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Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger: CHICAGO SO/Solti
Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana): LSO CHORUS/MALCOLM
Handel Minuet (Berenice) ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS/MARRINER
Puccini Vissi d'arte (Tosca) MARIA CALLAS (soprano) PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA/PRETRE
Weill Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind orchestra
LONDON SINFONIETTA/ATHERTON Verdi Celeste Aida (Aida) CARLO BERGONZI (tenor)
ORCHESTRA OF THE ACADEMY OF ST CECILIA, ROME/GIANANDREA GAVAZZENI
Tippett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage) ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN/SIR JOHN PRITCHARD
Strauss Presentation of the Rose and duet (Der Rosenkavalier) ELISABETH SODERSTROM (soprano) HILDE GUEDEN (soprano) VIENNA PO/SILVIO VARVISO
Liszt Grand Concert Fantasy on Favourite Themes from Bellini's La Sonnambula MARGARET BRUCE (piano) PETER GELLHORN (piano)
Mozart Trio: Soave sia il vento; Aria: Come scoglio (Cosi fan tutte)
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano) CHRISTA LUDWIG (mezzo-soprano) WALTER BERRY (bass)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA/BOHM Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin )
NEW YORK PO/BERNSTEIN: records

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Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1 by GEOFFREY NORRIS.
RODNEY MILNES on new opera records, including Verdi's Oberto. Recent records of chamber music reviewed by NOEL GOODWIN.
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Geoffrey Norris.
Unknown:
Rodney Milnes
Reviewed By:
Noel Goodwin.
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers

Simon Mayr Aria: Ah! se mirar potessi (Elena, Act 1)
RUSSELL SMYTHE (baritone)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA/DAVID PARRY
Franck Piano Quintet in F minor JEAN PHILIPPE COLLARD
MUIR STRING QUARTET: records

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Mayr
Baritone:
Russell Smythe
Unknown:
Jean Philippe Collard

BARRY TUCKWELL (horn)
BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA leader DENNIS SIMONS conductor EDWARD DOWNES
Berlioz Overture: The Corsair Strauss Horn Concerto No 2
11.45* Interval Reading
11.50* Shostakovich Symphony No 8
(Presented by Leeds Leisure Services in association with Sun Alliance) BBC Manchester

Contributors

Horn:
Barry Tuckwell
Leader:
Dennis Simons

Second of two programmes
BRACHA EDEN and ALEXANDER TAMIR (piano duet)
Moszkowski Spanish Dances,
Op 12 Nos 1 and 2; New Spanish Dances, Op 65 Nos 1-3
Brahms Hungarian Dances, Nos 2,4,6 and 8 Liszt Grand Galop Chromatique BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Piano:
Alexander Tamir

Some of Handel's settings of The Bible, Milton, Congreve and Dryden, plus his effect on two later master-composers. With excerpts from The Occasional Oratorio, Samson, Semele, and Alexander's Feast; arrangements of his music by Mozart; Beethoven's Overture: The Consecration of the House; and Handel's Ode for St Cecilia's Day: jill GOMEZ (soprano) ROBERT TEAR (tenor) KING'S COLLEGE CHOIR
ECO/PHILIP LEDGER: records

(died 27 April 1915) Ddsir, Op 57 No
THE COMPOSER (piano)
Sonata No 7, Op 64 (White Mass) JOHN OGDON (piano)
Satanic Poem, Op 36
MARGARITA FEDOROVA (piano) Sonata No 10, Op 70
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano) Five Preludes, Op 74
JOHN OGDON (piano): records

Contributors

Piano:
John Ogdon
Piano:
John Ogdon

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Michael Billington (in the Chair) talks with John Carey , William Feaver and Gillian Tindall.
This week's subjects:
John Schlesinger 's film The Falcon and the Snowman;
Anthony Horowitz 's play The Picnic on Radio 3;
Martine by Jean-Jacques Bernard at the National Theatre, London;
Edward Lear 1812-88 at the Royal Academy, London; A Classical Education by Richard Cobb.
Producer PHIUP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Billington
Unknown:
John Carey
Unknown:
William Feaver
Unknown:
Gillian Tindall.
Unknown:
John Schlesinger
Unknown:
Anthony Horowitz
Unknown:
Jean-Jacques Bernard
Unknown:
Edward Lear
Unknown:
Richard Cobb.

Music by Italian Renaissance composers played by CHRISTOPHER STEMBRIDGE On organs in Sienna, Florence and Bologna.
Works by Marco Antonio
Cavazzoni and Claudio Merulo A BBC digital recording

Contributors

Played By:
Christopher Stembridge
Unknown:
Marco Antonio
Unknown:
Claudio Merulo

An anthology of poetry for men and women
Compiled by SYLVIA coLLEY Read by KATE BESWICK.
DAVID DE KEYSER. ELLEN MCINTOSH and colin STARKEY
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT

Contributors

Read By:
Kate Beswick.
Read By:
David de Keyser.
Read By:
Ellen McIntosh
Producer:
Piers Plowright

Wassenaer Concerto armonico No 1, in G major CAMERATA BERN directed by THOMAS furi
Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in B flat (Rv 501) (La Notte)
MAURICE ALLARD
I SOLISTI VENETI/CLAUDIO SCIMONE Locatelli Concerto grosso in F minor, Op 1 No 8 I MUSICi: records

Contributors

Directed By:
Thomas Furi
Unknown:
Maurice Allard

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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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