM SADLER talks about it, NEAL ZASLAW describes a visit to the Paris Opera in 1750 and. to begin and end the programme. THE ENGLISH CONCERT plays two of Leclair's Trio-Sonatas, Op 13 No 5, and Op 14, which include arrangements of music from the opera.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Nicholas Kenyon
Introduced By:
Jean-Marie Leclair
Talks:
Graham Sadler
Unknown:
Neal Zaslaw

Three months ago, the satellite relay of this work from Chicago had to be abandoned for technical reasons. Todav. a recording of the complete performance.
FAYE ROBINSON , TERESA CAHILL , JO-ANN PICKENS (sopranos), JAN DEGAETANI (mezzo-sop), MIRA ZAKAI (COntraltO), KENNETH RIEGEL (tenor), BRENT ELLIS (bar), THEO ADAM (bass)
GLEN ELLYN CHILDREN'S CHOIR
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS, conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
(Presented jointly by EBU and WFMT)

Contributors

Unknown:
Faye Robinson
Unknown:
Teresa Cahill
Sopranos:
Jo-Ann Pickens
Sopranos:
Jan Degaetani
Contralto:
Mira Zakai
Contralto:
Kenneth Riegel
Tenor:
Brent Ellis
Bass:
Theo Adam
Bass:
Glen Ellyn
Conducted By:
Sir Georg Solti

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the. visual arts
Paul Barker (in the Chair) talks with Matthew Hoffman , Hermione Lee and Marina Vaizey.
This week's subjects:
The Captive Mind, by the 1980 Nobel Prize winner, Czeslaw Milosz.
Princely Magnificence : Court Jewels of the Renaissance at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
A film version of Frederick Forsyth 's novel, The Dogs of War.
The Revolt by Villiers De L'Isle-Adam , directed by Simone Benmussa. at the Theatre at New End, Hampstead.
Julian Mitchell's adaptation of Staying On by Paul Scott , for Granada Television.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Barker
Unknown:
Matthew Hoffman
Unknown:
Hermione Lee
Unknown:
Marina Vaizey.
Unknown:
Czeslaw Milosz.
Unknown:
Albert Museum.
Unknown:
Frederick Forsyth
Unknown:
Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
Directed By:
Simone Benmussa.
Unknown:
Paul Scott

First of six programmes in which Gillian Weir introduces and plays all of Messiaen's organ music in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC
Le banquet céleste (1928) L'Ascension: quatre meditations symphoniques (1834)
Diptyque: essai sur la vie terrestre et l'éternité bienheureuse (1930)
For specification of the organ, please send an sae to: ' Messiaen Organ Specification ', [address removed]

Contributors

Introduces:
Gillian Weir

BBC Radio 3

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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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