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Purcell Halcyon Days (The Tempest)
JENNIFER VYVYAN (soprano) PHILOMUSIC OF LONDON/
ANTHONY LEWIS
Britten Young Apollo PETER DONOHOE (piano) CBSO/SIMON RATTLE
Paganini Violin Concerto No 1 ITZHAKPERLMAN
RPO/LAWRENCE FOSTER
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor (Mono)
HARRIET COHEN (piano) STRATTON QUARTET
Niels Gade Symphony No 2 STOCKHOLM SINFONIETTA/ NEEME JARVI. Records

Contributors

Soprano:
Jennifer Vyvyan
Unknown:
Anthony Lewis
Unknown:
Britten Young Apollo
Piano:
Peter Donohoe
Piano:
Harriet Cohen

JANIS VAKARELIS (piano)
BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA led by DENNIS SIMONS conducted by ALBERT ROSEN Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias
Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
11.20* Dr Neyjat Eczacibasi , Chairman of the Istanbul Festival, talks about its history.
11.25* Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat

Contributors

Piano:
Janis Vakarelis
Unknown:
Dennis Simons
Conducted By:
Albert Rosen
Unknown:
Dr Neyjat Eczacibasi

(piano)
Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 7
Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 12
1.25* Interval Reading
1.30* Rachmaninov Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36
(first version) BBC Pebble Mill (R)

Contributors

Piano:
Beethoven Sonata

conducted by RICHARD HICKOX MARTYN HILL (tenor)
HOWARD NELSON (flute) SIAN DAVIES (oboe)
Hoist Fugal Concerto, Op 40 No 2
Finzi Dies natalis, Op 8
Henry Cowell Hymn and Fuguing Tune No 10. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Conducted By:
Richard Hickox
Conducted By:
Martyn Hill
Flute:
Howard Nelson
Oboe:
Sian Davies
Unknown:
Henry Cowell

by MAURICE MAETERLINCK translated by TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER with and First produced in Paris in 1893. Pelleas and Melisande is one of the major works of symbolist drama. Destiny brings Prince Golaud and the mysterious young Melisande together and fate decrees that she and his half-brother, Pelleas, are drawn together in a relationship which can only end in tragedy.
Music by COLIN MATTHEWS Flautists SEBASTIAN BELL
CHRISTINE MESSITER
RICHARD TAYLOR and HELEN KEEN Harpist skaila KANGA
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
0 FEATURE: page 13

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Maeterlinck
Translated By:
Timberlake Wertenbaker
Music By:
Colin Matthews
Music By:
Flautists Sebastian Bell
Music By:
Christine Messiter
Unknown:
Richard Taylor
Harpist:
Helen Keen
Harpist:
Skaila Kanga
Directed By:
David Johnston
Pelléas:
Gary Cady
Mélisande:
Janet Maw
Golaud:
Jack Klaff
Arkel:
Maurice Denham
Geneviève:
Petra Davies
Yniold:
Orlando Wells
Doctor:
Ken Cumberudge
Porter:
Norman Bird
Servants:
Barbara Atkinson
Servants:
Jane Campion
Servants:
Jean Reeve
Servants:
Sally Lawrence
Servants:
Celia Drummond
Servants:
Julia Shaw

Debussy Pelleas et Melisande live from the Royal Albert Hall . London JOHN ELIOT GARDINER conducts a semi-staged performance
1 of his revision of the original 1901-2 version of the score, without the interludes Debussy added to facilitate scene changes in the original production. (baritone) (meZZO-SOp) (contralto) (bass)
MONTEVERDI CHOIR . LYONS OPERA ORCHESTRA, led by PETER CSABA Acts 1, and 3 8.30* John Eliot Gardiner talks to Roger Nichols about various versions of Debussy's opera.
8.50* Acts 4 and 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Unknown:
John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown:
Monteverdi Choir
Unknown:
Lyons Opera
Unknown:
Peter Csaba
Talks:
John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown:
Roger Nichols
Golaud:
Jose van Dam
Mélisande:
Diana Montague
Geneviève:
Jocelyne Taillon
Arkel:
Pierre Thau (bass)
Pelleas:
Francois Le Roux (bar)
Yniold:
Francoise Golfier(sop)
Shepherd:
Franck Morazzani
Doctor:
Rene Schirrer (bass)

recorded in the Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge
Introit: Thou standest, 0 Lord (Mendelssohn)
Responses (Howells) Psalm 37 (Stanford)
First lesson (AV): Isaiah 42, vvl-8
Canticles: Stanford in g
Second lesson (Av): Matthew 12, vv 9-21
Anthem: Hear my prayer (Mendelssohn)
Hymn (EH 310): From glory to glory advancing
Organ voluntary: Psalm
Prelude Set 2 No 1 (Howells) Director of Music
DR RICHARD MARLOW
Organ scholar GRAHAM JACKSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Richard Marlow
Unknown:
Graham Jackson

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