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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Ballet Suite: Sylvia (Delibes)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by HUGO RIGNOLD
7.22* Dance of the Blessed Spirits
(Orpheus) (Gluck)
CLAUDE MONTEUX (flute)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by PIERRE MONTEUX
7.32* Tales from the Vienna Woods
(Johann Strauss )
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
7.44* Suite No. 2: Daphnis and Chloe (Ravel)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Hugo Rignold
Flute: Claude Monteux
Conducted By: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky
Conducted By: George Szell

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: Don Pasquale (Donizetti) NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF LONDON
Conducted by ALBERTO EREDE
8.10* Piano Concerto No. 2, in C minor (Rachmaninov)
SVIATOSLAV RICHTER WARSAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by STANISLAV WISLOCKI
8.45* Suite: The Snow Maiden
(Rimsky-Korsakov)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA GENEVA MOTET CHOIR
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Don Pasquale
Conducted By: Alberto Erede
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter Warsaw
Conducted By: Stanislav Wislocki
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Handel Sonata in G minor. Op. 1 No. 2
WILLIAM BENNETT (flute)
HAROLD LESTER (harpsichord)
DENNIS NESBITT (viola da gamba)
9.14* Suite No. 3, in D minor THURSTON DART (harpsichord)
9.35* Trio-Sonata No. 4, in F major MELVIN KAPLAN (oboe) RONALD ROSEMAN (oboe)
ALBERT FULLER (harpsichord) MORRIS NEWMAN (bassoon) on gramophone records

Contributors

Flute: William Bennett
Harpsichord: Harold Lester
Viola: Dennis Nesbitt
Oboe: Melvin Kaplan
Bassoon: Morris Newman

: REGINE CRESPIN

(soprano) sings arias and scenes from The Trojans by Berlioz on gramophone records

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

A programme in which musicians sketch in the background of their musical life and introduce the music
This week
Joan Dickson (cello) accompanied by HESTER DICKSON (piano) plays

Contributors

Cello: Joan Dickson
Piano: Hester Dickson

: MUSIC MAKING

Mozart: first of a scries including most of his mature chamber music. Today, music from his leens, and early music by Schubert Mozart .
String Quartet in G major (K.156)
11.16* Ridente la calma
11.29* Piano Sonata in D major
(K.284)
11.41* Oiseaux, si tous les ans;
Dans un bois solitaire
11.48* Schubert La pastorella
Der Jungling und der Tod 11.54* String Quartet in E flat major (D.87)
SHEILA ARMSTRONG (soprano) MARTIN JONES (piano)
MARLENE FLEET (piano)
† ENGLISH STRING QUARTET
Nona Liddell (violin)
Marilyn Taylor (violin)
Marjorie Lempfert (viola) Helen Just (cello)

Contributors

Music By: Schubert Mozart
Soprano: Sheila Armstrong
Violin: Nona Liddell
Violin: Marilyn Taylor
Viola: Marjorie Lempfert

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by MAURICE HANDFORD
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Maurice Handford

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

NEVILLE GARDEN looks at some nun-broadcast musical events taking place in London and the South-East next week

: MIDDAY PROM

Part 2
Given before an Invited audience in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: SHOWCASE

A weekly programme of recently released gramophone records
Overture: Poet and Peasant
(Suppe)
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
2.40* Love Duet: Mario, Mario
(Tosca, Act 1) (Puccini)
LEONTYNE PRICE (soprano) GIUSEPPE DI STEFANO (tenor)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
2.53* Rhapsody: Tzigane (Ravel) EDITH PEINEMANN (violin)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by PETER MAAG
3.5* Ballet: Love the Magician
(Falla)
BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by LORIN MAAZEL with GRACE BUMBRY (soprano)
A stereophonic broadcast: see p. 2

Contributors

Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein
Tenor: Giuseppe Di Stefano
Tenor: Vienna Philharmonic
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Violin: Edith Peinemann
Conducted By: Peter Maag
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel

: MUSIC IN OUR TIME

Karlheinz Stockhausen
Momente II, for soprano, four small choruses (Chorgruppen), and thirteen instruments first broadcast in this country
MARTINA ARROYO (soprano)
WEST GERMAN RADIO CHORUS
Chorus-Master, Herbert Schernus
Electronic organs: ALOYS KONTARSKY ALFONS KONTARSKY
Trumpets:
HELMUT SCHNEIDEWIND , KURT SCHMIDT ALOIS GOTS , GERHARD KOLF
Trombones:
HELMUT SCHMITT , KURT FEDEROWITZ JOSEF FECK , ALFRED MICKLISCH
Percussion:
SIEGFRIED ROCKSTROH
HEINZ BAHR , ROLF LANDROCK
Conducted by KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN
Recording made available by courtesy of West German Radio

Contributors

Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Soprano: Martina Arroyo
Chorus-Master: Herbert Schernus
Unknown: Aloys Kontarsky
Unknown: Helmut Schneidewind
Unknown: Kurt Schmidt
Unknown: Alois Gots
Unknown: Helmut Schmitt
Unknown: Kurt Federowitz
Unknown: Josef Feck
Unknown: Alfred Micklisch
Unknown: Siegfried Rockstroh
Unknown: Heinz Bahr
Conducted By: Karlheinz Stockhausen

: MOZART AND MENDELSSOHN

BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
Led by Leonard Friedman
Conducted by GRAHAM TREACHER
Fifth of fourteen programmes to in. clude the principal symphonies of both composers

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Friedman
Conducted By: Graham Treacher

: THE YOUNG IDEA

Records chosen by the under-twenties introduced by ROBERT HENDERSON
This week:
Janacek's second string quartet and Schubert's string quintet

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Henderson

: READING AND RE READING

A series of monthly programmes in which a speaker talks about a book worth returning to
GINETTE SPANIER on St. Joan of Arc by Victoria Sackville-West with readings by CECILE Chevreau
Produced by Edith R. Baer

Contributors

Unknown: Ginette Spanier
Unknown: Victoria Sackville-West
Produced By: Edith R. Baer

: CHINA

Eight programmes on the background of contemporary China
S: China's Future introduced by Richard HARRIS Asian specialist of The Times
How can China come to terms with the world and the world with China? The communists proclaim a ' new ' China, but how much is .new and how much still distinctively Chinese? Is the communist phase a passing one? It is assumed that China will be a great Power, perhaps by the end of the century-but what kind of a power?
Produced by Adrian Johnson
A booklet is available

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Harris
Produced By: Adrian Johnson

: SCHUBERT AND BRITTEN

A weekly series
The first of three programmes of the three Britten Canticles also includes some of Schubert's religious songs.
HEATHER HARPER (soprano) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Canticle 11, Schubert Harfen spieler and Mignon songs: May 19

Contributors

Unknown: Britten Canticles
Soprano: Heather Harper
Piano: Ernest Lush
Unknown: Schubert Harfen

: REPORT ON OXFORD

Lord Franks answers questions from Harry Ree
Professor of Education in the University of York and Stuart Maclure
Editor of Education
The report of the Commission of Inquiry set up by the University of Oxford, under the chairmanship of Lord Franks, was published yesterday.

: DICKON

A new play by David Pinner with Alfred Marks
Produced by MARTIN ESSLIN
Alfred Marks is appearing tn 'Spring and Port Wine ' at the Apollo Theatre. London

Contributors

Play By: David Pinner
Produced By: Martin Esslin
Produced By: Alfred Marks
Dickon Green, senior: Alfred Marks
Eileen Green, his wife: Noël Hood
Dickon Green, junior, his younger son: David Pinner
Jenny Green, his daughter: Elizabeth Proud
John Green, his elder son: John Baddeley
Michaela, John's wife: Gudrun Ure
Dr Grill: Harold Kasket
Sister Peters: Anna Burden

: HARPSICHORD RECITAL

by RAFAEL PUYANA

Contributors

Unknown: Rafael Puyana

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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