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Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

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: Overture

Handel Overture: Berenice
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields directed by NEVILLE MARRINER
7.15* Boyce Symphony No 4, in F
7.21* Hertel Trumpet Concerto in D: JOHN WILBRAHAM , Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields directed by NEVILLE MARRINER
7.36* Charpentier Suite: Medee ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
gramophone records


Directed By: Neville Marriner
Unknown: John Wilbraham
Directed By: Neville Marriner
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard

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: Morning Concert

Mozart Six German Dances (K 600): VIENNA MOZART ENSEMBLE conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
8.17* Beethoven Concerto in c HENRYK SZERYNG (violin) JANOS STARKER (cello) CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano)
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by ELIAHU INBAL gramophone records


Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky
Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Conducted By: Eliahu Inbal

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: This Week's Composers

The Benda Family
Franz Benda Adagio from Violin Concerto in B flat
9.12* Franz Benda Flute Sonata in F
9.20* Georg Benda Symphony in e flat: MUSICI PRAGENSES directed by LIBOR HLAVACEK who plays the violino concertato part gramophone records


Unknown: Franz Benda Adagio
Conducted By: Milos Sadlo
Flute: Franz Benda
Flute: Karlheinz Zoller
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher
Cello: Georg Benda
Directed By: Libor Hlavacek

: Academy of the BBC

led by COLIN SAUER conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND Beethoven Overture: Coriolan Roussel Concerto for small orchestra
Mozart Symphony No 41. in c (Jupiter) (K 551) BBC Bristol


Unknown: Colin Sauer
Conducted By: Walter Susskind

: Aeolian String Quartet

Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Margaret Major (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Haydn Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4
10.54* Wolf Italian Serenade
11.0* Haydn Quartet in c. Op 54 No 2
11.30* Interval Reading
11.35* Concert Part 2
Beethoven Quartet in 2 flat, Op 130
(Given in the Great Hall, University of Leeds)
BBC Manchester


Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Cello: Derek Simpson

: Cardiff Midday Prom

GYORGY PAUK (violin)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by GEORGES TZIPINE direct from the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, Cardiff Part 1
Weber Overture:
Oberon Bach. transc Robert Reitz Concerto in D minor, for violin and orchestra (BWV 1052)


Conducted By: Georges Tzipine
Unknown: OBEron Bach.
Unknown: Robert Reitz

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: The Arts Worldwide

A weekly news bulletin
(Repeated: Wednesday 8.45pm)

: Midday Prom

Part 2 Beethoven
Symphony No 6. in F (Pastoral) (Before an invited audience) BBC Wales

: Louis Kentner (piano)

Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, Op 61
Schubert Sonata in A (D 959)
2.55* Interval Reading
3.0* Recital Part 2
Ronald Stevenson Little Variations on Purcell's New Scotch Tune Gounod. transc Liszt Faust Waltz
Part of a public concert recorded during the 1976 Bromsgrove Festival)
BBC Birmingham

: A Little Light Music

Popular orchestral music of the 19th century

: Cheltenham Festival 1976

The Revolutionary Bliss JANE MANNING (soprano) NASH ENSEMBLE
Clifford Benson (piano)
Marcia Crayford (violin) Joan Atherton (violin) Brian Hawkins (viola)
Christopher van Kampen (cello) Daryl Runswick (bass)
Judith Pearce (flute, alto flute) Robin Miller (oboe, cor anglais) Antony Pay (clarinet)
Brian Wightman (bassoon) John Pigneguy (horn) Una Donovan (harp)
Tristan Fry (percussion) conducted by Lionel friend Bliss Madam Noy
Malcolm Williamson Trio for violin, cello and piano (first broadcast performance) Bliss Rout
Anthony Payne The World's Winter
Bliss Conversations
(Given at the Pitville Pump Room on 4 July 1976) BBC Birmingham


Piano: Clifford Benson
Violin: Marcia Crayford
Violin: Joan Atherton
Viola: Brian Hawkins
Cello: Christopher van Kampen
Bass: Daryl Runswick
Flute: Judith Pearce
Oboe: Robin Miller
Bassoon: Brian Wightman
Horn: John Pigneguy
Harp: Una Donovan

: Jazz Today

Charles Fox with records


Unknown: Charles Fox

: Homeward Bound

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: Homeward Bound


: Lifelines

Work and Training
6.30 After School. What Next?
Five programmes about opportunities for further education and training
3: What Will a Degree do for Youf
7.0 The New Developments in Technician Education
Presented by SYDNEY URRY 3: Focus on Assessment
The new TEC courses require careful rethinking of methods of assessment and the kind of skills being tested. How can colleges best develop their own assessment systems?


Presented By: Margaret Korving
Presented By: Sydney Urry

: The Art of Julius Katchen

(1926-1969) Records of this celebrated American pianist, introduced by DAVID WILDE.


Duced By: David Wilde.

: Bohm Conducts Schubert and Brahms

London Symphony Orchestra leader JOHN GEORGIADIS conducted by Karl Bohm direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1 Schubert
Symphony No 2, in B flat


Leader: John Georgiadis
Conducted By: Karl Bohm

: * The Seven Ages of Man

And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.
(JAQUES: As You Like It)
A selection of poems on Jaques' theme, presented by Anthony Thwaite. Read by Gary Watson 4: The Soldier
BBC Manchester


Presented By: Anthony Thwaite.
Read By: Gary Watson

: * Concert

Part 2 Brahms
Symphony No 2, in D
(Presentedinassociationwith British Airways)

: Shakespeare and the Histories

Five talks reflecting some of the new insights in Shakespeare scholarship as they are applied to the history plays that form the basis for Vivat Rex, broadcast on Radio 4. 1: Figures of God's Majesty
Anthony Tuck. Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Lancaster University, considers the contrasting ima'ges of kingship in Marlowe's Edward II and Shakespeare's Richard 77 in the light of new research on the history of the two reigns.
(Emrys Jones on the Henry VI trilogy: 5 July) followed by an interlude


Unknown: Anthony Tuck.

: Music in Our Time

John Buller
Poor Jenny
GARY KETTEL (percussion) Scribenery
The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies on Part 1 of JAMES JOYCE 'S Finnegans Wake featuring
A studio performance of Part 1 of a work of limited music theatre based on the section of Finnegans Wake which Joyce published separately under this title in 1934.


Unknown: John Buller
Unknown: Poor Jenny
Flute: Judith Pearce
Unknown: James Joyce
Conducted By: Elgar Howarth

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