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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Holberg Suite (Grieg)
STUTTGART CHAMBER Orchestra
Conducted by KARL MÜNCHINGER
7.21* Concerto in the Italian style
(Barh)
GEORGE MALCOLM (harpsichord)
7.33* Three songs (Ame)
Blow, blow thou winter wind Thou soft-flowing Avon
Under the greenwood tree
APRIL CANTELO (soprano)
ENGI.ISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Directed by RAYMOND LEPPARD
1.42* Suite: Le tombeau de Couperin (Ravel)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET on gramophone records

Contributors

Harpsichord: George Malcolm
Directed By: Raymond Leppard
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: The Mastersingers
(Wagner)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
8.15* Cello Concerto in A minor
(Schumann)
MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH
LENINGRAD PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by GENNADI ROZHDESTVENSKY
8.41* Symphonic Suite: Printemps
(Debussy)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Conducted By: Charles Munch

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Satie and Roussel
Ballet: Parade (Satie)
MONTE CARLO OPERA Orchestra Conducted by Louis FREMAUX
9.18* Symphony No. 4, in A major
(Roussel)
LAMOUREUX ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Louis Fremaux
Conducted By: Charles Munch

: ANNIVERSARY

Gramophone records highlighting musical anniversaries occuring this week

: BACH AND BEETHOVEN

played by ANGUS MORRISON (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Angus Morrison

: MUSIC MAKING

Schumann Chamber Music
DELME STRING QUARTET with WALTER SUSSKIND (piano)
MARGARET NEVILLE (soprano)
PAUL HAMBURGER (Piano) Secondbroadcast of Song-cycle
Margaret Neville broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Piano: Walter Susskind
Soprano: Margaret Neville
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Unknown: Margaret Neville

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 1
Overture: Leonora No. 1
(Beethoven)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
12.26' Scena and Rondo: Ch'io mi scordi di te (Mozart)
TERESA BERGANZA (mezzo-soprano) GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano)
LONDON SYMPHONY Orchestra Conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD
12.37* Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage) (Tippett)
ORCHESTRA OF THE
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN Conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Mezzo-Soprano: Teresa Berganza
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Conducted By: John Pritchard

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

Fritz SPIEGL looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the North during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2
Concerto in E flat major (Dumbarton Oaks) (Stravinskv)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by Colin DAVIS
1.30* Symphony No. 8, in F major
(Beethoven)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Colin Davis
Conducted By: George Szell

: MATINEE

Ballet Suite: The Incredible
Flutist (Piston)
CLEVELAND POPS Orchestra Conducted by Louis LANE
2.16* Poem for flute and orchestra
(Grilles)
MAURICE SHARP (flute)
Conducted SINFONIETTA
Conducted by Louis
2.25' Suite: Porgy and Bess
(Gerslnvin)
UTAH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MAURICE ABRANAVEL
2.51* Dance Rhythms, Op. 58
(Riegaer)
CLEVELAND POPS Orchestra Conducted by Louis LANE on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Louis Lane
Conducted By: Maurice Abranavel
Conducted By: Louis Lane

: THE COMPOSER PLAYS

Fifth of nine programmes
Debussy
La plus que lente
D'un cahier d'esquisses
Piano roll recordings
3.9* Henry CoweU
Six piano pieces
3.21* Daniel Pmkham
Concerto for celesta and harpsichord
Edward Low (celesta)
3.32* Copland
Four Piano Blues
3.41' Marc Blitzem
Three-Four Dance and Finale
(Ballet: Show) on gramophone records
3.46* Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue, for piano
Piano roll recording

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Coweu
Unknown: Daniel Pmkham
Unknown: Edward Low
Unknown: Marc Blitzem

: FROM MY REPERTOIRE

Music for children
DAVID REYNOLDS (speaker)
IAN LAKE (piano)

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Sunday's broadcast

: NEW BBC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Susskind

: BANDSTAND

BAND OF THE GRENADIER GUARDS
Conducted by CAPT. R. B. BASHFORD
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Capt. R. B. Bashford

: FACTS IN FOCUS

Soviet Affairs
2: Industry
(2) Profit by P. H. VIGOR

Contributors

Unknown: P. H. Vigor

: LET'S GO!

A course of twenty lessons in spoken Russian for near-beginners
Lesson 12
Written by VAUGHAN JAMES University of Sussex
Given by VAUGHAN James
MARINA RYAN , and VICTOR GREGORIY
Language consultant, Lyubov Volossevich
Produced by Richard Hooper
A booklet Is available

Contributors

Written By: Vaughan James
Unknown: Vaughan James
Unknown: Marina Ryan
Unknown: Victor Gregoriy
Unknown: Lyubov Volossevich
Produced By: Richard Hooper

: THE ROMANS

Eight programmes on the background of the Roman world
2: The Roman Army and the Frontiers of Empire by PROFESSOR ERIC BIRLEY of the University of Durham
For two hundred years the Roman Army insisted on its other ranks being unmarried, so that it was not necessary for the government to pay for wives and children. But the Army was astonishingly modern in its methods of training and administration, and in its duties along the frontiers of the Empire there are many analogies with security duties today.
With readings by TOM KILGOUR
Produced by Adrian Johnson
A reading list can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed foolscap envelope to 'The Romans.' Further Education Department [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Eric Birley
Produced By: Adrian Johnson

: THE NOSEBAG

by Louis MacNeice
A new production of his dramatisation of an old Russian folk tale with Patrick Wymark
Music specially composed for this production by HUMPHREY SEARLE
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by FRANCIS DILLON

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Wymark
Production By: Humphrey Searle
Produced By: Francis Dillon
The Soldier: Patrick Wymark
First Beggar: John Hollis
Second Beggar: Geoffrey Wincott
Third Beggar: Trader Faulkner
Landlord: John Dearth
Devil Captain: Henry Stamper
First Devil: Michael McClain
Chamberlain: Nigel Anthony
Tsar: Peter Marinker
Death: Jill Balcon
Soldier's Wife: Patricia Gallimore
Little Devil: Josefina Ray
Gatesman: Eric Anderson

: LA GUIRLANDE

Opera-ballet in one act
Music by Rameau
Libretto by JEAN FRANÇOIS MARMONTEL Sung in French on a gramophone record
ELISABETH BRASSEUR CHOIR
Versailles CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by BERNARD WAHL on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Bernard Wahl

: DEATH AND THE PHILOSOPHERS

A comment on Boros's
The Moment of Truth by ANTHONY KENNY , Fellow of Balliol College,
Oxford Dr. Kenny talks about a book. which has now been translated into English, by the Hungarian Jesuit philosopher and theologian Ladislaus Boros. Many modern Ihinkers scorn the kind of philosophising done by Boros. Are they justified. Dr. Kenny asks, or merely frivolous and irresponsible with respect to the great issues handled by, for example, Platoand Boros?

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Kenny
Unknown: Oxford Dr.
Unknown: Ladislaus Boros.

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Heinz Schnauffer
Introduced by MICHAEL Thomas
From the Musiksaal,
Deutsches Museum, Munich
Recorded in collaboration with Bavarian Radio

Contributors

Unknown: Heinz Schnauffer
Introduced By: Michael Thomas

: MUSIC FROM FORMOSA

JOHN LEVY , in an illustrated talk, introduces recordings he made in the island province of Taiwan. He discusses Confucian and Taoist ritual music, and plays examples of ancient chamber music and Taiwanese folk song
Second broadcast followed by an interlude at 10.50

Contributors

Unknown: John Levy

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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