Alec Robertson Introduces Your Concert Choice

Episodes

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GENOME:
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A request programme of records including this week

String Quintet in C (Schubert) Music from Fidelio (Beethoven) Adagio for Strings (Barber)

Oboe Concerto No. 2, in B flat

(Handel)

GENOME:
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A request programme of gramophone records including this week:

Overture: L'ltaliana in Algeri

(Rossini)

Fantasia on a theme by Tallis

(Vaughan Williams)

Arabesque (Schumann) A group of Lieder

Symphony No. 4, in G (Mahler)

GENOME:
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Liebeslieder Walzer (Brahms)

Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue (Franck) Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor (Bach)

Petite Symphonie Concertante (

Frank Martin )

Scherzo Capriccioso (Dvorak)

GENOME:
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Unknown: Liebeslieder Walzer

Unknown: Frank Martin

GENOME:
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A request programme of records including this week:

Music from ' Sadko' by Rimsky-Korsakov; Violin Concerto in A minor by Glazunov; Symphony No. 2, in B minor, by Borodin

GENOME:
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A request programme of gramophone records including this week:

Oboe Quartet In F (Mozart) An Organ Concerto (Handel)

Scherzo (Concerto Symphonique)

(Litolff)

Royal Hunt and Storm (The Trojans)

(Berlioz)

Closing Scene (Götterdämmerung)

(Wagner)

GENOME:
[HS BD=19550213]

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Quintet in G. Op. 60 (Boccherini) Barcarolle (Chopin)

Four Serious Songs (Brahms)

GENOME:
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A request programme of records including this week:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Bach)

Spanish songs sung by Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)

Rustic Wedding Symphony (Gold-mark)

GENOME:
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Sung By: Victoria de Los Angeles

GENOME:
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Enigma Variations (Elgar)

Incidental Music from Rosamunde

(Schubert)

Quartet in D, Op. 76 No. 5 (Haydn)

GENOME:
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Prelude to Act 3 (Lohengrin) (Wagner)

An die ferne Geliebte (Beethoven) Concerto for Orchestra (Bart6k)

GENOME:
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Suite: The Birds (Respighi)

Violin Concerto in A minor (Bach) Das Lied von der Erde (Mahler)

GENOME:
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Including this week:

Nights in the Gardens of Spain

(Falla)

Scenes from Arabella (Richard Strauss)

Suite: The Planets (Hoist)

GENOME:
[HS BD=19550717]

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Divertimento No. 14, in B flat (K.270)

(Mozart)

Piano Sonata No. 24, in F sharp

(Beethoven)

A group of songs

Piano Quintet in E flat (Schumann)

GENOME:
[HS BD=19550724]

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Tintagel (Bax)

Queen Mab Scherzo (Romeo and Juliet) (Berlioz)

Excerpts from incidental music to

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn)

Dichterliebe (Sdhumann)

The Rite of Spring (Stravinsky)

GENOME:
[HS BD=19550814]

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GENOME:
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Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2

(Moonlight) (Beethoven)

The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A

Village Romeo and Juliet) (Delius, arr. Beecham)

Symphony No. 4, in A (Italian) (Mendelssohn)

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

GENOME:
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Excerpts from La Boheme (Puccini) with Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)

Jussi Bjorling (tenor)

R.C.A. Victor Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

GENOME:
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A request programme of records including this week:

Serenade No. 6. in D (Serenata

Notturna) (Mozart)

Cantata No 82. Teh habe genug

(Bach): sung by Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau (baritone), with the Kar] Ristenpart Chamber Orchestra

GENOME:
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Sung By: Dietrich Fischer

GENOME:
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A request programme of records including this week:

Tzigane (Ravel): Ginette Neveu (violin) and Jean Neveu (piano)

Pavane (with chorus) (Fauri)

The Tunning of Eleanor Rumming

(No. 1 of Five Tudor Portraits) (Vaughan Williams)

March and Scherzo (Love for Three

Oranges) (Prokoftev)

GENOME:
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Unknown: Ginette Neveu

Piano: Jean Neveu

Unknown: Eleanor Rumming

GENOME:
[HS BD=19571203]

A request programme of records including this week:

Diarv of a Young Man who disappeared (Jandcek): Ernst Haftiger (tenor), Cora Canne Meyer (mezzosoprano), with Felix de Nobel (piano) and three members of the Netherlands Chamber Choir

Four Pieces (Suk):' Ginette Neveu

(violin) and Jean Neveu (piano)

Scherzo Capriccioso (Dvorak): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

GENOME:
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Tenor: Ernst Haftiger

Tenor: Cora Canne Meyer

Violin: Ginette Neveu

Violin: Jean Neveu

Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch

GENOME:
[HS BD=19571210]

A request programme of gramophone records including this week:

The Oceanides (Sibelius): Royal

Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.

Intermezzo and Closing Scene from

Capriccio (Richard Strauss ): Lisa Della Casa (soprano) and Franz Bierbach (bass), with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Heinrich Hollreiser

Horn Concerto No. 2. in E flat

(Richard Strauss ) : Dennis Brain (horn), with the Philharmonia Orchestra. conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

Unknown: Richard Strauss

Soprano: Lisa Della Casa

Soprano: Franz Bierbach

Unknown: Richard Strauss

Horn: Dennis Brain

Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch

GENOME:
[HS BD=19571217]

A request programme of records including this week:

Symphony No. 40 in G minor

(Mozart): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor. Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.

Pastoral Symphony (Christmas Oratorio) (Bach): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Leh mann

The Arrival at Sais (The Childhood of Christ, Part 3 (Berlioz): Mary Davenport (contralto), Martial Singher (baritone), Leopold Simon eau (tenor), Donald Gramm (bass). with the Choral Art Society and the Little Orchestra Society, conducted by Thomas Scherman

GENOME:
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Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham

Conducted By: Fritz Leh

Contralto: Mary Davenport

Baritone: Leopold Simon

Tenor: Donald Gramm

Conducted By: Thomas Scherman

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

Prelude: Tristan and Isolde

(Wagner); Philharmonia Orchestra. conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler

Cello solos played by Casals

Movements from Suite, Pelleas and Mélisande (Sibelius); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt.

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Wilhelm Furtwangler

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham.

GENOME:
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Sonata No. 1, in G (Rossini): Virtuosi di Roma , conductor,

Renato Fasano

Hear my prayer (Mendelssohn): sung by Ernest Lough (treble) and the Temple Church Choir, London, with George Thalben-Ball (organ)

Four Scottish Dances (Arnold): . Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Robert. Irving

GENOME:
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Conductor: Virtuosi Di Roma

Conductor: Renato Fasano

Sung By: Ernest Lough

Unknown: George Thalben-Ball

GENOME:
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Overture. The Journey to Rheims

(Rossini): R.I.A.S. Symphony Orchestra of Berlin. conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

Songs of Reynaldo Hahn : sung by Maggie Teyte (soprano), accompanied by Gerald Moore (piano)

Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor

(Dumky) (Dvorak): Czech Trio

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Ferenc Fricsay

Unknown: Reynaldo Hahn

Soprano: Maggie Teyte

Piano: Gerald Moore

GENOME:
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Impromptus from Op. 90 and 142 (Schubert) : Atiur Schnabel (piano)

Incidental Music to The Ruins of Athens (Beethoven): Royal Phil harmonic Orchestra, with the Beecham Choral Society, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.

GENOME:
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Piano: Atiur Schnabel

Unknown: Royal Phil

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

GENOME:
[HS BD=19591122]

A request programme of records

Overture, Euryanthe (Weber): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Autumn (The Four Seasons) (Vivaldi):

Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Karl Munchinger

Fidelio. Act 2 (Beethoven) excerpts:

Leonie Rysanek (soprano). Ernst Hafliger (tenor), Friedrich Lenz (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Kieth Engen (bass-baritone), Gottlob Frick (bass). Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch

Unknown: Karl Munchinger

Soprano: Leonie Rysanek

Tenor: Friedrich Lenz

Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Baritone: Kieth Engen

Baritone: Gottlob Frick

Conducted By: Ferenc Fricsay

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

Quartet in D. Op. 64 No. 5 (The

Lark) (Haydn): Hungarian Quartet

Group of Mbrike lieder (Wolf): sung by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) with Gerald Moore (piano)

Suite Pastorale (Chabrier): Paris

Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Eduard Lindenburg

GENOME:
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Sung By: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Piano: Gerald Moore

Conducted By: Eduard Lindenburg

GENOME:
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A request programme of records Excerpts from Le Comte Ory (Rossini):

Sari Barabas (soprano), Jeannette Sinclair (soprano), Cora Canne-Meijer (mezzo-soprano), Monica Sinclair (contralto), Juan Oncina (tenor), Dermot Troy (tenor). Michel Roux (bass), Ian Wallace (bass), Glyndebourne Festi val Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Vittorio Gui

Venus: Mercury; Saturn; Jupiter

(The Planets) (Hoist): BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent

GENOME:
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Mezzo-Soprano: Monica Sinclair

Tenor: Juan Oncina

Tenor: Dermot Troy

Tenor: Michel Roux

Bass: Ian Wallace

Bass: Glyndebourne Festi

Conducted By: Vittorio Gui

Unknown: Malcolm Sargent

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

Adagio for Strings (Barber): East-man-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Howard Hanson

Duet: Er ist der Richtige nicht fur mich (Arabella. Act 1) (Strauss): Lisa Delia Casa (soprano) and Hilde Gueden (soprano)

Duet: Das war sehr gut Mandryka (Arabella, Act 3): Lisa Delia Casa (soprano) and George London (bass-baritone), with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Georg Solti

Violin Concerto No. 1, in D (Prokofiev): Isaac Stern (violin), with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Howard Hanson

Soprano: Lisa Delia Casa

Soprano: Hilde Gueden

Soprano: Lisa Delia Casa

Conducted By: Georg Solti

Violin: Isaac Stern

Conducted By: Dimitri Mitropoulos

GENOME:
[HS BD=19591220]

A request programme of records Clarinet Quintet in A (K.B81)

(Mozart): played by members of the Vienna Octet

Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes )

(Britten) : Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by the composer

GENOME:
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Unknown: Peter Grimes

GENOME:
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A request programme of records

Overture: Hansel and Gretel

(Humperdinck) : the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan

Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor

(Rachmaninov): Svyatoslav Richter (piano), and U.S.S.R. Radio Orchestra, conducted by Kurt Sanderling

Movements from the Ballet, Casse-

Noisette (Tchaikovsky): Suisse Romande Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Ansermet

GENOME:
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Conducted By: Herbert Von Karajan

Piano: Svyatoslav Richter

Conducted By: Kurt Sanderling

Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet