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: Open University

: Closedown

: Sounds of Music

The Royal Institution, London
Annual Christmas Lectures to
Young People by Professor
Charles Taylor
1: Making and Measuring the Waves
Ping! Thud! Blah! Each day we are surrounded by sounds like this - and more. But are they noise - or music? Can science find the answer? The sounds made by pipes, strings, voices, machines and instruments are varied in their complexity and effects.
PROFESSOR TAYLOR can best be described as an enthusiast who believes that to make science more easily understood and enjoyed teachers should apply ' showbiz ' technique to their lectures. (He does.) He will gladly play Bach's Air on a G String or ' Daisy, Daisy.'
With the audience's help he makes different sounds and scientifically explores their qualities.
Presented for television by ALAN SLEATH (Lecture 2: Monday, 6.30 pm) (This Week's Sounds: page 15)


Unknown: Charles Taylor
Director: Brian Johnson
Television By: Alan Sleath

: Messiah

Handel's sacred oratorio with Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano), Robert Tear (tenor), Benjamin Luxon (baritone)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
London Philharmonic Orchestra, leader Rodney Friend
Ian Hare (chamber organ) James Lancelot (harpsichord) Arthur Wills (organ)
Gordon Webb (solo trumpet)
Conducted by David Willcocks
Specially recorded for television


Soprano: Elizabeth Harwood
Mezzo-Soprano: Anna Reynolds
Tenor: Robert Tear
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: Rodney Friend
Chamber organ: Ian Hare
Harpsichord: James Lancelot
Organ: Arthur Wills
Solo trumpet: Gordon Webb
Conducted By: David Willcocks

: The World About Us

The Men Who Hunted Heads Narrated by DEREK JONES
Thirty years ago Christoph von Furer Haimendorf visited the Nagas-a wild tribe of head-hunters who live in the hills between India and Burma.
He returned last year and filmed the Nagas at the turning point between their violent past and the developments yet to happen.
Presented by ANNE WINDER
Executive producer BRIAN BRANSTON A co-production with Bayerischer Rundfunk


Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Christoph Von
Unknown: Furer Haimendorf
Presented By: Anne Winder
Producer: Brian Branston

: Germinal

by EMILE ZOLA : dramatised in five parts by DAVID TURNER
Catherine has become Chaval's mistress and Etienne has a room at Rasseneur's. The villagers prepare for their Fair Day.
Part 2: Mutual Aid


Unknown: Emile Zola
Unknown: David Turner
Producer: David Conroy
Director: John Davies
Rasseneur: Ken Jones
Mme Rasseneur: Joyce Latham
Souvarine: Donald Burton
Etienne: Mark Jones
Maheude: Rosemary Leach
Maheu: Freddie Jones
Bonnemort: Jack Lambert
Jeanlin: Spencer Banks
Zacharie: Derek Carpenter
Catherine: Annette Robertson
Alzire: Deborah Rawlings
Chaval: Graham Haberfield
Levaque: Norman Mitchell
Mouquette: Alex Marshall
Charlatan: Malcolm Rogers
Madame at Volcano: Jean Heywood
Dansaert: Arnold Peters
Hennebeau: Charles Morgan
Négrel: Terence Lodge
Mme Hennebeau: Shella Brennan
Grégoire: John Wentworth
Mme Grégoire: Nancie Jackson
Deneulin: Edward Jewesbury
Cecile: Petronella Barker
Hippolyte: Graham Tonbridge
Miners: John Caesar
Miners: Steve Emerson
Miners: Pat Gorman

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

starring The Mitchell Minstrels Guest stars Neville King
The Monarchs Eric and Cedric featuring
John Boulter , Dai Francis
Margaret Savage , Andy Cole with The Television Toppers Orchestra conducted by GEORGE MITCHELL , ALAN BRISTOW
Choreography by ROY CUNSON
Vocal arrangements by GEORGE MITCHELL Orchestrations by ALAN BRISTOW Design MARTIN COLLINS Producer ERNEST MAXIN
(The Black and White Minstrels are appearing at the Victoria Palace, London, and at the Grand Theatre. Leeds)


Unknown: Monarchs Eric
Unknown: John Boulter
Unknown: Dai Francis
Unknown: Margaret Savage
Unknown: Andy Cole
Conducted By: George Mitchell
Conducted By: Alan Bristow
Choreography By: Roy Cunson
Arrangements By: George Mitchell
Unknown: Alan Bristow
Design: Martin Collins
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: Television Doctor

The important ways in which skin works forus, how we can look after it and the things that can go wrong.


Director: Graham Massey
Producer: Peter Bruce

: News Summary

and Weather

: Line-Up The Year

Munich, Stockholm, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Boston - a few of the places visited by Line-Up this year. JAMES BALDWIN , SPIKE MILLIGAN , HILDEGARDE KNEF , JIMMY WHEELER , MEMPHIS SLIM, MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE , PAUL EHRLICH , JIMMY REID , SIR OSWALD MOSLEY , KYUNG WA CHUNG , RICHARD CROSSMAN , MP - a few of the people who visited Line-Up this year.
The pick of Line-Up 1971 in Line-Up The Year.


Unknown: James Baldwin
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Hildegarde Knef
Unknown: Jimmy Wheeler
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Paul Ehrlich
Unknown: Jimmy Reid
Unknown: Sir Oswald Mosley
Unknown: Kyung Wa Chung
Unknown: Richard Crossman

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