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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Concerto Grosso No. 18, in B flat major (Op. 6 No. 7) (Handel)
BOYD NEEL ORCHESTRA
Conducted by BOYD NEEL
7.18* Serenade in E major, for string orchestra (Dvorak)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
7.48* Hungarian Dances (Brahms) VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by FRITZ REINER on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Boyd Neel
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: Fritz Reiner

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: William Tell (Rossini) NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
8.16* Pavane (Fauri)
NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF LONDON
Conducted by RAYMOND AGOULT
8.22* Piano Concerto No. in G major (Tchaikovsky)
GARY GRAFFMAN PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein
Conducted By: Raymond Agoult
Unknown: Gary Graffman
Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Mozart
Violin Sonata in E minor (K.304) WILLIAM KROLL (violin) ARTUR BALSAM (piano)
9.14* Fantasia in C minor (K.396) ARTUR BALSAM
9.23' Trio in E Oat major (K498) GERVASE DE PEYER (clarinet) CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola) LAMAR CROWSON (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: William Kroll
Piano: Artur Balsam
Unknown: Artur Balsam
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Piano: Lamar Crowson

: BORIS GODUNOV

Gramophone records of excerpts from Mussorgsky's opera, with BORIS CHRISTOFF , EVELYN LEAR JOHN LANIGAN , and the PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANDRE CLUYTENS
ⓢ Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Christoff
Unknown: Evelyn Lear
Unknown: John Lanigan
Conducted By: Andre Cluytens

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

Maria Lidka (violin) and Peter Wallfisch (piano) play

Contributors

Violin: Maria Lidka
Violin: Peter Wallfisch

: EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Recital by Janet Baker
(contralto)
Paul Hamburger (piano)
Purcell
Solitude; Sweeter than Roses Alleluia
11.17*
Schubert Heimliches Lieben : Abendrothe Der Sieg ; Abendstern
Auflosung: Gohdelfahrer
11.50* Schumann
Frauenliebe und -leben
12.14* Berlioz
L'ile inconnue; Villanelle
12.22*
Faure Apres un reve; Aurore Notre amour
From Leith Town Hall, Edinburgh
During the break 11.40.-11 50*: a record of music by Schubert

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Baker
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Unknown: Schubert Heimliches Lieben
Unknown: Abendrothe Der Sieg
Unknown: Faure Apres

: MIDDAY CONCERT

BOHAN DE SARAM (cello)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor. VILEM TAUSKY
Part 1

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: HOLST AND WARLOCK

Suite No. 1, in E flat major, for military band (Hoist)
CENTRAL BAND of THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Conducted by IMOGEN HOLST
2.40* Capriol Suite, for string orchestra (Warlock)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Conducted By: Imogen Holst
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: Julius Caesar Jones

An opera for children
Libretto by GEOFFREY DUNN Music by Malcolm Williamson
This opera, which was commissioned by the Finchley Children's Music Group, concerns a suburban family whose children create a dream world in their games which comes to affect their everyday existence. The music underlines the unbridgeable gulf between the two worlds of reality and fantasy.
The Parents:
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE FINCHLEY CHILDREN'S MUSIC GROUP Leader, Suzanne Rozsa
Conductor, JOHN ANDREWES
First broadcast performance
Act 1
Scene 1 The Kitchen-living room of No. 37 Mortimer Rise on a Friday afternoon in early July
Scene 2 The garden, later that afternoon
Scene 3 The kitchen-living room three weeks later, the night before the party
Act 2 The garden, the day of the party

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Dunn
Music By: Malcolm Williamson
Leader: Suzanne Rozsa
Conductor: John Andrewes
The children Children of Jimmie and Ann: John Everett .: Bruce Webb
Elizabeth Everett: Daphne Smith
Ambrose Everett: Nigel Dant
Harvey Tooley Savidge, Ambrose's friend..: Andrew Linden
Susan Wliyley, Nora's daughter: Hilary-Ann Salinger
The other children: Aloma: Chandrika Angadi
Jess: Marie-Therese Pinto
Babs: Sonia Lovett
Julius Caesar Jones: David Pinto
Silas Gapteeth: Robert Mulcahy
The Leopard: Anthony Hillier
Toomie: Robin Seaman
Bimbo: Geoffrey Seaman

: NEW BBC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by GEORGE HURST

Contributors

Conducted By: George Hurst

: SCHUBERT'S SONGS

A series of twelve programmes
1: The years 1812-1815
Der Jüngling- am Bache (D.30) Verklarung
BRUCE BOYCE (baritone) DOREL HANDMAN (piano)
Gretchen am Spinnrade
Elisabeth SCHUMANN (soprano) GERALD MOORE (piano)
Schafers Klagelied
HERMANN PREY (baritone) KARL ENGEL (piano)
Nahe des Geliebten
ELISABETH SCHUMANN (soprano) GERALD MOORE (piano)
Heidenrbslein
Elisabeth SCHUMANN (soprano) KARL ALWIN (piano)
Meeres Stille
Wanderers Nachtlied (D.224)
DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (baritone) JOERG DEMUS (piano)
Rastlose Liebe
DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (baritone) GERALD MOORE (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Piano: Gerald Moore
Piano: Karl Engel
Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Piano: Gerald Moore
Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Piano: Karl Alwin
Piano: Meeres Stille
Piano: Joerg Demus
Piano: Rastlose Liebe
Piano: Gerald Moore

: THE YOUNG IDEA

Records chosen by the under-twenties
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Including excerpts from Berg's opera Wozzeck and Messiaen's Trois petites liturgies de la presence divine

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Parker

: p.m- music QUESTIONS

JOSEPH Cooper , DAVID LLOYD-JONES Brian TROWELL
Chairman, ALEC ROBERTSON

Contributors

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

: THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION

7: Social Change and the Law
The law was important in both the social and political life of early seventeenth-century England. The pressures of social and economic change also put the lawyers in the position of arbitrating between the values of an old and of a new form of society
ERIC IVES
Lecturer in History at the University of Liverpool discusses the role of the lawyers as agents of change, their participation in a changing society, and their connections with Puritanism, commercial expansion, and constitutional opposition
With readings from contemporary sources by GARY WATSON and John GLEN
Produced by Adrian Johnson
Second broadcast
Peter Laslett on Social Conflict in early Stuart England: Wed... 6.30

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: John Glen
Produced By: Adrian Johnson
Unknown: Peter Laslett

: TWO SIXTEENTH-CENTURY HISTORIANS

1: Buchanan by HUGH TREVOR-ROPER
Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford
George Buchanan, humanist. Latinist, and formidable tutor to King James, was originally famous chiefly as a poet. His interest in history was chiefly political; his involvement with forty mythical Scottish kings disastrous: his ' whiggery ' delayed the coming of critical method in Scottish history till the time of George II. Yet ' he had access to the documents, he knew the persons, he wrote of his own experiences.'
Second talk: September 16

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Trevor-Roper

: BACH AND BUXTEHUDE

MARTINDALE SIDWELL CHOIR
Continuo
JOHN MOREHEN (organ)
ARCHIE CAMDEN (bassoon) JOY HALL (cello)
ADRIAN BEERS (double-bass) Conducted by MARTINDALE SIDWELL
From St. George the Martyr, Queen Square, London
Second broadcast

Contributors

Conducted By: Martindale Sidwell

: VASLAV NIJINSKY

ROMOLA NIJINSKY recounts how she felt her husband was being mercilessly drawn away from his art, his life, and her by an invisible force. He wrote feverishly for hours and hours; and when by chance after his death she discovered his diary, she realised that, despite mental illness, le dieu de la danse had been trying to communicate his message to mankind.
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Romola Nijinsky

: THE DIARY OF VASLAV NIJINSKY

Translated and edited by ROMOLA NIJINSKY
Music by RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Paul Scofield speaks Nijinsky's words
' We follow the mind of a senius as he releases his delicate hold on reality and. staggering along the outer verge of reason, glimpses truths about art and life, beauty and God. society and personality, which seem saner than our own logic.'
After the previous broadcast the Sunday Telegraph ' wrote:
' Paul Scofield relentlessly built up the agony of the losing battle.... The music, exciting and subtle. drove home the point that this is tho kind of programme that radio can do superbly well-the impact is entirely for the ear.'
Music played by the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by MARCUS DODS
The Diary abbreviated and produced by H. B. FORTUIN
Third broadcast

Contributors

Music By: Richard Rodney Bennett
Music By: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Conducted By: Marcus Dods
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin

: MODERN BRITISH MUSIC

ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
ISABEL SMITH (guitar)
JENNIFER WARD CLARKE (cello) IAN LAKE (piano)
JANET CRAXTON (oboe)

Contributors

Cello: Jennifer Ward Clarke
Piano: Ian Lake
Oboe: Janet Craxton

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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