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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Suite No. 2. in B minor, for flute and string orchestra (Bach)
RICHARD ADENEY (flute)
PIIILOMUSICA ORCHESTRA
Directed by THURSTON DART
7.22* The Flight into Egypt; The
Shepherd's Farewell (The Childhood of Christ) (Berlioz)
ST. ANTHONY SINGERS
GOLDSBROUGH ORCHESTRA
Conducted by COLIN DAVIS
7.34* Rondo in D major for piano and orchestra (K.382) (Mozart)
ALFRED BRENDEL with the VIENNA PRO MUSICA ORCHESTRA Conducted by PAUL ANGERER
7.45* Serenade in G major, for string orchestra (Dag Wiren)
STOCKHOLM RADIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by STlG WESTERBERG on gramophone records

Contributors

Flute: Richard Adeney
Directed By: Thurston Dart
Conducted By: Colin Davis
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Conducted By: Paul Angerer
Conducted By: Stlg Westerberg

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: ENGLISH MUSIC OLD AND NEW

Overture and Dances: The Fairy
Queen (Purcell)
BOYD NEEL ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ANTHONY LEWIS
8.10* Courtly Dances (Gloriana)
(Britten, orr. Bream)
JULIAN BREAM CONSORT
8.21* Two Carols (trad.)
Wassail Song; Lullay my Liking
ALFRED DELLER CONSORT
With DESMOND DUPRE (lute) and STANLEY TAYLOR (recorder)
8.26* Capriol Suite, for string orchestra (Warlock)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT MENGES
8.37* Concerto for double-String orchestra (Tippctt)
MOSCOW CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, and BATH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RUDOLF BARSHAL on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Boyd Neel
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Desmond Dupre
Conducted By: Herbert Menges
Conducted By: Rudolf Barshal

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Grieg
Homage March (Sigurd Jorsalfar )
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by OIVIN FJELDSTAD
9.13* Piano Concerto in A minor
CLIFFORD CURZON with the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by OIVIN FJELDSTAD on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar
Conducted By: Oivin Fjeldstad
Unknown: Clifford Curzon
Conducted By: Oivin Fjeldstad

: ANNIVERSARY

GramoPhone records highlighting musical anniversaries occurring this week

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in A major, Op. 2 No. 2 played by NATASHA LITVIN (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Natasha Litvin

: MUSIC MAKING

AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
MARTHA ARGERICH (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Martha Argerich

: MIDDAY CONCERT

MICHAEL ROLL (piano)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted by COLIN DAVIS
Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Michael Roll
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

CHRISTOPHER GRIER looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the North during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Grier

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part

: MATINEE

LONDON STUDIO ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Leopold
Conducted by HENRY KRIPS
JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar)
In a programme of light music by Edward German , Khachaturyan, Vaughan Williams , and Johann Strauss and guitar solos by Scarlattl, Sor, and Manuel Ponce

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Leopold
Conducted By: Henry Krips
Guitar: John Williams
Music By: Edward German
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Manuel Ponce

: LORIN MAAZEL

conducts Russian music
Montagues and Capulets; Dance;
Death of Tybalt (Ballet Suite: Romeo and Juliet) (Prokofiev)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
3.13*Pictures from an Exhibition
(Mussorosky, orch. Ravel)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

: MUSICALE

A series of concerts given before invited audiences throughout the country
This week: from the Chapter House,
Canterbury Cathedral
RONALD SMITH (piano)
ALLEGRI STRING QUARTEt Eli Goren (violin)
Peter Thomas (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)
Boys OF
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL CHOIB Conductor, Allan Wicks
MARIA KORCHINSKA (harp)
Part 1

Contributors

Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: Peter Thomas
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth
Conductor: Allan Wicks
Harp: Maria Korchinska

: * TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Sunday's broadcast

: * MUSICALE

Part 2
Next Musicale, from Rhyl: January 4

: BANDSTAND

Music by Edward Elgar played by the B.M.C. BAND
Conductor, HARRY MORTIMER
The Imperial March
Nimrod (Enigma Variations)
The Severn Suite
March: Pomp and Circumstance
No.

Contributors

Music By: Edward Elgar
Conductor: Harry Mortimer

: FACTS IN FOCUS

The New Africa 6: Rwanda and Burundi by WILLIAM KIRKMAN

Contributors

Unknown: William Kirkman

: TALKING ITALIAN

12: Gita in campagna
Script by Pietro Giorgettl and Elsie Ferguson
Introduced by PIETRO GIORGETTl and ARIELLA REGGIO
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
First broadcast December 15. 1964 To be repeated on December 31 A booklet and records are available

Contributors

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

: GRAMMAR OF JAZZ

A series of illustrated talks about its musical language
4: Improvisation by HUMPHREY LYTTELTON with Illustrations specialty recorded with his band
A practical demonstration of points mentioned in preceding talks. How is collective spontaneity achieved and how much so-called improvisation is in fact planned or memorised beforehand?
Produced by Peter Dodd

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Produced By: Peter Dodd

: Ubu Cocu

Ubu Cuckolded
A 'pataphysical' extravanganza by Alfred Jarry
English version by Cyril Connolly
Music by John Beckett
with John Sharp , John Moffatt and Noel Howlett
Characters in order of speaking:
Adapted for radio and produced by Martin Esslin
(To be repeated on January 10)
(Peter Pratt Is appearing in 'A Month in the Country' at the Cambridge Theatre. London)

followed by an interlude at 8.25

Contributors

Author: Alfred Jarry
English Version: Cyril Connolly
Music: John Beckett
Adapted by/Producer: Martin Esslin
Narrator: Preston Lockwood
Achras, breeder of polyhedra: Noel Howlett
Pa Ubu, sometime King of Poland: John Sharp
His Conscience: John Moffatt
Crapentake: Peter Pratt
Binanjitters: Brian Hewlett
Fourzears: Gordon Faith
Ma Ubu: Margaret Wolfit
Rebontier, a rentier: Ralph Truman
Scytotomille cobbler: Ronald Baddiley
Memnon, Egyptian monument and scavenger: Geoffrey Matthews

: INVITATION CONCERT

Part
BBC CHORUS
Conductor, PETER GELLHORN

Contributors

Conductor: Peter Gellhorn

: THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE

by C. A. TRYPANIS
Professor of Byzantine Greek in the University of Oxford
Two books on the fall of Constantinople have recently been published, The Fall of Constantinople 1453 by Sir Steven Runciman and Tile World on the Last Day by David Stacton
Professor Trypanls tells the story of this final tragedy of the Middle Ages
See also Friday at 7.55

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Steven Runciman
Unknown: David Stacton

: CONCERT

Part 2
A ' school opera' in two acts Libretto by BRECHT based on Arthur Waley 's version of a fifteenth-century Noh play first performance in this country sung in German
BBC CHORUS
AN ORCHESTRA
Led by Henry Datyner Conducted by Jacques-Louis Monod
Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London
Next Invitation Concert, Jan. 11: Mozart, Quintet for piano and wind; Lutyens, The Vallell of Hatsu-se; Linke, Konkretionen ǁfor string quartet; Rawsthorne, Piano Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Waley
Unknown: Henry Datyner
Conducted By: Jacques-Louis Monod

: THE LIVING POET

Karen Gershon
KAREN GERSHON introduces a selection of her poems Read by AVIVA MARKS
Produced by Dorothy Baker

Contributors

Unknown: Karen Gershon
Introduces: Karen Gershon
Read By: Aviva Marks
Produced By: Dorothy Baker

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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