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: News; Weather

Today's time: GTS 8.0 am

: Great Conductors of the Past

Serge Koussevitzky conducts the BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Copland Ballet: Appalachian Spring
8.29* Shostakovich Symphony No 9 gramophone records


Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky

: News; Weather

: Brahms, Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin

Brahms Wie bist du. meine Konigin; Unbewegte laue Luft;
Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen WALTER BERRY (baritone) ERIK WERBA (piano)
(From the Salzburg Festival)
9.15* Beethoven Quartet in A minor. Op 132 @ HUNGARIAN STRING QUARTET (gramophone record)
9.58* Schumann Friihlingsfahrt ; Schone Wiege meine Leiden; Der Hidalgo; Widmung; Wanderlust
(from the Salzburg Festival)
10.15* Chopin Piano Concerto No 1. in E minor 0 NIKITA MAGALOFF


Baritone: Walter Berry
Piano: Erik Werba
Unknown: Schumann Friihlingsfahrt
Unknown: Schone Wiege
Unknown: Walter Berry
Unknown: Erik Werba
Conducted By: Mario Rossi

: Record Review

Introduced by JOHN LADE
Building a Library: Mahler's Symphony No 6, in A minor, by STEPHEN WALSH
Recent records of pre-classical music reviewed by CHARLES CUDWORTH


Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Stephen Walsh
Reviewed By: Charles Cudworth

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by STEVE RACE


Introduced By: Steve Race

: Sports Service

Introduced by Peter Jones
Produced by Kenneth Pragnell and Angus Mackay
Timings may be altered by events

12.3* Sports Parade
Including your afternoon's weather and previews of the day's racing and football

1.0 News Summary

1.2 Sports Forum
A panel of journalists, sportsmen, and commentators discuss questions put by an invited audience. This week the panel includes J.L. Manning of the Evening Standard, Colin Cowdrey of Kent and England and Liam Nolan
BBC commentator chairman Peter West
Produced by Geoff Dobson
From the BEA Silverwing Club at Ruislip
Sport makes friends? Well, maybe, but it also promotes a great deal of argument. We hope Sports Forum will both make friends and promote argument, and answer a few of your pet questions by the way.

1.30 Behind the Sporting Scenes - Weatherby's
In 1968 there were 339,000 entries for 859 days' racing. To find out what these figures mean in terms of administration, Peter Bromley visits the family firm which for 200 years has kept the records which help the Jockey Club to run the sport.
Produced by John Haslam [Recording]

1.55; 2.25 Racing from Newbury
Commentary by Peter Bromley on the 2.0 Wantage Novices' Steeple Chase, over two miles and 160 yards: and the 2.30 Geoffrey Gilbey Memorial Handicap Chase, over two miles and a half. 4.55 Racing Results

2.1* Meet a Champion Rally Driver
Jacob de Vries talks to Paddy Hopkirk, past winner of the Monte Carlo Rally and runner-up in last year's London to Sydney Marathon.
Produced by Arthur Phillips

2.40 You've Asked For It
Brian Johnston introduces commentaries on past sporting events requested by listeners. Compiled by John Fenton

2.55; 4.50 Rugby Union: Ireland v South Africa
The Captains: Tom Kiernan, Dawie de Villiers
Commentary during the first half of the Springboks' third international of their tour by Kim Shippey and Sammy Walker, from Lansdowne Road, Dublin. (Commentary on the second half on Radio 4 - not Scotland - from 3.40)
4.50 A report on the match

3.45 Association Football
Commentary by Maurice Edelston and Bryon Butler on the second half of one of today's English League matches, followed by the day's results as they come in.

5.0 Sports Report
Including classified football results. Reports on selected soccer matches and further news of the rest of the afternoon's sport.


Introduced By: Peter Jones
Produced By: Kenneth Pragnell
Produced By: Angus MacKay
Unknown: J. L. Manning
Unknown: Colin Cowdrey
Unknown: Peter West
Produced By: Geoff Dobson
Unknown: Peter Bromley
Produced By: John Haslam
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Geoffrey Gilbey
Talks: Jacob de Vries
Unknown: Paddy Hopkirk
Produced By: Arthur Phillips
Introduced by: Brian Johnston
Unknown: John Fenton
Unknown: Tom Kiernan
Unknown: Kim Shippey
Unknown: Sammy Walker
Commentary By: Maurice Edelston
Unknown: Bryon Butler

: Piano Recital

Radu Lnpu winner of the 1969 Leeds International Pianoforte Competition Part 1: Beethoven
Thirty-two Variations, in c minor, on an original theme
Sonata in A flat major, Op 110


Unknown: Radu Lnpu

: * during the interval

ROBERT SIMPSON talks about some forthcoming Beethoven programmes


Talks: Robert Simpson

: * Piano Recital

Radu Lupu winner of the 1969 Leeds International Pianoforte Competition Part 2: Schubert
Four Impromptus (D 899): c minor, E flat major, G flat major. A flat major
Sonata in A minor (D 784)


Unknown: Radu Lupu

: Who Was Lady Macbeth?

Shakespeare's plays are not noted for their historical accuracy even when they are called ' histories ' - and Macbeth is numbered among the tragedies. Its characters, however, were drawn from British history, and there is some interest in sorting out the real from the imagined.
Macbeth himself was no usurper but a rightful Highland king who reigned for seventeen years; his wife Queen Gruoch, Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth, had even better title to the throne. Duncan was not an old man but a younger cousin who invaded the Norse earldom of Orkney to the north and was defeated and murdered, it is not certain by whom, on his way home. Finally, Banquo and his offspring seem to have been invented by chroniclers of the Stuarts, the Royal house which was of Anglo-Norman origin but wanted a genuine Celtic pedigree.
Dr Grimble, the Scottish historian, draws on Irish, Scottish. and English records for this account of the historical background to the Macbeth story.
Produced by CHRISTOPHER HOLME (To be repeated on 23 Feb)


Unknown: Ian Grimble
Unknown: Alan Barry
Unknown: Denis Goacher
Unknown: Duncan McIntyre
Produced By: Christopher Holme

: Personal View

Lord Beeching

: London Sinfonietta

Dvorak Serenade in d minor
9.12* Birtwistle Verses for ensembles
9.41. Gerhard Hymnody pianos SUSAN BRADSHAW and JOHN CONSTABLE


Conductor: David Atherton
Conductor: Dvorak Serenade
Pianos: Gerhard Hymnody
Pianos: Susan Bradshaw
Pianos: John Constable

: The Sketches of Beethoven's Symphonies

First of four talks
DENIS MATTHEWS talks about the sketchbooks with particular reference to the symphonies to be heard in tomorrow's concert (Third Programme. 8.30)


Talks: Denis Matthews

: The News

: Closedown

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