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Saint-Saens Bacchanale (Samson and Delilah)
PARIS ORCHESTRA, conducted by DANIEL BARENBOIM
Satie Trois Gymnopedies CÉCILE OUSSET (piano)
Chausson Le colibri; Les papillons
JESSYE NORMAN (soprano)
MICHEL DALBERTO (piano) Debussy Syrinx: DORIOT ANTHONY DWYER (flute) Delibes Festival of Bacchus (Sylvia)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI : records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Daniel Barenboim
Piano:
Cécile Ousset
Soprano:
Jessye Norman
Piano:
Michel Dalberto
Flute:
Doriot Anthony Dwyer
Conducted By:
Anatole Fistoulari

with Paul Vaughan Building a Library: Beethoven's opera
Fidelio, by JOHN STEANE.
New instrumental records reviewed by ANDREW KEENER.
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS Editor ARTHUR JOHNSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
John Steane.
Reviewed By:
Andrew Keener.
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers
Editor:
Arthur Johnson

Schumann Kreisleriana
MARTHA ARGERICH (piano)
Kreisler Liebesfreud ; Liebesleid;
Schon Rosmarin ; Viennese
Rhapsodie Fantasietta OSCAR SHUMSKY (violin) MILTON KAYE (piano) records

Contributors

Unknown:
Schumann Kreisleriana
Piano:
Martha Argerich
Piano:
Kreisler Liebesfreud
Unknown:
Schon Rosmarin
Piano:
Milton Kaye

conducted by GYORGY LEHEL JOHN OGDON (piano)
Tchaikovsky Waltz:
Eugene Onegin ; Symphony No ] in G minor
12.5* Interval Reading
12.10* Piano Concerto No 2 in G major
(Given in association with the MacRobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Gyorgy Lehel
Piano:
John Ogdon
Unknown:
Eugene Onegin

A series of 16 programmes

Delius Over the hills and far away: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham: record
Bax Enchanted Summer
Eilene Hannan (soprano) Sandra Dugdale (soprano) Collegium Musicum of London, Tallis Chamber Choir, BBC Club Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley
Delius An Arabesque
John Shirley-Quirk (bar) Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Groves
Vaughan Williams Toward the unknown region:
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Norman Del Mar
Holst Neptune, the Mystic (The Planets)
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Delius A Song of the High Hills
Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Groves

(records)
Also including shorter works by Delius, Elgar and Holst.

Contributors

Musicians:
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Soprano:
Eilene Hannan
Soprano:
Sandra Dugdale
Musicians:
Collegium Musicum of London
Singers:
Tallis Chamber Choir
Singers:
BBC Club Choir
Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Baritone:
John Shirley-Quirk
Singers:
Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Musicians:
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Sir Charles Groves
Musicians:
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Singers:
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Musicians:
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult

Owen Dudley Edwards (in the Chair) talks with Derek Malcolm , John Spurling and Gillian Tindall.
This week's subjects:
Cries from the Mammal House by Terry Johnson at the Royal Court Theatre.
English Expressionists at the Warwick Arts Trust Gallery.
The Sherlock Holmes and Philip Marlowe series on ITV.
The Mission, directed by the Iranian film-maker Parviz Sayyad.
The Kingfisher, a collection of poems by Amy Clampitt.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Owen Dudley Edwards
Unknown:
Derek Malcolm
Unknown:
John Spurling
Unknown:
Gillian Tindall.
Unknown:
Terry Johnson
Unknown:
Sherlock Holmes
Unknown:
Philip Marlowe
Unknown:
Parviz Sayyad.
Unknown:
Amy Clampitt.

Second of five programmes of his music for organ played by GILLIAN WEIR on the 1889 Cavaille-Coll organ in the Basilica of St Sernin, Toulouse.
Andantino; Grand Piece Symphonique
A BBC digital recording

Contributors

Played By:
Gillian Weir

Opera in three acts
Libretto by JOSEF WENZIG and ERVIN SPINDLER Music by Smetana
(sung in Czech): records Smetana's third work for the stage is a tragic, romantic opera, based on a Czech legend. Dalibor was first heard in Prague in 1868, when, because of press hostility, the opera was misunderstood by the public.
J
Benes, a jailer
JAROSLAV HORACEK (bass)
BRNO STATE OPERA CHORUS BRNO STATE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by VACLAV SMETACEK
The action takes place in Prague in 1408: Act 1

Contributors

Unknown:
Josef Wenzig
Unknown:
Ervin Spindler
Conducted By:
Vaclav Smetacek

Rudyard Kipling recorded his impressions about the future of New Zealand in a short story, One Lady at Wairakei, published when he visited the country in 1891. Harry Ricketts recently rediscovered the story, and compares
Kipling's predictions about the country with the present reality.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rudyard Kipling
Unknown:
Harry Ricketts

The first of two readings
In 1913 Geoffrey Courtney went to Russia as tutor to the son of a lady-in-waiting to the Tsarina, the wife of Tsar Nicholas II. During an idyllic 12 months he shared in the privileged life of the Tsarist court circle.
The extracts from the memoir are read by his son, the actor
Nicholas Courtney.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Courtney
Unknown:
Nicholas Courtney.
Producer:
Alan Haydock

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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