Aldeburgh Festival 1974

Episodes

TitleComments
GENOME:
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BORODIN STRING QUARTET direct from The Maltings. Snape Part 1 Tchaikovsky

Quartet No 3, in E fiat minor, Op 30

GENOME:
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The Voice of Ariadne

Opera in three acts based on The Last of the Valerii by HENRY JAMES

Libretto by AMALIA ELGUERA Music by Thea Musgrave

(first broadcast performance)

An English Opera Group production, direct from the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

According to an old family legend, the statue of a goddess lies buried in the grounds of the Villa Valeri in Rome. Whoever finds the statue shall find happiness. Count Marco Valerio has set himself the task of finding the statue.

ENGLISH OPERA GROUP ORCHESTRA led by COLIN SAUER conducted by THEA MUSGRAVE

Electronic tape made in collaboration with RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT Producer COLIN GRAHAM

The action: Rome in 1870. Act 1

9.10* The Writing of the Opera: Thea Musgrave, the composer, and Amalia Elguera. the librettist, talk to JEREMY NOBLE.

9.25* Aldeburgh Festival 1974 The Voice of Ariadne. Act 2

GENOME:
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Unknown: Henry James

Unknown: Colin Sauer

Conducted By: Thea Musgrave

Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

Producer: Colin Graham

GENOME:
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Chamber Music from The Mailings

BENJAMIN LUXON (baritone) DAVID WILLISON (piano) GABRIELI STRING QUARTET with OLGA HEGEDUS (CellO) Part 1

Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2

William Alwyn Song-cycle: Mirages

2.0* Interval Reading

2.5* Aldeburgh Festival 1S74: part 2

Schubert Quintet in c (o 956)

GENOME:
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Piano: David Willison

Cello: Olga Hegedus

Unknown: William Alwyn

GENOME:
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FELICITY PALMER (soprano)

ANTHONY ROLFE JOHNSON (tenor) PEGGIE SAMPSON (viola da gamba) GEORGE MALCOLM (harpsichord; Handel, part 1

Italian Cantata No 1: Ah! che pur troppo e vero, for tenor and continuo

Sonata in c, for viola da gamba and harpsichord

Italian Cantata No 46: La Lucretia: 0 Numi et.erni, for soprano and continuo

2.50' Stanley Sadie talks about Handel and his chamber music.

3.0* Aldeburgh Festival 1974 Handel, part 2

Suite No 3, in D minor, for harpsichord

Tra ampiessi innocenti, for soprano, tenor and continuo (Cantata No 6: Cecilia, vogli un sguardo)

GENOME:
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Soprano: Felicity Palmer

Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson

Viola: Peggie Sampson

Harpsichord: George Malcolm

Talks: Stanley Sadie

GENOME:
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Part 2

Chopin Nocturne In F minor; Scherzo in B flat minor

Scriabin Two Preludes: in D, Op 11 No 5; in c sharp minor, Op 11 No 10

Ravel Jeux d'eau

Mozart-Liszt Don Juan Fantasia (1841)

(Given in The Maltings, Snape, on 24 June)

GENOME:
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Piano recital by Shura Cherkassky Part 1

Rameau Gavotte and Variations in A minor

Beethoven Sonata in c minor, Op 13 (Pathétique)

Mendelssohn Fantasia in F sharp minor (Sonate ecossaise). Op 28

GENOME:
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Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

GENOME:
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Unknown: Mozart-Liszt Don Juan

GENOME:
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RALPH DOWNES (organ) BBC NORTHERN SINGERS conductor STEPHEN WILKINSON

Weelkes Hosanna to the Son of David Byrd Fantasia , for organ

Hoist, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John: Nunc dimittis; Sing me the men

Byrd Clarifica me. Pater, for organ; 0 lux beata Trinitas; Fortune, for organ Hoist Ave

Maria Byrd A lesson of Voluntarie, for organ

Hoist The evening watch

Weelkes Gloria in exeelsis

GENOME:
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Unknown: Ralph Downes

Conductor: Stephen Wilkinson

Conductor: Weelkes Hosanna

Unknown: David Byrd Fantasia

Unknown: Byrd Clarifica

Unknown: Maria Byrd

Unknown: Weelkes Gloria