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: DVORAK

Overture: Carnival CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL
7.23* Serenade in E major, for string orchestra
PRAGUE SOLOISTS' ORCHESTRA Conducted by VACLAV TALICH
,7.41* Three Slavonic Dances CLEVELAND Orchestra
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: George Szell
Conducted By: Vaclav Talich
Conducted By: George Szell

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON

Leader. Carl Pini
Conducted by RUDOLF SCHWARZ
Schubert
Symphony No. 3, in D major
8.31* Symphony No. 5. in B flat major

Contributors

Leader: Carl Pini
Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Schumann
Overture: Genoveva -
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by RAFAEL KUBELIK
9.14* Symphony No. 1, in B flat major (Spring)
LONDON Symphony ORCHESTRA Conducted by JOSEF KRIPS on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik
Conducted By: Josef Krips

: MUSIC MAKING

The young giants
Last of three programmes Mendelssohn and Britten
MAUREEN LEHANE (contralto) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
PATRICIA CARROLL (piano)
LONDON Octet
Hugh Maguire (violin) Norman Nelson (violin)
Jeffrey Wakefield (violin) Trevor Connah (violin) Harry Danks (viola) John Coulling (viola) Alexander Kok (cello) Kenneth Heath (cello)
Second broadcast of the Octet

Contributors

Contralto: Maureen Lehane
Piano: Ernest Lush
Piano: Patricia Carroll
Violin: Hugh Maguire
Violin: Norman Nelson
Violin: Jeffrey Wakefield
Violin: Trevor Connah
Viola: Harry Danks
Cello: Alexander Kok
Cello: Kenneth Heath

: INTERMEZZO

Overture: La Cenerentola (Rouint)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CARLO Maria GIULINI
21.8* Concierto de Aranjuez
(Rodrigo)
JULIAN BREAM (guitar) with the MELOS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS 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 in stereophony a special receiver. or an adapter for use with an existing receiver is necessary. Listeners with normal VHF receivers will hear the programme monophonieally as usual

Contributors

Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Colin Horsley (piano)
Each month a well-known artist is invited to introduce and perform a wide range of music
In his third programme
¤« COLIN HORSLEY plays

Contributors

Piano: Colin Horsley
Unknown: Colin Horsley

: AVISON AND TARTINI

Concerto in A major, Op. 9 No. 11
(Charles Avison )
ACADEMY OF
ST. MARTIN-IN.THE-FIELDS
Directed by NEVILLEE MARRINER
11.57* Sinfonia pastorale for violin and string orchestra (Tartini)
JAN Tomasow (violin) directing the CHAMBER ORCHESTRA of the VIENNA STATE OPERA on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Avison
Directed By: Nevillee Marriner

: MIDDAY CONCERT

HELEN WATTS (contralto)
BBC Scottish Orchestra Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by GRAHAM TREACHER
Part 1

Contributors

Conducted By: Graham Treacher

: CONCERT CALENDAR

BERNARD KEEFFE looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in Scotland, Wales, and the West during the next seven days

: MIDDAY CONCERT

-Part 2
Given before an invited audience In BBC Studio One. Glasgow
Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed] enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

: BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA

Leader, David Adams
Conducted by VILEM Tausky Lyrical Suite.Ernest Tomlinson

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky

: FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS

Gramophone records of orchestral music by Cherubini, Rimsky - Korsakov, Johann Strauss. and Nielsen

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss.

: CLIFFORD CURZON

piano
Gnomenreleen (Liszt)
3.4* Berceuse (Liszt)
3.13* Sonata No. in F minor
(Brahms) on gramophone records

: IL TROVATORE

Opera in four acts
Music by Verdi
Words by SALVATORE CAMMARANO
Sung in Italian on gramophone records
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
OF THE ROME Opera HOUSE
Conducted by THOMAS SCHIPPERS
ACT 1
Sc. 1: A hall tn the Allaferla palace
Sc. 2: The garden of the palace ACT 2
Sc. 1: The slopes of a mountain in Biscay
Sc. 2: The cloister of a convent near Castellor
ACT 3'
Sc. 1: A military camp
Sc. 2: A hall in the stronghold of Castellor
ACT 4
Sc. 1: A wing of the Allaferla palace
Sc 2: A dungeon in the palace
As a young girl, the gypsy Azucena saw her mother burned at the stake by order of the old Count di Luna. In revenge, she threw, as she thought. the Count's younger son into the flames. Now. as her own son Manrico is about to marry Leonora, the young Count. who loves Leonora himself, condemns Azucena to be burnt at the stake Manrico saves her, but is himself captured and executed. Azucena then reveals that the child she threw into the flames was her own son. and the man di Luna has just killed was his own brother.

Contributors

Conducted By: Thomas Schippers

: ORGAN RECITAL

by ROBERT JOYCE
From Llandaff Cathedral

: COMPARATIVE RELIGION

A series on the ideas central to the major religions practised in the world today, and their influence on the lives of the people who profess them.
7: The first of two discussions in which
A. BASU, a Hindu
THE Ven. SAYADAW BHIKKU THITTLA, a Buddhist
A. L POLACK, a Jew
FR. MARTIN JARRETT-KERR, a Christian and ATTIA HOSAIN, a Muslim examine some ethical and spiritual problems in the light of their own faith.
Chairman, ALEC ROBERTSON
First broadcast December 31. 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Jarrett-Kerr
Unknown: Alec Robertson

: THE ELIZABETHAN NATION

Elizabethan Culture and Ideas
Nine programmes about the attitudes and beliefs . of the Elizabethans
8: Ideas about Music
We know quite a lot both about Elizabethan ideas of music and about their relation to the Elizabethan view of the world, but little attempt has been made to listen to Elizabethan music in this context.
John STEVENS , Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, ar.d University Lecturer in English shows how the ideas of the Elizabethans are reflected in their music
Illustrated by recordings of Elizabethan music
Produced by Howard Smith
First broadcast March 4
Eight lectures by Joel Hurstfield on Elizabethan Government and Society: Tuesdays at 7.0 p.m. A paperback Is available

Contributors

Unknown: John Stevens
Produced By: Howard Smith
Unknown: Joel Hurstfield

: COURT MUSIC IN FRANCE AND SPAIN

c. 1400
The sixth of a series of music from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Part 1
MUSICA MENSURABILIS Ensemble Director, WOLFGANG NITSCHKE
Introduced by Michael HOWARD
Script based on material by Wolfgang Nitschke
Recording made available by courtesy of Radio Bremen
Part 2: Friday at 9.40 p.m.

Contributors

Director: Wolfgang Nitschke
Introduced By: Michael Howard
Unknown: Wolfgang Nitschke

: SOME SCIENTIFIC AMERICANS

A series of interviews
3: Harrison Brown
Professor of Geochemistry. California Institute of Technology talks to GERALD LEACH about international co - operation among scientists, and some of the problems and possibilities of science in the world scene
Recorded on the Caltech campus
Professor Jesse Greenstein : Oct. 19

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Leach
Unknown: Professor Jesse Greenstein

: THE KING'S THRESHOLD

by W. B. Yeats with Anthony Jacobs and Derek Birch
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. SMITH
To be repeated on October j
Patrick Magee is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company

Contributors

Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: Derek Birch
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Old man: Patrick Magee
King: Derek Birch
Senias: John Ruddock
Seanchan: Anthony Jacobs
Arias: Nigel Anthony
Brian: Rio Fanning
Mayor: Alan Barry
Chamberlain: Stanley Illsley
Soldier: Harold Reese
Monk: Alan Barry
Aileen: Pauline Wynn
Essa: Maureen Kennedy Martin
Princess Buan: Joan Matheson
First cripple: Leo Maguire
Second cripple: Anthony Hall
Fedelm: Diana Olsson

: MOZART, BARTOK AND RAVEL

HEINZ MEDJIMOREC (piano)

: HAROLD PINTER

reads his short story
Tea Party
Suspicion of the loyalty and devotion of those closest to him drives a man into bouts of psychosomatic blindness As his grasp of objective reality loosens, his confidence in all the skills and abilities he had taken for granted is destroyed
Second broadcast

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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