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Offenbach Overture: La belle Helene PHILHARMONIA
/NEVTLLE MARRINER
7.08* Ravel La Valse MARTHA ARGERICH and NELSON FREIRE (pianos)
7.20* Bax Dance of Wild Irravel (Four Orchestral Sketches) LPO/BRYDEN THOMSON
7.30 News
7.35 Kodaly Dances of Galanta BUDAPEST SO/GYORGY LEHEL
7.53* Brahms Romance in F, Op 118 No 5: RADU LUPU (piano)
8.00* Borodin Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens; Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
BAVARIAN RSO AND CHORUS/
ESA-PEKKA SALONEN. Records

Contributors

Unknown:
Helene Philharmonia

EMMA KIRKBY (soprano) LONDON BAROQUE directed by CHARLES MEDLAM Corelli Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 4
Handel Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 9
Cantata: Armida abbandonata Scarlatti Sinfonia No 7 in c BBC Manchester (R)

Contributors

Directed By:
Charles Medlam

Record Review
Critics' Choice 1988: Richard Osborne chairs a discussion with Michael Kennedy , Nicholas Kenyon and John Warrack.
11.00* Record Release includes music from their choice of the year's best releases. Elgar Enigma Variations (Mono: 1935) BBC SO ARTURO TOSCANINI
11.30* Purcell, real and orch Britten Suite songs from Orpheus Brittanicus NEIL MACKIE (tenor)
SCOTTISH CO/STEUART BEDFORD
11.43* String Quartet in c. Op 54 No 2: ENDELLION STRING QUARTET
12.03* Gounod Seigneur, daignez permettre (Faust: Act 4) (Mono: 1925) trad Night (Nochenka)
(Mono: 1910) FEODOR CHALIAPIN (bass) FLORENCE AUSTRAL (soprano) CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA/
ALBERT COATES
12.17* Schubert Sonata in A
(D 959) MAURIZIO POLLINI (piano) Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS
('Record Review' repeated Wed 2.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Osborne
Unknown:
Michael Kennedy
Unknown:
Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown:
John Warrack.
Unknown:
Arturo Toscanini
Unknown:
Britten Suite
Unknown:
Albert Coates
Piano:
Maurizio Pollini
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers

conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN achoenberg Verklarte Nacht
2.35* The Price of Perfection David Wheeler discusses the Personality, career and peculiar skills of Herbert von Karajan.
2.55* Brahms Symphony No 1 in c minor
(R) (Given on 6 October 1988 in the Royal Festival Hall, London)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Herbert von Karajan
Unknown:
David Wheeler
Unknown:
Herbert von Karajan.

The fervent atmosphere of faith at the court of Philip II was exposed in his patronage of serious sacred music. But the Popular English view of the Armada was rather different, as two contemporary ballads show. TALUS SCHOLARS directed by PETER PHILLIPS JOHN POTTER (tenor) (R)

Contributors

Directed By:
Peter Phillips
Tenor:
John Potter

Christopher Cook (in the Chair) talks with Michael Billington , Richard Cork ,
Christopher Dunkley and Gillian Reynolds. In a special retrospective edition, five regular contributors to the programme have selected for discussion the British novel, television series, film, exhibition, radio play and stage play of the past year that have, in their view, shown the greatest originality and ambition in dealing with the relationship between private hves and public events in contemporary society. Producer PHILIP FRENCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Michael Billington
Unknown:
Richard Cork
Unknown:
Christopher Dunkley
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds.

Jeffrey Richards examines the life and work of Frank Richards , creator of Billy Bunter and the most prolific author of the 20th century, in the light of Mary Cadogan s new biography. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeffrey Richards
Unknown:
Frank Richards
Unknown:
Billy Bunter
Unknown:
Mary Cadogan

Mozart's penultimate opera, conducted by RICCARDO MUTI a. this year's Salzburg Festival, celebrates the clemency of the Roman Emperor in AD 79.
VIENNA STATE OPERA CHORUS
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Act
9.15*Act2
(Austrian Radio recording)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Riccardo Muti
Titus, Emperor of Rome:
Gösta Winbergh (tenor)
Vitellia, who wants to be Empress:
Carol Vaness
Sextus, a patrician:
Dolores Ziegler (mezzo-Soprano)
Servilia, his sister:
Christine Barbaux (soprano)
Annius, to whom Sextus has promised Servilia:
Martha Senn (mezzo-Soprano)
Publius, Captain of the Guard:
Laszlo Polgar(bass)

From space, the planet is blue. From space, the planet is the tenitory,
NoTofhumans, but of the whale. Roy Hutchins performs Heathcote Williams's passionate poem in defence ot the whale.
Directed by NED CHAILLET (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Hutchins
Directed By:
Ned Chaillet

Weber Invitation to the Dance ARTUR SCHNABEL (piano)
Strauss Die Fledermaus Act 2 Finale: LUCIA popp (soprano) EVA LIND (soprano)
ULRIKE STEINSKY (soprano)
AGNES BALTSA (mezzo-soprano) PETER SEFFERT (tenor)
WOLFGANG BRENDEL (baritone) KURT RYDL (bass)
BAVARIAN RADIO CHORUS
MUNICH RADIO ORCHESTRA PLACIDO DOMINGO
Schumann Papillons
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano) Prokofiev Cinderella Act 3 Finale: CLEVELAND
ORCHESTRA/VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY Records

Contributors

Piano:
Artur Schnabel
Soprano:
Lucia Popp
Baritone:
Wolfgang Brendel

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