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: NEWS; WEATHER

: OVERTURE

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC Orchestra Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: NEWS; WEATHER

: MORNING CONCERT

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader,John Bacon
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

Contributors

Leader: John Bacon
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: NEWS; WEATHER

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER ⓢ

Bach Concerto in D minor, for two violins and string orchestra CHRISTIAN FERRAS (violin) YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin) who also directs the FESTIVAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
9.22' Excerpts from The Musical
Offering
OTTO BÜCHNER (violin) KURT GUNTNER (violin)
SIEGFRIED MEINECKE (viola) Fritz KISKALT (cello)
9.38 Suite No. in B minor, for flute and string orchestra
JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL STUTTGART CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by KARL MÜNCHINGER gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Christian Ferras
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Violin: Otto Büchner
Violin: Kurt Guntner
Viola: Siegfried Meinecke
Cello: Fritz Kiskalt
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Conducted By: Karl Münchinger

: BBC BEETHOVEN COMPETITION

for British and Commonwealth
Duos and Trios
The winners of the Violin and Piano section
LEVON ChII. INGIRIAN(violin) CLIFFORD BENSON (piano)
Recorded during the first stage of the competition at Dartington Hall. Devon
First in a weekly series

Contributors

Unknown: Levon Chii.
Piano: Clifford Benson

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest

: WEEKEND IN EXETER

Recital of Indian Music by Imrat Khan
From the Great Hall,
Exeter University See page 43

Contributors

Music By: Imrat Khan

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC NORTHERN
Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by AKEO WATANABE
1.0 News; Weather
Symphony No. 5, in E flat.Sibelius
Given before an Invited audience in the Town Hall, Stockport

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Akeo Watanabe

: MATINEE

Orchestra
Conductor,
STANLEY BLACK N.R.U. HILVERSUM RADIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by LEO DRIEHUYS
VIENNA RADIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MAX SCHöNHERR
Recordings made available by courtesy of Netherlands Radio Union and Austrian Radio

Music from Carmen - Bizet
Black Lion Dances, Nos. 1, 2, and 7 - Hugo Cole
Symphonic Poem: From Bohemia's woods and fields (Mavlast) - Smetana
Intermezzo (L'amico Fritz) - Mascagni
Waltz: Die Deputanten - Johann Strauss (father)
Suite: The Birds - Respighi
Magic circle; Pantomime; Ritual Fire Dance (Love the Magician) - Falla

Contributors

Conductor: Stanley Black
Conducted By: Leo Driehuys
Conducted By: Max Schönherr

: BBC TRAINING ORCHESTRA

Concert-Master, Peter Mountain
Conducted by CHARLES GROVES

Contributors

Conducted By: Charles Groves

: WEEKEND IN EXETER

Dartington String Quartet
COLIN SAUER (violin)
ROGER RAPHAEL (violin) KEITH LOVELL (viola) MICHAEL EVANS (cello) with THEA KING (clarinet) from Exeter Cathedral
See page 43
During the Interval
EDMUND RUBBRA talks about his third string quartet

Contributors

Violin: Colin Sauer
Violin: Roger Raphael
Viola: Keith Lovell
Cello: Michael Evans
Clarinet: Thea King
Talks: Edmund Rubbra

: BANDSTAND

The CENTRAL BAND OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
By permission of the Air Force Board of the Defence CouncU
Conducted by WING CDR. JOHN L. WALLACE

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. John L. Wallace

: CONCERT CALENDAR

BERNARD KEEFFE looks at musical events in London and the South-East next weekend

: Programme News

: STUDY

See page 44

: THE CONDUCTOR AND THE ORCHESTRA

The human relationship by DAVID GERVER
Lecturer in Psychology, University of Durham
Do orchestral players like their conductors to be temperamental autocrats, understanding father-figures, or simply proficient colleagues in a joint endeavour? And what role do conductors themselves feel they should play?
The programme includes the voices of DAVID ATHERTON , SIR ARTHUR BLISS SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI
Pierre BOULEZ , SIR ADRIAN BOULT Colin DAVIS. BERNARD HAITINK YEHUDI MENUHIN
Produced by Daniel Snowman
To be repeated on May 17
See page 43

Contributors

Unknown: David Gerver
Unknown: David Atherton
Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Colin Davis.
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Produced By: Daniel Snowman

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Stephen Bishop (piano)
BBC Women's Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader. Eli Goren
Conductor, Colin Davis
Part 1
Given before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, London. Requests for tickets for future concerts may be sent to Ticket Unit. BBC. Broadcasting House, London, [Postcode removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Piano: Stephen Bishop
Conductor: Colin Davis

: * DRUGS IN THE MIND OF SOCIETY

A series of four talks on chemicals that change behaviour and personality
2: Hormones by DR. RICHARD MICHAEL
Institute of Psychiatry, University of London
A few months ago male sex offenders in a London prison were given hormone treatment to reduce their sexual drive. Dr. Michael discusses the mode of action of sex hormones in general, and the possible ways in which they influence behaviour of animals and people.
Dr. J. D. P. Graham on amphetamines: May 5

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. J. D. P. Graham

: * ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Part 2

: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A SINGING GAME

by FR. DAMIAN WEBB ,
OS B. Fr. Webb has made recordings of children's games for many years both in this country and on the Continent He now maintains that in girls' singing games lies the last repository of English folk lore.
His talk is illustrated by his own recordings.
Second broadcast followed by an interlude at 10.50

Contributors

Unknown: Damian Webb
Unknown: Os B. Fr.

: THE NEWS

: MARKET TRENDS

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

: Closedown









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