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: OVERTURE

Symphonic Poem: The Noonday
Witch (Dvorak)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC Orchestra Conducted by ZDENEK CHALABALA
7.19' Piano Concerto No. 3, in E flat major (Saint-Saëns)
JEANNE-MARIE DARRE
FRENCH National RADIO Orchestra Conducted by Louis FOURESTIER
7.46* Dances from Marosszek
(Kodaiv)
BUDAPEST PHILHARMONIC Society ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JANOS FERENCSIK on gramophone records
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 4: Thursday, 8.20 a.m.

Contributors

Conducted By: Zdenek Chalabala
Conducted By: Louis Fourestier
Conducted By: Janos Ferencsik

: NEWS SUMMARY

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: YOUR MIDWEEK CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Flute Quartet in C major (
K. Anh. 171) (Mozart)
KARLHEINZ ZÖLLER (flute) THOMAS BRANDIS (violin)
SIEGBERT UEBERSCHAER (viola) WOLFGANG BOETTCHER (cello)
8.20* The Shepherd on the Rock
(Schubert)
RITA STREICH (soprano)
HEINRICH GEUSER (clarinet) ERIK WERBA (piano)
8.33* Piano Trio in D minor
(Arensky)
JASCHA HEIFETZ (violin)
GREGOR PIATIGORSKY (cello) LEONARD PENNARIO (piano)
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Unknown: K. Anh.
Violin: Thomas Brandis
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher
Clarinet: Heinrich Geuser
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Cello: Gregor Piatigorsky
Piano: Leonard Pennario

: NEWS SUMMARY

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: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Brahms
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
MELOS ENSEMBLE
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin) Ivor McMahon (violin) Cecil Arenowitz (viola) Terence Weil (cello) with PETER FRANKL (piano)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin: Ivor McMahon
Viola: Cecil Arenowitz
Cello: Terence Weil
Piano: Peter Frankl

: ELIZABETHAN MADRIGALISTS

Morley and ' The Triumphs of Oriana'
Morley
Ballett: Fire! fire! my heart Arise, get up, my dear Elegy: Hark! Alleluia Ho! who comes here?
From ' The Triumphs of Oriana '
SINGERS IN CONSORT
Ursula Connors (soprano) Shirley Sams (soprano)
Lesley Wood (mezzo-soprano) David Price (tenor)
Ian Partridge (tenor)
Richard Wood (bass-baritone)
Second of four programmes of English Madrigalists
November 23: Wilbve and Tamkins

Contributors

Soprano: Ursula Connors
Soprano: Shirley Sams
Mezzo-Soprano: Lesley Wood
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Bass-Baritone: Richard Wood

: CONCERTO

† Elaine SKORODIN (violin)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader. Colin Staveley
Conductor, JOHN CAREWE

Contributors

Violin: Elaine Skorodin
Leader: Colin Staveley
Conductor: John Carewe

: MUSIC MAKING

String Quartet in D major. Op. 50
No. 6 (The Frog) (Haydn)
11.22* Song-cycle: An die ferne
Geliebte {Beethoven)
11.38* String Quartet No. 1, in A major (Tippett)
EDINBURGH STRING Quartet Mites Baster (violin)
Julian Cumming (violin) Brian Hawkins (viola) Ian Hampton (cello)
GERARD SOUZAY (baritone) DALTON BALDWIN (piano) on gramophone records
Stereophonic broadcast: see p. 10

Contributors

Violin: Julian Cumming
Viola: Brian Hawkins
Cello: Ian Hampton
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Dalton Baldwin

: FROM THE PROMS

ELIZABETH FRETWELL (soprano)
ERICH GRUENBBERG (violin)
LONDON Symphony Orchestra Led by Rodney Friend
Conducted by GEORGE HuRST
Part

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Fretwell
Violin: Erich Gruenbberg
Conducted By: George Hurst

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

BRIAN TROWELL looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the Midlands and East Anglia during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Trowell

: FROM THE PROMS

Part 2
Broadcast in the Henry Wood Promenade Concert from the Royal Albert Hall. London. on August 7. 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Wood

: MATINEE

BBC Concert ORCHESTRA
Leader. Arthur Leavins
Conductor. Marcus Dods

Contributors

Conductor: Marcus Dods

: COMPOSER'S PORTRAIT

This week
Franz Reizenstein introduces a programme of his music
Scherzo in A, for piano (1947)
Finale (Trio for Bute, clarinet, and bassoon (1963) played by CHRISTOPHER HYDE-SMITH GEOFFREY EMMOTT KERRY CAMDEN
Concert fantasy for viola and piano (1865-66) played by ELIZABETH HOLBROOK
With THE COMPOSER at the piano

Contributors

Introduces: Franz Reizenstein
Played By: Christopher Hyde-Smith
Played By: Geoffrey Emmott
Played By: Kerry Camden
Played By: Elizabeth Holbrook

: LAST YEARS

The second of three weekly programmes devoted to the works which Schubert wrote during the last year of his life
String Quintet in C major
AMADEUS Quartet
Norbert Brainin (vioUn) Siegmund Nisse) (violin) Peter Schidlof (vtola) Martin Lovett (cello) with WILLIAM PLEETH (cello)
4.22' Song: Der Winterabend
DIETRICH FlSCHER-DIESKAU (baritone) GERALD Moore ipiano) on gramophone records
4.30* Fantasia in F minor (D.940)
DANIEL and ENRIQUE BARENBOIM (piano duet)
Second broadcast
4.49* Symphony No. 9, in C major
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by WILHELM FURTWANGLER on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett
Cello: William Pleeth
Baritone: Gerald Moore
Piano: Enrique Barenboim
Conducted By: Wilhelm Furtwangler

: JAZZ TODAY

The best of present-day jazz on records
Introduced by CHARLES Fox

Contributors

Introduced By: Charles Fox

: FACTS IN FOCUS

Britain's last Colonies
6: Hona Kong
† Speaker, WILLIAM KIRKMAN
Produced by Christopher Cuthbertson

Contributors

Unknown: William Kirkman
Produced By: Christopher Cuthbertson

: LET'S GO!

A course of twenty lessons in spoken Russian for near-beginners
Lesson 6
Written by Vaughan James. University of Sussex
Given by VAUGHAN JAMES
MARINA RYAN. and VICTOR GREGORIY
Language consultant. Lyubov Volossevich
Produced by Richard Hooper
Broadcast on April 5
A booklet is available

Contributors

Written By: Vaughan James.
Unknown: Vaughan James
Unknown: Marina Ryan.
Unknown: Victor Gregoriy
Unknown: Lyubov Volossevich
Produced By: Richard Hooper

: THE ORCHESTRA

Fourteen illustrated talks by ROGER FISKE
6: Contrapuntal Orchestration and the Baroque Concerto
Unlike the other types of Baroque orchestration, the Contrapuntal kind treats every instrument as an equal, as for example in Corelli's Concerti Grossi and Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.
Produced by Peter Dodd

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Fiske
Unknown: Concerti Grossi
Produced By: Peter Dodd

: MUSIC IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

St. Andrew's Priory and St. Paul's Cathedral
ALFRED DELLER (counter-tenor) WILFRED BROWN (tenor) GERALD ENGLISH (tenor) IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor)
DUNCAN ROBERTSON (tenor)
MARY REMNANT (medieval viol, rebec, and portative organ)
RALPH DOWNES (organ)
Directed and introduced by GILBERT REANEY
The second of six programmes devised by Gilbert Reaney
Reading Abbey and Coventry Priory: November 16

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Duncan Robertson
Unknown: Ralph Downes
Introduced By: Gilbert Reaney

: Proust and Music

by Professor John Cocking

Like a good many music lovers, Proust thought music was the most faithful way of expressing feelings; like a good many nineteenth-century philosophers and writers he thought it takes us through our feelings into another world of the mind. He meant his own novel to move us like music; how far did his love of music help him to write it?
John Cocking has some suggestions to make about the part played by Proust's musical culture in the planning of the novel. His talk is illustrated by musical excerpts.

Contributors

Speaker: John Cocking

: SMETANA

Trio in G minor
JOSEF SUK (violin)
JOSEF CHUCHRO (cello) JOSEF Hala (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Cello: Josef Chuchro
Piano: Josef Hala

: THE CONQUEROR

by Edward Miller
A personal portrait of William the Conqueror compiled from the anecdote* and reminiscences of the men who knew him among them
The Orderic Vitalls
William of Jumieges William of Poitiers Miles Crispin and one of the authors of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Produced by Nesta Pain
To be repeated on November 27

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Miller
Produced By: Nesta Pain

: MENDELSSOHN AND PFITZNER

played by PETER WALLFISCH
First of four weekly programmes
Cello Sonatas played by Gerhard Mantel and Erika Fritter: November 16 followed by an interlude at 10.55

Contributors

Played By: Peter Wallfisch

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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