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: What's New?

A programme of recent records
Eleven Bagatelles, Op. 119
(Beethoven)
ALFRED BRENDEL (piano)
8.20* Piggesnie; Along the Stream
(Warwk)
Bold William Taylor (Grainger) PETER PEARS (tenor) with BENJAMIN BRITTEN (piano)
8.28* Kreisleriana (Schumann) ANNIE FISCHER (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: William Taylor
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Annie Fischer

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THE HAYDN SYMPHONY

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Symphony No. 1, in D major
9.15* Symphony No. 56. in C major

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
March in D major (K.249) (Mozart)
VIENNA MOZART ENSEMBLE
Conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
9.49* Adagio in G minor, for organ and string orchestra (Albinoni)
SAAR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by KARL RISTENPART
9.59* Concerto in D minor, for harpsichord. two bassoons, and string orchestra (Müthel)
EDUARD MÜLLER , HEINRICH GÖLDNER and OTTO STEINKOPF with members of the SCHOLA CANTORUM BASILIENSIS
Conducted by AUGUST WENZINGER
10.27* Symphony No, 2. in D major
(Beethoven)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN

Contributors

Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky
Conducted By: Karl Ristenpart
Unknown: Eduard Müller
Unknown: Heinrich Göldner
Unknown: Otto Steinkopf
Conducted By: August Wenzinger
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

-Edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
The Macnaghten Concerts by ANTHONY PAYNE
Musical Profile: Istvan Kertesz by BARRIE HALL
Paul Dukas (1865-1935) by ROLLO MYERS
Landowska on Music: book review by JEREMY NOBLE

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Anthony Payne
Unknown: Istvan Kertesz
Unknown: Barrie Hall
Unknown: Paul Dukas
Unknown: Rollo Myers
Review By: Jeremy Noble

: SERAPHINA

or The Apothecary's Dumb Wife An opera buffa in one act by Heinrich Sutermeister
English version by LIONEL SALTER
First performance in this country (contralto) (baritone) (tenor) (baritone) (contralto) (bass) (soprano)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by MARCUS DODS
Produced by LIONEL SALTER
The action takes place in the seventeenth century In a small baroque town
Eric Shilling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Unknown: Heinrich Sutermeister
Unknown: Lionel Salter
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Marcus Dods
Produced By: Lionel Salter
Unknown: Eric Shilling
A matchmaker: Johanna Peters
The apothecary: Eric Shilling
A man with a cough: Leslie Fyson
A man with gout: Frederick Westcott
A screaming child: Olive Michael
Its mother: Peggy Castle
Dr Holibrius an itinerant Quack doctor: John Holmes
Seraphina: Patricia Reakes

: CHABRIER

Fête polonaise (Le roi malgré lui)
12.59* Suite pastorale
1.21* Rhapsody: España SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: FROM THE HOLLAND FESTIVAL

THE JANACEK QVARTET
Jiri Travnicek - (violin) Adolf Sykora (violin) Jiri Kratochvil (viola) Karel Krafka (cello)
Recording made available by courtesy of the Netherlands Radio Union from the Holland Festival

Contributors

Violin: Jiri Travnicek
Violin: Adolf Sykora
Viola: Jiri Kratochvil
Cello: Karel Krafka

: STROUD FESTIVAL

Festival Choir
Philomusica of London
Leader. Carl Pini
Conducted by Peter Gellhorn
From the Parish Church of St. Lawrence, Stroud
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Carl Pini
Conducted By: Peter Gellhorn

: The Concert Interval

† EDMUND RUBBRA talks about his
Choral Suite Inscape

Contributors

Talks: Edmund Rubbra

: Stroud Festival

Part 2

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest

: MOZART

Rondo in D major (K.485)
5.7* Adagio in B minor (K.540)
5.14* Sonata in F major (K.332) played by CLAUDE FRANK (piano)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Played By: Claude Frank

: THINKING ALOUD ABOUT AFRICA

Four talks by Dame Margery Perham
4: The current demands on the outside world
Dr. Perham believes that it realistic to see Africa today as a unity, with the new states all demanding the respect and the help of the world and the early liberation of the South from white rule. What part can Britain and the Commonwealth play in helping to meet these demands? How should we regard the entry into the continent of Russia and China?
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Margery Perham

: EXPLOSIONS

A play for radio by Jean Morris with Patrick Troughton Rolf Lefebvre
Denys Graham and Sylvia Coleridge
A series of unexplained explosions mar the atmosphere of happiness of a seaside town at holiday time. Beneath the surface there is a tendency towards violence.
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN
Second broadcast followed by an interlude at 7.25

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Morris
Unknown: Patrick Troughton
Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre
Unknown: Denys Graham
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Produced By: John Tydeman
Newsreader: Peter Bartlett
Carol: Sian Davies
Julie: Patrick Gallimore
Ken: Anthony Hall
First woman: Doreen Hepburn
First P C (Jim): Brian Hewlett
First man: Mervyn Pascoe
Children: Christopher Wood
Children: Barry Stenton
Children: Laurence Stenton
Children: Chitistine 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 Margolyes

: UNITED NATIONS DAY

Concert
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part
See above

: * THREE KINDS OF BALLET

† by JAMES MONAHAN
A large section of the Bolshoi Ballet performed in London this summer. In September the New York City Ballet, under its director and chief choreographer, George Balanchine. spent a fort. night at Covent Garden. James Monahan. who under the name of James Kennedy writes The Guardian's ballet criticism, ana. lyses the work of these two leading foreign companies, and com. Pares it with that of the Royal Ballet.

Contributors

Unknown: James Monahan
Unknown: George Balanchine.
Unknown: James Monahan.
Unknown: James Kennedy

: * CONCERT

Part 2

: THE END OF FREE FALL

Two talks about the future by SiR GEOFFREY VICKERS , V.C. author of The Art of Judgment 2: The Cultural Challenge
Political change is limited by the speed at which people can change their ideas of the world they live in. their expectations of it and their willingness to accept its expectations of them: and all of these are cultural changes.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Vickers

: VIOLIN MUSIC

played by MANOUG PARIKIAN

Contributors

Played By: Manoug Parikian

: THE DITCH AND THE TOWER

LAURENCE KITCHIN on Yeats
Mr. Kitchin argues that the enduring relevance of Yeats's poetry depends on his reconciliation of the grossness of experience with the glamour of art. He sees Yeats as both entertainer and realist, aware of life as a ' blind man's ditch' and at the same time preoccupied with its splendour and mystery as symbolised by the tower, in particular. the tower he lived in himself in Ballylee.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Kitchin

: THE NEWS

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