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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Gavotte; Scherzo (Amaryllis
Suite) (Handel, arr. Beecham)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
7.10* Quartet in D major, for guitar, violin, viola, and cello (Hauiin)
KARL-HEINZ BOTTNER (guitar) GÜNTER KEHR (violin)
GUNTER LEMMEN (viola) SIEGFRIED PALM (cello)
7.34* Emperor Waltz (
Johann Strauss )
VrENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by WILLY BOSKOWSKY
7.44* Scherzo capriccioso (Dvorak)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Viola: Gunter Lemmen
Cello: Siegfried Palm
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conducted By: Willy Boskowsky
Conducted By: Istvan Kertesz

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Carnaval (Suite: Roma) (Bizet)
Royal PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
8.11* Bell Song (Lakmé) (Delibes)
JOAN SUTHERLAND (soprano)
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA Conducted by FRANCESCO MOLINARI-PRADELLI
8.19* Ballade for piano and orchestra (Fauré)
KATHLEEN LONG (piano)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
8.32' Symphonic poem: Phaeton
(Saint-Saens)
COLONNE CONCERTS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Louis FOURESTIER
8.42* Bolero (Ravel)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Conducted By: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Piano: Kathleen Long
Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Louis Fourestier
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Stravinsky
Circus Polka
CBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by THE COMPOSER
9.S* Capriccio tor piano and orchestra
NIKITA MAGALOFP
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA Conducted by THE COMPOSER
9.26* Double Canon for string quartet
ISRAEL BAKER (violin) OTIS IGI.EMAN (violin)
SANFORD SCHONBACH (viola) GEORGE NEIKRUG (cello)
Epitaphium
ARTHUR GLEGHORN (flute) KALMAN BLOCH (clarinet) DOROTHY REMSEN (harp)
Dumbarton Oaks : Concerto for chamber orchestra
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Nikita Magalofp
Violin: Israel Baker
Viola: Sanford Schonbach
Clarinet: Kalman Bloch
Harp: Dumbarton Oaks
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: MOZART

Gramophone records of excerpts from his opera Die Entführuna ou.s dem Serail with MARIA STADER RITA STREICH ERNST HAELFLIGEK and JOSEF GREINDL

Contributors

Unknown: Maria Stader Rita Streich
Unknown: Ernst Haelfligek
Unknown: Josef Greindl

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

A programme in which musicians sketch in their musical background and introduce the music
Tliis week
Janet Craxton (oboe) and ALAN RICHARDSON (piano) play

Contributors

Oboe: Janet Craxton
Oboe: Alan Richardson

: MUSIC MAKING

Friday Mozart series continued
Second broadcast of the songs; fourth of the Octet

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC NORTHERN Orchestra Leader, Reginald Stead
† Conducted by RUDOLF SCHWARZ
Part 1

Contributors

Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: BERLIOZ

The last of six programmes in which FRANK DUNCAN has been reading from the composer's autobiography
Selected and introduced by Donald James

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Duncan
Introduced By: Donald James

: MIDDAY PROM

Part 2
Given before an invited audience tn the Royal College of Advanced Technology. Salford

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

LESLIE CAWDREY (clarinet)
Leader, James Hutcheon
† Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: SHOWCASE

A weekly programme of recently released gramophone records
Concerto No. 5, in D minor
(Rameau)
ARS REDIVIVA ENSEMBLE OF PRAGUE
2.43* Des Knaben Wunderhorn
(Mahler)
Lied des Verfolgten lm Turme Rheinlegendchen
Der Schildwache Nachtlied Vcrlorne Muh '
Lob des hohen Verstands Trost im Ungliick
JANET BAKER (contralto)
GERAINT EVANS (baritone)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by WYN Morris
3.4* Concerto No. 10, in E flat major, for two pianos and orchestra (K.365) (Mozart)
RUDOLF and PETER SERKIN
MALBORO Festival ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ALEXANDER SCHNEIDER
A stereophonic broadcast: see p. 2

Contributors

Unknown: Turme Rheinlegendchen
Unknown: Vcrlorne Muh
Unknown: Verstands Trost
Contralto: Janet Baker
Baritone: Geraint Evans
Conducted By: Wyn Morris
Unknown: Peter Serkin
Conducted By: Alexander Schneider

: ERWARTUNG

A monodrama in one act
Music by Schoenberg
Words by MARIE PAPPENHEIM sung in German: on a record
HELGA PILARCZYK (soprano)
WASHINGTON OPERA SOCIETY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ROBERT CRAFT

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Pappenheim
Soprano: Helga Pilarczyk
Conducted By: Robert Craft

: MUSIC FROM STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

MARTIN LANE (counter-tenor)
CHARLES BRETT (counter-tenor) BRIAN KAY (bass)
ANDREW DAVIS (organ)
JAYE CONSORT OF VIOLS
Francis Baines (treble-viol)
Elizabeth Baines (treble-viol) Peter Vel (tenor-viol)
John Isaacs (tenor-viol) Jenefer Ryan (bass-viol)
CHOIR OF
KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE Conductor, DAVID WILLCOCKS
Gibbons
Great King of Gods
Almighty and everlasting God Blessed are all they
4.18' Fantasy in A minor, for organ
4.24* Vaughan Williams
Mass in G minor
4.50' Gibbons
A Fancy in D minor, for organ
This is the record of John Lift up your heads
Glorious and powerful God
From Holy Trinity Church. Stratford-upon-Avon

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Baines
Unknown: Elizabeth Baines
Tenor-Viol: Peter Vel
Tenor-Viol: John Isaacs
Bass-Viol: Jenefer Ryan
Conductor: David Willcocks
Unknown: John Lift

: THE YOUNG IDEA

Records chosen by the under-twenties
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
The week including the second act of Bizet's Carmen and Bartok's Ballet The Miraculous Mandarin

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Parker

: MUSIC QUESTIONS

A series in which practising musicians discuss listeners' queries
David LLOYD-JONES
ROGER NORTH, BRIAN TROWELL
Chairman, ALEC ROBERTSON

Contributors

Unknown: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Brian Trowell
Unknown: Alec Robertson

: THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION

Nine programmes about government, society, and ideas in early Stuart England
1: The Central Government and the Local Community
The activities of the central government in early seventeenth-century England were limited both by its own resources and by stubborn local patriotism and local interests.
IVAN ROOTS
Senior Lecturer in History at University College, Cardiff shows how this problem was as difficult for Cromwell to solve as it had been for Charles I, and discusses the attempts which their governments made to assert their authority.
With readings from contemporary sources by Gary Watson and John Glen
Produced by Howard Smith
†Second broadcast
Peter Laslett on Social Conflict in early Stuart England; Wednesday at 6.30 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: John Glen
Produced By: Howard Smith
Unknown: Peter Laslett

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Halle Orchestra
Leader. Martin Milner
Conductor,
Sir John Barbirolli
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1
Bruckner Symphony No 9

Contributors

Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Leader: Martin Milner
Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Albert Hall

: * AFTER THE WAR

† by JOHN LEHMANN
2: Abroad
In the second of two talks based on the third volume of his autobiography The Ample Proposition, Mr. Lehmann describes his travels in the newly liberated Europe and the writers he met in Greece. Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Italy.

Contributors

Unknown: John Lehmann

: * PROMENADE CONCERT

Part 2

: THE RAFT

by John Pepper Clark
We are all adrift and lost ...
J. P. Clark , a Nigerian poet of the Ijaw people, writes in English. His play about four lumbermen taking a raft of logs down the Niger is an adventure story and parable.
Background music recorded in Nigeria ' by Frank Speed
Accompaniment by Richard Bucknor
Goge lent by the Horniman Museum
† Produced by CHRISTOPHER HOLME

Contributors

Unknown: John Pepper Clark
Unknown: J. P. Clark
Unknown: Richard Bucknor
Produced By: Christopher Holme
Olotu: Alton Kumalo
Kengide: Ibrahim Tahir
Ogro: Sam Iyamu
Ibobo: Lionel Ngakane
Narrator: Willie Jonah

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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