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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Overture: Fincal's Cave
(Mendelssohn)
SUISSE Romance ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.14* Serenade in E major, for string orchestra (Dvorak)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
7.43* Vltava (Ma vlast) (Smetana)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: George Szell

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MOZART AND STRAVINSKY

Divertimento in D major (K.136)
(Mozart)
LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS Directed by RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER (violin)
8.17* Concert arias (Mozart)
Chi si, chi sa. qual sia (K.582) Nehmt meinen dank (K.383)
GRAZIELLA SCIUTII (soprano)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by ARGEO QUADRI
8.24* Suite: Pulcinella (Stravinsky)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
8.4.9* Berceuse; Finale (The Fire-bird) (Stravinsky)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Rudolf Baumgartner
Conducted By: Argeo Quadri
Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: George Szell

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Schumann
Sonata No. 1, in A minor CHRISTIAN FERRAS (violin) PIERRE BARBIZET (piano)
9.20* Song-cycle: FrauenUebe und
-leben
IRMGARD SEEFRIED (soprano) ERIK WERBA (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Soprano: Irmgard Seefried

: BERLIOZ

Overture: The Corsair
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
9.53* Symphony: Harold in Italy
YEHUDI MENUHIN (viola) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Viola: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

George Malcolm
Each month a well-known artist is invited to introduce and perform a wide range of music
In his second programme
GEORGE MALCOLM plays on a harpsichord
Couperm
La ténébreuse
Les petits moulins-a-vent Les bagatelles
Rameau
Courante in A minor
Gavotte variée in A minor
(Nouvelles Suites)

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm
Unknown: George Malcolm

: MUSIC MAKING

HAROLD LESTER (harpsichord)
AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Margaret Major (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Second of a weekly series in which the Aeolian String Quartet will play all Beethoven's late quartets

Contributors

Harpsichord: Harold Lester
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Cello: Derek Simpson

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Miles COVERDALE (piano)
BBC Scottish ORCHESTRA Leader, Tom Rowlette
Conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Tom Rowlette
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

† FRITZ SPIEGL looks at some non-broadcast musical events in the West, Wales, and Scotland during the next seven days.

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER
Overtu

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: TERESA BERGANZA

(mezzo-soprano)
Arias by Rossini, PaisieUo, Pergolesi, and Mozart on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

: JANOS STARKER

(cello)
GYÖRGY SEBÖK (piano)
Suite No. 6, in D major, for cello
(Bach)
3.22* Sonata in D major, Op. 58
(Mendelssohn)
3.47* Rhapsody No. 1 (Bartofc) on gramophone records

: I PURITANI

Opera in three acts
Music by Bellini
Libretto by CARLO PEPOLI
Sung in Italian on gramophone records
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA of LA SCALA, MILAN
Conducted by TULLIO SERAPIN

Contributors

Unknown: Carlo Pepoli
Conducted By: Tullio Serapin

: ENGLISH USAGE

A series of six short talks by GILBERT PHELPS
2: Doublets

: DIVERTIMENTO ITALIANO

A series of fifteen magazine-type programmes, including readings from the Penguin book of Italian Short Stories and The Penguin Book of Italian Verse, for listeners with some knowledge of Italian
Programme 2
Boccaccio: Vetro son fattt
Pesci grossi. pesci piccoli—2
La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi)
Introduced by ARIELLA REGGIO
Speaker, LEONORA FABBRI
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Repeated: Sat., 11.35 a.m. (Home)

Contributors

Introduced By: Ariella Reggio
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson

: SOCIAL WORK IN ACTION

Six programmes about social work in Britain today
2: The family and the Locat Authority with MARGERY TAYLOR.
Director of Training, London Boroughs Training Committee
SYLVIA WATSON ,
Children's Officer, Hertfordshire
FRANK DAWTRY,
General Secretary, National Association of Probation Officers
Introduced by DAVID HOBMAN
Produced by Dennis Simmons

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Taylor.
Unknown: Sylvia Watson
Introduced By: David Hobman
Produced By: Dennis Simmons

: POLITICAL LEADERSHIP

by DAVID BUTLER , of Nuffield College, Oxford
Do Party Conferences help or hinder the process of successfully leading a political party? Which is master, the party or the leader?
Mr. Butler speaks from Blackpool where he is attending the Conservative Party Conference as an independent observer.

Contributors

Unknown: David Butler

: A BAYEUX TAPESTRY

A historical imagination in concelebration of the ninth centenary of the Norman Conquest
Written and compiled by MICHAEL MASON
The documentation drawn from William of Poitiers
William of Jumieges the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle the ' Roman de Rou '
William of Malmesbury and other contemporary and later sources
Readers,
HUGH DICKSON , GARY WATSON
Narrator, ROBIN HOLMES
Commentators (in order of first appearance):
PROFESSOR GWYN JONES
COMMANDER D. L. GORDON , R.N. DR. D. P. WALEY
DR. MICHAEL HOSKIN
PROFESSOR R. W. SOUTHERN MAJOR-GENERAL H. ESSAME
PROFESSOR REGINALD DODWELL
GEOFFREY BARRACLOUGH
MRS. DITA MALLET
COLONEL G. I. A. D. DRAPER
The excerpt from ' The Song of Roland ' chanted by BRIAN LEVY.
Translations of Anglo-Saxon poetry by Michael Alexander (the excerpts from the Finnesburh Fragment and the Oyster Riddle translated by Kevin Crossley-Holland ). The translation of ' The Song of Roland ' by Charles Scott-Moncrieff
Special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Research advisers:
Hilary Jones , Jeremy Nlcklin
Produced by MICHAEL MASON and GEORGE MACBETH

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Mason
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Narrator: Gary Watson
Unknown: D. L. Gordon
Unknown: D. P. Waley
Unknown: General H. Essame
Unknown: Professor Reginald Dodwell
Unknown: Geoffrey Barraclough
Unknown: Brian Levy.
Unknown: Michael Alexander
Unknown: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Unknown: Hilary Jones
Unknown: Jeremy Nlcklin
Produced By: Michael Mason
Produced By: George MacBeth

: BACH CANTATAS

ELAINE BLIGHTON (soprano) SYBIL MICHELOW (contralto) IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor)
COLIN WHEATLEY (baritone)
TILFORD BACH FESTIVAL CHOIR
Obblioati:
CARL DOLMETSCH (recorder)
JEANNE DOLMETSCH (recorder) MARY RYAN (flute)
RONALD GILLHAM (flute)
DIANA DEMUTH (cor anglais)
JENNIFER RYAN (viola da gamba) DESMOND DUPRE (viola da gamba)
Continuo:
DEREK STEVENS
(organ and harpsichord)
GEOFFREY GAMBOLD (bassoon) OLGA HEGEDUS (cello)
ADRIAN CRUFT (double-bass)
TILFORD BACH Festival ORCHESTRA Leader. Kelly Isaacs
Conductor, DENYS DARLOW
Cantata No. 106: Gottes Zeit tst die allerbeste Zeit
9.55* Cantata No. 27: Wer weiss, wie nahe mir mein Ende
10.12* Cantata No. 161: Komm. du siisse Todestunde
Cantatas Nos. 38, 120, and 23: November 15

Contributors

Soprano: Elaine Blighton
Contralto: Sybil Michelow
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Baritone: Colin Wheatley
Unknown: Carl Dolmetsch
Unknown: Jeanne Dolmetsch
Flute: Mary Ryan
Flute: Ronald Gillham
Flute: Diana Demuth
Viola: Jennifer Ryan
Viola: Desmond Dupre
Unknown: Derek Stevens
Bassoon: Geoffrey Gambold
Cello: Olga Hegedus
Double-Bass: Adrian Cruft
Leader: Kelly Isaacs
Conductor: Denys Darlow

: THE DESERTED VILLAGE

by Oliver Goldsmith
Read by Donald Wolfit
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Goldsmith
Read By: Donald Wolfit

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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