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
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
MARTHA ARGERICH (piano)
Kreisler Liebesfreud ; Liebesleid;
Schon Rosmarin ; Viennese
Rhapsodie Fantasietta OSCAR SHUMSKY (violin) MILTON KAYE (piano) records
conducted by GYORGY LEHEL JOHN OGDON (piano)
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)
Mozart Quartet in D (K 575)
Sebastian Forbes Quartet No 3 (BBC Commission: first performance)
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
Also including shorter works by Delius, Elgar and Holst.
Schubert Sonata in A minor (D 845)
Beethoven Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2
with Peter Clayton
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Leighton Variations, Op 30 Bartok Seven Sketches, Op 9 (1945 rev)
Wordsworth Valediction, Op 82
PETER WALLFISCH (piano)