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: Jascha Heifetz

A series of records, many of which are currently generally unavailable in this country, to celebrate the great violinist's 75th birthday.
Wienlawski Polonaise brillante in D, Op 4: with EMANUEL BAY (piano)
Beethoven Romances in G, Op 40, and F, Op 50
With RCA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLIAM STEINBERG
Chausson Concerto in D, for violin, piano and string quartet: with JESUS MARIA SANROMA MUSICAL ART QUARTET

Contributors

Unknown: Wienlawski Polonaise
Conducted By: William Steinberg

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: Your Concert Choice

Listeners' record requests
Bach. transc Ormandy Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
9.15* Schutz Deutsches Magni ficat: SCHLTZ CHOIR conducted by ROGER NORRINGTON
9.26* Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1. in b flat minor
GARY GRAFFMAN , CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, conducted by GEORGE SZELL
10.2* Delius A song of the high hills: ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES

Contributors

Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By: Roger Norrington
Piano: Gary Graffman
Conducted By: George Szell
Conducted By: Sir Charles Groves

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
Dvorak's opera The Jacobin, by DESMOND SHAWE-TAYLOR .
The work of an international tenor: a conversation with NICOLAI GEDDA.
Frank Bridge: PETER PIRIE looks at some of the large-scale orchestral pieces.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Unknown: Nicolai Gedda.
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: Bruckner

NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC
CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HAITINK Part 1
Mass No 2, in E minor

Contributors

Conducted By: Bernard Haitink

: * Words....

Ian Robinson , author of The Survival of English.
(Repeated: Wed 12.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Robinson

: * Bruckner

Part 2
Symphony No 4, in E flat (Romantic) (first definitive version) (Netherlands Radio recording)

: Couperin

Troisième livre de clavecin, 1722: Ordre No 15
KENNETH GILBERT (harpsichord) MARTHA BRICKMAN
: record

Contributors

Harpsichord: Kenneth Gilbert
Harpsichord: Martha Brickman

: Voices

A short story by MADGE HALES Read by Freddie Jones
' I may be sitting on my homeward-bound bus. or walking on the pavement in the Charing Cross Road, when, quite clearly, words are spoken.... and I almost answer. Then I realise it's in my head.'

Contributors

Story By: Madge Hales
Read By: Freddie Jones

: The Jacobin

Opera in three acts: Libretto by M. CERVINKOVA-RIEGROVA Music by Dvorak (sung in Czech)
(first broadcast in this country)
CZECHOSLOVAK RADIO CHOIR chorus-master MILAN MALY KANTILENA CHILDREN'S CHOIR chorus-master IVAN SEDLACEK
BRNO STATE OPERA ORCHESTRA conducted by FRANTISEK JILEK Introduced by BRIAN LARGE (Czech Radio recording) Act 1

Contributors

Unknown: M. Cervinkova-Riegrova
Conducted By: Frantisek Jilek
Introduced By: Brian Large

: The Simple Thing

A selection from poems by the Czech lyric poet
Jan Skacel (born 1922) translated by ROBIN MUNRO
It thundered in the distance.
The wind lifted dust high into the sky.
Then rain fell
It was falling like a young bricklayer from scaffolding and stayed lying.
Earth was drinking water and death.
Readers GABRIEL WOOLF and PRUNELLA SCALES
Czech reader BENJAMIN M. KURAS Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS (Rpt)

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Skacel
Translated By: Robin Munro
Readers: Gabriel Woolf
Readers: Prunella Scales
Reader: Benjamin M. Kuras
Producer: John Theocharis

: The Jacobin

Act 2
4.0* Interval Reading
4.5* The Jacobin Act 3

: Talking about Music

Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated: Monday 9.40 am)

: Music of Tchaikovsky's Russia

Fifth of 13 programmes of songs, piano and chamber music written by 19th-century Russian composers. This week ELAINE PADMORE introduces chamber works with piano by Glinka and by two members of the nationalist group known as the ' Mighty Handful.' NASH ENSEMBLE
Glinka Trio pathétique. for clarinet, bassoon and piano Balakjrev Octet. Op 3
Rimsky-Korsakov Quintet in B flat, for piano and wind

Contributors

Introduces: Elaine Padmore
Piano: Balakjrev Octet.

: Wrong Priorities in Health

Emanuel de Kadt, Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, argues that. in the poor countries of the world and even in Britain, ' health has less to do with medicine than with economics, class and politics."

: Schubert

Symphony No-3, in D
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM : record

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: The Cookham Resurrection

by PETER EVERETT
A kaleidoscopic impression of the life. thought and works of the painter Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) freely based on the biography by MAURICE COLLIS. with Donald Pleasence as Stanley Spencer
'Sometimes when I pose for him he just arranges my limbs whichever way he wants them ... twisted, sensual ... All my niides, he says, the ones he does of me, will come together, in Cookham Meadow, dotted about like recumbent cows, with lots of black crows in the foreground.' (PATRICIA)
Technical team LEO FEORD ,
CEDRIC JOHNSON , JOCK FARRELL, LLOYD SILVERTHORNE, ENYD CLOWES Producer RICHARD WORTLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Everett
Unknown: Stanley Spencer
Unknown: Maurice Collis.
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Stanley Spencer
Unknown: Leo Feord
Unknown: Cedric Johnson
Producer: Richard Wortley
Hilda: Freda Dowie
Dorothy: Oari Hedderwick
Patricia: Jane Knowles
Elsie: Emily Richard
Captain Childe: David Ryall
Landlady: Katherine Parr
Pa CHARLES: E Stidwill
Annie MARY: Clare Nash
Eliza: Susan Colgrave
Pryce-Jones: Geoffrey Matthews
Man: Nigel Anthony
Woman: Karen Archer
Nurse: Anne Jameson

: Tudor Church Music

First of four programmes given by the BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN POOLE
Wilkinson Salve Regina
Browne Stabat iuxta Christi crucem
Lambc Salve
Regina Taverner Magnificat III

Contributors

Conductor: John Poole
Conductor: Wilkinson Salve Regina
Conductor: Browne Stabat
Unknown: Regina Taverner

: Letter from Barcelona

David Mackay. a British architect who has lived in Barcelona for 16 years, reflects on some aspects of the cultural and social scene in Spain after Franco.

Contributors

Unknown: David MacKay.

: Mozart

String Quartet in E flat (K 428) ITALIAN QUARTET gramophone record

: Sounds Interesting

This week Derek Jewell reveals that SIMON AND GARFUNKEL came after MARTIN CARTHY , takes a took at the North American passion for songs about railroads - especially GORDON LIGHTFOOT 'S Canadian Railroad Trilogy - and, after a two-year pause, goes back to Montana again with DAVID ACKLES. Salsa, the music of New York's Puerto Ricans, gets a hearing too, along with the impressionistic sounds of EBERHART WEBER : records

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jewell
Unknown: Martin Carthy
Unknown: Gordon Lightfoot
Unknown: David Ackles.
Unknown: Eberhart Weber

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