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Shostakovich Festival Overture, Op 96
USSR SO/EVGENY SVETLANOV
Sarasate Fantasy on Bizet's Carmen, Op 25
rrzHAK PERLMAN (violin) RPO/LAWRENCE FOSTER
Granados Danzas espanolas
(Set 3): aLIcia DE LARROCHA (piano) Glazunov Saxophone Concerto in E flat, Op 109
PEKKA SAVIJOKI (saxophone)
NEW STOCKHOLM CO/JORMA PANULA Sibelius Andante festivo (1922) GOTHENBURG SO/NEEME JARVI
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat (K 493): BEAUX ARTS TRIO BRUNO GIURANNA (viola) Duparc Chanson triste; L'invitation au voyage ELLY AMEUNG (soprano)
SAN FRANCISCO SO/EDO DE WAART
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Mlada SNO/NEEME JARVI : records

Contributors

Unknown:
Evgeny Svetlanov
Violin:
Rrzhak Perlman
Unknown:
Lawrence Foster
Piano:
Alicia de Larrocha
Unknown:
Pekka Savijoki
Unknown:
Jorma Panula
Unknown:
Neeme Jarvi
Viola:
Bruno Giuranna
Soprano:
Elly Ameung
Unknown:
Edo de Waart
Unknown:
Neeme Jarvi

with Paul Vaughan Building a Library:
Richard Strauss 's Also sprach Zarathustra by Michael Kennedy.
Richard Osborne reviews recent choral and orchestral records. Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Richard Strauss
Unknown:
Michael Kennedy.
Unknown:
Richard Osborne
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers

Haydn Symphony No 77, in b flat
ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Martinu Field Mass
VACLAV ZITEK (baritone)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC CHORUS AND
ORCHESTRA/SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS Berwald Sinfonie serieuse
GOTHENBURG SO/NEEME JARVI records

(piano)
Last of five lunchtime recitals given as part of the City of London Festival 1985 Scarlatti Sonata in F minor (Kk 239): Sonata in G (Kk 13) TippettSonataNo4
(Given last July in association with The M&G Group)

Second of seven programmes Wagner Prelude: Die
Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Act 1)
VIENNA PO
Haydn Symphony No 88, in G BERLIN TO
Beethoven Piano Concerto No4,inG
CONRAD HANSEN (piano) BERLIN PO
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6, in B minor (Pathetique) BERL/FM TO
mono records

Contributors

Piano:
Conrad Hansen

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Benedict Nightingale
(in the Chair) talks with Richard Cork , Helen McNeil and Jeremy Treglown. This week's subjects:
The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Barbican Theatre, London;
Caspar Neher: Brecht's Designer, an exhibition at the Riverside Studios, Hammersmith; Gavin Millar's film Dreamchild; The
Image and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer; Howard Brenton's four-part TV thriller
Dead Head (Wednesdays, BBC 2) Producer PHILIP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Cork
Unknown:
Helen McNeil
Unknown:
Jeremy Treglown.
Stories By:
Isaac Bashevis
Producer:
Philip French

by CHRISTOPHER HOPE
A poem for voices which moves back and forth in time among the facts and fictions, often indistinguishable, of South
African life in general and its English-speaking settlers in particular.
It centres on two fictional South African travellers - turbanned huntress Mrs Oribi and the gloomy cafe owner Mr Silvero - and two historical colonial officials. William Hogge and Mostyn Owen , sent out to curb the British expansionist ambitions of Sir Harry Smith. with and Narrator
Producer ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Unknown:
William Hogge
Unknown:
Mostyn Owen
Unknown:
Sir Harry Smith.
Producer:
Rosemary Hart
Mrs Oribi:
Janet Suzman
Mr Silvero:
Nigel Hawthorne
William Hogge:
Timothy West
Mostyn Owen:
Hugh Dickson
Actor:
Christopher Hope

Opera in three acts Music by Janacek
Libretto by THE COMPOSER, after VINCENC CERVINKA'S translation of OSTROVSKY'S play
The Thunderstorm English version by NORMAN TUCKER

Katya, married to a spineless husband, bullied by an unspeakable mother-in-law, takes a lover; then, during a storm, publicly confesses her guilt....

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA CHORUS chorus-master MARTIN HANDLEY
ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA leader RAYMOND OVENS conducted by SIMON RATTLE

The action takes place in the small town of Kalinov on the banks of the Volga, around 1860.

Acts 1 and 2

Contributors

Translator:
Norman Tucker
Chorus-Master:
Martin Handley
Leader:
Raymond Ovens
Conducted By:
Simon Rattle
Vanya Kudryash, a teacher, chemist and mechanic:
Patrick Power (tenor)
Glasha, a servant:
Jean Trevelyan (soprano)
Savyol Prokofyevich Dikoy, a merchant:
Donald Adams (bass)
Boris Grigoryevich, his nephew:
John Treleaven (tenor)
Feklusha, a servant:
Melodie Waddlngham (mezzo-soprano)
Marfa Ignatyevna Kabanova, called Kabanicha, a rich widow:
Ann Howard (mezzo-soprano)
Tikhon Ivanich Kabanov, her son:
Kenneth Woollam (tenor)
Katerina Kabanova (Katya), his wife:
Eilene Hannan (soprano)
Varvara, foster-child in the Kabanov house:
Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano)
Kuligin, friend of Kudryash:
Christopher Booth-Jones (baritone)

Writers from Virgil to Kafka have issued death-bed instructions that their works should be destroyed. Chaucer, Herbert, Herrick and other poets have written 'palinodes' or poems of retraction.
Laurence Lerner , poet, critic and Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, examines the impulse that drives authors publicly to disavow their work, and how this anticipates recent critical theory. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurence Lerner

V. Bou Sardana: Llevantina
CONCMTA SUPERVLA (mezzo-sop)
COBLA BARCELONA
Granados Spanish Dance No 5 (Andaluza)
CONCHITA SUPERVIA (mezzo-sop) FRANK MARSHALL (piano)
Granados Spanish Dance No 7 (Valenciana)
THE COMPOSER (piano)
Granados La maja y el ruisenor (Goyescas)
VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES (soprano) PHILHARMONIAIANATOLE FISTOULARI Albeniz Granada (Suite espanola)
RICARDO vines (piano)
Falla Jota (Seven Spanish Popular Songs)
MARIA BARRIENTOS (soprano) THE COMPOSER (piano)
Falla Pedrelliana (Homenajes)
FRENCH NATIONAL RADIO
ORCHESTRA/
ERNESTO HALFFTER Mompou Jo et pressentia com la mar (Combat del somni)
MONTSERRAT CABALLE (SOpranO) THE COMPOSER (piano) trad, arr Llobet El Mestre (Canciones populares Catalanas)
MIGUEL LLOBET (guitar) Casals Eucaristica
CHOIR OF MONTSERRAT ABBEY/ 1RENUE SEGARRA : mono records

Contributors

Unknown:
Concmta Supervla
Unknown:
Cobla Barcelona
Unknown:
Conchita Supervia
Piano:
Frank Marshall
Soprano:
Victoria de Los Angeles
Piano:
Ricardo Vines
Piano:
Falla Jota
Soprano:
Maria Barrientos
Piano:
Falla Pedrelliana
Unknown:
Ernesto Halffter
Guitar:
Miguel Llobet
Unknown:
1renue Segarra

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