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: NEWS; WEATHER

: OVERTURE

gramophone records

: NEWS; WEATHER

: MORNING CONCERT

gramophone records

: NEWS; WEATHER

: GLAD TIDINGS

Christmas music from France, Italy, Germany, and England HAZEL Holt (soprano)
PAUL EsswooD (counter-tenor) IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor) JACK Irons (tenor)
David JOHNSTON (tenor) STAFFORD DEAN (bass)
GEOFFREY COU:BY (bass) CHARLES SPINKS (organ)
HEINRICH SCHUTZ CHOIR
LONDON STRING PLAYERS
Conducted by ROGER NORRINGTON gramophone record

Contributors

Tenor: David Johnston
Unknown: Heinrich Schutz
Conducted By: Roger Norrington

: THE QUEEN

Her Majesty's recorded Christmas Message to the Commonwealth

: A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS

in King's College Chapel Cambridge upon Christmas Eve
Broadcast on Tuesday (Ttadio 4)
For details see page 44

: ANDRES SEGOVIA

(guitar)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Angelus; Golondrinas:
La arrulladora (Platero and I) gramophone record

: BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 8, in F major
11.44* Symphony No. 9, in D minor
HEATHER HARPER (soprano)
Janet BAKER (mezzo-soprano) RONALD DOWD (tenor)
JOHN SHIRLEY-QUIRK (baritone)
CHOIR trained by John Alldis
HAYDN ORCHESTRA
Leader, Joshua Glazier
Conductor, HARRY NEWSTONE
Broadcast on January 18, 1965

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Unknown: John Alldis
Leader: Joshua Glazier

: NEWS; WEATHER

: BACH

Trio-Sonata No. 4, in E minor
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
(S.537) - played on the organ of the Johanneskirche. LUneburg
Trio-Sonata No. 1, in E flat major
MARTIN NEARY (pedal harpsichord)
GERAINT JONES (organ)
The Fantasia and Fugue were broadcast on December 13. 1967. on a recording made in collaboration with North German Radio

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Neary

: MOZART AND SCHUMANN

TRIO ROSTAL-PALM-SCHRÖTER Max Rostal (violin)
Siegfried Palm (cello) Heinz Schroter (piano)
Broadcast on June 19

Contributors

Violin: Max Rostal
Cello: Siegfried Palm
Piano: Heinz Schroter

: LA TRAVIATA

Opera in three acts
Music by Verdi
Libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE after Dumas
Sung in Italian: records
Cast in order of singing:
CHORUS AND Orchestra OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO Conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD
The action takes place in and around Parts. during the middle of the nineteenth century ACT 1
The drawing room of Violetta's Paris house
3.15* ACT 2
Scene l A room in Violetta's country house
Scene 2 A reception room in Flora's house
4.26* Interval
5.12* ACT 3
Violetta's bedroom followed by an interlude
During the Interval (at 4.26*)
CHOPIN played by MAURIZIO POLLINI (piano)
Scherzo in C sharp minor
Two Nocturnes, Op. 27
Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op. 44 Polonaise in A flat major. Op. 53
Ballade in G minor

Contributors

Unknown: Francesco Maria Piave
Unknown: Maggio Musicale Florentino
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Piano: Maurizio Pollini

: I KNEW HIM, HORATIO

by Leonard Barras
With the help of some old gramophone records and a small group of actors, Leonard Barras recreates the life of Daniel Danvers , the Shakespearean actor of great promise who became a music-hall artist and eventually found fulfilment playing the Cat to Elinor Lovelace 's Dick Whittington.
Melodion player, TREVOR HOLROYD Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Barras
Unknown: Leonard Barras
Unknown: Daniel Danvers
Unknown: Elinor Lovelace
Unknown: Dick Whittington.
Unknown: Trevor Holroyd
Produced By: Alfred Bradley
Daniel Danvers: Alex Glasgow
Narrator: John Woodvine
Hubert Merrifield: Ronald Herdman
Mildred Parker: Jean Becke
Sammy Bullicker: Dick Irwin
Elinor Lovelace: Ursula Smith
General Haig: Geoffrey Wheeler

: PARAPHRASE, PASTICHE, AND PARODY

A pot-pourri of provoking piano-pieces by Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov Ravel , Casella and Chabrier played by DENIS MATTHEWS and BRENDA MCDERMOTT and Introduced by DENIS MATTHEWS

Contributors

Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Ravel
Played By: Denis Matthews
Played By: Brenda McDermott
Introduced By: Denis Matthews

: The Shagbut, the Minikin and the Flemish Clacket

Schola Polyphonica Neasdeniensis
Peter Weevil and John Throgmorton (shagbut) Tatiana Splod (minikin)
René Carter-Thomson and H.B. Hogg (Flemish clacket)
Introduced by Hugo Turvey
Instrumental Rondo; Haro! Poppzgeyen ist das Wieselungenslied
Hucbald the Onelegged (of Grobhausen) (fl. c.1452)
An audio cockanbultail
(Stereo)

Contributors

Unknown: John Throgmorton
Unknown: Tatiana Splod
Unknown: Rene Carter-Thomson
Unknown: H. B. Hogg
Introduced By: Hugo Turvey
Introduced By: Instrumental Rondoi Haro

: DVORAK

Symphony No. 4, in D minor LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Istvan Kertesz

: IVAN THE FOOL

A Folk Story by Leo Tolstoy
Adapted for radio by Douglas Cleverdon from the translation by Aylmer Maude with songs (in English versions by Nest Cleverdon) and music composed by ALEXANDER TCHEREPNIN with the SINFONIA OF LONDON and the AMBROSIAN SINGERS solo tenor. Leslie Fyson
Conducted by THE COMPOSER and with electronic music supervised by Serge Tcherepnin at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON

Contributors

Story By: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Translation By: Aylmer Maude
Composed By: Alexander Tcherepnin
Tenor: Leslie Fyson
Unknown: Serge Tcherepnin
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Ivan the Fool: Francis De Wolff
His father: Carleton Hobbs
His brothers:Simon the Soldier: Victor Lucas
Taras the Stout: Alan Dudley
' Lady Simon: Grizelda Hervey
Mme Taras: Olwen Brookes
The Devil: Richard Word$worth
The Devil's Imps: Frank Duncan
The Devil's Imps: Rosalind Shanks
The Devil's Imps: Janette Richer
The King of India: Wolfe Morris
The King of Cockroachland: Haydn Jones

: A CHRISTMAS MEDITATION

by CANON SYDNEY EVANS
Dean of King's College, London

: MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS

sung by the SCHOLA POLYPHONICA and conducted and Introduced by HENRY WASHINGTON
From Brompton Oratory, London

: WINGED CHARIOT

A poem by WALTER DE LA MARE abridged by Dorothy Baker and read by WILLIAM DEVLIN
In this long philosophical poem, first published In 1951 when Walter de la Mare was 78, the poet ' talks to himself about the nature of Time, old age, and Eternity. followed by an interlude at 10.55

Contributors

Unknown: Walter De La Mare
Abridged By: Dorothy Baker
Read By: William Devlin
Unknown: Walter de la Mare

: THE NEWS

: Closedown









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