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: Overture

Beethoven Elegiac Song, Op 118:
Ambrosian Singers
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
7.13* Goldmark Violin Concerto in A minor
Nathan Milstein
Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Harry Blech
7.45* Mozart Concert Aria: Non piu; Tutto ascoltai (K 490)
Margaret Price (soprano) Dennis Simons (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Lockhart

(gramophone records)


Singers: Ambrosian Singers
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Violinist: Nathan Milstein
Musicians: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Harry Blech
Soprano: Margaret Price
Violinist: Dennis Simons
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: James Lockhart

: News


: Morning Concert

Mozart Concert Aria: Ch'io mi scordi di te (K 505)
8.16* Strauss Suite in B flat, for 13 wind instruments. Op 4 NETHERLANDS WIND ENSEMBLE conducted by EDO DE WAART
8.40* Sibelius Symphonic Poem: Night-ride and sunrise
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTAL DORATI gramophone records


Directed By: James Lockhart
Piano: Strauss Suite
Conducted By: Edo de Waart
Conducted By: Antal Dorati

: News


: This Week's Composer: Palestrina

At Santa Maria Maggiore
Motet: Veni sponsa Christi
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
conducted by George Guest
Motets: Hodie Beata Virgo
Maria: Senex puerum portabat
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
conducted by David Willcocks
Kyrie and Agnus Dei (Missa de Beata Virgine)
Spandauer Kantorei, conducted by Martin Behrmann


Singers: Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Conductor: George Guest
Singers: Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Conductor: David Willcocks
Singers: Spandauer Kantorei
Conductor: Martin Behrmann

: Malcolm Binns

Stanford Rhapsody in B major (Beatrice), Op 92 No 2
Liszt Two Threnodies: The cypresses of the Villa d'Este I and II: The fountains of the Villa d'Este (Années de pelerinage)
Stanford Rhapsody in A minor (Francesca), Op 92 No 1

: Mozart

The last of a series of five programmes in which the Allegri String Quartet play chamber music by Mozart.
ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET with CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola) Quartet in B flat (K 589) Quintet in C (K 515)
11.30* Interval Reading
11.35* Mozart: Part 2 Quartet in F (K 590)


Viola: Cecil Aronowitz

: Words....

Cardew Robinson reflects on some of the things we say,


Unknown: Cardew Robinson

: BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra

Chopin Piano Concerto No 1, in E minor


Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conducted By: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson

: News


: The Arts Worldwide

A weekly news bulletin. (Repeated: Wed 8.10 pm)

: Concert

Part 2
Shostakovich Symphony No 5

: Music in Our Time

James Fulkerson (trombone)

Berio: Sequenza V, for trombone
Alfredo del Monaco: Syntagma A (1972), for trombone and electronic tape
John Anthony Celona: Multi-phony III (1972), for trombone
Stockhausen: Gesang der Junglinge, for electronic tape (record)
James Fulkerson: Patterns VII (1972), for trombone
Cage: Solo for Sliding Trombone (from Piano Concert) with Fontana Mix
(first broadcast performances of del Monaco, Celona, Fulkerson works)


Trombonist: James Fulkerson

: Humfrey and Schutz

John York Skinner (counter-tenor)
Timothy Farrell (chamber organ)
Trevor Jones (bass viol)

Humfrey: Lord, I have sinned; O the sad day: Sleep, downy sleep, come close mine eyes; A Hymne to God the Father
Schutz: Ich danke dem Herrn; Was hast du verwirket?; Bringt her dem Herrn (Kleine geistliche Konzerte)


Counter-tenor: John York Skinner
Organist: Timothy Farrell
Bass violist: Trevor Jones

: Lutoslawski

RIAS Chamber Cchoir
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Witold Lutoslawski and Antoni Wit
Musique funebre a la memoire de Bela Bartok
Trois poemes d'Henri Michaux (conducted by Antoni Wit)
Livre pour orchestre

(Part of a concert recorded in the Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, on 25 April)
(RIAS Berlin recording)


Singers: RIAS Chamber Choir
Musicians: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Witold Lutoslawski
Conductor: Antoni Wit

: Jazz Today

Charles Fox with records


Unknown: Charles Fox

: Pied Piper

with David Munrow Hungary under the Habsburg rule. The rebellion of Prince Rackoczy and the first great national composer: FRANZ LISZT.


Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Franz Liszt.

: Homeward Bound

: News


: Homeward Bound


: Lifelines

Work and Training
6.30 Who Manages?
Six programmes which examine the changing nature and practice of management. Presented by DR STUART TIMPERLEY , Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Manpower Studies, London Business School.
6: Management and Participation
Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
7.0 Teaching Adults to Read 8: Problems and Solutions
A look at some of the difficulties you may face in your teaching.
Presented by RUTH LESIRGE
Series producer CHRIS LONGLEY
(BBC Adult Literacy Handbook £ 1.10, from bookshops. Volunteers write to: [address removed]


Presented By: Dr Stuart Timperley
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Presented By: Ruth Lesirge
Producer: Chris Longley

: Music in Question

A musical entertainment in which Antony Hopkins puts questions about music to JOHN DANKWORTH , IAIN SUTHERLAND and CARLOS BONELL.
Recorded at the house of John Dankworth, at the invitation of the Wavendon All Music Plan.
Questions devised by BRIAN GEAR Series producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol


Unknown: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Iain Sutherland
Unknown: Carlos Bonell.
Unknown: John Dankworth

: Live from the Royal Festival Hall

LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by DANIEL BARENBOIM Beethoven Overture : Prometheus
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4, in G major


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conducted By: Daniel Barenboim

: Three English Childhoods: 3: Cobbles and Gaslamps

Three Englishmen who grew up in working-class society, in three different areas between 1920 and 1960, reflect on these worlds of their childhood in the light of today's world.
John Gorman talks about growing up in the East End in the 30s and 40s.


Speaker: John Gorman

: * Concert

Part 2 Schumann Symphony No 3, in E flat major (Rhenish)

: Drama Now: The Evening is Calm

Paal Brekke's poem sequences, adapted for radio by Gerhard Knoop, and translated from the Norwegian by Ian Rodger with Sybil Thorndike as Tilde Lund. Eventide Home.
Where the evenings are calm and the pills rattle.
And a beautiful setting sun smiles down on the home at dusk.
In heavenly peace, old children, taking care of each other's hands.
Squinting into the light, pious in their churchgoing clothes.


Adapted by: Gerhard Knoop
Translated by: Ian Rodger
Producer: Martin Jenkins
Tilde Lund: Sybil Thorndike
First voice: John Rye
Second voice: Carole Boyd
Third voice: Clifford Norgate
Fourth voice: Laurence Payne
Miss Krohg: Liane Aukin
Dr Olram / Pastor Arnesen: Michael Deacon
Miss Hjort: Katherine Parr
Gregers Jonassen: Malcolm Hayes
Tollef: Lockwood West
Mrs Akselsen: Betty Hardy
Professor Akselsen: Peter Woodthorpe
Kari: Betty Hardy
Johnsrud: Peter Woodthorpe
Mrs Petersen: Betty Hardy
Child: Liane Aukin

Blog post that mentions this programme:

A trip into the BBC's picture archive for a special radio anniversary 29 September 2017

: Bartok, Kodaly and Vaughan Williams

Bartok and Kodaly Part songs and folk song settings (sung in Hungarian)
BBC Singers (women's voices) conducted by Gordon Kember

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gyorgy Lehel
(Hungarian Radio recording)



Singers: BBC Singers (women's voices)
Conductor: Gordon Kember
Musicians: Hungarian Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Gyorgy Lehel

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