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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: ROMANTIC RUSSIAN MUSIC

Autumn (The Seasons) (Glazunov) PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ALBERT WOLFF
7.15* Symphony No. 3, in A minor
(Unfinished) (Borodin)
PHlLHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by NIKOLAI MALKO
7.32* Mazurka (A Life for the Tsar) (Glinka)
MONTE CARLO OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by LOUIS FREMAUX
7.38* Suite (Tsar Saltan)
(Rimsky-Korsakov)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EFREM KURTZ on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Albert Wolff
Conducted By: Nikolai Malko
Conducted By: Louis Fremaux
Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: COPLAND CONDUCTS COPLAND

Suite: The Tender Land
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
8.25* Old American Songs (Set 2) WILLIAM WARFIELD (baritone) with the COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
8.39* Statements for Orchestra LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

Contributors

Baritone: William Warfield

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Mendelssohn
March of the Fairies (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
9.6* Capriccio brillant in B minor,
Op. 22
PETER KATIN (piano) with the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
9.17* Symphony No. 5, in D major
(Reformation)
BERLIN PHlLHAHMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by LORIN MAAZEL on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel

: MUSIC MAKING

The Haydn String Quartet Series today begins a survey of some of his outstanding quartets. roughly in order of composition. This programme includes one of the early set Op. 9. and another. also
HELEN McKINNON (mezzo-soprano) VIOLA TUNNARD (piano)
MACGIBBON STRING QUARTET
Lorraine du Val (violin) Anatole Mines (viola)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Helen McKinnon

: RICHARD STRAUSS

Arias and scenes from his operas Arabella, Capriccio, and Der Rosenkavalier on gramophone records

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

A programme in which musicians sketch in the background of their musical life and introduce the music.
This week,
Marjorie Thomas (contralto) accompanied by ERNEST LUSH (piano) sings

Contributors

Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Accompanied By: Ernest Lush

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Led by James Davis t. Conductor, GEORGE HURST
Part 1

Contributors

Unknown: James Davis

: CONCERT CALENDAR

JOHN GARDNER looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in London and the South-East during the coming mid-week

Contributors

Unknown: John Gardner

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast followed by an interlude

: MIDDAY PROM

Part 2
Given before an invited audience in the Town Hall, St. Helens

: LIGHT MUSIC FROM GERMANY

WALTER HARKOPF (oboe)
KRISTINA BODALSKA (soprano)
HAMBURG RADIO ORCHESTRA and HANNOVER RADIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by WILHELM STEPHAN and RICHARD MÜLLER-LAMPERTZ tesy of the North German Broadcasting Service

Contributors

Soprano: Kristina Bodalska
Conducted By: Wilhelm Stephan

: INTERMEZZO

Overture: Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
2.40* Introduction and Rondo capriecioso, Op. 28, for violin and orchestra (Saint-Saëns)
YEHUDI MENUHIN with the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR EUGENE GOOSSENS
2.52* Fête polonaise (Le rol malgré lui) (Chabrier)
PHILHARMONIA PROMENADE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HENRY KRIPS on gramophone records
This programme is being broadcast experimentally on the system from the VHF transmitters at Wrotham and Dover, Kent. To hear the programme in stereophony a special with an existing receiver, is necesreceivers will hear the programme monophonically as usual.

Contributors

Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens
Conducted By: Henry Krips

: ARTHUR GRUMIAUX

with ISTVAN HAJDU (piano) playing
Violin Sonata in C minor
(Grieg) on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Istvan Hajdu

: MUSIC IN OUR TIME

ALAN LOVEDAY (violin)
LEONARD CASSINI (piano)
MARIE-THERESE ESCRIBANO (soprano)
DIE REIHE ENSEMBLE
Directed by FRIEDRICH CERHA

Contributors

Violin: Alan Loveday
Piano: Leonard Cassini
Soprano: Marie-Therese Escribano
Directed By: Friedrich Cerha

: ARRAU PLAYS BEETHOVEN

The first of five weekly programmes of recently released records including the Piano Concertos of Beethoven Aria: Have mercy, Lord, on me
(St. Matthew Passion) (Bach)
MAUREEN FORRESTER (contralto) with DRAGUTIN HRDJOK (Violin) and the ZAGREB SOLOISTS
Conducted by ANTONIO JANIGRO
4.39* Piano Concerto No. 1, in C major (Beethoven)
CLAUDIO ARRAU with the CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA
Conducted by BERNARD HAITINK
5.18* Chorale Variations on Vom Himmel hoch da komm' ich her (Bach, arr. Stravinsky)
TORONTO FESTIVAL SINGERS and the C.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by IGOR STRAVINSKY

Contributors

Contralto: Maureen Forrester
Violin: Dragutin Hrdjok
Conducted By: Antonio Janigro
Unknown: Claudio Arrau
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Vom Himmel
Conducted By: Igor Stravinsky

: THE YOUNG IDEA

A choice of records for the under-twenties
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
This week's programme includes Berlioz's Symphonie tunèbre et triomphale and music by Beethoven and Milhaud

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Parker
Music By: Beethoven
Music By: Milhaud

: READING AND RE-READING

A series of monthly programmes in which a speaker talks about a book worth returning to
MARY STOCKS on Mrs. Gaskell's
Life of Charlotte Brontë with readings by MARY O'FARRELL
Produced by Edith R. Baer

Contributors

Produced By: Edith R. Baer

: TALKING ITALIAN

A series of twenty lessons intended for listeners who have already done some Italian
1: Una visita importante
Script by Pietro Giorgetti and Elsie Ferguson
Introduced by PIETRO GIORGETTI and ARIELLA REGGIO
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
A booklet and records are available
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Script By: Pietro Giorgetti
Script By: Elsie Ferguson
Introduced By: Pietro Giorgetti
Introduced By: Ariella Reggio
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson

: CHOPIN NOCTURNES

STEFAN ASKENASE (piano)
B flat minor, Op. 9 No. E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2 C minor, Op. 48 No. B major, Op. 62 No.
F sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2 D flat major, Op. 27 No. 2

: FACT AND LAW

† ROY STONE discusses with RENFORD BAMBHOUGH some matters of common interest to lawyers and philosophers
What kind of 'facts' do Juries have to decide upon? Is there a distinction between ' good ' and ' bad ' law? What can be done to reconcile the lawyer's interpretation of everyday concepts (such as ' intention') with that of the layman?

: Explosions

A play for radio by Jean Morris
with Patrick Troughton, Rolf Lefebvre, Denys Graham and Sylvia Coleridge
Continued in next column
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Morris
Unknown: Patrick Troughton
Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre
Unknown: Denys Graham
Produced By: John Tydeman
Newsreader: Peter Bartlett
Carol: Sian Davies
Julie: Patricia Gallimore
Ken: Anthony Hall
First woman: Doreen Hepburn
First PC (Jim): Brian Hewlett
First man: Mervyn Pascoe
Children: Christopher Wood
Children: Barry Stenton
Children: Laurence Stenton
Children: Christine Jaworska
Children: Dawn Martine
Kevy's Mother: Daphne Jonason
Kevy's Father: Andrew Sachs
Kevy: Len Jones
Tom: Patrick Troughton
Terry: Colin Campbell
Cathy: Elizabeth Proud
A stranger: Rolf Lefebvre
Punch and Judy man: John Baddeley
Johnny: Denys Graham
Lily: Sylvia Coleridge
Second P C: Anthony Jackson
Dance hall manager: Michael McClain
Fourth girl: Miriam Margoyles

: HOLST

First of five programmes to include some of his music
Devised by Imogen Holst
Purcell Singers and Purcell Consort of Voices
Michael Jefferies (harp)
Conductor, Imogen Holst Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Jesu, thou the Virgin-born This have I done for my true love
Given before an invited audience
In the Town Hall. Cheltenham. Part of the Tuesday Invitation Concert on July 6

Contributors

Harp: Michael Jefferies
Conductor: Imogen Holst

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

Today's overseas commodity and financial news. London Stock Market closing report

: Closedown









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