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A weekly programme of recent records
Wind Quintet in B flat major, Op. 56 No. 1 (Danzi)
Haifa Wind Quintet

8.18 Songs (Dowland)
Farewell, unkind, farewell Lady, if you so spite me
Weep you no more, sad fountains
Fine knacks for ladies
Up merry mates
Jantina Noorman (soprano)
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Christopher Keyte (bass) with David Channon (lute) and Dietrich Kessler (bass viol)

8.32 Cello Concerto in A minor (C.P.E. Bach)
Klaus Storck with the Berlin Chamber Music Group
Conducted by Mathieu Lange

Contributors

Musicians: Haifa Wind Quintet
Soprano: Jantina Noorman
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Bass: Christopher Keyte
Lutenist: David Channon
Bass Violist: Dietrich Kessler
Cellist: Klaus Storck
Musicians: Berlin Chamber Music Group
Conductor: Mathieu Lange

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: THE HAYDN SYMPHONY

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by MAURICE HANDFORD
Symphony No. 70, in D major
9.23* Symphony No. 83, in G minor (The Hen)

Contributors

Conducted By: Maurice Handford

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Serenade in C minor (K.388)
(Mozart)
LONDON BAROQUE ENSEMBLE
Conducted by KARL HAAS
10.4* Chanson hébraïque; Don
Quichotte à Dulcinée (Ravel)
GERARD SOUZAY with the PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANDRE VANDERNOOT
10.16* Concerto in D.minor, for two pianos and orchestra (Poulenc)
FRANCIS POULENC and JACQUES FEVRIER with the PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by GEORGES PRETRE
10.37* Symphony in three movements (Stravinsky)
COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Conducted By: Karl Haas
Unknown: Gerard Souzay
Conducted By: Andre Vandernoot
Unknown: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Jacques Fevrier
Conducted By: Georges Pretre

: MOZART PIANO CONCERTOS

Concerto No. 27, in B flat major (K.595)
HANS LEYGRAF (piano)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader. Erich Gruenberg
Conducted by IGOR MARKEVITCH
Second broadcast
11.31* Concerto No. 14, In E flat major (K.449)
ALASDAlR GRAHAM (piano)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE

Contributors

Leader: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Igor Markevitch
Conducted By: Bernard Keeffe

: L'ELISIR D'AMORE

by Donizetti
A radio adaptation based on the libretto by FELICE ROMANI
English translation by KINGSLEY LARK with addition by GEOFFREY DUNN
Narrator, DAVID FRANKLIN
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS Chorus-Master.
Stephen Wilkinson
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Produced by Peter Rorke
Broadcast on January 31
Denis Dowling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company
Nemorino, a poor young farmer, is In love with Adina, but she fascinated by Belcore, the swaggering sergeant of a regiment quartered in the village. In an effort to win her back, Nemorino spends his last coin on a love potion from the quack, Dr. Dulcamara. The potion is really only wine, and not surprisingly has no effect except to make Nemorino drunk. However. his rich uncle, opportunely dying, leaves him a fortune, and Adina, jealous of his sudden popularity with the village girl changes her mind about marrying Belcore and returns to him. Dr. Dulcamara is quick to claim the credit for their reconciliation.

Contributors

Unknown: Felice Romani
Translation By: Kingsley Lark
Unknown: Geoffrey Dunn
Narrator: David Franklin
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Produced By: Peter Rorke
Unknown: Denis Dowling

: BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 7, in A major played by the SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF THE BAVARIAN RADIO
Conducted by JAN KOEtSIER
Recording made available by cour. tesy of the Bavarian Radio

Contributors

Conducted By: Jan Koetsier

: MOZART

† LONDON WIND SOLOISTS
Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe) James Brown (oboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet) Walter Lear (clarinet) Alan Civil (horn) Ian Beers (horn)
Roger Bernstingl (bassoon) Ronald Waller (bassoon)
Directed by JACK BRYMER
Divertimento in B flat major,
(K.270)
2.11* Divertimento In B flat major (K.A. 299 No. 1)
2.22* Serenade in E flat major,
(K.375)

Contributors

Oboe: Sidney Sutcliffe
Oboe: James Brown
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Clarinet: Walter Lear
Bassoon: Roger Bernstingl
Bassoon: Ronald Waller
Directed By: Jack Brymer

: MOSCOW CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Rudolf Barshai
† Part

Contributors

Conductor: Rudolf Barshai

: During the Interval

† ANTONY HOPKINS talks about the music in the second part of this afternoon's concert

: CONCERT

† Part 2
The Moscow Chamber Orchestra appears by arrangement with Harold Holt, Ltd... and Victor Hochhauser, Ltd.

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: BEETHOVEN AND HAYDN

† DELME STRING QUARTET
Granville Jones (violin) Jürgen Hess (violin)
John Underwood (viola) Joy Hall (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Granville Jones
Violin: Jürgen Hess
Viola: John Underwood
Cello: Joy Hall

: RUDYARD KIPLING

1865-1936
A reassessment by Peter Porter
When Kipling died he had already outlived the period of his greatest fame. Since his death, attempts to reassess his work have been made hy T. S. Eliot and Noël Annan, among others, but in this centenary year its full range and versatility have yet to be appreciated. The Australian poet Peter Porter believes that Kipling compels attention as a sort of Auden of the Right, whose insight into violence, and control of the dramatic monologue, give his best verse and prose lasting appeal.
Readers: HARVEY HALL
HUGH DICKENS , ANTHONY JACOBS
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: When Kipling
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: Peter Porter
Readers: Harvey Hall
Readers: Hugh Dickens
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs

: FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD

An opera in three acts after Dostoevsky by Leos Janacek
Translated and adapted for radio by DENNIS ARUNDELL
Cast in order of singing:
Male Voices of the BBC NORTHERN SINGERS Chorus-Master,
Stephen Wilkinson
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
† Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
Repetiteurs,
Vida Harford and Leo Wurmser
Produced by Dennis Arundell and Lionel Salter
ACT 1. A Siberian prison camp

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Vida Harford
Unknown: Leo Wurmser
Produced By: Dennis Arundell
Produced By: Lionel Salter

: THE EARTH IS HUNGRY t

by J. M. COHEN
Some thoughts on the literature of the First World War, with particular reference to European writers outside the scope of Bernard Bergonzi 's study Heroes' Twilight

Contributors

Unknown: J. M. Cohen
Unknown: Bernard Bergonzi

: FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD

ACr 2. By the banks of the river
Irtysh. Easter

: MEDIEVAL POETRY

Two talks by PETER DRONKE
Lecturer in Mediaeval Literature in the University of Cambridge
2: Marbod, Alan of Lille. Hildegarde of Bingen
Three widely differing poems, the De molesta recreatione by Marbod, Alan of Lille's Odei proles, a hymn to Nature, and Hildegarde of Bingen's 0 nobilissima Viriditas

: FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD

ACT 3
Scene I The prison hospital
Scene 2 The courtyard of the prisoD

: La Bonne Lorraine

An account of the rehabilitation of Jeanne d'Arc
Written by René Hague
On July 7, 1456, the commission appointed by Pope Calixtus III to examine the trial of Jeanne d'Arc in 1431 pronounced the sentence of rehabilitation which annulled the earlier proceedings. The enquiry, which was based on the written records of 1431 and on the evidence of witnesses who had known Jeanne (including some who had taken part in her trial), was chiefly conducted by the Inquisitor of France, Jean Bréhal.
Produced by R. D. SMITH
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Pope Calixtus Iii
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Jean Bréhal, Inquisitor of France.: David March
Charles VII: Douglas Storm
Questioner: Walter Fitzgerald
Fr Jean Toutmouillé: Leo Maguire
Ladvenu: Brian Hewlett
Guihaume Manchon, notary: Alaric Cotter
Thomas de Courcelles: Stanley Illsley
Jean Massleu: Brian Wilde
Nicholas de Houppeville: Noel Howlett
Jean Beaupère, Canon of Rouen.: Malcolm Hayes
Jean Morel: John Sharp
Perrin: John Ruddock
Jean Waterin: Norman Wynne
Jean Colin: Anthony Sagar
Hauviette: Elizabeth Proud
Jean de Metz: Robert Sansom
Seguin de Seguin: Peter Claughton
Louis de Coutes: Hugh Dickson
Comte de Dunois: Stephen Thorne
Due d'Alençon: Nigel Graham
Jean d' Aulon: Antony Viccars
Jeanne d'Arc: Rosalind Shanks

: CHOPIN

Piano Concerto No. 1, in E minor
EMIL GILELS (piano)
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy

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