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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: What's New?

A programme of recent records
Sonata in A major, Op. 101
(Beethoven)
CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano)
8.27* Song-cycle: Frauenliebe und
-leben (Schumann)
HELEN WATTS (contralto)
GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano)
8.51* Bolero (Chopin)
ARTUR RUBINSTEIN (piano)
Stereophonic broadcast: seep. 10

Contributors

Piano: Claudio Arrau
Contralto: Helen Watts
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: BACH CANTATAS

APRIL CANTELO (soprano)
YVONNE MINTON (contralto) ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
NEIL HOWLETT (baritone)
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Christopher Taylor
(flute obbligato)
Richard Popplewell
(organ continuo)
Olga Hegedus (cello continuo)
PlIILOMUSICA OF LONDON Leader. Carl Pini
Conducted by DAVID LLOYD-JONES
Cantata No. 115: Mache dich. mein Geist, bereit
9.29* Cantata No. 3: Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid
Yvonne Minton broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Contralto: Yvonne Minton
Flute: Christopher Taylor
Unknown: Richard Popplewell
Cello: Olga Hegedus
Leader: Carl Pini
Conducted By: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Yvonne Minton

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records-
Overture: Peter Schmoll (Weber)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC Orchestra Conducted by KARL BÖHM
10.8* Aria: Divinites du Styx
(Alceste) (Gluck)
TERESA BERGANZA (soprano)
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA COVENT GARDEN
Conducted by ALEXANDER GIBSON
10.13* Trumpet Concerto in E major (Hummel)
MAURICE ANDRE
LAMOUREUX Orchestra
Conducted by JEAN-BAPTISTE Mari
10.35* Symphony No. 3, in C minor
(Roussel)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANDRE CLUYTENS

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Schmoll
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Maurice Andre
Conducted By: Jean-Baptiste Mari
Conducted By: Andre Cluytens

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
Arnold Cooke
(born November 4. 1906) by HOWARD FERGUSON
Two romantic composers by DONALD MITCHELL
Attilio Ariosti (1666-1740?) by CHARLES CUDWORTH
The Ring at Bayreuth book review by NOEL GOODWIN

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Arnold Cooke
Unknown: Howard Ferguson
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: Attilio Ariosti
Unknown: Charles Cudworth
Review By: Noel Goodwin

: WELSH NATIONAL OPERA COMPANY

in The Parlour
An opera in one act based on Maupassant's short story En Famille
Words and music by Grace Williams
Chorus of Neighbours
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Felix Kok
Conducted by BRYAN BALKWILL
Produced by JOHN MOODY
The action takes place in a small seaport town towards the end of the nineteenth century
Scene 1 A shabby-genteel Victorian living-room
Entr'acte A street corner
Scene 2 The living-room transformed into an ornate parlour
A recording of a performance given at the Odeon Theatre, Llandudno on August 18

Contributors

Music By: Grace Williams
Leader: Felix Kok
Conducted By: Bryan Balkwill
Produced By: John Moody
Grandmamma: Edith Coates
Papa, her son: Edward Byles
Mamma, her daughter-in-law: Noreen Berry
Her grand-daughters: Louisa: Anne Pashley
Her grand-daughters: Augusta: Janet Hughes
Aunt Genevieve, her daughter: Jean Allister
Uncle Steve, her son-in-law: David Lennox
Doctor Charlton, her doctor: John Gibbs
Rosalie, the family servant: Marian Evans

: JANACEK

Sinfonietta CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on a gramophone record
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Conducted By: George Szell

: INTERNATIONAL MOZART ENSEMBLE

ALAN CIVIL (horn)
SHIRLEY HOPKINS (horn)
LEONARD FRIEDMAN (violin) ELEANOR ST. GEORGE (violin) JOHN UNDERWOOD (viola) OLGA HEGEDUS (cello)
ADRIAN BEERS (double-bass)

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Friedman
Viola: John Underwood
Cello: Olga Hegedus

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Heather Harper (soprano)
Colin Bradbury (clarinet)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader. Hugh Maguire
Conductor, Antal Dorati
Part 1
3.20* Concertino In B flat major. for clarinet and orchestra.Busoni

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Clarinet: Colin Bradbury
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: * TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Repeated: Tuesday at 4.45* p.m.
Next Sunday's programme: 2.15p.m.

: * CONCERT

Part 2

: STRAVINSKY AND SCHOENBERG

VALERIE TRYON (piano) Members of the PHILIP JONES ENSEMBLE Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe) Stanley Smith (oboe)
Neil Black (cor anglais)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon) Ronald Waller (bassoon) Philip Jones (trumpet)
Roy Copestake (trumpet) Arthur Wilson (trombone) Ray Brown (trombone) Gerard McElhone (bass-trombone)
BBC CHORUS
Conducted by PETER GELLHORN
NEW LONDON WIND ENSEMBLE David Sandeman (flute) Ian Wilson (oboe)
Keith Puddy (clarinet) Timothy Brown (horn) Cecil James (bassoon) Part 1:
Stravinxky Serenade in A, for piano
5.13* Mass, for mixed chorus and wind instruments

Contributors

Piano: Valerie Tryon
Oboe: Sidney Sutcliffe
Oboe: Stanley Smith
Oboe: Neil Black
Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke
Bassoon: Ronald Waller
Bassoon: Philip Jones
Unknown: Roy Copestake
Unknown: Arthur Wilson
Unknown: Ray Brown
Bass-Trombone: Gerard McElhone
Conducted By: Peter Gellhorn
Flute: David Sandeman
Oboe: Ian Wilson
Clarinet: Keith Puddy
Horn: Timothy Brown
Bassoon: Cecil James
Unknown: Stravinxky Serenade

: THE WILDERNESS OF THIS WORLD

by OWEN HOLLOWAY
The Everyman Cinema, Hampstead. is currently showing a season of films by Luis Bunuel. Mr. Holloway talks about the art of this Spanish director with particular reference to the way in which Bunuel expresses his world view through the film Viridiona.

Contributors

Unknown: Owen Holloway
Unknown: Luis Bunuel.

: CONCERT

Part 2: Schoenberg Wind Quintet
Second broadcast

: the NIGHTINGALE

Poems and Ballads First Series (1866) by Algernon Charles Swinburne chosen and discussed by CHRISTOPHER Ricks
Swinburne's first series of Poems and Ballads was published in July 1866 and created an immediate scandal.
In the first of two programmes Christopher Ricks talks about the reasons for this reaction, and introduces some of the poems from the volume.
Readers: GABRIEL WOOLF ALLAN McCLELLAND and EVA HADDON
Produced by David Davis

Contributors

Unknown: Algernon Charles Swinburne
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Talks: Christopher Ricks
Readers: Gabriel Woolf
Readers: Allan McClelland
Produced By: David Davis

: SCHUBERT

II modo di prender moglie Prometheus
Der Schiffer (Im Winde, im
Sturme)
Grenzen der Menschheit
Aus Heliopolis 1; 2
Totengrabers Heimweh
† MICHAEL LANGDON (bass)
EDWARD DOWNES (piano)
Michael Langdon and Edward Downes broadcast by permission of the General Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Bass: Michael Langdon
Piano: Edward Downes
Piano: Michael Langdon
Piano: Edward Downes

: SHAKESPEARE 1964

Two talks on the achievements of the Quatercentenary Year by J. ISAACS ,
Emeritus Professor of English in the University of London
2: The Poetry, the Theatre, and the Future
In the second of his talks assessing the fresh contributions to Shakespearean scholarship made during the 400th anniversary celebrations, Professor Isaacs considers the extent to which we have a new picture of Shakespeare the dramatist.

Contributors

Unknown: J. Isaacs

: C. P. E. BACH

Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
GEORGE MALCOLM
BATH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Conducted by YEHUDI MENUHIN on a gramophone record
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. M

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm
Conducted By: Yehudi Menuhin

: VARIETIES OF DISHONOUR

Three plays by John Arden
Moultrie Kelsall with Madeleine Christie and Leonard Maguire in Armstrong's Last Goodnight adapted for broadcasting by BENNETT MAXWELL
To seek hot water beneath could ice
Surely it is a great follie;
1 have socht for grace at a graceless lace
Where there is none lor my men and me
Music arranged by CEDRIC THORPE DAVIB and played by DAVID JAMES (trumpet)
KEVIN THOMPSON (trombone)
Produced by STEWART CONN
Third broadcast
Left-Handed Liberty: Nov. 18

Contributors

Unknown: John Arden
Unknown: Moultrie Kelsall
Unknown: Madeleine Christie
Unknown: Leonard Maguire
Broadcasting By: Bennett Maxwell
Arranged By: Cedric Thorpe Davib
Played By: David James
Unknown: Kevin Thompson
Produced By: Stewart Conn
Sir David Lindsay: Leonard Maguire
English Commissioners: Malcolm Terris
English Commissioners: Hector Ross
Scots Commissioners: John Graham
Scots Commissioners: Michael Deacon
English Clerk: William Fox
Scots Clerk: Arthur Lawrence
Johnstone of Wamphray: Ronald Baddiley
First Armstrong: Alex McAvoy
Second Armstrong: James Grant
John Armstrong of Gilnockie: Moultrie Kelsall
Gilbert Eliot of Stobs: Jack Stewart
Young Stobs, his son: Maitland Chandler
McGlass Lindsay's secretary: Leo Maguire
Gilnockie's wife: Gudrun Ure
A Protestant Evangelist: Bryden Murdoch
Meg Eliot, Stobs's daughter: Rona Anderson
A Lady Lindsay's mistress: Madeleine Christie
Her maid: Dorothy Bibby
Lord Johnstone's secretary: Paul KermacK
Lord Maxwell's secretary: John Graham
Cardinal's secretary: Alan Haines
Highland Captain: Paul KermacK
King James V: Michael Deacon

: BYRD

SCHOLA POLYPHONICA
Conductor, HENRY WASHINGTON
Assumpta est
Maria Vide , Domine, quoniam tribulor Alleluia, ascendit Deus De Lamentatione Attollite portas
Christe qui lux es et dies Haec dies
From the Brompton Oratory. London
Second broadcast

Contributors

Conductor: Henry Washington
Unknown: Maria Vide

: 1HE NEWS

: Closedown









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