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: The Philharmonia in the 50s

conducted by GUIDO CANTELLI
Debussy Prélude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Schumann Symphony No 4, in D minor
Ravel Suite No 2: Daphnis et Chloe: records

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Conducted By: Guido Cantelli

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: Your Concert Choice

Listeners' record requests Telemann Suite in A minor FRANS BRÜGGEN (recorder)
SOUTH-WEST GERMAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by FRIEDRICH TILEGANT
9.33* Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op 80 BARTHOLDY STRING QUARTET
9.57* Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: No 17, in A flat; No 15, in D flat
SVIATOSLAV RICilTER (piano)
10.8* Nielsen Springtime in Funen, Op 42
KIRSTEN HERMANSEN (soprano) KURT WESTI (tenor) IB HANSEN (bass)
ZAHLE. GIRLS SCHOOL CHOIR
COPENHAGEN BOYS CHOIR
DANISH RADIO CHOIR AND
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by MOGENS WOLDIKE

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Conducted By: Friedrich Tilegant
Conducted By: Mogens Woldike

: -Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
Music in the Cloth Hall: CHRISTOPHER. GRIER recalls the long history of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.
The British Invasion of Texas: EDWARD GREENFIELD reports On the Van Cliburn Piano Competition.
Conducting an Invisible Orchestra: COLIN DAVIS at Bayreuth. The Musician's Bookshelf: a review of recent publications. Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK

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Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Christopher. Grier
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Colin Davis
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: Bayreuth Festival 1977: Tannhauser

Romantic opera in three acts by Wagner
(sung in German)
The festival's "opening production in which Colin Davis became the first ever British conductor to appear at Bayreuth.
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
OF THE BAYREUTH FESTIVAL chorus-master NORBERT BALATSCH conducted by COLIN DAVIS
Act 1 Sc 1: The interior of the Venusberg; Sc 2: The valley in front of the Wartburg

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Unknown: Colin Davis
Chorus-Master: Norbert Balatsch
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: Words....

Fritz Spiegl. musician and broadcaster, reflects on some of the things we say and write. BBC Manchester

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Unknown: Fritz Spiegl.

: Stem Music in London in the Reign of Queen Anne

PETER HOLMAN describes the fashion for Italian music and musicians in London concert life in the early 18th century. The music is played on appropriate instruments by ARS NOVA, director PETER HOLMAN (harpsichord)
Corelli Sonata in D, for trumpet, two violins and continuo
Corelli, arr anon Sonata in c, Op 5 No 3, for recorder and continuo
Matteis Suite in D minor, for two violins and continuo
Draghi Sonata in G minor, for two violins and continuo
Topham Sonata in c minor, for - recorder and continuo
Babell Solo in B Sat, for oboe and continuo
Baston Concerto in D, for recorder, two violins and continuo anon Sonata in D, for trumpet, two violins and continuo
Handel Sonata in B flat, for oboe, two violins and continuo

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Unknown: Peter Holman
Harpsichord: Peter Holman

: Tannhäuser

Act 2: The Hall of Song in the Wartburg
2.45* In Short: John Douglas Todd talks about the evolution of Wagner's musical style, with special reference to the amendments to "Tannhäuser".
2.55* "Tannhäuser"
Act 3: The valley in front of the Wartburg
(Bavarian Radio recording)

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Speaker: John Douglas Todd

: Schubert

The A major Piano Sonata of his last year: EDITH VOGEL

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Unknown: Edith Vogel

: Talking about Music

Antony Hopkins

: Nightingale and Serpent

The first of two talks by Professor Sir Cecil Parrott I-
Nightingale Sir Cecil recalls the positive and happy experiences of his stay in the Soviet Union. He was HM Minister at the British Embassy in Moscow from 1952-54. The Serpent and the Nightingale by Sir Cecil Parrott is to be published on 15 Nov.

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Unknown: Sir Cecil Parrott
Unknown: Nightingale Sir Cecil
Unknown: Sir Cecil Parrott

: Journal de mes Melodies

The Songs of Francis Poulenc
A major 13-programme retrospective covering the whole of Poulenc's song-writing career, and borrowing for its title the name of the diary in which Poulenc recorded comments about all his songs; with performances by young artists and . historic archive recordings.
Written by the young accompanist Graham Johnson , produced by Elaine Padmore. and presented jointly by both, with Philip Monnet as Poulenc. 2: La belle jejmesse Life with Les Six. Experiments in setting various poets, plus an early instrumental sonata.
Poulenc Toreador
Sonata for clarinet and bassoon Chansons gaillardes; Vocalise; Airs chantes; La souris Gounod Venise ANNE MARIE RODDE (soprano)
RICHARD JACKSON (baritone) accompanied by GRAHAM JOHNSON ANTONY PAY (clarinet) and BRIAN WIGHTMAN (baSSOOn)

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Unknown: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Graham Johnson
Duced By: Elaine Padmore.
Unknown: Philip Monnet
Soprano: Anne Marie Rodde
Baritone: Richard Jackson
Accompanied By: Graham Johnson
Bassoon: Brian Wightman

: World Drama

Penthesilea by HEINRICH VON KLEIST written in 1808 in a specially commissioned version by ROBERT NYE , adapted for radio by JOHN POWELL with Barbara Jefford
Martin Jarvis , Rosalie Crutchley Kathleen Michael , David Buck Music and sound score by DAVID CAIN
Declared by Goethe to be ' the product of a diseased imagination ', Kleist's extraordinary, epic play takes the legend of Achilles and Penthesilea in an unusual variant - setting the main characters in a world where they meet both in love and in hate, neither fully understanding the nature of their desires or their objectives. The Greeks:
The Musicians
SYMPHONIAE SACRAE, MEMBERS OF THE TILFORD FESTIVAL BACH CHOIR
DAVID CORKHILL, TERRY EMERY and BARRY QUINN (percussion) CLIVE HEATH (organ) conducted by THE COMPOSER
Special sound by DAVID CAIN and RICHARD YEOMAN-CLARKE in the BBC Radiophonlc Workshop Directed by JOHN POWELL

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Unknown: Heinrich von Kleist
Unknown: Robert Nye
Unknown: John Powell
Unknown: Barbara Jefford
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley
Unknown: Kathleen Michael
Unknown: David Buck
Unknown: Terry Emery
Unknown: Barry Quinn
Unknown: Clive Heath
Unknown: David Cain
Unknown: Richard Yeoman-Clarke
Directed By: John Powell
Kings and Generals:: Antilochus Trevor Martin
Odysseus: David Buck
Diomedes: Gabriel Woolf
Achilles: Martin Jarvis
Adrastes, a Captain: David Valla
Automedon, the Charioteer: Sean Barrett
Myrmidon: Clifford Norgate
Dolopian Captain: Patrick Tull
Aetolian/Herald: Edward Kelsey
Amazons The Amazons: Penthesilea, Queen of the: Barbara Jefford
Prothoe, a Princess, her companion: Rosalie Crutchley
Amazon princesses:Meroe: Eva Haddon
Asteria: Rosalind Shanks
The High Priestess of Artemis: Kathleen Michael
Arsinoe: Sheila Grant
Amazon girls and warriors: Jane Knowles
Amazon girls and warriors: Elizabeth Proud
Amazon girls and warriors: Olwen Griffiths
Amazon girls and warriors: Eva Stuart

: The Innocent Ear

Another programme in which the identity of each work is announced only after it has been heard; tonight two piano works and a string quartet played by BERNARD ROBERTS MELOS QUARTET OF STUTTGART
Apologies by ROBERT SIMPSON

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Played By: Bernard Roberts
Unknown: Robert Simpson

: Many Reasons Why

The American Involvement in Vietnam
Presented by Michael Charlton A man who deserves more credit than anyone else for bringing our involvement to an end is Eugene McCarthy. He was ultimately responsible for turning the tide.
(J. K. GALBRAITH )
7: Protest at Home
The war is seen every day on television throughout America, and protest develops. Did these protests influence policy in Washington?
Contributions from Frances Fitzgerald , Elliot Frankel. J. K. Galbraith , Senator Eugene McCarthy. William Small. General Maxwell Taylor and General William Westmoreland. Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Eugene McCarthy.
Unknown: K. Galbraith
Unknown: Frances Fitzgerald
Unknown: Elliot Frankel.
Unknown: J. K. Galbraith
Unknown: Eugene McCarthy.
Unknown: William Small.
Unknown: General Maxwell Taylor
Unknown: General William Westmoreland.
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Poulenc

A work of the same vintage - the 20s - as music heard in Journal de mes Mélodies at 5.40. Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon: NASH ENSEMBLE

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