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: Music for Christmas Morning

Introduced by Christopher Hogwood Part 1
Schtitz Hodie Christus natus est
Mendelssohn Christmas pieces for piano
Locatelli Concerto Grosso in F minor, Op 1 No 8 (Christmas Concerto) with Musettes by Couperin and Pastorales by Stravinsky and Scarlatti

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Introduced By: Christopher Hogwood

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: Music for Christmas Morning

Part 2
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Christmas Eve with lighter episodes from Czechoslovakia, the KING'S SINGERS, and a musical box. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON gramophone records

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Producer: Arthur Johnson

: News

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: Beethoven

Piano Concerto No 4, in G major:
ALFRED BRENDEL BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGEN JOCHUM (RIAS, Berlin recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Brendel Berlin
Conducted By: Eugen Jochum

: Schubert Songs and Octet

Litanei; Wehmut: An Mignon; Du liebst mich nicht Octet in F major
ANNE COLLINS (contralto)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ENSEMBLE t
(Anne Collins broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera)

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Collins

: The Tender Tyrant

Nadia Boulanger
BERNARD KEEFFE discusses her unique contribution to music with former pupils and associates, including
AARON COPLAND , LENNOX BERKELEY HUGUES CUENOD, ROY HARRIS
VIRGIL THOMSON , STEPHEN HICKS and HENRYK SZERYNG
The programme also includes records of Nadia Boulanger conducting, and an interview with her, recorded in the week of her 86th birthday.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK

Contributors

Unknown: Nadia Boulanger
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Unknown: Roy Harris
Unknown: Virgil Thomson
Unknown: Stephen Hicks
Unknown: Henryk Szeryng
Unknown: Nadia Boulanger
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: Midday Concert

RALPH KIRSHBAUM (cello)
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONYORCHESTRA leader SYDNEY HUMPHREYS conducted by JANOS FURST Part 1
Mozart Symphony No 34, in c major (K 338)
12.28* Haydn Cello Concerto in D major

Contributors

Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Leader: Sydney Humphreys
Conducted By: Janos Furst

: The Queen

The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth

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: Midday Concert

Part 2 Beethoven
Symphony No 4, in B flat major

: A Festival of NineLessons and Carols

in King's College Chapel, Cambridge
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Hymn: Once in royal David's city (H. J. Gauntlett ) The Bidding Prayer
Hymn: Of the Father's heart begotten (Piae Cantiones, 1582) First Lesson: Genesis 3, vv 8-13, 22-24: A CHORISTER
Adam lay ybounden (Boris Ord); Ding dong! merrily on high (16th-century French)
Second Lesson: Genesis 22, vv 15-18: A CHORAL SCHOLAR
On Christmas night (trad English)
Third Lesson: Isaiah 9, vv 2, 6, 7: A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CAMBRIDGE CHURCHES
Make we joy now in this fest (Derek Holman ); God rest you merry, gentlemen (trad English)
Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 11, vv l-3a. 4a, 6-9: A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE
In dulci jubilo (14th-century German)
Fifth Lesson: St Luke 1, vv 26-35, 38: THE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC I sing of a maiden (Patrick Hadley ); Joseph was an old man (trad English)
Sixth Lesson: St Luke 2, vv 1, 3-7: A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SISTER COLLEGE AT ETON
The holly and the ivy (trad English); Now the holly bears a berry (trad Cornish)
Seventh Lesson: St Luke 2, vv 8-16: A FELLOW
Quelle est cette odeur agrfrable? (trad French): A Babe is born (William Mathias )
Hymn: While shepherds watched (Este's Psalter, 1592)
Eighth Lesson: St Matthew 2, VV 1-11: THE VICE-PROVOST
The three kings (Peter Cor nelius); Resonemus laudibus (14th-century Latin)
Ninth Lesson: St John 1, vv 1-14: THE PROVOST
Hymn: 0 come, all ye faithful (J. F. Wade )
Collect for Christmas Eve The Blessing
Hymn: Hark, the herald angels sing (Mendelssohn) Director of Music DAVID WILLCOCKS
JAMES LANCELOT (organ)

Contributors

Unknown: J. Gauntlett
Unknown: Derek Holman
Unknown: Patrick Hadley
Unknown: William Mathias
Unknown: St Matthew
Unknown: Peter Cor
Unknown: St John
Unknown: F. Wade
Music: David Willcocks

: Dvorak

Serenade in D minor, Op 44 LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WIND ENSEMBLE conducted by GERVASE DE PEYER (Part of a public concert given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, in May 1970) t

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Conducted By: Gervase de Peyer
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

: Emil Gilels

(piano) Part 1
Mozart Sonata in F major (K 533 and k 494)
Brahms Fantasies, Op 116

: In Short

Janet Baker talks about The Uniqueness of the Individual. t

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Talks: Janet Baker

: Emil Gilels

Part 2
Debussy Images (Series 1)
Stravinsky Three Dances from Petrushka
(Czechoslovak Radio recording of a recital given at this year's International Prague Spring Festival)

: Pied Piper

with David Munrow
The art of accompanying silent films, and silent opera!

Contributors

Unknown: David Munrow

: The Merry Widow

Opera in three acts
Music by Lehar. Libretto by VIKTOR LEON and LEO STEIN
(sung in German: records)
Baron Zeta, to save his country from an economic crisis, arranges a marriage between ' The Merry Widow,' Hanna Glawari , and Prince Danilo.
CHORUS OF THE DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN, BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN

Contributors

Unknown: Viktor Leon
Unknown: Leo Stein
Unknown: Hanna Glawari
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Viscount Cascada: Donald Grobe (tenor)
Baron Mirko Zeta, Ambassador or France: Zoltan Kelemen (bar)
Valencienne, his wife: Teresa Stratas (soprano)
Camille de Rosillon: Werner Hollweg (tenor)
Njegus, assistant to the Ambassador: Karl Renar (speaking Role)
Hanna Glawari: Elizabeth Harwood (soprano)
Raoul de St Brioche: Werner Krenn (tenor)
Prince Danilo Danilowitsch: René Kollo (tenor)

: Music Quiz

John Amis , Norman Del Mar Christopher Headington
Barrie Iliffe and Barry Tuckwell question each other while
Bryan Magee holds the ring Producer ROBERT LAYTON

Contributors

Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Christopher Headington
Unknown: Barrie Iliffe
Unknown: Barry Tuckwell
Unknown: Bryan Magee
Producer: Robert Layton

: Rachmaninov

Symphony No 1. in d minor Three Symphonic Dances LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BROWN conducted by DENIS VAUGHAN

Contributors

Leader: John Brown
Conducted By: Denis Vaughan

: The Nativity

A Cantata for Christmas based on traditional words and tunes Devised by TERENCE TILLER
Composed by Elizabeth Poston JULIE KENNARD (soprano)
MARIAN DODD (mezzo-soprano) ALAN GREEN (tenor)
PAUL ESSWOOD (counter-tenor) FRANCIS THOMAS (bass)
Speakers: NICOLETTE BERNARD and PETER WILLIAMS BBC SINGERS and GARVENF ORCHESTRA conducted by DOUGLAS ROBINSON Producer CHRISTOPHER HOLME

Contributors

Unknown: Terence Tiller
Composed By: Elizabeth Poston
Soprano: Julie Kennard
Mezzo-Soprano: Marian Dodd
Bass: Francis Thomas
Unknown: Nicolette Bernard
Unknown: Peter Williams
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson
Producer: Christopher Holme

: Maurizio Pollini

(piano)
Part 1 Schubert
Sonata in A major (D 959)
10.55* Reading
11.5* Maurizio Pollini Part 2 Beethoven
Sonata in E major, Op 109 Sonata in c minor, Op 111
(A recital given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 12 April) t

Contributors

Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

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