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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: What's New?

A weekly programme of recent records
Sonata in A minor (D.784)
(Schubert)
HANS RiCHTER HAASER (piano)
8.24* Frauenliebe und -leben (Schumann)
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) MARTIN ISEPP (piano)
8.47* General Lavine - eccentric; Feuilles mortes; Canope; Feux d'artifice (Preludes: Book 2) (Debussy)
LEONARD PENNARIO (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Piano: Leonard Pennario

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MOZART STRING QUARTETS

played by The AMADEUS Quartet
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nisscl (violin) Peter Schidlof viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Quartet in D major (K.499)
The seventh in a series of ten weekly programmes

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Symphonic Fantasy: The Tempest
(Tchaikovsky)
PHILHARMONIA Orchestra
Conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
9.56* Scene of the three riddles
(Die Kluge) iOrff)
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano) MARCEL CORDES (baritone)
' PHILHAKMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by WOLFGANG SAWALLISCH
10.7* Violin Concerto No. 2, in B minor (Paganini) RUGGIERO Ricci CINCINNATISYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MAX RUDOLF
10.34* Suite: The Wooden Prince
(Bartok)
NORTH WEST GERMAN RADIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ROLF REINHARDT

Contributors

Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conducted By: Max Rudolf
Conducted By: Rolf Reinhardt

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
Record Review
Contributed by EDWARD GREENFIELD
HAROLD ROSENTHAL
STEPHEN WALSH

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal
Unknown: Stephen Walsh

: RUDDIGORE

A complete performance of the famous Savoy operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan
Chorus of Officers, Ancestors, and Professional Bridesmaids
THE JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Produced by MICHAEL MOORES
Act 1 The Fishing Village of Rederring, in Cornwall
Act 2 Picture Gallery in Ruddigore
Castle
Forbes Robinson broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden: John Fryatt by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Co.: Alan Dudley is in 'Robert and Elizabeth' at the Lyric Theatre: Patricia Rout ledge In 'How's the World Treating You' at Wyndham's Theatre; Barrie Ingham is in 'On the Level' at the Saville Theatre, London
The Yeomen of the Guard: May 29

Contributors

Singers: John McCarthy
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Produced By: Michael Moores
Unknown: John Fryatt
Unknown: Alan Dudley
Unknown: Patricia Rout
Unknown: Barrie Ingham
Robin Oakapple, a young farmer: Peter Pratt
Richard Dauntless, his foster-brother-a Man-o'-war's man: John Fryatt
Richard Dauntless, his foster-brother-a Man-o'-war's man spoken by: Barrie Inyham
Sir Despard Murgatroyd, of Ruddigore-a wicked Baronet: Alan Dudley
Old Adam Goodheart, Robin's faithful servant: Norman Lumsden
Old Adam Goodheart, Robin's faithful servant spoken by: Earle Grey
Rose Maybud. a village maiden: Ellen Dales
Rose Maybud. a village maiden spoken by: Meg Wynn Owen
Mad Margaret: Patricia Routledge
Dame Hannah, Rose's aunt: Monica Sinclair
Dame Hannah, Rose's aunt spoken by: Shirley Cooklin
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd, the twenty- first Baronet: Forbes Robinson
Sir Roderic MurKatroyd, the twenty- first Baronet spoken by: Julian Somers
Professional bridesmaids:Zorah: Joanne Brown
Professional bridesmaids:Zorah spoken by: Sheila Hammond
Professional bridesmaids: Ruth spoken by: Wendy Lovelock

: LOCATELLI

Violin Sonata in F minor
David OISTRAKH (violin)
VLADIMIR YAMPOLSKY (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: David Oistrakh

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Repeated on Tuesday at 4.31

: SIR ARTHUR BLISS CONDUCTS

BBC Northern Orchestra
Leader, Reginald Stead with Trevor Barnard (piano)
Part 1: Bliss
Fanfare first performance
Music for Strings
3.31* Piano Concerto in B flat major

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Piano: Trevor Barnard

: * The Concert Interval

SIR ARTHUR BLISS talks to HANS KELLER

Contributors

Talks: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Hans Keller

: * Concert

Part 2: Beethoven
Symphony No. 2, in D major
Given before an Invited audience in the King's School. Macclesfield. as part of the 1966 Macclesfield Arts Festival
Part 1 of this concert is being broadcast by Norwegian Radio. Oslo

: SHURA CHERKASSKY

(piano)

: HELENE WEIGEL READS BRECHT

Poems by Berlolt Brecht read in German by his widow, HELENE WEIGEL , on a gramophone record recently issued in West Germany
Preceded by English translations of the poems read by MARGARET WOLFIT
Introduced by MARTIN ESSLIN
' The Drowned Cirl ' translated by Eric Benlley and Martin Esslin , the other poems by Martin Esslin.

Contributors

Unknown: Helene Weigel
Read By: Margaret Wolfit
Introduced By: Martin Esslin
Translated By: Eric Benlley
Translated By: Martin Esslin
Unknown: Martin Esslin.

: BENNETT AND MUSGRAVE

Richard Rodney Bennett
Winter music, for flute and piano
This worldes joie, for soprano and piano
Fantasy, for piano
6.40* Thea Musyrave
A song for Christmas, for soprano and piano
Trio for flute, oboe, and piano
† HILDA BICKLEY (soprano)
MABILLON Trio
William Bennett (flute) Philip Jones (oboe)
Susan Bradshaw (piano)
RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT who plays the Fantasy and accompanies the songs

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Piano: Thea Musyrave
Soprano: Hilda Bickley
Flute: William Bennett
Oboe: Philip Jones
Piano: Susan Bradshaw
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett

: Decision-Making: 5: Planning and Policy-Making

A conversation between Peter Self, Professor of Public Administration and Leonard Joy, an economist both at the London School of Economics.
How far can the new theoretical techniques for decision-making help in planning and policy decisions? In this programme some of the problems that face the governments of underdeveloped countries, town planners and business organisations in the light of new thinking about planning.
May 22: Professor R.B. Braithwaite followed by an interlude at 7.25

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Joy
Unknown: Professor R. B. Braitliwaite

: BEETHOVEN'S MISSA SOLEMNIS

Pilar Lorengar (soprano)
Josephine Veasey (mezzo-soprano)
Richard Lewis (tenor)
Kim Borg (bass)
New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus-Master, Wilhelm Pitz
New Philharmonia
Orchestra
Leader. Hugh Bean Conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part 1
Kyrie; Gloria; Credo

Contributors

Soprano: Pilar Lorengar
Mezzo-Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Bass: Kim Borg
Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini

: * HEAVEN, HELL AND THE MILKY WAY

† by Michael Hoskin
Lecturer in the History of Science in the University of Cambridge
Thomas Wright of Durham is commonly credited with having first propounded, in 1750, the explanation of the Milky Way as the optical effect of living in a pancake-shaped galaxy. Recent research by Dr. Hoskir reveals that he hit on this idea in a much odder and more interesting way than popular conceptions of scientific progress might lead one to expect.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Hoskin
Unknown: Thomas Wright

: * MISSA SOLEMNIS

Part 2
Sanctus and Benedictus
Agnus Dei

: BREAK MY HEART

by William Golding with Robert Harris
Produced by NESTA PAIN

Contributors

Unknown: William Golding
Unknown: Robert Harris
Produced By: Nesta Pain
Henry Robinson: Basil Jones
Thomas Binder: Charles Hodgson
L S Pennyfeather: Robert Harris
Charles Balham: Heron Carvic
Fenimore: Alan Haines
Siddons, a boy: Ian Ricketts
Rapley: Wilfred Babbace
Curtis: Alexander John
Headmaster: Carleton Hobbs
Miss Jeremy: Beth Boyd
Fornby, a boy: Henry Stamper
Mr Smith: Peter Claughton
Stevens: Michael McClain
Williams, a boy: Pat Hayes
Macphcrson: Ian Ricketts
Culpeper: Ronald Herdman
Smith, a boy: Paul Waller
Pewter: Noel Howlett
Mrs Pennyfeather: Beth Boyd
Mrs Smith: Ilona Ference
Georgie: Alan Haines
Small boy: Louis Sheldon-Williams

: BACH

Prelude and Fugue in A major
(' 48,' Book 1)
English Suite in D minor
HELMUT WALCHA (harpsichord) on a gramophone record

: THE NEWS

: Closedown









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