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Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin ): BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
Tansman Barcarola (Cavatina) William GOMEZ (guitar) trad Old Polish Songs: MAZOWSZE SONG AND DANCB ENSEMBLE
Chopin Fantasy on Polish airs, Op 13: GARRICK OHLSSON (piano) POLISH RADIO NATIONAL SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by JERZY MAKSYMIUK Moszkowski Spanish Dances. Book 1: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by ATAULFO ARGENTA : records


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Polonaise
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Conducted By: Tansman Barcarola
Guitar: William Gomez
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson
Conducted By: Ataulfo Argenta

: News

: Record Review

Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Schumann's Kreisleriana, by JOAN CHISSELL.
Recent miscellaneous records: reviewed by ROBERT PHILIP.


Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Joan Chissell.
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan.
Reviewed By: Robert Philip.

: Release

Debussy Symphonic fragments: Le martyre de Saint S6bastien THE PARIS ORCHESTRA conducted by DANIEL BARENBOIM Haydn Baryton Trio No 113, in D: ESTERHAZY BARYTON TRIO
Montsalvatge Concerto breve ALICIA DE LARROCHA (piano)


Conducted By: Daniel Barenboim
Conducted By: Haydn Baryton
Conducted By: Rafael Frühbeck

: French Songs

SUSAN CAMPBELL (soprano) With JOHN FRASER (piano)
Chabrier Les cigales; L'lle heureuse; Villanelle des petits canards
Debussy Ariettes oubliées. Set 1 (poems: Verlaine's Ariettes oubliees): C'est l'extase; Ilpleure dans mon coeur; L'ombre des arbres dans la rivière
Debussy Ariettes oubliées, Set 2 (Verlaine's Paysages belges and Aquarelles): Chevaux de bois; Green; Spleen
Poulenc Trois poemes de Louise de Vilmorin


Soprano: Susan Campbell
Piano: John Fraser
Piano: Chabrier Les

: John Amis

presents a weekly selection of popular classics on records.

: News

: Talking about Theatre

10: Critic. Robert Cushman is questioned by Ian McKellen.
Series producer DAVID SPENSER


Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Ian McKellen.
Producer: David Spenser

: Chilingirian String Quartet

Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op 42
Schubert Quartet-movement in c minor (D 703)
Ravel Quartet in F
(A Bristol Lunchtime Concert given on 13 July)

: Woman of Action

Mary Wane. deputy representative of the British Council in France, with records.

: Music of the Masters

Beethoven Overture: Fidelio
Haydn Symphony No 94, in G (Surprise) : CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by GEORGE SZELL
(Cleveland Orchestra Broadcasting Service recording)
Brahms I rose and went out in the night (Songs, Op 32)
Parry From a city window: Nightfall in winter
JOHN BARROW (baritone)
WILFRID PARRY (piano) Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 33: RUDOLF FIRKUSNY , who plays a version of the work based on the adaptation published by Vilem Kurz after Dvorak's death
(Dvorak's original version, uncut: Friday 7.30 pm)


Conducted By: George Szell
Unknown: Rudolf Firkusny
Unknown: Vilem Kurz
Conducted By: George Szell

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Peter Clayton


Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

J. W. Lambert (in the Chair) talks with A. Alvarez , Gillian Reynolds and Marina Vaizey. .Producer PHILIP FRENCH


Unknown: W. Lambert
Unknown: A. Alvarez
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Marina Vaizey.

: Gundula Janowitz

(soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
Excerpts from a new Schubert Lieder recital record^


Soprano: Irwin Gage

: Moeran and his Contemporaries

Christopher Palmer talks about E. J. Moeran and his relationship to the folk-song movement, Delius, Warlock, Lambert and other of his contemporaries. He examines the stylistic elements that form his musical personality.


Talks: Christopher Palmer
Unknown: E. J. Moeran

: Radio Telefis Eireann Symphony Orchestra

leader COLIN STAVELEY conductor Albert Rosen
Bernadette Greevy (contralto) Jonathan Williams (cello) direct from the Ulster Hall, Belfast Part 1
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan Moeran Cello Concerto


Leader: Colin Staveley
Conductor: Albert Rosen
Contralto: Bernadette Greevy
Cello: Jonathan Williams

: * Parfit Gentil Knights

Two talks by Mark Girouard
1: The Code of Victorian Chivalry In 1839 the Earl of Eglinton gave a tournament at his castle in Scotland. Fourteen knights in armour, the cream of Victorian youth, rode out from the castle to the lists; but this, Mark Girouard suggests, was merely the spectacu-lar outward expression of deeply-held feelings within Victorian society - the other side of the materialist coin.


Unknown: Mark Girouard
Unknown: Mark Girouard

: * Concert

Part 2 Gerard Victory Sailing to Byzantium
Beethoven Symphony No 4 BBC Northern Ireland

: Many Reasons Why

The American Involvement in Vietnam
A series of programmes presented by Michael Charlton
"The point about Dien Bien Phu was that it didn't win the war militarily" (Sir Robert Thompson)
2: The Return and Defeat of France
Why did Vietnam again become a colony of France? Who defeated the French? What was American policy at this time?" Contributions from Robert Bowie, Denis Duncanson, Jean Letourneau, Rene Pleven, Dean Rusk, Jean Sainteny, Maurice Schumann and Sir Robert Thompson
(Creating a State - South Vietnam: 2 October)


Unknown: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Dien Bien
Unknown: Sir Robert Thompson
Unknown: Robert Bowie
Unknown: Denis Duncan
Unknown: Jean Letourneau
Unknown: Dean Rusk
Unknown: Jean Sain
Unknown: Maurice Schumann
Unknown: Sir Robert Thompson
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Bach

Sonata No 2, in A minor, for violin (BWV 1003): YOSSI ZIVONI BBC Manchester

: Sounds Interesting

The latest album from the American band GRATEFUL DEAD contains a long linked series of seven compositions under the generic title Terrapin Part One. Derek Jewell plays it tonight. By contrast two solo artists are featured - the outstanding contemporary pianist KEITH JARRETT , and the legendary social commentator of an earlier generation, WOODY GUTHRIE : records


Unknown: Derek Jewell
Pianist: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Woody Guthrie

: News

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