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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Overture: Fingal's Cave
(Mendelssohn)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Otto KLEMPERER
7.15*Cello Concerto No. 1, in A minor (Samt-Saens)
ZARA NELSOVA LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR ADRIAN Boult
7..M* Suite: The Snow Maiden
(Rimsky-Korsakov)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EFREM Kurtz
7.47* Overture: Maritana
(Wallace)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz
Conducted By: Richard Bonynge

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

English CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Symphony No. 4, in F major
(Bouce)
Conducted by EMANUEL HURWITZ
8.10' Cello Concerto In C major
(Haydn)
MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH (cello)
Conducted by BENJAMIN BRrrrEN
8.38* Divertimento in D major
(K.251) (Mozart)
Conducted by COLIN DAVIS on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Benjamin Brrrren
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Dvorak and Janacek
Overture: Othello (Dvorak)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by KAREL ANCERL
9.19' Capriccio for piano (left hand) and wind ensemble (Janacek)
OTAKAR HOLLMANN (piano) FRANTISEK CECH (flute) RUDOLF Lisy (trumpet) Jiki HORAK (trumpet)
MIROSLAV STINDL (trombone) ANTONIN KETTNER (trombone) JOSEF URBAN (trombone) JOSEF SLADEK (tuba)
Conducted by JARMIL BURGHAUSER on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Karel Ancerl
Piano: Otakar Hollmann
Flute: Frantisek Cech
Flute: Rudolf Lisy
Unknown: Jiki Horak
Unknown: Miroslav Stindl
Conducted By: Jarmil Burghauser

: STRAUSS AND SCHOENBERG

A song recital showing to what extent their music sounded similar when they began composing, and how far apart their later careers took them
JANET BAKER (contralto)
GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano)
Michael LANGDON (bass) EDWARD DOWNES (piano)
Third broadcast
Michael Langdon and Edward Downes broadcast by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden Two series featuring music by these composers will begin next
Thursday

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Baker
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Bass: Michael Langdon
Piano: Edward Downes
Unknown: Michael Langdon
Unknown: Edward Downes

: ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Each month a well-known artist is invited to introduce and perform a wide range of music
George Malcolm
In his last programme GEORGE MALCOLM plays on the organ on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm
Unknown: George Malcolm

: MUSIC MAKING

JOHN ANTONIADIS (piano)
AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Margaret Major (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Another in the weekly series tn which the Aeolian String Quartet plays all Beethoven's late quartets

Contributors

Piano: John Antoniadis
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Cello: Derek Simpson

: MIDDAY CONCERT

BBC Scottish ORCHESTRA Leader, Tom Rowlette
Conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss
Part 1
Bliss
A Colour Symphony
12.48* Hymn to Apollo

Contributors

Leader: Tom Rowlette

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

JOHN GARDNER looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the West. Wales, and Scotland in the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: John Gardner

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: JOHANN STRAUSS

PHILHARMONIA PROMENADE ORCHESTRA Conducted by HENRY Krips
Overture: Die Fledermaus
2.39* Quadrille (on themes from
Verdi's Un ballo in maschera)
2.46* Emperor Waltz
2.56* Thunder and Lightning Polka on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

Contributors

Conducted By: Henry Krips

: BEETHOVEN

DAVID OISTRAKH (violin) LEV OBORIN (piano)
Sonata in D major, Op. 12 No. I
Sonata in E flat major, Op. 12
No 3
Sonata in G major. Op. 30 No. 3 on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

Contributors

Violin: David Oistrakh
Piano: Lev Oborin

: NOZZE ISTRIANE

Wedding in Istria Lyric drama in three acts
Libretto by Luigi ILLICA
Music by Antonio Smareglia sung in Italian
First broadcast in this country
Cast in order of singing:
Peasants, labourers
MILAN CHORUS and ORCHESTRA OF THE ITALIAN RADIO Chorus-Master, Giulio Bertola
Conducted by PIETRO ARGENTO
The action takes place in Vodnjan, Northern Croatia, at the beginning of the present century
Act 1. A crossroads in the centre of Vodnjan
Act 2. Inside Bara Menfco 's house Act 3. Marussa's bedroom
Recording made available by courtesy of Italian Radio

Contributors

Music By: Antonio Smareglia
Chorus-Master: Giulio Bertola
Conducted By: Pietro Argento
Unknown: Bara Menfco

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Milan SLECHTA
From St. Thomas the Martyr.
Newcastle upon Tyne

: ENGLISH USAGE

A series of six short talks by GILBERT PHELPS
4: Dialect and Standard English

: 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 4
Lorenzo de Medici : Canzona di Bacco Pesci grossi. pesci piccoli—4
Brindisi (La Traviata) (Verdi)
Quand'eropaggio (Falstaff) (Verdi)
Introduced by ARIELLA REGGIO
Speakers. LEONORA FABBRI. MANRICO MELCHIORRE
Produced by Elsie Ferguson

Contributors

Unknown: Lorenzo de Medici
Introduced By: Ariella Reggio
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson

: SOCIAL WORK IN ACTION

Six programmes about social work in Britain today
4: Work with the Handicapped with DR. G. W. H. TOWNSEND ,
County Medical Officer of Health. Buckinghamshire
JACQUELINE KNIGHT,
Welfare Adviser. British Red Cross National Headquarters
ROGER SYDENHAM,
Administrative Secretary, Royal National Institute for the Deaf
Introduced by David HOBMAN
Produced by Dennis Simmons

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. G. W. H. Townsend
Introduced By: David Hobman
Produced By: Dennis Simmons

: NIGHT THOUGHTS

A Radiophonic Poem for voices and orchestra by David Gascoyne with music by Humphrey Searle
Alas! our generation walks in night, dwells as in Hades, without the divine HÖLDERLIN
SINFONIA OF LONDON
Conducted by THE COMPOSER with JAMES BLADES (percussion) Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON A new production of the programme first broadcast on December 7. 1955
Second broadcast
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 12

Contributors

Unknown: David Gascoyne
Music By: Humphrey Searle
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
The Voice of the Solitary: Robert Harris
The Voice of the Mortal Soul: Aubrey Richards
A Soul in Anguish: Anthony Jacobs
The Night Watchers:: Frank Duncan
The Night Watchers:: Denis Goacher
A Commentator: Peter Marinker
The V I P: Norman Shelley
The Master of Spring Opening Ceremonies: Anthony Jacobs
A Woman: Nancy Nevinson
Voice of a Mask: Jill Balcon
City Dwellers:: Cécile Chevreau
City Dwellers:: John Dearth
City Dwellers:: John Justin
City Dwellers:: Jane Wenham

: FAURt AND RAVEL

played by ERIC HEIDSIECK (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Eric Heidsieck

: NEVILLE CAROUS

who earlier this year completed fifty years of music criticism, talks to Robert LAYTON about English musical life at the beginning of his career

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Layton

: FROM THE SOUTHERN CATHEDRALS FESTIVAL 1965

CATHEDRAL CHOIRS OF
WINCHESTER, SALISBURY and CHICHESTER
Conductors,
ALWYN SURPLICE
CHRISTOPHER DEARNLEY JOHN BIRCH LONDON GABRIELI BRASS ENSEMBLE
Conducted by Alwyn Surplice
Recorded in Chichester Cathedral on July 30. 1965

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Dearnley
Conducted By: Alwyn Surplice

: POEMS BY HENRY KING

1591-1669
Read by John Neville
Henry King , Bishop of Chichester, was John Donne 's literary executor, a prelate who refused to trim, and a writer of some of our best elegies.

Contributors

Read By: John Neville
Read By: Henry King
Unknown: John Donne

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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