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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Six German Dances (K. 600)
(Mozart)
VIENNA MOZART ENSEMBLE
Directed by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
7.16* Violin Concerto in E major
(Bach)
AP.THUR GRUMIAUX
English CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
TJ<* Entr'acte in B fiat major
(Rosamunde) (Schubert)
CONCERTGEBOL'W ORCHESTRA
Conducted by BERNARD HAITINK
7.42* Symphonic Poem: Don Juan
(Stratus)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by LORIN MAAZEL on gramophone records

Contributors

Directed By: Willi Boskovsky
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: Gwendoline (Chabrier) PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by PIERRE DERVAUX t.14* The Maiden and the Nightingale (Goyescas) (Cranados)
VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES (soprano) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
8.24* Cello Concerto in D minor
(Lalo)
JANOS STARKER
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by STANISLAW SKROWACZEWSn
8.47* Slavonic Rhapsody No. 3, In
A flat major (Dvorak)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by RAFAEL KUBELIK on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Pierre Dervaux
Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Conducted By: Stanislaw Skrowaczewsn
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Handel
Concerto Grosso No. 1, In B flat major (Op. 3 No. 1)
ACADEMY OF
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS
Directed by NEVILLE MARRINER
9.14* Cantata: Tu fedel? tu costante?
HELEN WATTS (contralto)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Directed by RAYMOND LEPPARD
9.34* Water Music
PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON
Directed by THURSTON DART on gramophone records

Contributors

Directed By: Neville Marriner
Contralto: Helen Watts
Directed By: Raymond Leppard
Directed By: Thurston Dart

: RECENT RECORDS

A programme of recently released recorda
Including some of Bach's organ music
Played by Lionel Rogg on the urgan of the Grossmünster. Zurich
Suite in F sharp minor, for string orchestra and continuo
(Telemann)
COLOGNE SOLOISTS ENSEMBLE Conducted by HELMUT MÜLLER-BRÜHL
10.1* Prelude and Fugue In F minor (S.534) (Buch)
LIONEL ROGG (organ)
10.11* Violin Concerto in B minor
(Eloor)
YEHUDI MENUHIN
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT

Contributors

Played By: Lionel Rogg
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: MUSIC MAKING

WIGHT HENDERSON (piano)
LENNOX ENSEMBLE
Alan Lockwood (flute) Thomas Ratter (oboe)
Keith Pearson (clarinet) Maurice Temple (horn) Leslie Wilson (bassoon)

Contributors

Piano: Wight Henderson
Piano: Lennox Ensemble
Flute: Alan Lockwood
Oboe: Thomas Ratter
Clarinet: Keith Pearson
Bassoon: Leslie Wilson

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part I
Tragic Overture (Brahms) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
12.28* Cello Concerto in E minor
(Elgar)
JACQUELINE DU PRE
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

NEVILLE GARDEN looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in London and the South-East during the coming weekend

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2
Little Symphony, Op. 15 (Goehr) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR
1.44* Introduction and AUegro for strings (Elgar)
SINFONIA OF LONDON
Conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli

: THE TWO PIGEONS

A ballet suite in six movements by Andre Messager
Recording made available by courtesy of Netherlands Radio Union

Contributors

Unknown: Andre Messager

: VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES

(soprano) and CARLO DEL MONTE (tenor) sing excerpts from Verdi's La Traviata and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
A stereophonic broadcast: see p. 2

Contributors

Unknown: Gianni Schicchi

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Jack PETERS
From St Gabriel's Church.
Crlcklewood, London

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Peters

: GREAT CHORAL WORKS

Handel Dixit Dominus
4.10*
Seiber Ulysses
A cantata for tenor, chorus, and orchestra
Matyas Seiber 's cantata Ulysses is probably his most important large-scale work. Completed in 1847, the text comes from the penultimate chapter of James Joyce 's book of the same name, and because it includes a great deal of scientific jargon. might appear unrewarding material to select for setting to music. However, with what imagination and subtlety the composer has met the challenge, and how untimely his sudden death in 1960. A. F-G.
MARGARET PRICE (soprano)
MARJORIE THOMAS (contralto) ALEXANDER YOUNG (tenor)
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Hubert Dawkes (harpsichord and organ continuo)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Leader, Raymond Cohen
Conducted by ERICH SCHMID
Nineteenth of twenty-four programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Seiber Ulysses
Unknown: Matyas Seiber
Unknown: James Joyce
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Harpsichord: Hubert Dawkes
Leader: Raymond Cohen
Conducted By: Erich Schmid

: BEETHOVEN

String Quartet in E Bat major,
Op. 127 played by The SMETANA Quartet Jiri Novak (violin)
Lubomir Kostecky (violin) Milan Skampa (viola) Antonin Kohout (cello) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Jiri Novak
Violin: Lubomir Kostecky
Viola: Milan Skampa
Cello: Antonin Kohout

: RECITAL

: SHORTHAND DICTATION

50-80 w.p.m.
Compiled by Joyce HARBISON
80-100 w.p.m.: Wed. 6.30 p.m.
A booklet is available

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Harbison

: 'TOUTES DIRECTIONS'

A series of twenty programmes
11: La Camargue
Introduced by Katia Ems with the help of Emile Harven
Written and produced by Elsie Ferguson
Language consultant, Paul Couster
Repeated on Thursday at 7.4 p.m.
A booklet is available

Contributors

Introduced By: Katia Ems
Unknown: Emile Harven
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Paul Couster

: Crime and the Criminal: 12: Consumers' view

The second group of programmes in this series is concerned with the treatment of the young offender in England and Wales
'I don't think you can be trained not to break and enter. Nobody can teach you to go straight. It's a thing you've got to be on your own.'
Three boys at present in an open borstal talk to Dr. Alan Little of the London School of Economics about their experiences in a juvenile court, on probation, In a detention centre, approved school and, of course, borstal.
Produced by Richard Hooper
The first six programmes In this series are being reprinted In 'The Listener' (April 28-June 8)

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Alan Little
Produced By: Richard Hooper

: MARIJUANA

An enquiry conducted by Patrick Feeny into the nature of the drug— its subjective and objective effects upon the user; its medical and social significance; the extent to which it is used, and by whom, and why
Produced by TERENCE TILLER
Second broadcast

Contributors

Conducted By: Patrick Feeny
Produced By: Terence Tiller

: NEW BOULEZ WORK

Elizabeth Vaughan (soprano)
Morag Noble (soprano)
Jacqueline Delman (soprano)
Maureen Lehane (contralto)
Janet Fraser (contralto)
Laurent Terzieff (speaker) BBC Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra Led by Trevor Williams
Conducted by Pierre Boulez
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Vaughan
Soprano: Morag Noble
Soprano: Jacqueline Delman
Contralto: Maureen Lehane
Contralto: Janet Fraser
Contralto: Laurent Terzieff
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez

: DECISION-MAKING

4: The Theory of Economic Decisions by J. JOHNSTON
Professor of Econometrics University of Manchester
Jack Johnston talks about the problems involved in assessing the best choice in Government, business. or personal economic decisions. He discusses some of the techniques economists use in the field of decision-making, and argues for a more rational approach to national economic planning.
P. J. O. Self and J. L. Joy discuss aspects of planning and policy-making; May 15

Contributors

Unknown: J. Johnston
Talks: Jack Johnston
Unknown: J. O. Self
Unknown: J. L. Joy

: CONCERT

Part 2
Recorded before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale. London. Requests for tickets for future concerts may be sent to Ticket Unit. BBC, Broadcasting House. London. W.I. enclosing a stampedaddressedenvelope.

: DEER ON THE HIGH HILLS

A deer looks through you to the other side
And what it is and sees is an inhuman pride
A poem by JAIN CRICHTON SMITH
Read and introduced by the poet

Contributors

Unknown: Jain Crichton Smith

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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