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: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: OVERTURE

Overture: Zampa (Hérold)
New YORK PHILHARMONICORCHESTRA Conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
7.11* Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky (Arensky)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR John BARSIROLLI
7.26* Ballet Music: Les Sylphides
(Chopin, arr. Sargent)
ROYAL OPERA House ORCHESTRA. COVENT GARDEN
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein
Conducted By: Sir John Barsirolli
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: MORNING CONCERT

Overture: The Force of Destiny
(Verdi)
HALLE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI
8.11* Symphony No. 6. in C major
(Schubert)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
8.41* Old Norwegian Romance with Variations (Grieo)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR Thomas BEECHAM gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Ravel
Introduction and Allegro, for harp with flute, clarinet, and string quartet
OSIAN ELLIS (harp) MELOS ENSEMBLE
9.15* Ballet: Mother Goose
LONDON SYMPHONY Orchestra Conducted by PIERRE MONTEUX
ⓢgramophone records

Contributors

Harp: Osian Ellis
Conducted By: Pierre Monteux

: ANNIVERSARY

Gramophone records highlighting musical anniversaries occurring this week

: PIANO RECITAL

by YONTY SOLOMON

Contributors

Unknown: Yonty Solomon

: MUSIC MAKING

Mendelssohn Chamber Music series continued
Recording made available by courtesy of French Radio
FRANCES MASON (violin)
ASHLEY LAWRENCE (piano)
BEAUX ARTS STRING Quartet Charles Libove (violin) Stephen Clapp (violin) John Graham (viola) Bruce Rogers (cello)
Ashley Lawrence broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Violin: Frances Mason
Piano: Ashley Lawrence
Violin: Charles Libove
Violin: Stephen Clapp
Viola: John Graham
Cello: Bruce Rogers
Cello: Ashley Lawrence

: From the Proms

APRIL CANTELO (soprano) WILFRED BROWN (tenor) IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor) JOHN HOLMES (bass) EMANUEL HURWITZ (violin) RICHARD ADENEY (flute) NORMAN KNIGHT (flute) RAYMOND LEPPARD (harpsichord) KEITH HARVEY (cello continuo)
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Chorus-Master, John McCarthy
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
Part 1
Purcell
The Indian Queen

Contributors

Soprano: April Cantelo
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Bass: John Holmes
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Flute: Richard Adeney
Flute: Norman Knight
Harpsichord: Raymond Leppard
Cello: Keith Harvey
Chorus-Master: John McCarthy
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Charles Mackerras

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: CONCERT CALENDAR

BRIAN TROWELL looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in the North during the next seven days

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Trowell

: FROM THE PROMS

Part 2
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
No. in G major. for violin, two flutes, and string orchestra
1.34* No. 6. in B flat major
1.54* No. 5. in D major, for flute, violin, harpsichord, and string orchestra
Second broadcast

: MATINEE

LONDON STUDIO STRINGS
Leader. Reginald Leopold
Conducted by JEAN Pougnet with MARIA KORCHINSKA (harp)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Leopold
Conducted By: Jean Pougnet
Harp: Maria Korchinska

: LORIN MAAZEL

conducts
Symphony No. S. in B minor
(Pathetique) (Tchaikovsky) and Karelia Suite (Sibelius) played by the VIENNA PHILHARMONICORCHESTRA gramophone record

: MUSICALE

A series of concerts given before invited audiences
This week, from
The Arts Centre. Polytechnic Hall ,
Falmouth,
Cornwall Thomas HEMSLEY (baritone) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
PETER-JOHN CARTER (violin) SALLY MAYS (piano)
Part I

Contributors

Unknown: Polytechnic Hall
Baritone: Cornwall Thomas Hemsley
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Violin: Peter-John Carter
Piano: Sally Mays

: * TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest
Sunday's broadcast

: * MUSICALE

Part 2 l

: ORGAN RECITAL

by GASTON LITAIZE
From St. Margaret's Church,
Westminster

Contributors

Unknown: Gaston Litaize

: Programme News

: SHORTHAND DICTATION

80-100 w.p.m.
For those who want to keep up or improve their speeds in any shorthand system
Some of the material is taken from Shorthand Dictation Practice. Book 3
100-120 w.p.m.: Friday at 6.30 p.m.

: 'TOUTES DIRECTIONS'

A series of twenty programmes, intended for listeners who already have some knowledge of French.
An imaginary roving reporter. Gilles Leroy , records his impressions of the different places he visits each week
4: En Auvergne—le lac Pavin
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 21. 1968
A booklet is available

Contributors

Reporter: Gilles Leroy
Introduced By: Katia Ellis
Unknown: Emile Harven
Script By: Odile Castro
Script By: Elsie Ferguson
Unknown: Paul Couster
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson

: DICKENS TODAY

Six programmes reflecting
Dickens's continuing popularity
2: The serial writer by SIMON NOWELL-SMITH
Reader. GARY WATSON
From The Pickwick Papers in 1836 to the unfinished Edwin Drood in 1870. all Dickens's fifteen novels were published as serials, either by themselves in monthly numbers or as instalments in monthly or weekly magazines. This mode of publication, developed by Dickens more than a hundred years ago, was the origin of the serial as we now know it-in magazines, sound broadcasting, and television. The advantages and disadvantages which Dickens learnt the hard way as a pioneer still exist for the novelists and scriptwriters of today.
Produced by Robert Hutchison

Contributors

Reader: Gary Watson
Unknown: Edwin Drood
Produced By: Robert Hutchison

: WHAT SHALL WE TELL CAROLINE?

by John Mortimer with Jill Bennett
Stephen Murray and Barry Foster
Adapted and produced by NESTA PAIN
Third broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Jill Bennett
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Barry Foster
Produced By: Nesta Pain
Narrator: Brian Hewlett
Arthur Loudon: Stephen Murray
Lily Loudon: Jill Bennett
Tooy Peters: Barry Fosver
Caroline: Clare Asher

: FROM THE DOMAINE MUSICAL

Mady Mesple (soprano)
Claude Helffer (piano)
Parrenin String Quartet Jacques Parrenin (violin)
Jacques Charpentier (viotin) Denes Marton (viola)
Pierre Penassou (cello)
French String Trio Gerard Jarry (violin) Serge Collot (viola)
Michel Tournus (cello)
Jacques Ghestem (violin) Jacques Cazauran (double-bass)
Part 1 first performance

Contributors

Piano: Claude Helffer
Violin: Jacques Parrenin
Violin: Jacques Charpentier
Viola: Denes Marton
Cello: Pierre Penassou
Violin: Gerard Jarry
Viola: Serge Collot
Cello: Michel Tournus
Violin: Jacques Ghestem
Double-Bass: Jacques Cazauran

: SIRIUS

A Verse-Sequence by John Buckland (1917-1966)
Read by DENIS GOACHER

Contributors

Unknown: John Buckland
Read By: Denis Goacher

: FROM THE DOMAINE MUSICAL

Part 2
Lyric Suite, for string quartet
Berg
Recording made available by courtesy of French Radio

: NO OTHER NAME

An address at Epiphanytide by the Indian philosopher and theologian RAYMOND PANIKKAR
Dr. Panikkar. son of a Hindu father and a Spanish Catholic mother, is a Roman Catholic priest who teaches Indian Philosophy at Benares University. He is also official adviser to the Indiaa Government on the Hindu Religion. During a recent visit to Britain he talked before a small audience at Westcott House. Cambridge, about Christ and the religions.

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Panikkar

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

: Closedown









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