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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Music to start the day
Overture: The Bronze Horse
(Aaber)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ALBERT WOLFF
7.12* The Pines of Rome (Respiohi) SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.32* Rhapsody for saxophone and orchestra (Debussy)
MARCEL MULE (saxophone)
PARIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MANUEL ROSENTHAL
7.42* Suite: The Jewets of the Madonna (Wolf-Ferrari)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by NELLO SANTI on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Albert Wolff
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Manuel Rosenthal
Conducted By: Nello Santi

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON

Leader, Carl Pini
Conductor, GEORGE MALCOLM

Contributors

Leader: Carl Pini
Conductor: George Malcolm

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Tchaikovsky
Records of excerpts from his ballets The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker

: MUSIC MAKING

Arrangements for guitar by John Williams :
JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar)
DUMKA PIANO TRIO

Contributors

Unknown: John Williams
Guitar: John Williams

: INTERMEZZO

Suite: The Fair Maid of Perth
(Bizet)
THE COLONNE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by PIERRE DERVAUX
11.12* Pavane for a dead
Infanta (Ravel)
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL
11.19* Serenade for small orchestra (Francaii)
THE CLEVELAND SINFONIETTA Conducted by Louis LANE on gramophone records
This programme Is being broadcast experimentally on the Zenith-G.E. pilot tone stereophonic system from the VHF transmitters at Wrotham and Dover. Kent. To hear the programme tn stereophony a special receiver, or an adapter for use with an existing receiver, is necessary. Listeners with normal VHF receivers will hear the programme monophonically as usual

Contributors

Conducted By: Pierre Dervaux
Conducted By: George Szell
Conducted By: Louis Lane

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Heather Harper (soprano)
Each month a well-known artist is invited to introduce and perform a wide range of music in weekly recitals
In her fourth programme
HEATHER HARPER accompanied by GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano) sings:

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Unknown: Heather Harper
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: BOISMORTIER AND RAMEAU

Suite No. S, in E major
(Boismortier)
La villageoise: Le rappel des oiseaux; Rigaudons; Musette; Tambourin (Rameau)
IGOR KIPNIS (harpsichord) on a gramophone record

: LUNCHTIME PROM

from Guildhall
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY with ELIZABETH BALMAS (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Violin: Elizabeth Balmas

: CONCERT CALENDAR

BERNARD KEEFFE 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

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Keeffe

: THE NEWS

: LUNCHTIME PROM

Part 2
Recording of a lunchtime concert given in Guildhall in the City of London by the BBC and the Corporation of London on April 15

: Siesta

Dream Pantomime (Hansel and Gretel) (Humperdinck)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Otto KLEMPERER
2.9* Polka-Mazurka: The Dragon-fly (Josef Strauss)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by CLEMENS KRAUSS
2.14* Symphonic Poem: The Wood
Dove (Dvorak)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ZDENEK CHALABALA
2.37* Dances from Galanta (Kodaly) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ
2.54* Polka-Mazurka: Burning Love (Josef Strauss)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
on gramophone records

: SOLOMON

(piano)
Sonata in C major (Haydn
Society No. 35) (Haydn)
3.17* Sonata in E flat major.
Op. 81a (Les Adieux) (Beethoven) on gramophone records

: THE MARRI.AGE OF FIGARO

Opera in four acts
Music by Mozart
Libretto by LORENZO DA PONTE after Beaumarchais
Sung in Italian on gramophone records
PHILHARMONIA CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CARLO MARIA GIULlNI
The action takes place in Count Almaviva's castle near Seville
Count Almaviva. attracted by his wife's maid Susanna, tries to hold up her marriage to Figaro. The young couple, aided and abetted by the Countess and by the amorous page-boy Cherubino. plot a series of intrigues to foil his plans. They eventually succeed in putting him to shame. when he finds himself trying to seduce his own wife. disguised as Susanna, and the marriage of Figaro can at last take place.

Contributors

Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giullni

: ORGAN RECITAL

by RICHARD POPPLEWELL '
From St. Paul's Cathedral
London

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Popplewell

: MUSIC DICTIONARY

Illustrated explanations of some standard musical terms
2: Cadence by ROGER North

Contributors

Unknown: Roger North

: SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS

Lesson 29
Introduced by JACINTA CASTILLEJO with the help of PABLO SOTO
Script by Anthony Watson and George Walton Scott
Broadcast on April 13. 1964
Repeated on Saturday at 11.0 a.m. (Home Service)
A booklet and records are available

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacinta Castillejo
Script By: Anthony Watson
Script By: George Walton Scott

: LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES

5: The Germanic Languages by R. J. MCCLEAN
Professor of German University of London

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. McClean

: CHANGING ENGLISH

5: Fashions in Words by DAVID WILLIAMS
Headmaster
Kilburn Grammar School

: SECOND THOUGHTS ON AID

Nine broadcasts about the theory, problems, practice and future of Aid and development
2: Some Political Realities in Recipient Countries
ANDREW SHONFIELD introduces conversations he has recorded with DENNIS AUSTIN
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London
HUGH TINKER Professor of Asian Government and Politics University of London, at the School of Oriental and African Studies and VICTOR URQUIDI Director of the research programme on Economics and Demography at El Colegio de Mexico
Which political systems are good or bad for Aid and development? Military regimes, communism, one party states? Or is there a residual place for democracy?
Andrew Shonfield on the Pace of Aid which he believes has reached a significant juncture: April 25

: WHISPERINGS

by Robert Pinget
Translated by BARBARA BRAY
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
The watcher,
Peter Woodthorpe
His assistant,
Michael Kilgarriff
Whisperings—a duologue in undertones-calls for a particular degree of clear reception. Listeners on VHF should be able to savour the play's strangely compulsive quality to the full.

Contributors

Translated By: Barbara Bray
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

: PALESTRINA

Motets
Exaltabo te Domine Justorum animae
Deus tu convertens
Adoramus te Christe
Ecce merces sanctorum Ave Regina coelorum Orietur Stella
Paucitas dierum Manus tuae Jubilate Deo
THAMES CHAMBER CHOIR
Conductor, Louis HALSEY
From St. Andrew's Church.
Holborn. London
The thtrd of a series of thirteen programmes of music by Palestrina
Eight Motets from Canticum Canticorum: April 28

Contributors

Unknown: Orietur Stella
Conductor: Louis Halsey

: New Poetry

A review of recently published books of verse by Oliver Bernard, John Berryman, Robert Lowell, Norman MacCaig, and Sylvia Plath
Introduced by LAURENCE LERNER
Poems read by Harvey Hall and June Tobin

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Bernard
Unknown: John Berryman
Unknown: Robert Lowell
Unknown: Norman Mac
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Introduced By: Laurence Lerner
Read By: Harvey Hau
Read By: June Tobin

: THE LATE ROMANTIC PIANO

The last of three talks in which
DERYCK COOKE examines the piano style of forty years ago in the light of piano-rolls recorded by the composers themselves
The illustrations are from rolls made by RACHMANIMOV, DOHNANYI, FAURE, and others
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF INDIA

by JOHN ROBERTS
Dr. Roberts, Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, historian, and contributor last summer to the ' Personal View ' series, returned recently from his first visit to India. In this talk he reports some impressions of his month's visit.
Second broadcast
Alastair Buchan on Indian nuclear and national security problems: April 27 followed by an interlude at 10.55

Contributors

Unknown: John Roberts
Unknown: Alastair Buchan

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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