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Paul Vaughan presents an edition devoted entirely to recent releases.
Edward Seckerson on records of orchestral music by Falla, Nielsen, Rachmaninov, Ravel and Stravinsky.
Rodney Milnes reviews new opera recordings: Wagner's
The Flying Dutchman, Mozart's Don Giovanni and Verdi's Otetlo. Some new records of Bruckner symphonies reviewed by Arnold Whittall.
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 2.50pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Edward Seckerson
Unknown:
Don Giovanni
Reviewed By:
Arnold Whittall.
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers

Nielsen Overture: Maskarade
GOTHENBURG SO/MYUNG.WHUN CHUNG Falla Ballet: El amor brujo
SARAH WALKER (mezzo-soprano) LSO/GEOFFREY
SIMON Stravinsky Scherzo fantastique DETROIT SO/ANTAL DORATI records

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano:
Sarah Walker
Unknown:
Simon Stravinsky Scherzo

conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi Alfred Brendel (piano) Bartok Divertimento for string orchestra
Janacek Rhapsody: Taras Bulba
12.0* Interval Reading
12.5* pm Brahms Piano
Concerto No 1, in d minor, Op 15 (Given in Severance Hall, Cleveland) (WCLV recording)

Contributors

Piano:
Alfred Brendel
Piano:
Bartok Divertimento

BBC SINGERS (men's voices) PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE conducted by JOHN POOLE
Barber A stopwatch and an ordnance map (poem by Stephen Spender )
Hoist A dirge for two veterans (poem by Walt Whitman )
Anthony Milner Motet for peace (text from the Bible and St Francis of Assisi) (R)

Contributors

Conducted By:
John Poole
Unknown:
Stephen Spender
Unknown:
Walt Whitman
Unknown:
Anthony Milner Motet
Unknown:
St Francis

Richard Cork (in the Chair) talks with Peter Conrad , Christopher Cook and Gillian Reynolds.
This week's subjects:
Bill Sherwood 's film Parting
Glances; prints and drawings by Sol LeWitt at the Tate Gallery and the ICA, London;
Jack Rosenthal 's television play The Fools on the Hill; Scenes from a Marriage by Georges Feydeau at the Barbican Theatre, London; William Shakespeare : The Complete Works edited by Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor. Producer PHILIP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Cork
Unknown:
Peter Conrad
Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds.
Unknown:
Bill Sherwood
Unknown:
Sol Lewitt
Unknown:
Jack Rosenthal
Unknown:
Georges Feydeau
Unknown:
William Shakespeare
Edited By:
Stanley Wells
Unknown:
Gary Taylor.

History is littered with the wreckage of the educational reforms of well-meaning politicians.
Leslie Hannah , Professor of Business History at the London School of Economics, identifies ways of improving the education and training of the British workforce, which, he argues, are poor enough to be a major cause of Britain's economic decline.

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Hannah

Opera in two acts
Libretto by GAETANO ROSSI after VOLTAIRE
Music by Gioacchino Rossini (sung in Italian) direct from the Theatre Royal, Wexford, as part of the Wexford Festival.
Wexford Festival Chorus chorus-master IAN REID
RTE Symphony Orchestra leader AUDREY PARK conducted by Arnold Ostman Act 1: A gallery in Argirio's palace; the palace gardens close to the sea; the main square of Syracuse

Contributors

Unknown:
Gaetano Rossi
Music By:
Gioacchino Rossini
Leader:
Audrey Park
Conducted By:
Arnold Ostman
Tancredi, a knight:
Kathleen Kuhlmann (mezzo-Soprano)
Amenaide, Argirio's daughter:
Inga Nielsen (soprano)
Argirio, ruler of Syracuse:
Bruce Ford (tenor)
Orbazzano, a nobleman:
Petteri Salomaa (bass)
Isaura, Amenaide's confidante:
Marijke Hendriks (mezzo-Soprano)
Roggiero, Tancredi's squire:
Raisin McGibbon (soprano)

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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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