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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

RUDOLF KEMPE conducts
Polka and Fugue (Schwanda the Bagpiper) (Weinberger)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
7.13* Suite: Hansel and Gretel
(Humperdinck, arr. Kempe)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
7.40* Symphony No. 34, in C major
(K.338) (Mozart)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Rudolf Kempe

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: YOUR MIDWEEK CHOICE

A request programme of records
Symphony No. 9, in C. for string orchestra (Mendelssohn)
ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Directed by NEVILLE MARRINER (violin)
8.31* Violin Concerto No. 5, in A minor (Vieuxtemps)
JASCHA HEIFETZ
NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF LONDON Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
8.49* Royal Hunt and Storm (The
Trojans) (Berlioz)
BEECHAM CHORAL Society
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC Orchestra Conducted by Sir THOMAS BEECHAM
ⓢ Stereophonic broadcast: seep.12

Contributors

Violin: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Ravel
Sonatine
9.14* Quartet in F major
JOHN SIMONS (piano)
ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET
Eli Goren (violin)
Peter Thomas (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)

Contributors

Piano: John Simons
Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: Peter Thomas
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth

: CHRISTCHURCH HARMONIC CHORALE

from New Zealand
Conductor, WILLIAM HAWKEY

Contributors

Conductor: William Hawkey

: CONCERTO

SYDNEY HUMPHREYS (violin)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Led by Garfleld Phillips
Conducted by HARRY NEWSTONE

Contributors

Conducted By: Harry Newstone

: MUSIC MAKING

Six canzonettes (Haydn)
11.20* Sonata in B fiat major
(Haydn Society No. 18) (Haydn)
1.28* String Quartet in A minor,
Op. 132 (Beethoven)
PETER PEARS (tenor)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (piano)
ARTUR BALSAM (piano)
JUILLIARD STRING QUARTET on gramophone records
ⓢ Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

Contributors

Piano: Artur Balsam

: MIDDAY CONCERT

JOHN SHAW (baritone)
COVENT GARDEN OPERA CHORUS
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA, COVENT GARDEN
Leader. Charles Taylor
Conducted by DOUGLAS ROBINSON
Part 1

Contributors

Baritone: John Shaw
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

NEVILLE GARDEN looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the Midlands and East Anglia during the coming week

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2

: BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA

Leader, David Adams
Conductor, TERENCE LOVETT

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: Terence Lovett

: FRENCH OPERETTA

Gramophone records of excerpts from operettas by Ganne, Planquette, Audran, Messager, Hahn. and Christine

: COMPOSER'S PORTRAIT

This week: John McCabe talks to PETER DICKINSON and introduces a programme of his music
Three Pieces for clarinet and piano
KEITH PUDDY (clarinet)
VIVIAN TROON (piano)
Coventry Carol
THE ELIZABETHAN SINGERS Conductor, LOUIS HALSEY on a gramophone record
Variations for piano played by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Talks: John McCabe
Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Clarinet: Keith Puddy
Piano: Vivian Troon

: FURTHER HEARING

ESTHER GLAZER (violin) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Amici STRING QUARTET
Second broadcast

Contributors

Violin: Esther Glazer
Piano: Ernest Lush

: SCHUBERT'S SYMPHONIES

BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Tom Rowlette
Conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Leader: Tom Rowlette
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: 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
8: An Alternative View
Though the events of the years 1640 to 1660 certainly interrupted political life, and may have interrupted economic and social life as well, their effect was not to weaken political consensus but to confirm and intensify it. In his last lecture, Mr. Laslett argues that the most important effect of these events, therefore, was to forge a national political mythology, which has changed as national political sentiment has changed; and he concludes by examining the causes dictated to the English Revolution by the current mythology.
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Laslett

: GRAMMAR OF JAZZ

6: Modern Developments by CHARLES Fox
Significant new trends since the 1950s
Produced by Peter Dodd
Second broadcast
Discussion

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Fox
Produced By: Peter Dodd

: LORD DEVLIN

on The Examining Justices
In the Magistrates' Courts of England and Wales, the examining justices' most publicised function is the committal proceedings to establish whether an accused person should stand trial. Criticism of publicity at these hearings does not, in Lord Devlin's view, go far enough. There is a strong case for a reform of the system itself.
Second broadcast

: H. G. WELLS

Members of his family and friends draw on their memories in this radio portrait, which also considers his achievements as a novelist, sociologist, and popular historian
Speakers include:
SIR ARTHUR BLISS
LORD RITCHIE-CALDER MARGARET COLE , LANCELOT HOGBEN SIR COMPTON MACKENZIE KINGSLEY MARTIN
SIR FRANCIS MEYNELL
MARY ORMEROD V. S. PRITCHETT SIR RALPH RICHARDSON WINIFRED SIMMONS FRANK SWINNERTON and G. P. WELLS
Narrator, FRANK WELLS
Produced by Robert Pocock

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Lord Ritchie-Calder Margaret Cole
Unknown: Lancelot Hogben
Unknown: Sir Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: Kingsley Martin
Unknown: Sir Francis Meynell
Unknown: Mary Ormerod
Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Unknown: Sir Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Winifred Simmons
Unknown: Frank Swinnerton
Narrator: G. P. Wells
Narrator: Frank Wells
Produced By: Robert Pocock

: FRENCH MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE

QUADRO AMSTERDAM
Franz Briiggen
(flute and recorder)
Jaap Schroder (violin) Anner Bijlsma (cello) Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)

Contributors

Violin: Jaap Schroder
Cello: Anner Bijlsma
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt

: INTERPRETATIONS ON RECORD

A programme in which different interpretations on gramophone records are compared
EDWARD GREENFIELD talks about the interpretation of the first movement of the Brahms Violin Concerto and discusses a number of performances with BERTHOLD GOLDSCHMIDT and DENIS STEVENS
He withholds the identity of the performers until the discussion of each interpretation is complete

Contributors

Talks: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Berthold Goldschmidt
Unknown: Denis Stevens

: POEMS BY WORDSWORTH

Tintern Abbey Laodamia Yew Trees
Introduced and read by C. DAY LEWIS

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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