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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Music to start the day
Overture di Ballo (SuUivan)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
7.14* Ballet music: La Source
(Delibes)
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA COVENT GARDEN
Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
7J9* Scherzo (Concerto Symphonique No. 4, for piano and orchestra) (Litolff)
CLIFFORD CURZON (piano)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
7.47* Valse Triste (Sibelius)
PHILDELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
7.51* Four Scottish Dances
(Arnold)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ROBERT IRVING on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By: Robert Irving

: BARBIROLLI

conducts the HALLE ORCHESTRA
Leader, Martin Milner
Broadcast on November 19. 1962 (Home)

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Bartok and Kodaly
Records of Kodaly's Sonata for unaccompanied cello and some of Bartok's piano pieces

: MUSIC MAKING

KIM BORG (bass)
PENTTI KOSKIMIES (piano)
PORTIA WIND ENSEMBLE with Sarah Francis (cor-anglais) Dinah Demuth (cor-anglais) Val Kennedy (contra-bassoon) Karyn Avery (horn)
Crisetta MacLeod (horn) Raymond Clark (cello)
John Steer (double-bass)
Conducted by BENJAMIN FRANKEL
Wtnd music: second broadcast. The
Stbellus songs are made available by courtesy of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.

Contributors

Bass: Kim Borg
Unknown: Sarah Francis
Unknown: Dinah Demuth
Unknown: Val Kennedy
Horn: Karyn Avery
Horn: Crisetta MacLeod
Cello: Raymond Clark
Double-Bass: John Steer
Conducted By: Benjamin Frankel

: MORNING BALLET

Music by Adam, Tchaikovsky, and Falla played by the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Michael Roll (piano)
For the last of his programmes MICHAEL ROLL has chosen
Chopin Grande valse brillante in E flat major
Nocturne In F sharp major
Polonaise in A flat major, Op.
53

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Roll
Unknown: Chopin Grande

: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY DUTCH MUSIC

Concerto Grosso in B flat major
(de Fesch)
11.59* Concerto Grosso In. minor (Hellendaal)
BENEDETTO MARCELLO ENSEMBLE on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Benedetto Marcello Ensemble

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader. Raymond Cohen
Conducted by Tibor Paul
Part 1

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Leader: Raymond Cohen
Conducted By: Tibor Paul

: CONCERT CALENDAR

tCHRISTOPHER GRIER looks at some of the outstanding musical events that are taking place in Northern Ireland, Wales and the West during the next seven days and are not being broadcast

: THE NEWS

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2 followed by an interlude

: SIESTA

La Siesta: Prelude (Ballet Suite:
Namouna) (Lato)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
2.11* Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Debussy)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by PIERRE MONTEUX
2.21* Guitar Concerto (Roorioo)
NARCISO YEPES. (guitar) with the NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OP SPAIN
Conducted by ATAULFO ARGENTA
2.43* Dance of the Persian Slaves
(Khovanshchina) (Mussorgsky)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
2.51* Kolo (Ero the Joker)
(Gotovac)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by RUDOLF KEMPE on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Pierre Monteux
Guitar: Narciso Yepes.
Conducted By: Ataulfo Argenta
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Rudolf Kempe

: WALTER GIESEKING

(piano)
Préludes, Book 2 (Debussy)
Brouillards: Feutlles mortes; La d'exquises danseuses: Bruyères;
Pickwlck. Esq., P.P.M.P.C.: Canope: Les tierces alternées;
3.35 Miroirs (Ravel)
Noctuelles Oiseaux tristes
Une barque sur l'ocean on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Noctuelles Oiseaux

: LA TRAVIATA

An opera in four acts
Libretto by FRANCESCO MAITIA PIAVE from La Dame aux Camélias by Dumas
Music by Verdi sung in Italian
Cast in order of singing:
FRIENDS of Violetta and Flora, etc.
COVENT GARDEN OPERA CHORUS
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson
ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL
OPERA HOUSE. COVENT GARDEN Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by CARLO FELICE CILLARIO around ParIs In the middle of the nineteenth century.
Violetta's house in Paris country house outside Paris
Act 3: A gallery in the palace of Flora Bervoix
Act 4: Violetta's bedroom

Contributors

Unknown: Francesco Maitia Piave
Music By: Verdi
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: Carlo Felice Cillario

: ORGAN RECITAL

Bach
Five Chorale Preludes from the Clavierübung, Part
Dies sind die hell'gen zehn Gebot' Allein Gott In der Höh' set Ehr' Wir glauben all' an einen Gott.
SChöpfer Christ. unser Herr. zum Jordan kam
Aus tteler Not schret lch zu dir given by SUSI JEANS
From Cleveland Lodge. Dorking

: FACTS IN FOCUS

The United Nations
6: Economic and Social Work
Ϯ by F. S. NOFTTHEDGE

Contributors

Unknown: F. S. Noftthedge

: SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS

Lesson 25
Broadcast on March 16. 1964
Repeated on Saturday at 11.35 a.m. in the Home Service
A booklet and records are available

: LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES

2: How Languages Change by CHARLES BARBER
Senior Lecturer,
Department of English University of Leeds

: CHANGING ENGLISH

2: The Sounds of English-Present and Future by A. C. GIMSON
Reader in Phonetics,
University College, London

: NEW POETRY

A selection of recent and unpublished verse
Ϯ Arranged and produced by TERENCE TILLER
Contributors:
ANN CLAY , ZULFIKAR GHOSE , DENIS COACHER , MADGE HALES, G. W. IRELAND, ELIZABETH JENNINGS. PAUL ROCHE. MARGARET STANLEY-WRENCH , GILLIAN STONE , VERNON WATKINS
Readers:
OLIVE GREGG , ROSALIND SHANKS. and DENIS GOACHER

Contributors

Produced By: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Ann Clay
Unknown: Zulfikar Ghose
Unknown: Denis Coacher
Unknown: Elizabeth Jennings.
Unknown: Paul Roche.
Unknown: Margaret Stanley-Wrench
Unknown: Gillian Stone
Readers: Vernon Watkins
Readers: Olive Gregg
Readers: Rosalind Shanks.
Readers: Denis Goacher

: THE CAPTURE OF TROY

(Part 1 of The Trojans)
Words and music by Hector Berlioz
English version by Edward J. Dent
NEW PHILHARMONIA CHORUS Chorus-Master, Wilhelm Pitz
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by Colin Davis
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
ACT 1
Scene 1: The plain of Troy Scene 2; Before the Citadel
See page 53

Contributors

Music By: Hector Berlioz
Unknown: Edward J. Dent
Chorus-Master: Wilhelm Pitz
Leader: Hugh Bean
Conducted By: Colin Davis
ASCANIUS, a son of Aeneas: Adriane Fry
CASSANDRA, a Trojan prophetess. daughter of Priam: Josephine Veasey
HECUBA, wife of Priam: Laura Sarti
S, a Trojan hero: Ronald Dowd
HELENUS, son of Priam: Gregory Dempsey
CHOROEBUS, Cassandra's betrothed: Peter Glossop
A TROJAN SOLDIER and GREEK CAPTAIN: Harry Mossfield
PRIAM, King of Troy: Richard Standen
THE GHOST OF HECTOR, a Trojan hero: Richard Standen
PANTHEUS, a Trojan Priest: David Kelly

: * FROM TRENT TO VATICAN II

1: The Council of Trent 1545-1563
Ϯ by DOUGLAS WOODRUFF, C.B.E.
Editor of The Tablet
In most General Councils the Roman Church is aware of the outside world. At Trent the problem was not only or chiefly the Protestant Reformation but the rise of great national powers and their attempt to control the Church.
The First Vatican Council: March 31

: * THE CAPTURE OF TROY

ACT 2
Scene 1: The tent of Aenese Scene 2: The Temple of Festa

: SELF-PORTRAIT OF AN ACTOR

An experiment in autobiography in which KENNETH GRIFFITH talks about his life and career
I was the shyest person In terms of going up on a stage, in front of people. Other children were quits happy to sing songs, and do dances, and participate in little plays and things, but this I remember was out of the question. The very threat of it sent me into hysterics.'
Produced for the RothweU Group by BENNETT MAXWELL
Second broadcast

Contributors

Talks: Kenneth Griffith

: JEAN-MARIE LECLAIR

Violin Concerto In 0 minor. Op. 10 No.
HUGUETTE FERNANDEZ (violin)
JEAN-FRANÇOIS PAILLARD CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Directed by JEAN.FRANÇOIS PAILLARD on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Huguette Fernandez

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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