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: BRITAIN'S CATHEDRALS AND THEIR MUSIC

Guildford
Introduced by JOHN BETJEMAN
CHOIR OF GUILDFORD CATHEDRAL BARRY ROSE
(conductor and solo organist)
GAVIN WILLIAMS (assistant organist)
Next. Sunday: Worcester Cathedral

Contributors

Introduced By: John Betjeman
Organist: Gavin Williams

: YOUR CONCERTCHOICE

A record request programme

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
Mozart's String Quintets by HANS KELLER
Musical Profile: Thea Musgrave by John LAMBERT
Sibelius's later symphonies by COLIN MASOX
Requiem book review by ROSEMARY HUGHES

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Hans Keller
Unknown: Thea Musgrave
Unknown: John Lambert
Unknown: Colin Masox
Review By: Rosemary Hughes

: BUSONI

Concerto in C major, for piano, men's chorus, and orchestra
PAUL BAUMGARTNER (piano) ZÜRICH MEN'S CHOIR
BEROMÜNSTER RADIO ORCHESTRA Conducted by ERICH SCHMID
Recording made available by courtesy of Swiss Radio

Contributors

Piano: Paul Baumgartner
Conducted By: Erich Schmid

: SCHUMANNAND BRAHMS

ERICH GRUENBERG (violin) ERIC HARRISON (piano)
Three Romances, Op. 94..Schumann
1.34* Sonata in G major Brahms
Broadcast on February 27

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Piano: Eric Harrison

: THE WITCH DANCERS

Le Villi by Puccini
Libretto by FERDINANDO FONTANA
English translation by DAVID HARRIS
Cast in order of singing:
Narrator, RONALD HARVI
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS Chorus-Master,
Stephen Wilkinson
BBC NORTHERN
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by MYER FREDMAN
Produced and adapted for radio by DENNIS ARUNDELL
Delme Bryn-Jones broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Translation By: David Harris
Narrator: Ronald Harvi
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Myer Fredman
Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Unknown: Delme Bryn-Jones
Wulf: Delme Bryn-Jones(baritone)
Anna: Jacqueline Dei Man(soprano)
Roberto: John Mitchinson(tenor)

: BEETHOVEN

S from the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London played by the Amadeus String Quartet Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Part 1
Quartet in F major, Op. IS No. I
Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

Contributors

Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: During the Interval

† Denis MATTHEWS discusses Beethoven and the String Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Denis Matthews

: Beethoven

Part 2
Quartet in G major, Op. 18 No.
The third of nine public concerts promoted by the BBC Music Programme, devoted to the quartets and violin sonatas of Beethoven
Aeolian String Quartet

: SZYMANOWSKI

Variations on a Polish folk theme, Op. 10
5.24* Métopes, Op. 29
L'ile des sirines Calypso Nausicaa played by JOHN OGDON (piano)
Broadcast on July 13. 1966

Contributors

Piano: John Ogdon

: MacDIARMID AT SEVENTY-FIVE

An anthology of poems by the Scottish poet chosen and introduced by Edwin Morgan to illustrate the range and variety of his work over fifty years
Readers:
TOM FLEMING
HUGH MACDIARMID and ROBERT TROTTER
Produced by George Bruce
Second broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: Edwin Morgan
Readers: Tom Fleming
Readers: Hugh MacDiarmid
Readers: Robert Trotter
Produced By: George Bruce

: MAXWELL DAVIES AND BIRTWISTLE

JULES CURRY (speaker)
THE PIERROT PLAYERS Mary Thomas (soprano)
Judith Pearce (flute, alto-flute, and piccolo)
Alan Hacker (clarinet, bass-clarinet, and E Hat clarinet)
Sydney Mann (violin and viola) Jennifer Ward-Clarke (cello) Stephen Pnislin (piano) Tristan Fry (percussion)
S Condueted by PETER MAXWELL DAVIES and HARRISON BIRTWISTLE
Peter Maxwell Davies
Antechrist
6.19* Harrison Birtwistle
Monodrama
(text by Stephen Pruslin ) commissioned by the Anglo-Austrian Music Society
Both works are being broadcast for the first time
From a public concert given In the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, on May 30

Contributors

Soprano: Mary Thomas
Flute: Judith Pearce
Clarinet: Alan Hacker
Violin: Sydney Mann
Cello: Jennifer Ward-Clarke
Piano: Stephen Pnislin
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Stephen Pruslin
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall

: AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Seven talks on the political history of the period from the Russian Revolution to Locarno
3: The Franco-British Alliance in the post-war years
PROFESSOR
JEAN-BAPTISTE DUROSELLE of the University of Paris in a discussion with Thomas Cadett
These talks, under the general editorship of Elizabeth Wiskemann , follow two earlier series which dealt with the outbreak of war in 1914, and with the various attempts to reach a compromise peace.
Russia from 1917 till Stalin, by E. H. Carr : December 10 followed by an interlude at 7.25

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Baptiste Duroselle
Unknown: Thomas Cadett
Unknown: Elizabeth Wiskemann
Unknown: E. H. Carr

: FROM THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL

Elsie Morison (soprano)
New Philharmonia
Orchestra
Leader, Carlos Villa
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik
S Part 1
Mozart
Symphony No. 38, in D major
(Prague) (K.504)

Contributors

Soprano: Elsie Morison
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik

: THE NEW RUBAIYYAT

Robert Craves discusses with CHRISTOPHER HOLME his new version of Omar Khay yam's quatrains, made from a literal translation by Omar Ali Shah of a manuscript in the possession of his family since the year 1153, two or three decades after Omar Khayyam 's death fn the Fitzaerald view, which some Western scholars still support, Omar Khayyam was a sceptic whose hedonistic praise of love and wine is to be taken literally. Against this Mr. Graves accepts the Sufi view that he was the very voice of Islamic mysticism, speaking of God in symbols.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Craves
Unknown: Christopher Holme
Unknown: Omar Khay
Translation By: Omar Ali
Unknown: Omar Khayyam
Unknown: Omar Khayyam

: CONCERT

0 Part 2
Mahler
Symphony No. 4
December 10: Mahler's Second Symphony. Elsie Morison , Norma Procter , New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik. From the Royal Albert Hall , London

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie Morison
Unknown: Norma Procter
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik.
Unknown: Albert Hall

: ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH

by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Translated and adapted for radio by NICHOLAS BETHELL with Nigel Stock
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich was published in the Moscow literary monthly Novy Mir of November 1962 by a personal decision of Nikita Khrush chev. The time had come, decided Khrushchev, to reveal in the form of a novel details of life in a Stalinist corrective labour camp. The book became a best-seller in the West: in Russia it was a sensation. It brought Stalinism into the open. It was the end of a horrible era.
Produced by JOHN GIBSON
The place: Central Siberia in 1950 Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Unknown: Nicholas Bethell
Unknown: Ivan Denisovich
Unknown: Nikita Khrush
Produced By: John Gibson
Ivan Denisovich: Nigel Stock
Buinovsky: Lockwood West
Tiurin: John Hollis
Caesar: Basil Jones
Alyosha: Emrys James
Fetyukov: Leroy Lingwood
Kolya: Ronald Herdman
Der: Douglas Hankin
Tartar Guard: Michaelgraham Cox
Second Guard: Nigel Clayton
Third Guard: David Brierley
Starcher: Ronald Herdman
Radio Announcer: Gudrun Ure

: ENGLISH MUSIC

1 MICHAEL THOMAS (harpsichord) followed by an interlude at 10.50

: THE NEWS

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