Purcell and Vaughan Williams
GERALD ENGLISH (tenor)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
AMICI STRING QUARTET Lionel Bentley (violin) Michael Jones (violin)
Christopher Wellington (viola) Peter Hailing (cello)
PETER FRANKL (piano)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader, John Bacon
Conductor, JOHN CAREWE
The West Indies at
Headingley, Leeds Fifth and final day
Ball-by-ball commentaries by Roy LAWRENCE JOHN ARLOTT
BRIAN JOHNSTON with comments and summaries by TREVOR BAILEY , NORMAN YARDLEY
Close-of-play summary by E. W. SWANTON
10.55 a.m. -1.35* p.m. including lunchtime summary
2.10*-4.20« p.m. including teatime summary
4.30*-5.40 or 6.10 p.m.
On Tuesday, when a Test Match is being played, the Music Programme will Chose don at 10.55a.m. but will reopen at the end of the day, either at 5.40 or 6.10 according to whether an optional extra half-hour of play is called for. The normal Music Programme operates on days when it is known at close of play the day before that there will be no play. On days when play is abandoned at any time after it has begun, the Music Programme will resume approximately one hour after play has ceased.
played by the RADIO ORCHESTRA or BADEN-BADEN Conducted by EMMERICH SMOLA and the COLOGNE Radio Orchestra Conducted by CURT CREMER
Recordings made available by courtesy of West German Radio
This programme will be shortened it the extra half-hour of play in the Test Match is called upon
Time Cycle: four songs for soprano and orchestra
IMPROVISATION CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN gramophone record
A discussion on some implications of the BBC's plans for the future which were announced last week
CHARLES CURRAN , Director-General of the BBC
GERARD MANSELL , chairman of a BBC study group talking with ALASTAIR BURNET , Editor of The Economist
PATRICK NUTTGENS , Director-designate, Leeds Polytechnic
ALAN PEACOCK , Professor of Economics in the University of York and chairman of an Arts Council enquiry into the financing of orchestras
BRYAN ROBERTSON , critic, broadcaster, and formerly Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery In the chair, ANTHONY HOWARD
tA piano recital given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, on April 24 Part 1
A personal view by GEOFFREY HOSKING , Lecturer in Russian History and Politics, University of Essex
Recently while on a study trip in the U.S.S.R. Mr. Hosking was invited to take part in a master chess tournament. He describes his experiences and reflects on the Place of chess in Russian society.
The original rough manuscript of Elgar's Concert Allegro, which begins the second part of this recital, was discovered in 1968 in the library of the late Anthony Bernard after having been mislaid for more than sixty years. John Ogdon , entrusted with editing the score, gave the first 'modern' performance of the work in Music Now on BBC-2 in February.