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Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

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: Overture

Berlioz Overture: Waverley
7.15* Spohr Clarinet Concerto in c minor: gervase de peyer
7.35* Wagner Siegfried Idyll


Conducted By: Colin Davis
Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti

: News

: Morning Concert

arr Bridge Sir Roger de Coverley: ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by BENJAMIN BRITTEN
8.9* Berkeley Divertimento in B flat
8.28* Britten Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge: ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by THE COMPOSER: records


Conducted By: Benjamin Britten

: News

: This Week's Composer Haydn

The early 1770s were years of fundamental change as far as Haydn's compositions were concerned. An increase in emotional content, drama, thematic concentration, contrapuntal ingenuity and technical mastery in general - all these are features of his music during this time. Links have often been drawn between this sudden maturing of Haydn's genius and the simultaneous climax of the German Romantic literary Sturm und Drang movement. Symphony No 39, in G minor ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
9.22* Quartet in c minor, Op 17 No 4: AEOLIAN QUARTET
9.45* Symphony No 47, in G


Conducted By: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Antal Dorati

: * pm Cricket

England v Australia at The Oval The third and final one-day international for The Prudential Trophy. Ball-by-ball commentary by JOHN ARLOTT , BRIAN JOHNSTON , ALAN MCGILVRAY and CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS
Summaries and comments by FRED TRUEMAN and TONY LEWIS Scorer BILL FRINDALL
10.40-12.50* ine lunch summary
1.0-1.5 News
1.15*-7.10 including teatime and close-of-play summaries
Should the match not be completed today, ball-by-ball commentaries will continue on R3 mw tomorrow from 10.40 am


Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Alan McGilvray
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Tony Lewis

: Shura Cherkassky

(piano) Part 1 Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue Schumann Etudes symphoniques, Op 13


Unknown: Franck Prelude

: * In Short

What is Interpretation? A distinguished pianist, Edith Vogel , examines the time-honoured question, illustrating her observations at the piano.


Pianist: Edith Vogel

: * Recital

Part 2 Chopin Ballade in A flat major, Op 47; Etude in c sharp minor, Op 25 No 7; Etude in B minor, Op 25 No 10 Stockhausen Klavierstiick IX Wagner, transc Liszt Overture: Tannhauser BBC Manchester


Unknown: Stockhausen Klavierstiick

: Solti Conducts Mozart

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI Symphony No 39, in E flat (K 543)


Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti

: News

: Rural Rhymes

Robin Holmes reads from poets who have loved the English countryside.


Unknown: Robin Holmes

: Concert

Part 2 Mozart Symphony No 35, in D (Haffner) (K 385); Symphony No 40, in G minor (K 550) (Austrian Radio recording from the 1977 Salzburg Mozart Week)

: Captain Adventure

Stan Tracey , the pianist and composer, talks to CHARLES FOX about his long career on the British jazz scene. He worked in the bands of Ronnie Scott and Ted Heath before becoming house pianist at Ronnie Scott's Club in 1960. The many pieces he subsequently composed for his own quartet include his famous suite based on Under Milk Wood. The programme is illustrated with some of his many gramophone recordings.


Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Charles Fox
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Ted Heath

: King Olaf

A dramatic cantata. Words by LONGFELLOW and HARRY ARBUTHNOT ACWORTH , based on the Saga of Olaf Tryggvason in Heimskringla. Music by Elgar LONDON CHORAL SOCIETY conductor LEON LOVETT NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA leader MARTIN JONES conducted by BRYAN FAIRFAX Part 1
3.40* King Olaf the Godfather Michael Alexander , Lecturer in English at Stirling University and translator of Beowulf, traces the tale of Olaf Trygg vason, the king who converted Norway and Iceland to Christianity.
4.0* King Olaf Part 2


Unknown: Harry Arbuthnot Acworth
Unknown: Olaf Tryggvason
Conductor: Leon Lovett
Leader: Martin Jones
Conducted By: Bryan Fairfax
Unknown: Michael Alexander
Unknown: Olaf Trygg
Unknown: King Olaf Part

: Bandstand

GUS (KETTERING) BAND conductor GEOFFREY BRAND Philip Sparke Concert Prelude Paul Patterson Count Down (first broadcast performances) Elgar The Severn Suite


Conductor: Geoffrey Brand
Conductor: Philip Sparke
Unknown: Paul Patterson

: All Together Now

Richard A. Baker delves into the origins of some music-hall songs. Including the recorded Voices Of MARIE KENDALL , LILY MORRIS , CHARLES OOBORN , CARUSO, ALBERT CHEVALIER and PETER SELLERS Producer ALAN OWEN


Unknown: Richard A. Baker
Unknown: Marie Kendall
Unknown: Lily Morris
Unknown: Charles Ooborn
Unknown: Albert Chevalier
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Producer: Alan Owen

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

leader BELA DEKANY conducted by Charles Mackerras Jean-Rodolphe Kars (piano) Part 1 Bizet Symphony in c Ravel Piano Concerto in 0


Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras

: * Victorian Venus

Fraser Harrison. author of a forthcoming book on Victorian sexuality, argues that by idealising the female figure in his first significant neo-classical work, Venus Disrobing for the Bath (1867), Frederick (later Lord) Leighton helped reinforce the late-Victorian status quo by gratifying the masculine thirst for superiority.


Unknown: Fraser Harrison.

: * Concert

Part 2 Debussy Fantaisie, for piano and orchestra
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No 2 (Given at the Royal Albert Hall on 3 June;


Unknown: Albert Hall

: Bath Festival 1977

Bartok String Quartet direct from the Assembly Rooms. Bath Part 1 Beethoven
Quartet in A minor, Op 132

: * Change and Chance

A selection of poems compiled and introduced by Patric Dick inson. Readers: TIMOTHY BATESON and JOHN ROWE. Producer SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN


Introduced By: Patric Dick
Readers: Timothy Bateson
Readers: John Rowe.
Producer: Shaun MacLoughlin

: * Bath 77

Part 2 Beethoven
Quartet in c major, Op 59 No 3 (Arranged by the Bath Festival Society Ltd in assoc with Marks and Spencer Ltd) BBC Bristol

: Isaac Newton

Country Boy Made Good?
When Newton died 250 years ago. he had a most extraordinary reputation as a scholar. Was this popular image justified?
Dr D. T. Whitrside , Reader in the History of Mathematics. Cambridge University. has recently completed a monumental study, occupying 22 years of research, on Newton's published and unpublished papers. He discusses with John Maddox the stature and image of Newton that has emerged from his research


Reader: Dr D. T. Whitrside
Unknown: John Maddox
Producer: David Paterson

: Bach Cantata

No 68: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt: EDITH MATHIS (sop)
ORCHESTRA, conducted by karl richter : record


Unknown: Edith Mathis
Conducted By: Karl Richter

: News

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