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: News; Weather

Today's time: GTS 8.0 am

: Great Conductors of the Past

Arturo Toscaninl conducting the NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with RUDOLF SEFTKIN (piano)
Haydn Symphony No 99, In a flat major
8.29* Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4, in G major gramophone records
Next Saturday: Ferenc Fricsay


Unknown: Arturo Toscaninl
Piano: Rudolf Seftkin
Unknown: Ferenc Fricsay

: News; Weather

: Mozart and Wellesz

Mozart Piano Concerto No 20, in D minor (K 466)
9.35* Wellesz Symphony No 7 (Contra torrentem)
(Recording made available by courtesy of Austrian Radio)


Piano: Alexander Jenner
Conducted By: Milan Horvat

: Record Review

Introduced by JOHN LADE
Building a Library: Beethoven's Fidelio, by EDWARD GREENFIELD
Recent piano records reviewed by JOAN CHISSELL


Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Edward Greenfield

: Robert Mayer Children's Concert

Introduced and conducted by Trevor Harvey From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Schubert Overture in D major (In the Italian style)
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, for violin, viola, and orchestra (K 364)
Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella Kodaly Dances from Galanta


Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Leader: Robert Masters
Conducted By: Trevor Harvey

: Sports Service

Introduced by JOHN motson Produced by JOHN FENTON Events may alter timings
Sports Parade
Including weather, preview of the day's racing and football and a report on the second Test Match between South Africa and Australia.
1.0 News Summary
Sports Forum
Journalists, sportsmen and commentators discuss questions put by an invited audience
This week the panel includes J. L. MANNING
Of the Evening Standard M. J. K. SMITH of Warwickshire and England BRYON BUTLER the BBC Association Football correspondent
Chairman, PETER WEST
From Warwickshire County Cricket Club Supporters' Association at Edgbaston: produced by GEOFF DOBSON
Behind the Sporting Scenes Mountaineering
A visit to the outdoor pursuit centre at Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig , with DAVID PARRY-JONES , who met instructors and students on the wide variety of courses at this ccpa centre.
South Africa t) Australia: Second Test Match at Durban A relay of the sabc's ball-by-ball commentary on the last 15 minutes before tea on the third day. Among the commentators is BRIAN JOHNSTON Of the BBC.
,2.10; 2.45
Racing at
Sandown Park
Commentary by PETER bromlet on the 2.15 Fairmile Handicap Chase, over three miles and about 118 yards; and the 2.50 Stone's Ginger Wine Handicap Chase, over two^ miles, four furlongs and 68 yards
3.50 Racing Results
Meet Freddie Trueman
The man who has taken more Test wickets than any other bowler in the world and has created probably more controversy than any other sportsman, talks about life on and off the field with JOHN BURNS
Rugby Union:
Wales v Scotland
Commentary during the first half of this afternoon's international from ALUN WILLIAMS and JOHN downie ; summaries and news from W. E. N. davis : from Cardiff Arms Park.
(Commentary on Radio 4 from
3.40 pm-not West or Midland; the whole match on Radio 4 Wales from 3.0 pm and In Grandstand on BBC1)
4.48 Report of the second half, and news of today's county championship semi-finals, Gloucestershire v Lancashire and Staffordshire v Eastern Counties
Association Football
Commentary by MAURICE EDELSTON and PETER JONES on the second half of one of today's fifth round FA Cup Ties, followed by results as they come in. 5.0
JSports Report
Including classified football results, reports on selected soccer matches, a report on the Test Match at Durban, and further news of the rest of the afternoon's sport.


Introduced By: John Motson
Produced By: John Fenton
Unknown: J. L. Manning
Unknown: M. J. K. Smith
Unknown: Bryon Butler
Unknown: Peter West
Produced By: Geoff Dobson
Unknown: Capel Curig
Unknown: David Parry-Jones
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Commentary By: Peter Bromlet
Unknown: Freddie Trueman
Unknown: John Burns
Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: John Downie
Unknown: W. E. N. Davis
Commentary By: Maurice Edelston
Unknown: Peter Jones

: Piano Recital

Alfred Schmtlke Variations on a chord (1966)
Julius Lucink Lirica di timbri (1966)
Zuqmunt Krauze Esquisse IV (1968)
Boguslaw Schaffer Model V (1965)
Dubravke Detoni Sifre (1967)
(Each work is a first broadcast performance in this country)


Unknown: Zygmunt Krauze
Unknown: Julius Lucink Lirica
Unknown: Dubravke Detoni Sifre

: The Radical Years

A series illustrating the new directions in music and society during the years preceding the First World War 1: Introduction
The Double Image by ALAN BULLOCK
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and Master of St Catherine's College
Turn of the century to 1914-years of crisis in Europe. But what kind of crisis? Of nerve. of growth, of both? How far does our hindsight mythologise these years because of what followed?
(Strauss's'Elektra ': Mon, 8.30)
7.20 Interlude


Unknown: Alan Bullock

: Concert from Glasgow

SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA leader SAM BOR conductor ALEXANDER Gibson From the City Hall, Glasgow Part 1
Richard Rodney Bennett SymPhony No 2
.52* Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3, in c minor


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Leader: Sam Bor
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

: * Personal View

Anthony Lester
Mr Lester is a lawyer especially concerned with urban poverty, environmental pollution, law reform, and civil rights and liberties.
(21 Feb: Sir George Weidenfeld )


Unknown: Anthony Lester
Unknown: Mr Lester
Unknown: Sir George Weidenfeld

: * Concert

Part 2
Sibelius Symphony No 1, In E minor

: Music of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue

After persecution during the Inquisition large numbers of Spanish and Portuguese Jews took refuge in northern Europe. some settling in London where during the following century Cromwell allowed them to set up a place of worship.
In this talk JOHN LEVY introduces some of their music, most of it of great antiquity, which he recorded at Bevis Marks near Aldgate.


Unknown: John Levy

: Fauré

The Composer Develops Lydia
Clair de lune (Fauré's first Verlaine setting, 1889)
Cinq chansons de Venise (Verlaine) (1890): Mandoline; En sourdine; Green; A Clymene: C'est I'extase
Song-cycle: La bonne chanson (Verlaine) (1891-2)
(Lydia and Chansons de Venise broadcast on 22 January)


Soprano: Jeannette Sinclair
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

: The News

: Closedown

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