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A weekly programme of recent records
Symphony No. 40, in G minor
(K.550) (Mozart)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANTAL DORATi
8.28* Songs of the Auvergne
(arr. Canleloube) L'Antóuèno
Uno jiónto postouro Pastorale
Obol, din lo coumbelo He! Beyla-z-y-dau Fé
NETANIA DAVRATH (soprano) with ORCHESTRA
Conducted by PIERRE DE LA ROCHE
8.47* Cuban Overture (Gershwin) EASTMAN-ROCHESTER ORCHESTRA Conducted by HOWARD HANSON

Contributors

Conducted By: Antal Dorati
Conducted By: Pierre De La Roche
Conducted By: Howard Hanson

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THE HAYDN SYMPHONY

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by RAE JENKINS
Symphony No. 11, in E flat major
9.18* Symphony No. 98, in B flat major

Contributors

Conducted By: Rae Jenkins

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Suite in A minor, for flute and string orchestra (Telemann)
ELAINE SHAFFER
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by YEHUDI MENUHlN
Clarinet Concerto No. 1, in F minor (Weber)
HEINRICH GEUSER
BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by FERENC FRicsAY
Two Suites for orchestra
{Stravinsky)
Members of the CBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Unknown: Elaine Shaffer
Conducted By: Yehudi Menuhln
Conducted By: Ferenc Fricsay

: MOZART PIANO CONCERTOS

No. 5, in D major (K.175) INGRID HAEBLER (piano)
PRO MUSICA ORCHESTRA, VIENNA Conducted by PAUL WALTER
11.11* No.8, 8, in C major (K.246) WILHELM KEMPFF (piano)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by FERDINAND LEITNER
11.34* No. 16, in D major (K.451) GEZA ANDA (piano) who also directs the CAMERATA ACADEMICA OF the SALZBURG MOZARTEUM on gramophone records
Repeated on Wednesday at 3.30

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Walter
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Conducted By: Ferdinand Leitner
Unknown: Salzburg Mozarteum

: PRIMA DONNA

An operetta in one act by Arthur Benjamin
Libretto by CEDRIC CLIFFE
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Produced by PETER RORKE

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Benjamin
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Produced By: Peter Rorke
Florindo: John Heddle Nash (baritone)
Alcino: Kenneth Bowen (tenor)
The Count: Norman Lumsden (bass)
Olimpia: Patricia Reakes (soprano)
Fiammetta: Cynthia Glover (soprano)
Bellina: Pamela Bowden (contralto)

: BORODIN

Symphony No. 2, in B minor played by the BEROMUNSTER RADIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by ERICH SCHMID
Recording made available by cour* tesy of the Swiss Radio

Contributors

Conducted By: Erich Schmid

: BEETHOVEN. JANACEK AND WEBER

ILJA HURNIK (piano)
TEL Aviv STRING QUARTET Chaim Taub (violin) Menahem Breuer (violin)
Daniel Benyamini (viola) Uzi Wiesel (cello) with YONA ETRLINGER (clarinet)

Contributors

Violin: Chaim Taub
Viola: Daniel Benyamini
Cello: Uzi Wiesel

: THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

Leader, Rafael Druian
Conductor
George Szell
Grant Johannesen (piano)
Part 1
This concert was recorded when the Cleveland Orchestra played in the Royal Festival Hall on June 22 this year. Walton's Variations on a Theme by Hindemith was written for the 150th birthday of the Royal Philharmonic Society in March 1963 and given its first American performance by the Cleveland Orchestra a month later. The concluding item in this concert, Dvorak's Slavonic Dance No. 3, was played as a ' lollipop ' in response to the applause of the Festival Hall audience.

Contributors

Leader: Rafael Druian
Conductor: George Szell
Piano: Grant Johannesen

: The Concert Interval

† SIR WILLIAM WALTON talks to
HANS KELLER about contemporary music, its problems and its future. He lists his five most important twentieth-century composers-whom few will guess

Contributors

Talks: Sir William Walton
Unknown: Hans Keller

: CONCERT

Part 2

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest

: PtANO RECITAL

by PETER SERKIN

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Serkin

: POETRY NOW

A miscellany arranged and produced by Terence Tiller
Recent Verse
Poems by Jack Bevan , Barry Cole
Keith Douglas , Zulfikar Ghose Madge Hales
Elizabeth Jennings and Gillian Stone
Read by OLIVE GREGG and DENIS GOACHER
The Poet's Voice
Poems by Clifford Dyment , Denis Goacher Margaret Stanley-Wrench and Vernon Watkins
Introduced and read by THE AUTHORS
The Making of a Poem
PATRIC DICKINSON traces the origins and development of one of his own unpublished poems

Contributors

Produced By: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Jack Bevan
Unknown: Barry Cole
Unknown: Keith Douglas
Unknown: Zulfikar Ghose
Unknown: Madge Hales
Unknown: Elizabeth Jennings
Unknown: Gillian Stone
Read By: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Denis Goacher
Unknown: Clifford Dyment
Unknown: Denis Goacher
Unknown: Margaret Stanley-Wrench
Unknown: Vernon Watkins
Unknown: Patric Dickinson

: NIELSEN AND SIBELIUS

Centenary Concert
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Dorothy Dorow (soprano)
Thomas Hemsley (baritone) Peter Walker (baritone)
Male Voices of the BBC Northern Singers Chorus-Master,
Stephen Wilkinson
BBC Northern Orchestra
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by Meredith Davies
Introduced by ROBERT SIMPSON
Cantata: The Origin of Fire
(Ukko the Firemaker) (1902)
Sibelius
6.46* Violin Concerto (1911)
Nielsen

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Soprano: Dorothy Dorow
Baritone: Thomas Hemsley
Baritone: Peter Walker
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Meredith Davies
Introduced By: Robert Simpson

: KUWAIT

tPETER LIENHARDT, a social anthropologist who has made a special study of the Middle East, talks about the dramatic social changes that have taken place in Kuwait during the past ten years as a result of the sudden increase in the wealth of the area

: CENTENARY CONCERT

Part 2
Final concert in the Nielsen-Sibelius Centenary series: October 31 (Music Programme)
In ' Sibelius and Nielsen ' Robert Simpson discusses and compares the work of the two great Scandinavian composers. The booklet costs 5s. and can be ordered through booksellers or direct by sending a crossed postal order for 5s. 6d. (including postage and packing) to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sibelius Centenary
Unknown: Robert Simpson

: AN ELEPHANT IN ARCADY

by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon
Adapted for radio by RAYMOND RAIKES
Music chosen by Eleanor Farjeon from composers of the eighteenth century
Adapted and orchestrated by ERNEST IRVING with Stephanie Voss , Max Worthley Eric Shilling , Laurie Payne Characters in order of speaking and singing:
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Led by Alan Loveday
Conducted by LIONEL SALTER
Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES
The scene is laid in and around Count Pomposo's palazzo and estate in the country outside Pisa.
Period: 1750
Synopsis of music:
1. Prelude (A. Scarlatti)
2. Duet: Another thousand lire
(Mozart)
3. My darling little dingoes
(Paisiello)
4. Trio: I never never never
(Pergolesi)
5. Awake ye bulls and heifers
(Paisiello)
6. Duet: Twenty thousand lire
(Mozart)
7. Chorus: Salutation!
(A. Scarlatti)
8. The Legend of Helicon
(Bononcini)
9. Concerted: Did he say elephant? (G. Sarti )
10. Sweet Florinda (Mozart)
11. Oh me! Heigh ho! (Pergolest)
12. Oh sorrow and affliction
(Pergolesi)
13. Overture to Damon and Chlo*
(A. Scarlatti)
14. Duet: Damon and Chloe
(Mozart)
15. Duet: The Goose (Mozart)
16. Concerted: Stop the show
(Piccinni)
17. Chorus: What a night!
(Mozart)
18. Chorus: The Banishment
(Vinci)
19. Poor Florinda (Mozart)
20. Reprise: The Legend of Helicon (Bononcini)
21. Reprise: Sweet Florinda
(Mozart)
22. Finale: Come fill up your goblets (A. Scarlatti)
Second broadcast
Eric Shilling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opem Company

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Ernest Irving
Unknown: Stephanie Voss
Unknown: Max Worthley
Unknown: Eric Shilling
Unknown: Laurie Payne
Unknown: Alan Loveday
Conducted By: Lionel Salter
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: G. Sarti
Unknown: Eric Shilling
Murzuq, a mahout: Christopher Carlos
Bertoldo, a circus proprietor: Hamlyn Benson
Count Pomposo: Eric Shilling
Bettina, a milliner: Jane Wenham
Elorinda, the Count's daughter: Stephanie Voss
Lelio, a gentleman of Pisa: Max Worthley
Members of the Arcadian Ortensio: Laurie Payne
Anastasia: Betty Huntley-Wright
Chorus of Arcadians: The Ambrosian Singers

: SMETANA

Trio in G minor
JOSEF SUK (violin)
JOSEF CHUCHRO (cello) JOSEF HALA (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Cello: Josef Chuchro

: THE NEWS

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