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Liszt Sonata in B minor
8.30* Debussy Les collines d'Anacapri; La fille aux cheveux de lin; La danse de Puck; Minstrels (Preludes, Book 1)
8.38* Ravel Concerto for piano (left hand) and orchestra
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA conducted by CHARLES MUNCH gramophone records
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Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream BAVAIRIAN RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by RAFAEL RUBELIK
9.16* Smetana String Quartet No 1, in E manor (From my life): JUlLLlAoIW QUARTET
9.45* Berg Seven Early Songs BEATH'ER HAiRlPE'R (SOpranO) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by PIERRE BOULEZ
10.2* Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 1, in D
THE PARIS ORCHESTRA conducted by SERGE BAUDO gramophone records
The Philharmonia - Old Lamps or Newt: PAUL JEMNINGS looks back ove'r the npo years.
Britten's Last Quartet: some reflections from sjecmund NISSEL and MARTIN LOVETT.
Introduced by John Amis Producer NATALIE WHEEN
A concert given in the Berkshire Festival's Mozart weekend at Tanglewood in 1966 conducted by Sir Adrian Boult in his only appearance with the orchestra since 1946 with Malcolm Frager (piano) Part 1 Mozart
Symphony No 34. in c (K 338) with the minuet (K 409)
Piano Concerto No 5, in D major (K 175)
12.0* Sir Adrian Boult talks to JOHN DOUGLAS TODB about conducting.
12.15* Concert Part 2 Mozart
Symphony No 39, in E flat (K 543)
(Boston Symphony Transcription Trust recording)
Anthony Thwaite , poet and editor, reflects on some of the things we say and write. BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.20 am)
International Amateur Choral Competition (11): Semi-finals
Mixed Voice Class: Semi-final 1 United Kingdom: NEW London SINGERS conductor GEOFFREY MITCHELL West Germany: MARBURG VOCAL
ENSEMBLE, Conductor ROLF BECK
Mixed Voice Class: Semi-final 2 Canada: TORONTO CONCERT SINGERS, conductor
CLIVE DUNSTAN : FranceJEAN DE OCKEGHEM VOCAL
ENSEMBLE conductor CLAUDE PANTE-RNE
Bernard Keeffe introduces the choirs, summarises the adjudicators' comments and announces the results.
This year's jurors are:
CHARLES BEARDSALL, BBC (Chair-ma.n); WILFRlIEO BRENNECKE, West Germany; MRS MICHAL SMOIRA-COHN, Israel; NIKI vaskola, Finland; CHARLES DUPUIS , Canada; GEORGI MINCHEV , Bulgaria
(Let the Peoples Sing is organised by the BBC with the EBU)
from the Berlin Festival 1976 Lasit of seven programmes
KP,EuZBEIR-C.E,R QUARTET, BBRUM
Hindemith Quartet No 2, Op 16 Ives Quartet No 1
(SFB Berlin recording)
An oratorio in three parts Musdc by Handel Libretto by CHARLES jeininens (gramophone records)
STOCKHOLM CHAMBER CHOIR
VIEWNA CON'CElNTUS MUSICUS conducted by NIKOLAUS HAJRNONCOURT Part 1
4.5* Charles Jennens of Gopsal DR DAVID KIMBELL of the University of Edinburgh talks about the character, achievement and extravagant life-style of Handel's most successful librettist (the man who provided him with texts for Saul, L'Allegro, Messiah and Belshazzar). Although richly endowed with the lesser vices of the age ', Charles Jennens was nevertheless an intellectual, an art connoisseur, a collector of music and ' he believed himself to be a poet '.
4.20* Belshazzar Part 2
5.10* Handel and Music
A short reading from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler , author of Erewhon
5.15* Belshazzar Part 3
Mosihe Murvitz (violin)
Avraham Bornstein (viola) Elchanan Bregman (cello) Pnina Salzman (piano)
Faure Piano Quartet No 2, in G minor, Op 45
given by ANTHONY BAILES
Denis and Vieux Gaultier Suite in D
Denis Gaultier Suite in G
Spanish Fly by TOM MALLIN with and A successful novelist is dying. Her schoolmaster husband is making an amateur movie about her Life.
Tom Mallin uses an experimental technique for his latest radio work.
Street interviews by DAVID BELLAN
Technical assistance by MARSAIL MACCUISH , DAVID GREENWOOD and PENNY LEICESTER Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
direct from the Royal Albert Hall , London played by the Philharmonia Orchestra leader CARL PINI conductor Riccardo Mutl Symphony No 7. in A
(Part 1 of this concert is on Radio 4 at 7.30 pm)
BBC Music Guide: Beethoven Symphonies, by Robert Simp son, 45p from bookshops
The American Involvement In Vietnam
A series of programmes presented by Michael Charlton
Vietnam has the right to be a free and independent country; and in fact is so already.
(DECLARATION OF THE INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM BY HO CHI MINH, HANOI, 2 SEPTEMBER 1945) 1: 1945 - The Untold Story
Standing beside the new Communist leaders were American officers in uniform. The American involvement in Vietnam had begun.
Contributions from Archimedes Patti and from Denis Duncan -son. General Ed Lansdale , Dean Rusk , Jean Sainteny and Tran Van Don.
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
BERNA.DETTE GREEVY (COnitnal'tO) CHRISTOPHER HOOKER (oboe)
Richard habbrshon (clarinet) GAVIN MCNAUGHTON (bassoon) HAVELOCK N'ELSON (piano)
Auric Trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Duparc L'invitation au voyage; Chanson triste; PhidylG
Chausson Le temps des lilas (Poeme de l'amour et de la mer, Op 19)
FaurS Nell; Apres un rêve
Ravel Cinq melodies populaires grecques
Poulenc Trio for oboe. bassoon and piano
BBC Northern Ireland