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: NEWS SUMMARY

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: OVERTURE

Symphony No. 22, in E fiat major
(The Philosopher) (Haydn)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.2.3* Concertstiick in F minor. for piano and orchestra (Weber)
CLAUDIO ARRAU
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ALCEO GALLIERA
7.41* Symphonic poem: Till Eulenspieyel (Strauss)
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Unknown: Claudio Arrau
Conducted By: Alceo Galliera
Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

IAN WILSON (oboe) CHARLES SPINKS
(harpsichord continuo)
STRINGS OF the New PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Led by Desmond Bradley
Conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE

Contributors

Oboe: Ian Wilson
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Unknown: Desmond Bradley
Conducted By: Bernard Keeffe

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Berlioz
0 Records of excerpts from his opera
Beatrice and Benedict with .JOSEPHINE VEASEY. APRIL CANTELO
HELEN WATTS. JOHN MITCHINSON
THE ST. ANTHONY SINGERS and the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS

Contributors

Conducted By: Colin Davis

: ANNIVERSARY

Gramophone records highlighting musical anniversaries occurring this week

: PIANO RECITAL

by VALDA AVELING

Contributors

Unknown: Valda Aveling

: MUSIC MAKING

One of eight programmes containing items from previous broadcasts in this series
BEAUFORT TRIO
DONALD BELL (baritone) PAUL Hamburger (piano)
ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET with CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Baritone: Donald Bell
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz

: MIDDAY CONCERT

SHURA CHERKASSKY (piano)
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Felix Kok
Conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Felix Kok
Conducted By: Walter Susskind

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

Christmas music
CHRISTOPHER GRIER talks about
Bach's Christmas Oratorio (ii)

Contributors

Talks: Christopher Grier

: MIDDAY CONCERT

Part 2
From the Town Hall, Birmingham

: BRITAIN'S CATHEDRALS AND THEIR MUSIC

Worcester
Introduced by JOHN BETJEMAN
CHOIR OF WORCESTER CATHEDRAL
Organist and Master of the Choristers CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON
HARRY BRAMMA (assistant organist)
Choir: Organ: Choir:
Sixth of eleven programmes
Second broadcast
Wednesday: Ely Cathedral

Contributors

Introduced By: John Betjeman
Unknown: Christopher Robinson
Unknown: Harry Bramma

: CHOPIN

Fourth of nine programmes
Nocturne in F sharp major ARTUR RUBINSTEIN (piano)
2.44' Three Waltzes. Op. 64 DINU LIPATTI (piano)
2.53* Nocturne in D flat major ARTUR RUBINSTEIN (piano) gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: STRAVINSKY'S BALLETS

The twelfth of thirteen programmes of twentieth-century ballet music. including all Stravinsky's ballets presented in chronological order and conducted by the composer Pas de deux: The Bluebird
(Tchaikovsky, arr. Stravinsky)
COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by STRAVINSKY
3.6* Daphnis and Chloe (Ravel)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHORUS OF THE ROYAL
OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN Conducted by PIERRE MONTEUX gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Pierre Monteux

: MUSICALE

A series of concerts given before invited audiences
This week: from
Tempest Anderson Hall, York NORMA PROCTER (contralto) CLIFTON HELLIWELL (piano)
Amici STRING QUARTET Lionel Bentley (violin) Michael Jones (violin)
Christopher Wellington (viola) Peter Hailing (cello)
Part 1

Contributors

Contralto: York Norma Procter
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Michael Jones
Viola: Christopher Wellington

: * TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS
Sunday's broadcast

: Musicale: Part 2

January 3: from Bury St. Edmunds. The Wilbye Consort, director Louis Halsey; Josef Suk (violin), Ernest Lush (piano). Madrigals by Wilbye and Hindemith, sonatas by Beethoven and Brahms; Pieces by Suk

Contributors

Unknown: Wilbye Consort
Unknown: Louis Halsey
Violin: Josef Suk

: BANDSTAND

FOBEN'S MOTOR WORKS BAND
Conductor. Rex MORTlMER plays original brass band music

Contributors

Conductor: Rex Mortlmer

: P m- SHORTHAND DICTATION

80-100 w.p.m.
Some of the material Is taken from Shorthand Dictation Practice;Book 2
80-100 w.p.m.: Friday, 6.30 p.m.

: 'TOUTES DIRECTIONS'

A series of twenty programmes
2: Rennes-la forêt de Paimpont et la légende du roi Arthur introduced by KATIA ELLIS with the help of EMILE HARVEN
Script by Odile Castro and Elsie Ferguson
Language consultant, Paul Couster
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
First broadcast March 7
A booklet is available

Contributors

Introduced By: Katia Ellis
Script By: Odile Castro
Script By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Paul Couster
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson

: NEW IDEAS IN SECONDAY EDUCATION

A series of eight programmes
Introduced by DR. F. HILLIARD
7 Notes on Classroom Drama
' Men say that the young of all creatures cannot be quiet tn their bodies or in their voices, they are always wanting to move and cry out: some leaping and skipping, others uttering all sorts of cries.... Shall we begin then with the acknowledgement that education is first given through Apollo and the Muses? ' These observations were made by Plato some 2.300 years ago. Nowhere would they receive greater support than among the present teachers of creative drama in schools.
CHRISTOPHER HARBON , drama teacher at a London comprehensive school, shows how he involves his pupils in serious drama under conditions that are very far from ideal.
Produced by Peter Jarvis

Contributors

Introduced By: Dr. F. Hilliard
Unknown: Christopher Harbon
Produced By: Peter Jarvis

: MARXISM AND ROSA LUXEMBURG

by Peter Nettl and Eric Hobsbawm
Produced by ANTHONY MONCRIEFF

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Nettl
Unknown: Eric Hobsbawm
Produced By: Anthony Moncrieff
Rosa Luxemburg: Kathleen Byron
V 1 Lenin (and all other male voices): Anthony Jacobs
Narrator: Peter Nettl

: INVITATION CONCERT

John Alldis Choir
Conducted by John Alldis
Vesuvius Ensemble
Jane Manning (soprano) William Bennett
(flute, alto flute, and piccolo) Thea King (clarinet) Stephen Trier
(clarinet and tenor saxophone) Kenneth Sillito (violin) Brian Hawkins (viola) Charles Tunnell (cello)
Susan Bradshaw (piano)
Part 1

Contributors

Unknown: John Alldis
Conducted By: John Alldis
Soprano: Jane Manning
Flute: William Bennett
Clarinet: Stephen Trier
Violin: Kenneth Sillito
Viola: Brian Hawkins
Cello: Charles Tunnell
Piano: Susan Bradshaw

: SUEZ AND THE ROLE OF BROADCASTING

f by CORDON WATERFIELD formerly Head of the Arabic Service of the BBC and European Services Diplomatic Correspondent
What rinht had BBC overseas broadcasts at the time of the Suez crisis to reflect the division of opinion in this country? Should the BBC have broadcast criticism of the Government's policy during the period leading up to the Suez landings? What are the problems created by putting broadcasting under Government control?

: INVITATION CONCERT

Part 2
Given before an Invited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. London. Applications for tickets should be sent to [address removed]. enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

: The Anxieties of Growing Up

The film of Alice in Wonderland to be shown on BBC-1 on Decemher 28 has been written and produced by Jonathan Miller.
JONATHAN MILLER in conversation with STUART HOOD describes how a new consideration of Lewis Carroll led him to more general thoughts on the Victorian attitude to childhood and prompted his unusual approach to the making of this television film

Contributors

Duced By: Jonathan Miller.
Duced By: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Stuart Hood
Unknown: Lewis Carroll

: SCHUMANN

Scenes from the Orient, Op. 66
DANIEL and ENRIQUE BARENBOIM (piano duet)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Piano: Enrique Barenboim

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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