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: OVERTURE

Symphony No. 8, in D minor
(Bouce)
ZAGREB SOLOISTS
Conducted by ANTONIO JANIGRO
7.14* Piano Concerto in C major
(Paisiello)
FELICIA BLUMENTAL
WÜRTTEMBERG CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by JÖRG FAERBER
7.35* Poem for flute and orchestra
(Grilles) MAURICE SHARPE CLEVELAND SINFONIETTA
Conducted by Louis LANE
7.44' The Wand of Youth: Suite
No. 2 (Elgar)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by EDUARD VAN BEINUM on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Antonio Janigro
Conducted By: Louis Lane
Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum

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: YOUR MIDWEEK CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Violin Concerto in B minor (Elgar)
YEHUDI MENUHIN
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT

Contributors

Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: NEWS SUMMARY

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: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Falla and Faure
RICHARDS PIANO QUARTET
Nona Liddell (violin) Jean Stewart (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello) Bernard Roberts (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Nona Liddell
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Bernard Richards
Piano: Bernard Roberts

: PORTUGUESE MUSIC

A SECTION OF THE
TILFORD FESTIVAL CHOIR and the TILFORD FESTIVAL Ensemble
† Conductor, DENYS DARLOW

Contributors

Conductor: Denys Darlow

: CONCERTO

ALAN LOVEDAY (violin)
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
† Conducted by MEREDITH DAVIES

Contributors

Violin: Alan Loveday
Conducted By: Meredith Davies

: MUSIC MAKING

String Quartet No. 3, in E flat minor (Tchaikovsky)
11.36* Preludes and Fugues:
(Shostakovich)
No. 17, in A flat major
No. 12, in G sharp minor
11.51* String Quartet No. 4, in D major (Shostakovich)
VLACH Quartet
SVIATOSLAV RICHTER (piano)
JANACEK QUARTET on gramophone records stereophonic broadcast: seep. 10

Contributors

Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: MIDDAY CONCERT

BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Gerald Jarvis
† Conducted by PAAVO BERGLUND
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Gerald Jarvis
Conducted By: Paavo Berglund

: NEWS SUMMARY

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: MOZART

Last of five programmes in which DENYS HAWTHORNE. has been reading from the composer's letters
Selected and introduced by Donald James

Contributors

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne.
Introduced By: Donald James

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2: Sibelius
Symphony No. 1, in E minor
Given before an invited audience in the Guildhall. Southampton

: BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA

Leader, David Adams
† Conducted by MAURITS SILLEM

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conducted By: Maurits Sillem

: OPERETTA FROM BUDAPEST

Gramophone records of excerpts from The Count of Luxembourg (Lehar), The Gypsy Princess (Kalman). and Sybil (Jacobi) by the BUDAPEST OPERETTA THEATRE

: COMPOSER'S PORTRAIT

Wilfrid Mellers in conversation with PETER ASTON introduces a programme of his music
Rose of May (A Threnody for
Ophelia)
NOELLE BARKER (soprano)
DEBORAH STANFORD (speaker)
AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Margaret Major (viola) Derek Simpson (cello) with PATRICIA LYNDEN (flute) JACK BRYMER (clarinet)
A Ballade of Anyone
THAMES CHAMBER CHOIR Conductor. Louis HALSEY with WILLIAM DAVIES (piano)
CHARLES BOTTERILL '.snare drum)

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Mellers
Introduces: Peter Aston
Soprano: Noelle Barker
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Cello: Derek Simpson
Flute: Patricia Lynden
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Conductor: Louis Halsey
Piano: William Davies

: FURTHER HEARING

of a sequence of uninterrupted music ranging from an anonymous satirical song from seventeenth-century Germany, through Bach, Haydn, Mahler, Hindemith. Bartok, and others to Gershwin and W. C. Handy
The artists:
MARGARET NEVILLE (soprano) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
GYÖRGY SANDOR (piano)
ESTHER GLAZER (violin) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE and (on a gramophone record)
ART TATUM (piano)
Devised by Leo Black
Second broadcast

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Neville
Violin: Esther Glazer
Unknown: Leo Black

: ENGLISH SONG

PETER PEARS (tenor)
JULIAN BREAM (guitar) Viola TUNNARD (piano)
Recorded at last year's Aldeburgh
Festival

The merry month of May - Moeran
Dream Pedlary; Take. 0 take those lips away - van Dieren
Sigh no more; Along the stream (Saudades) - Warlock
Bold William - Taylor.orr. Grainger
Songs of the Half-light, for voice and guitar Rachel: Full moon: All that's past: The moth: The fleeting - Berkeley first performance commissioned for thfs concert
Hymn to God the Father - Elizabeth Maconchu
Four Songs The echoing green: The shepherd Come. 0 come, my life's delight If thou wilt ease thine heart - William Busch
Three songs for Ariel (The Tempest) Come unto these yellow sands Full fathom five Where the bee sucks - Tippett

: JAZZ TODAY

The best of present-day jazz on records
Introduced by CHARLES Fox

Contributors

Introduced By: Charles Fox

: THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION

Social Conflict in early Stuart England
Eight lectures given by PETER LASLETT , Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge at the University of Warwick
4: The Justification of Obedience
' Every man that is born,' says Sir Robert Filmer in his Direction for Obedience to Government, ' is so far from beinK free-born, that by his very birth he becomes a subject to him that begets him.' Mr. Laslett asks how the system of subordination, whose principle this quotation expresses, was maintained: and what sort of intellectual disagreements would lead to conflict in a society where authority was justified in this way.
Second broadcast
Austin Woolrych on Puritanism and Politics in the early seventeenth century: Friday at 7.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart England
Unknown: Peter Laslett
Unknown: Sir Robert Filmer

: GRAMMAR OF JAZZ

A series of illustrated talks about its musical language
2: Harmony, by Max HARRISON
Where did jazz derive its harmony from, and what changes has this harmony gone through? Has jazz developed a unique harmonic language of its own?
Produced by Peter Dodd
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Max Harrison
Produced By: Peter Dodd

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Heather Harper (soprano)
Hugh Bean (violin)
Gareth Morris (flute)
George Malcolm (piano)
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Led by Desmond Bradley Conducted by George Malcolm and Frederik Prausnitz
From the Royal Albert Hall. London
Part 1 Bach conducted by George Malcolm
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, in G major
7.45* Aria: Wie zittern and wanken (Cantata No. 105)
7.55* Brandenburg Concerto
No. 1, in F major
8.19* Six-part Fugue (The
Musical Offering)
8.29* Brandenburg Concerto
No. 5, in D major for flute, violin, piano, and string orchestra stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Violin: Hugh Bean
Flute: Gareth Morris
Piano: George Malcolm
Unknown: Desmond Bradley
Conducted By: George Malcolm
Conducted By: Frederik Prausnitz
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Conducted By: George Malcolm

: ALICE AT THE SORBONNE

by JOHN LEHMANN
How does Alice' appear In the looking-glass of the French intellect? In a lecture tour of seven French universities John Lehmann was impressed and delighted by the expertise and enthusiasm of his audiences. ' Perhaps,' he comments, ' Lewis Carroll was more of a Frenchman, intellectually, than appears at first sight.'

Contributors

Unknown: John Lehmann
Unknown: John Lehmann
Unknown: Lewis Carroll

: * PROMENADE CONCERT

Part 2 conducted by Frederik Prausnitz
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Conducted By: Frederik Prausnitz

: AUTUMN SEQUEL

A rhetorical poem by Louis MacNeice
The first of two programmes in which
Marius Coring reads extracts from a work in twenty-six Cantos first broadcast and published in 1954 From Cantos 1-14

: HUMMEL

Septet in D minor. Op. 74 played by the MELOS ENSEMBLE
Richard Adeney (Bute) Peter Graeme (oboe) Neill Sanders (hom)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola) Terence Weil (cello)
Adrian Beers (double-bass) Lamar Crowson (piano) on a gramophone record
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Oboe: Peter Graeme
Oboe: Neill Sanders
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Terence Weil
Piano: Lamar Crowson

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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