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and Weather Forecast

: Overture

Overture: Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
7.14* Scherzo (Octet in E flat major) (Mendelssohn)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH
7.29* Piano Concerto No. 1. in E minor (Chopin)
ARTUR RUBINSTEIN with the NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by STANISLAV SKROWACZEWSD on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Conducted By: Charles Munch
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Conducted By: Stanislav Skrowaczewsd

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: Le mariage aux Ian ternes (Offenbuch)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
8.10* Suite pastorale (Chabrier)
SUlSSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
8.31* Rhapsody for clarinet ant orchestra (Debussy)
ROBERT GUGHOLZ with the SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
8.40* Four dances (Ballet: Rodeo.
(Copland)
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIA Orchestra
Conducted by Leonard BERNSTEIN on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Unknown: Robert Gugholz
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Byrd and Palestrina
Gramophone records of Byrd'! Motet Civitas sancti tui, some ol his keyboard music, and Pates trina's Musa sine nomine

: RICHARD TUCKER

(tenor) sings arias from operas by Verdi on gramophone records

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

A programme in which musician; sketch in the background of their musical life and tntroduce th< music
This week
Katharina Wolpe (piano) plays
No. 1. in G mtnor No. 2. in C major No 5. in C mtnor
No 11. in B tiat major

Contributors

Piano: Katharina Wolpe

: MUSIC MAKING

Tho Haydn String Quartet series returns to the Op. 76 quartets. which are being played by the Delme String Quartet
HELEN McKINNON (contralto) VIOLA TUNNARD (piano)
DELME STRING Quartet Granville Jones (violin) Jürgen Hess (violin)
John Underwood (viola) Joy Hall (cello)

Contributors

Contralto: Helen McKinnon
Violin: Granville Jones
Violin: Jürgen Hess
Viola: John Underwood

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by GEORGE HURST and OLIVER BROOME
Part 1
Overture: Kins; Stephen.Beethoven Conducted by Oliver Broome
12.25* Symphony No. 38, in D major (Prague) (K.504) ...Mozart
Conducted by George Hurst

Contributors

Conducted By: George Hurst
Conducted By: Oliver Broome
Conducted By: George Hurst

: NEWS SUMMARY

: CONCERT CALENDAR

John GARDNER looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in London and the South-East next week

Contributors

Unknown: John Gardner

: MIDDAY PROM

Part 2
Given before an invited audience in the Town Hall, Stockport

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

HAROLD RICH (piano)
Leader. James Hutcheon
Conductor, CILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Cilbert Vinter

: SHOWCASE

A weekly programme of recently released gramophone records
Suite No. 3, in D major (Bach)
BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY Orchestra Conducted by LORIN MAAZEL
3.6* Italian Madrigals
The lovely birds
(Ciaches de Wert)
There were sighs
(Luzzasco Luzzaschi)
0 my beloved (Adriaan Willaert)
THE ABBEY SINGERS
3J4- Ballet Suite No. 2: Daphnis and Chloe (Ravel)
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and the SCHOLA CANTORUM
Conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
This programme is being broadcast experimentally on fhe Zenith-G.E. pilot tone stereophonic system from the VHF transmitters at Wrotham and Dover. Kent.

Contributors

Conducted By: Lorin Maazel
Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein

: MUSIC IN OUR TIME

Music from Rumania, Poland, and Czechoslovakia Recording made available by courtesy of Rumanian Radio Recording made available by courtesy of Polish Radio
DUMKA Trio
All three works are being broadcast for the first time in this country

: MOZART AND MENDELSSOHN

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by MAURICE HANDFORD
Overture: Ruy Bias. ... Mendelssohn
First of fourteen programmes to include the principal Symphonies of both composers

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Maurice Handford
Unknown: Ruy Bias.

: THE YOUNG IDEA

Records chosen by the under-twenties
Introduced by STEPHEN WALSH
This week's programme includes
Martinu's Concerto for two string orchestras, piano, and timpani and Tchaikovsky's First Symphony

Contributors

Introduced By: Stephen Walsh

: THEATRE CLUB

A series of six monthly programmes for those interested in the amateur theatre
4:Setting the Playvarious ways of staging design and lighting use of music
Speakers,
JACK MITCHLEY , DEREK BOWSKILL John WYCKHAM , ADRIAN RENDLE
Introduced by MICHAEL SMEE
Produced by Edith R. Baer
A list of suggestions for further reading and useful addresses can be obtained by writing to: Theatre Club.' F.E. Department. BroadcastIng House. London. W.I.
Next programme, Drama for Young People and All-women Groups: May 20

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Mitchley
Unknown: Derek Bowskill
Unknown: John Wyckham
Introduced By: Michael Smee
Produced By: Edith R. Baer

: CHINA

Eight programmes on aspects of the evolution of contemporary China
4: China's National Aims (ii) Equality with the West
Introduced by Richard HARRIS Asian specialist of The Times
To become equal with the West meant an industrialised China able to manufacture anything it wanted. But it takes a long time and considerable cost to develop modern industry in a country so vast, with such poor communications, and so reluctant to look for outside aid.
Produced by Adrian Johnson
A booklet Is available

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Harris
Produced By: Adrian Johnson

: JOHN JOUBERT

Missa Beati loannis
BBC CHORUS
ALAN HARVERSON (organ)
Conductor, PETER GELLHORN

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Harverson
Conductor: Peter Gellhorn

: LETTER FROM PARIS

The unknown worlds of Jules Verne
† MICHEL Butor rediscovers his Extraordinary Voyages
See previous page

Contributors

Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Michel Butor

: RAMEAU

Sixieme concert en sextuor
TOULOUSE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Louis AURIACOMBE on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Louis Auriacombe

: THE SILVER TASSIE

by Sean O'Casey
Adapted and produced for radio by R. D. SMITH with Jim Norton
Barry Keegan
Elizabeth Morgan Brian O'Higgins Harry Webster
Cast in order of speaking:
Music specially composed and conducted by FREDERICK MARSHALL
Oboe, ALEC WHITTAKER
To be repeated on May 5

Contributors

Unknown: Sean O'Casey
Unknown: R. D. Smith
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Barry Keegan
Unknown: Elizabeth Morgan
Unknown: Brian O'Higgins
Unknown: Harry Webster
Conducted By: Frederick Marshall
Oboe: Alec Whittaker
Susie Monican: Elizabeth Morgan
Mrs Heegan: Mary O'Farrell
Sylvester Heegan: Brian O'Higgins
Simon Norton: Harry Webster
Mrs Foran: Marie Conmee
Teddy Foran: Barry Keegan
Harry Heegan: Jim Norton
Barney Bagnal: Kevin McHugh
Jessie Taite: Eileen Colgan
The Croucher: Stephen Thorne
The Corporal: Harry Locke
First Soldier: Leigh Crutchley
Second Soldier: Norman Wynne
Third Soldier: Wolfe Morris
Fourth Soldier: John Hollis
The Staff Wallah: John Dearth
First Stretcher-bearer: Geoffrey Matthews
Second Stretcher-bearer: Allan McClelland
Third Stretcher-bearer: John Hollis
Surgeon Forby Maxwell: Allan McClelland
The Ward Sister: Sally Travers

: SCHUBERT AND BRITTEN

A series of weekly programmes MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH (cello) Benjamin BRITTEN (piano)
Originally broadcast from the 1965 Aldeburgh Festival
Second broadcast
Schubert love-songs, Britten Michelangelo Sonnets (Kenneth Bowen , Paul Hamburger ): April 20

Contributors

Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Britten Michelangelo
Unknown: Kenneth Bowen
Unknown: Paul Hamburger

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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