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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Overture: Le corsaire (Berlioz)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Sir THOMAS BEECHAM
7.13* Symphonic suite: Printemps
(Debussy)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.29* Introduction (Act 1): Gopak
(Act 3) (Sorochintsy Fair)
(Mussorgsky, orch. Lyadov)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND
7.38* Symphony No. 3, In A minor
(Unfinished) (Borodin)
Suisse ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.55* Bluebird (Pas de deux)
(Stravinsky)
COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by THE COMPOSER on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Walter Susskind
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: HIRSCH CHAMBER PLAYERS

Leader, Erich Gruenberg
† Conductor, LEONARD HIRSCH

Contributors

Leader: Erich Gruenberg
Conductor: Leonard Hirsch

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Byrd and Palestrina
Gramophone records of solo songs and music for viols by Byrd, and some of Palestrina's occasional church music

: MUSIC FROM SALZBURG

Symphony No. 26. in E flat major
(K.184) (Mozart)
SALZBURG CAMERATA ACADEMICA
Conducted by BERNARD PAUMGARTNER
9.55" Divertimento in D major. for baryton. viola, and cello (H.11.45) (Haydn)
SALZBURG BARYTON Trio
Alexander Patamic (viola) Karl-Maria Schwamberger (baryton)
Wolfgang Liesek 'cello)
10.8* Piano Concerto No. 17. In
G major (K.453) (Mozart)
GEZA ANDA (piano) directing the SALZBURG CAMERATA ACADEMICA on gramophone records
This programme is being broadcast experimentally on the Zenith-G.E. Pilot tone stereophonic system from the VHF transmitters at Wrotham and Dover. Kent To hear the programme tn stereophony a special receiver, or an adapter for use with an existing receiver, is necessary. Listeners with normal VHF receivers will hear the programme monophonically as usual.

Contributors

Conducted By: Bernard Paumgartner
Viola: Alexander Patamic
Cello: Wolfgang Liesek

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Janet Baker (contralto)
In her second programme
JANET BAKER , accompanied by MARTIN ISEPP (piano) sings

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Baker
Unknown: Janet Baker
Accompanied By: Martin Isepp

: MUSIC MAKING

Last Words: last of three programmes
MARY THOMAS (soprano)
NEILSON TAYLOR (baritone) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
AYLA ERDURAN (violin) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
ENGLISH STRING Quartet
Second broadcast of the Sonata

Contributors

Soprano: Mary Thomas
Baritone: Neilson Taylor

: MIDDAY CONCERT

MILES COVERDALE (piano)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Led by Trevor Williams
Conducted by GRAHAM TREACHER
Part 1 followed by an interlude

Contributors

Conducted By: Graham Treacher

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

JOHN GARDNER looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in Scotland. Wales, and the West during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: John Gardner

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2

: MATINEE

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader. Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY in a programme of light music

: HENRYK SZERING

(violin) and ARTUR RUBINSTEIN (piano) Andante and Variations in F minor
Haydn)
3.11* Sonata in F major Op. 24
(Spring) (Beethoven)
3:32* Sonata in G major, Op. 78
(Brahms) on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: RIGOLETTO

Opera in three acts
Music by Verdi
Words by FRANCESCO PIAVE after the play by Victor Hugo
Sung in Italian on gramophone records
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF LA SCALA. MILAN Conducted by TULLIO SERAFIN
ACT 1
Scene 1: A hall In the Duke's palace
Scene 2: The courtyard of Rigoletto's house
Act 2 4.57*
Another room In the Duke's palace ACT 3 5.26*
Outside a lonely inn on a river bank

Contributors

Unknown: Francesco Piave
Play By: Victor Hugo
Conducted By: Tullio Serafin

: ORGAN RECITAL

by PHILIP Dore
From Ampleforth Abbey

: music DICTIONARY

Illustrated explanations of some standard musical terms
Phrasing
† by ROGER NORTH

: AFTER-SCHOOL ENGLISH

The seventh of the main series of fifteen programmes for adults taking the G.C.E. ' O ' Level examinations in English Language and Literature, planned in association with a National Extension College correspondence course.
Radio tutor. David GRUGEON
Scriptwriter, Emmeline Garnett
Produced by Peggy Bacon
Repeated on Saturday at 11.35 a.m. (Home)
Details of the correspondence course can be obtained from the National Extension College. Shaftesbury Road.' Cambridge.

Contributors

Unknown: David Grugeon
Scriptwriter: Emmeline Garnett
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: 'TOUTES DIRECTIONS'

A series of twenty programmes. intended for listeners who already have some knowledge of French. An imaginary roving reporter, Gilles Leroy. records his impressions of the different places he visits each week
7:An Pays Basque
Introduced by KATIA ELLIS with the help of Emile Harven
Written and produced by Elsie Ferguson
Language consultant, Paul Couster
Monday's broadcast
A booklet is available

Contributors

Reporter: Gilles Leroy.
Introduced By: Katia Ellis
Unknown: Emile Harven
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Paul Couster

: THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW

1: The Judge Speaks
LOUIS BLOM-COOPER introduces selections he has made from famous judgments to illustrate the compromise ' between the temper of the law and the temper of the moment.'
Readings by ANDREW FAULDS JOHN GLEN , ANTHONY JACOBS and P. G. STEPHENS
Produced by Anthony Moncrieif
Anglo-American Dialogue: April 18

Contributors

Unknown: Judge Speaks
Introduces: Louis Blom-Cooper
Unknown: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: John Glen
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: P. G. Stephens
Produced By: Anthony Moncrieif

: BERNSTEIN CONDUCTS MAHLER'S SEVENTH

London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgladis Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
From the Royal Festival Hall, London

Contributors

Leader: John Georgladis
Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein

: SIMONE.DE BEAUVOIR

† BARBARA BRAY talks about Mlle. de Beauvoir's three volumes of autobiography-Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, The Prime of Life, and The Force of Circumstance-and wonders if she has not been a bit too frank about it all

Contributors

Talks: Barbara Bray

: BACH

French Suite No. 2, in C minor Partita in B minor
(French Overture)
ARNOLD GOLDSBROUGH
(harpsichord and piano)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough

: AN EASTER MEDITATION

by THE REV. H. E. ROOT
Professor of Theology,
Southampton University followed by an interlude at 10.94

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. H. E. Root

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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