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Part 1
A record request programme
Rameau Suite: Le temple de la gloire
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA directed by RAYMOND LEPPARD (harpsichord)
7.28* Couperin Ordre douze (Pieces de clavecin)
KENNETH GILBERT (harpsichord)
7.45* Pergolesi Magnificat SOLOI STS
CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE, CAM-BRIDGE
ACADEMY OF
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted by DAVID WILLCOCKS

Contributors

Directed By: Raymond Leppard
Harpsichord: Kenneth Gilbert
Conducted By: David Willcocks

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Part 2
Delage Quatre poemes hindous JANET BAKER mezzo-soprano) MELOS ENSEMBLE conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE
8.15* Bax Symphony No 2
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Conducted By: Bernard Keeffe
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard

: Sonnets

On Shakespeare's birthday. Robin Holmes reads four of the Sonnets.

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Holmes

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: This Week's Composers

Clementi and Hummel
Clementi Piano Sonata in G minor. Op 34 (mono) VLADIMIR HOROWITZ
9.27* Hummel Rondo in E flat, Op 11
EARL WILD (piano) gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Hummel Rondo

: Music for Organ

played by NICHOLAS DANBY from St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral. Edinburgh Bridge Adagio in E
Howells Psalm Prelude, Set 2, No 1
Harwood First movement from Sonata No 1
Stanford Fantasy and Toccata in D minor

Contributors

Played By: Nicholas Danby

: Music to Shakespeare

on the Bard's birthday, by composers from his day to ours. SALLY LE SAGE (soprano) MARTYN HILL (tenor)
THE PRAETORIUS CONSORT
Christopher Ball (recorders, crumhorns, gemshorns, kortholt. garklein flötlein, clarinet) Paul Arden Taylor (recorders, crumhorns, gemshorn, oboe, cor anglais and saxophone)
Alison Crum (recorders, crumhorn and viols)
Christopher Wilson (lute)
Nigel North (lute, viols and guitar)
Alan Wilson (harpsichord and piano)
Peter Vel (bass viol)
Frances Kelly (minstrels' harpi Nel Romano (bells, percussion) director CHRISTOPHER BALL. who also introduces the programme

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Ball
Clarinet: Paul Arden Taylor
Unknown: Alison Crum
Unknown: Christopher Wilson
Unknown: Nigel North
Harpsichord: Alan Wilson
Bass: Peter Vel
Unknown: Frances Kelly
Harpi: Nel Romano
Director: Christopher Ball.

: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

conducted by GEORGE HURST leader BRENDAN O'BRIEN soloist DEREK COLLIER (Violin)
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Walton Symphony No 1

Contributors

Conducted By: George Hurst
Leader: Brendan O'Brien
Soloist: Derek Collier

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: Concert Hall

A weekly series given by artists of the younger generation Orford String Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in D minor (K 421)
Debussy String Quartet in G minor
(Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London)

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Wagner Overture: Rienzi
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
2.12* Bruckner Motets: Virga Jesse : Os justi meditabitur sapientiam: Ave Maria
Saltarkello Choir, conducted by Richard Bradshaw
2.23* Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor. Op 104
Christine Walevska
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Gibson

(Stereo)

Contributors

Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Singer: Saltarkello Choir
Conductor: Richard Bradshaw
Cellist: Christine Walevska
Conductor: Alexander Gibson

: Chopin

Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major. Op 61: Twelve Etudes. Op 10: JOHN BINGHAM (piano)

Contributors

Piano: John Bingham

: In Repertory

Manon Lescaut which is given a new production by the Welsh National Opera this week. ALAN BLYTH discusses the recorded history of the opera with illustrations by CABALLÉ. CALLAS and SPANI; BJOKLING, DOMINGO and GIGLI. gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Blyth

: Choral Evensong

from Liverpool Cathedral on St George's Day
Introit: 0 Lord, the Maker of all thing (Mundy)
Responses (Bernard Naylor )
Psalms 114 and 115 (Tonus Peregrinus. Lawes, Knight)
Lessons: Wisdom 3, vv 1-9; Romans 8. vv 31-39
Canticles (Noel Rawsthorne )
Anthem: Let all the world (Vaughan Williams)
Hymn: Lord. while for all mankind (A and M Rev 581) Choir director RONALD WOAN
Assistant organist ERNEST PRATT

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Naylor
Unknown: Noel Rawsthorne
Director: Ronald Woan
Organist: Ernest Pratt

: Homeward Bound

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: Study on 3

6.30 Vient de Paraitre
5: Où l'on parle boutique
Book 60p, and 2 LP records £ 1.20 each from bookshops
(Rptd: Sunday 2.30 pm R4 VHF)
7.0 Kontakte
22: Was machen Sie den ganzen Tagf ‡.
(Complementary television programmes: Sun 10.0 am. Wed
12.5 pm. Sat 10.25 am on BBC1) Book 3 75p, LP 3 £ 1.40. Cassette 3 £ 1.83, from bookshops

: Hugo Wolf

BBC CHORAL SOCIETY conductor JOHN POOLE.
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR
Scherzo and Finale: Morgenhymnus: Der Feuerreiter: Spring Chorus (Manuel Venegas); Symphonic Poem: Penthesilea

Contributors

Conductor: John Poole.
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Manuel Venegas

: Scientifically Speaking

Presented by John Maddox
What controls the unfolding of the genetic message that specifies the final arrangement of cells and tissues within a creature? DR ROBIN HOLLIDAY , a geneticist. National Institute of Medical Research, and LEWIS WOLPERT , Professor of Biology as applied to Medicine. Middle-sex Hospital Medical School. discuss the current theories of biological development. Producer DAVID PATERSON

Contributors

Presented By: John Maddox
Unknown: Dr Robin Holliday
Unknown: Lewis Wolpert
Producer: David Paterson

: Beethoven Sonatas

Sonata in G major. Op 31 No 1 Sonata in E major. Op 109 played by LEE LUVISI (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Lee Luvisi

: Wordsworth

died 23 April 1850
CARLETON HOBBS reads from Tintern Abbey and The Prelude (lines dealing with the French Revolution)
These extracts show Wordsworth at the height of his powers as a descriptive and autobiographical poet.
Introduced by HALLAM TENNYSON

Contributors

Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Introduced By: Hallam Tennyson

: Dowland

ALAN JONES (baritone) ROBERT SPENCER (lute)
Can she excuse my wrongs; Go crystal tears: Come again: sweet love doth now invite; Awake, sweet love
Lute: The Lady Laiton's Almaine: Galliard: Can she excuse: My Lady Hunsdon's Puff I saw my lady weep; Fine knacks for ladies; Flow my tears
Lute (first broadcast performance): Prelude; The Queen's Galliard: Mr Dowland 's Midnight; Coranto
What if I never speed: Sweet stay awhile: Shall I strive with words to move.
Introduced by ALAN JONES
Unexpected lute: page 4

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Dowland
Introduced By: Alan Jones

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