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A weekly programme of recent records
Trio Sonata in G major (Califano) MARIO DUSCHENES (flute) MELVIN BERMAN (oboe)
KELSEY JONES (harpsichord)
8.19' London Cries (Gibbons) Singers directed by Louis HASLEY and the ELIZABETHAN CONSORT OF VIOLS
8.24* Clarinet Quintet in A major
(K.581) (Mozart)
KARL LEISTER (clarinet) THOMAS BRANDIS (violin)
HANS-JOACHlM WESTPHAL (violin) SlEGBEKT VEBEKSCIIAER (viola) WOLFGANG BOETTCHER (cello)

Contributors

Oboe: Melvin Berman
Directed By: Louis Hasley
Violin: Thomas Brandis
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher

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: THE HAYDN SYMPHONY

BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, JAMES LOUGHRAN
Symphony No. 19, in D major
9.20* Symphony No. 102, in B flat major (The Miracle)

Contributors

Conductor: Granville Casey
Conductor: James Loughran

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Aurora's Wedding (The Sleeping
Beauty) (Tchaikovsky)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
10.13' Peter and the Wolf
(Prokofiev)
ALEC CLUNES (narrator) and the FRENCH NATIONAL RADIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by LORIN MAAZEL
10.41* Symphonic Fragments: Le
Loup (Duiillcux)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by GEORGES PRETRE

Contributors

Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel
Conducted By: Georges Pretre

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
From Pierrot lunaire to Le marteau sans maitre by ROBERT HENDERSON
Musical Tales of Hoffmann by MARTIN COOPER
Erik Chisholm (1904-1965) by AGNES WALKER
Stanley Sadie reviews books on C. P. E. Bach and Boccherini

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Robert Henderson
Unknown: Martin Cooper
Unknown: Erik Chisholm
Unknown: Agnes Walker
Unknown: Stanley Sadie

: BEATRICE AND BENEDICT

Comic opera in two acts
Music and libretto by Berlioz
Sung in French on gramophone records
ST. ANTHONY SINGERS and the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS
The action takes place in Messina, in Sicily

Contributors

Conducted By: Colin Davis
Beatrice, niece of the Governor of Messina: Josephine Veasey (mezzo-Soprano)
Hero, her cousin: April Cantelo (soprano)
Ursula Hero's attendant: Helen Watts (contralto)
Benedict, a young nobleman of Padua: John Mitchinson (tenor)
Claudio, a young nobleman, of Florence: John Cameron (baritone)
Don Pedro, Prince of Arragon: John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
Somarone. the music-master: Eric Shilling (bass)

: BEETHOVEN

played by PAUL BADURA-SKODA (piano)
Sonata in C major Op. 2 No. 3
2.2* Sonata in F minor, Op. 57
(Appassionata)

Contributors

Played By: Paul Badura-Skoda

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Repeated on Tuesday at 4.45*

: FROM WESTMINSTER ABBEY

A concert in celebration of the nine-hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey by St. Edward the Confessor
London Philharmonic Choir
Chorus-Master,
Frederic Jackson
London Philharmonic
Orchestra
Leader, RODNEY FRIEND
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult and Sir William Walton
Part 1
Ann Dowdall (soprano)
Shirley Minty (contralto) Robert Tear (tenor)
Michael Wakeham (baritone)
Words by W. H. AUDEN
First public performance
Conducted by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Chorus-Master: Frederic Jackson
Leader: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Sir William Walton
Soprano: Ann Dowdall
Contralto: Shirley Minty
Tenor: Robert Tear
Baritone: Michael Wakeham
Unknown: W. H. Auden

: 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
Second broadcast

Contributors

Talks: Sir William Walton
Unknown: Hans Keller

: WESTMINSTER ABBEY CONCERT

Part 2
Before an invited audience in Westminster Abbey. Admission by programme: requests may be sent to [address removed] enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

: BACH

Fifteen Inventions in two parts
5.21* Partita No. 1, in B flat major played by † JAMES FRISKIN (piano)

: SOCIAL INEQUALITY

in Twentieth-Century England Three talks by W G. RUNCIMAN author of Social Science and Political Theory
1: Towards a Classless Society? Ever since the Industrial Revolution there have been two views as to whether English society has been growing more egalitarian. Some observers in Victorian England maintained that equality was steadily increasing. Others, notably Marx and Engels, maintained that the gap between rich and poor was steadily widening. W. G. Runciman attempts to apply some objective criteria to the situation in English society today.
Second broadcast
The Pattern of Inequality: January 9

Contributors

Unknown: G. Runciman
Unknown: G. Runciman

: THE TALES OF HOFFMANN

Opera in three acts with a prologue and epilogue
Music by Offenbach
Word by JULES BARBIER and MICHEL CARRÉ after E. 1' A. Hoffmann
Sung in French on gramophone records
THE RENÉ DUCLOS CHOIR and the PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANDRÉ CLUYTENS
PROLOGUE: Luther's wine cellar in Nuremberg
ACT 1: Spalanzani's house

Contributors

Unknown: Jules Barbier
Unknown: A. Hoffmann
Hoffmann: Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
Olympia: Gianna D'Angelo (soprano)
Giulietta: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Antonia: Victoria de Los Angeles
The voice of Antonia's mother: Christiane Gayraud ( Mezzo-Soprano)
Stella: Renée Faure (speaking Part)
The Muse: Renée Faure (speaking Part)
Nicklaus: Jean-Christophe Benoit (baritone)
Lindorf: Nikola Guiselev (bass)
Coppelius: George London (bass)
Dr Miracle: George London (bass)
Dapertutto: Ernest Blanc (baritone)
Spalanzani: Michel Sénéchal (tenor)
Schlemil: Jean-Pierre Laffage(baritone)
Luther: Jean-Pierre Laffage(baritone)
Crespel: Robert Geay (bass)
Nathanael: Andre Mallabrera (tenor)
Hermann: Jacques Pruvost (baritone)
Andres: Jacques Loreau (tenor)
Cochenille: Jacques Loreau (tenor)
Frantz: Jacques Loreau (tenor)
Pitichinaccio: Jacques Loreau (tenor)

: ETRUSCANS AND ROMANS

Etruscheria
The first of two talks on the Etruscans by M. 1. FINLEY
For at least half a century the Etruscans have been the subject of a peculiar mystique. Dr. Finley examines this etruscheria in the light of modern historical and archaeological investigation. He indicates the place of the Etruscans and early Romans within the complex history of the Mediterranean world down to about 300 B.C.
Second talk:
Thursday at 9.25 p.m.

: THE TALES OF HOFFMANN

Aer 2: Giulietta's palace in Venice
Acr 3: Crespel's house in Munich
EPILOGUE: Luther's wine cellar

: THE CIVIL WAR

La Guerre Civile by Henry de Montherlant
Translated by ROBERT BALDICK with Stephen Murray
Mary Morris
John Moffatt and Howard Marion-Crawford
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company The action takes place in the camps of Caesar and Pompey south of Dyrraehium (now Durazzo in Albania) on July 15 16. and 17 in the year 48 B.C.
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Second broadcast followed by an interlude at 10.50

Contributors

Translated By: Robert Baldick
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Mary Morris
Unknown: John Moffatt
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
CIVIL WAR: Michael Kilgarriff
CHORUS: Mary Morris
ACILIUS, Tribune of the People, Captain in Caesar's army: Tim Seely
LAETORIUS, Tribune of the People, General in Caesar's army: Howard Marion-Crawford
FANNIUS, Captain in Caesar's army: Anthony Hall
SERVIUS LENA, Optio in Caesar's army: Wilfrid Carter
CATO, Praetor, General in Pompey's army: John Moffatt
Domitius, Proconsul, General in Pompey's army.: Arthur Lawrence
POMPEY THE GREAT, Proconsul: Stephen Murray
BRUTUS, Cato's nephew, Captain in Pompey's army: John Dearth
MANCIA, Legionary in Pompey's army: Walter Fitzgerald
SCIPIO, Consul, General in Pompey's army: Hector Ross
LENTULUS, Proconsul, General in Pompey's army: Stephen Jack
SEXTUS POMPEIUS, Pompey's son, Military Tribune in Pompey's army: Gordon Gardner

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