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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Academic Festival Overture
(Brahms)
PHII.HARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOSEF KRIPS
7.1.5* Sonatina No. In D major
(Schubert)
JOSEF SUK (violin)
JAN PANENKA (piano)
7.27* Scherzo capriccioso (Dvorak)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ
7.39* Four Songs without Words
(Mendelssohn)
No. 16, in A major No. 21, in G minor
No. 12, in F sharp minor No. 47, in A major
WALTER GIESEKING (piano)
7.50* Overture: The Magic Flute
(Mozart)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Josef Krips
Conducted By: Istvan Kertesz
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conducted By: Otto Klemperer

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MICHAEL KREIN ORCHESTRA

Led by Granville Jones
Conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Satie and Roussel
Divertissement for piano and wind quintet. Op. 6 (Roussel)
ROBERT VEYRON-LACROlX (piano)
The FRENCH WIND QUINTET
9.11* Trois morceaux en forme de poire (Satie)
ROBERT and GABY CASADESUS (piano duet)
9.25* Serenade for flute, violin, cello, and harp, Op. 30 (Roussel)
THE Melos ENSEMBLE on gramophone records

: ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Violin Concerto in A minor (Bach)
AHTHUR GRUMIAUX
Directed by RAYMOND LEPPARD
10.* Aria: Nature, amour (Castor et Pollux) (Rameau)
Ana: 11 faut passer tot ou tard
(Lully)
GERARD SOUZAY (baritone)
Directed by RAYMOND LEPPARD
10.10* Concertone in C major, for two violins and orchestra (K.190) (Mozart)
EMANUEL HURWITZ and ELI GOREN (violins)
Conducted by COLIN DAVIS on gramophone records
A stereophonic broadcast: see p. 2

Contributors

Directed By: Raymond Leppard
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Directed By: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violins: Eli Goren
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Denis Matthews (piano)
Each month a well-known artist is invited to introduce and perform a wide range of music
In his third programme
DENIS MATTHEWS plays with HOWARD FERGUSOM

Contributors

Piano: Denis Matthews
Unknown: Denis Matthews
Unknown: Howard Fergusom

: MUSIC MAKING

Bach
Toccata in C minor (S.911)
11.13* Trio-Sonata in G major, for two flutes and continuo (S.1039)
11.27* Suite No. 4, in E flat major. for cello
11.51* Two Preludes and Fugues
(' 48.' Book 1) C major C minor
12.2* Concerto in the Italian style
ANDRE TCHAIKOWSKY (piano)
RICHARD ADENEY (flute) WILLIAM BENNETT (flute) GEORGE MALCOLM
(harpsichord continuo)
AMARYLLIS FLEMING (cello)
Second broadcast of the Trio-
Sonata

Contributors

Flute: William Bennett
Harpsichord: George Malcolm
Cello: Amaryllis Fleming

: LUNCHTIME PROM

from Guildhall
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY with PETER KATIN (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Peter Katin

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

FRITZ SPIEGL looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in Northern Ireland, Wales, and the West during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

: LUNCHTIME PROM

Part 2
Recording of a lunchtime concert given in Guildhall in the City of London by the BBC and the Corporation of London on May 12

: MATINEE

Scenes pittoresques (Massenet)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ALBERT WOLFF
2.16* La Bayadere (Minkus)
ERICH GRUENBERG (violin)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE
2.28* Pas de trois (Drigo)
ERICH GRUENBERG (violin)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE
2.37* Suite Pastorale (Chabrier)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Albert Wolff
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Richard Bonynge
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Richard Bonynge
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: BRAHMS AND BLOCH

ISAAC STERN (violin)
ALEXANDER ZAKIN (piano)
Sonata in G major (Brahms)
3.29' Sonata No. 1 (1920) (Bloch) on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Isaac Stern
Piano: Alexander Zakin

: ELEKTRA

Opera in one act
Music by Strauss
Libretto by HUGO VON HOFMANNSTHAL
Sung in German on gramophone records
DRESDEN STATE OPERA
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by KARL Boiim
The action takes place In Mycenae. in ancient Greece

Contributors

Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Conducted By: Karl Boiim

: ORGAN RECITAL

by JOHN BIRCH and RICHARD POPPLEWELL (organ duet) played by Richard Popplewell
From St. Paul's Cathedral London

Contributors

Unknown: John Birch
Unknown: Richard Popplewell
Played By: Richard Popplewell

: MUSIC DICTIONARY

Illustrated explanations of some standard musical terms
Dominant and Tonic by ROGER NORTH

: AFTER-SCHOOL ENGLISH

The twelfth of the main series of fifteen programmes for adults taking the G.C.E. O-Level examinations in English Language and Literature, planned in association with a National Extension College correspondence course
Radio tutor, DAVID GRUGEON
Scriptwriter, Emmeline Garnett
Produced by Peggy Bacon
Repeated on Saturday 11.35 a.m. (Home)
Details of the correspondence course can be obtained from The National Extension College. Shaftesbury Road. Cambridge

Contributors

Unknown: Emmeline Garnett
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: 'TOUTES DIRECTIONS'

A series of twenty programmes. intended for listeners who already have some knowledge of French
An imaginary roving reporter, Gilles Leroy , records his impressions of the different places he visits each week
12: Aix-en-Provence
Introduced by KATIA ELLIS with the help of Emile Harven
Script by Odile Castro and Elsie Ferguson
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Language consultant. Paul Couster
Monday's broadcast
A booklet Is available

Contributors

Unknown: Gilles Leroy
Introduced By: Katia Ellis
Unknown: Emile Harven
Script By: Odile Castro
Script By: Elsie Ferguson
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Paul Couster

: THE LION AND THE JEWEL

by Wole Soyinka
The drummers recorded in Nigeria under the supervision of Wote Soyinka
Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
Recorded
For this delicious comedy of African village life, Wole Soyinka has used verse-rhythms for the dialogue and drums for the mimed dances. It is the story of Sidi. beloved by the Europeanised school teacher. When a full-length photograph of her appears as a two-pane spread in a glossy magazine, her status soars far above that of Baroka. the elderly chieftain of Ilujinle, who reflects that it is five full months since last he took a wife.

Contributors

Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Unknown: Wote Soyinka
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Sidi, the Jewel of the Village: Tonie Tucker
Lakunle, the school teacher: Sam Iyamu
Baroka, the ' Bale ' of Ilujinle: Lionel Ngakane
Sadiku his head wife: Jumoke Debayo
The Wrestler: Yemi Ajibade
Village girl: Ibidun Folakan
Village girl: Turrie Akerele
Village girl: Juliana John
Village girl: Valerie Murray
The Storyteller: Cosmo Pieterse

: TEL AVIV STRING QUARTET

Chaim Taub (violin)
Menahem Breuer (violin) Daniel Benyamini (viola) Usi Wiesel (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Chaim Taub
Violin: Menahem Breuer
Viola: Daniel Benyamini

: THE DECLINE OF THE WESTERN

tby LAURENCE KITCHIN
Mr Kitchin goes over the history of the Western—' half-a-century of American fantasy '—and wonders if, as a form, it is on the way out.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: Mr Kitchin

: LIEDER RECITAL

APRIL CANTELO (soprano) ROBERT TITZE (baritone)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Second broadcast

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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