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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)
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
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)
Telemann Quartet in G major Janitsch Quartet in F major
Leclair Trio-Sonata (Scylla and Glaucus)
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)
First of 12 programmes in a complete cycle given by MARTINOTIRIMO
Sonata in F sharp minor (D 571, compl Tirimo); Sonata in A minor (D 537)
conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Mischa Maisky (cello) Schumann Overture:
Manfred, Op 115; Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 129
3.40* Interval Reading
3.45* Schumann Symphony No 2, in c major, Op 61 (Austrian Radio recording)
LAURENCE PERKINS (bassoon) MICHAEL HANCOCK (piano)
Gustav Schreck Sonate for bassoon and piano, Op 9 (first UK broadcast)
Hindemith Sonata (1938) BBC Pebble Mill
Introduced by Peter Clayton
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
played by SIMON LINDLEY on the organ of Leeds Town Hall First of two programmes
Joseph Jongen : Quatre pieces; Petit prelude
Flor Peeters : Toccata, Fugue et Hymne sur 'Ave maris Stella'
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.
PAUL COLETTI (viola) PETER EVANS (piano)
Reger Suite No 2, in D, Op 131d
Vieuxtemps Capriccio , Op posth Hindemith Sonata, Op 11 No 4 BBC Scotland
4: The Very Lifeblood of the Nation
An anthology of poetry and music on the theme of 'Taste' compiled and performed by The Barrow Poets
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
The Wish-fulfilling Tree
The last of three Mahabharata stories retold by Professor P. Lai (R)
Act 2, part 1: A gallery in Argirio's palace; the prison
An anthology of poetry on the theme of 'Dreams' compiled by SYLVIA COLLEY
Read by Garard Green , Joy Harrison and Eric Stovell Producer PIERS PLOWRIGIIT (R)
Act 2, part 2: The main square of Syracuse; a place far from the city.