The last of 24 programmes Vivaldi Overture: Farnace I SOLISTl VENETI conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE Bach Cantata No 194: Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest JUDITH BECKMANN (soprano) ADALBERT KRAUS (tenor) WALTER HELDWEIN (baSS) STUTTGART GACHINGER KANTORE1 STUTTGART BACH-COLLEGIUM conducted by HELMUTH RILLING : records
Listeners' record requests Rossini Overture: The Siege of CorinthNEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by LAMBERTO GARDELLI Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1, in c VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes: ' A Time there was ...' NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
with Michael Oliver
' Berlioz, the epitome of Romanticism' by SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT ;
Synthesising music with ROBERT MOOG ;
' The c minor of this life ' - RICHARD OSBORNE on Bruckner's eighth symphony.
Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD (Repeated: Tues 2.0 pm)
Big Ben: The Two-Minutes Silence:
The Last Post (Whole ceremony on Radio 4 and BBCl at 10.30 am)
GISELE PEYRON (soprano) DODA CONRAD (baritone) MAURICE DURUFLE (organ) CHORUS and ORCHESTRA conducted by NADIA BOULANGER records: 1948
conducted by KLAUS TENNSTEDT
Bruckner Symphony No 8, in c minor
Overseas broadcast made possible by a grant to the orchestra from Amoco (UK) Ltd)
PASCAL ROGt (piano)
Six Bagatelles, Op 126
Sonata in f minor, Op 57 (Appasslonata)
Robert Cushman presents seven personal views of musicals.
5: The Comic Art of Cole Porter and Frank Loesser Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE
HAROUTUNE BEDELIAN (violin) GERALD ROBBINS (piano) Ivan Jevtlc Sonata
Salnt-Saens Sonata In D minor, Op 75
A performance by the joint forces of Hessischer Rundfunk and the BBC on the occasion of the opening of the rebuilt
Alte Oper in Frankfurt in September 1981.
JULIA VARADY (soprano) ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
THOMAS HEMSLEY (baritone) BBC SINGERS
BBC SYMPHONY CHORUS chorus-master BRIAN WRIGHT
BOYS' CHORUS OF THE LESSING-GYMNASIUM, FRANKFURT trained by WOLFRAM ERB and EDUARD BRUGGAIER
RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, FRANKFURT, conducted by ELIAHU INBAL
(A performance made possible by Hessischer
Rundfunk and the British Council)
The Arts Without Mystery Denis Donoghue. the Henry James Professor of Letters at New York
University, gives the first of six lectures on the place of the arts In modern society.
The Zealots of Explanation ' I want to talk about the arts in relation to the mystery that surrounds them not as a problem to be cleared up. but as the very condition in which they appear at all.'
Symphony No 9. Op 111 AUSTRIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CARL MELLES (Austrian Radio recording)
The novelist, screenwriter and essayist, Frederic Raphael. observes and comments on culture and society.
Piano Sonatas No 6; No 5, Op 135 (revised version) played by JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO
Fudaraku-no-Kishibe by KIYOKAZU YAMAMOTO translated from the Japanese by JOHN BESTER Music by SEIlCHIRO UNO This play, set in 16thcentury Japan, deals with a clash of Christian and Buddhist ideas about the voyage to Fudaraku
(paradise) - in western eyes a type of ritual suicide.
It won the RAI prize at the 1981 Prix Italia in its Japanese production by NIIK. This English production uses the original music and sound effects tapes.
With NIGEL GRAHAM and members of the GEKIDAN SUBARU
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC1. Full details and cast: page 39
The poetry of MOHAMMED IQBAL (1876-1938) selected and presented by Zia Mohyeddin and read by SIMON CADELL FRANEH ALAVI-MOGHADDAM MADHAV SHARMA , and HAYDEN WOOD with new translations by K. S. HOSAIN
Producer J ENYTH WORSLEY
Violin Sonata EUDICE SHAPIRO
JOHANA HARRIS (piano) gramophone record
plaved by PETER HURFORD at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Prelude and fugue in D minor (bwv 539); Fugue in g minor (BWV 581); Fugue in c, (Gigue) (bwv 577); Concerto in E flat (bwv 597); Prelude and fugue in G (BWV 550)