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The second of two programmes inciuding works by Chopin. Recordings of some of the Bal)adesand Schcrzi.madeby Vtadtmir Horewjtz at various times between 1947 and 1957 - an enduring tegacy that demonstrates his unique mastery of Chopinsmusic: records

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Unknown: Vtadtmir Horewjtz

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: Your Concert Choice

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Sibctius Suite: Rakastava. Op 14 HELStNKt CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted bVLEIF SEC ERSTAM
.l7* DverahBibtica) Songs. Op 99 tUETRtCH FISCHER DtESKAU (bar) jORCDEMUsfpiano)
<-9?* Schubert Trio in E Nat (D 929): ISAAC STERN (violin) LEONARD ROSE (ceUo)
EUGENE tSTOMtN (piano)

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Violin: Isaac Stern

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
The Newark School of Violin Making: A tour of the new buiIding to be opened on Tuesday, and a conversation with the director MAURICE BOUETTE.
La Scala's Bicentennial season: a report by HAROLD ROSENTHAL Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK

Contributors

Director: Maurtce Bouette.

: From the Proms 77

M;CHEL BEROFF fpiano)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA teaderBELADEKANY conducted by p.ERRE BOULM Part]
Ugfti San Francisco Polyphony Bartek Piano Concerto No 2

: 'pm Words....

Public Administrator D!pa) Nandy renects on some of the things we say and write. BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thursday 4.45 pTn)

: From the Proms 77

Part 2 Stravinsky
Ballet:The Firebird
(A Promenade Concert broadcast on 15 September from the Royal Albert Hall. London)
(Stereo & Ouad)
(A quadraphonic broadcast using Matrix H, compatible for both stereo and mono receivers)

: Talking about Music

AntonvHopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest. (Repeated.MonlC.2Cam)

: A Verismo Double-Bill

based on his play of the same name (sung in ltalian: records) at SO With ALISON MACGRECOR, ELAINE TOMKINSON , ALAN BYERS , ELIZABETH BAINBRIDGE and MICHAEL SANDERSON
AMBROSIAN OPERA CROROS and the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by NELLO SANTf
The action takes place in Italy in the tenth century.
3.5* Truly Verismo?
Mareld Rosenthal discusses this afternoon's two operas in relation to the term 'verismo' and considers the place of the composers Montemezzi and Leoni in operatic history.
3 M* L'Oracele
A music drama in one act
Music by Franee Leeni
Libretto by CAMILLO ZANONT, based on The Cat and the Cherub by cB.FERNAH)
(sung in Italian: records)
With the JOHN ALLDIS CHOIR
FINCHLEY CHILDREN'S MUSIC GROUP NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conductedby RICHARD BONYNGE
The action takes place in Hatchet Row in the Chinese Quarter in San Francisco

Contributors

Unknown: Elatne Tomkinson
Unknown: Alan Byers
Unknown: Michael Sander
Conducted By: Nello Santf
Unknown: Maretd Rosenthat

: Letters of a Chinese Lady

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First of two programmes based on the love tetters which a youn); Chinese woman. Kwei )i. daughterofaViceroy.wroteto her husband about 100 years ago. Compiled and presented by George W. Scott , from two books by EHZABETH COOPER with Caro)e Boyd as Kwei )i
Mother-intaw ...mLDASCHROBER 'He is here. your son'I put out my hand and touch him, and the breath of the wind through the pine trees brings the music of the gods to me. Heisbigandstrongand beautiful.Theyte!ImehewiI!grow to be a valiant man.'
'My son is dead. I have he!d him all the night close to my heartanditdoesnotgivehim warmth. They have taken him from me and told me he has gone to the gods. There are no gods.! am alone.'
Directed by JOHN THEOCHARtS

Contributors

Presented By: George W. Scott
Directed By: John Theocharts

: Music in Our Time

The fourth of an occasional series of programmes, featuring the music of Harrison Birtwistle and Peter Maxwell Davies.
BBC SINCERS conducted by JOHN ALLDIS
Gtsuatdo. completed Stravinsky Tres Sacrae Cantiones: Da pacem Domine: Assumpta est Maria: IlIuminanos Ujsett Luxaeterna
Harrison Birtwistle Narration: Description of the passing of a year
Stravinsky The dove descending
Peter Maxwell Davies Westerlings (first broadcast performance in this country)

Contributors

Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Peter Max
Conducted By: John Alldis
Unknown: Peter Maxwth Davies Wester

: Camerata Lysy

director ALBERTO LYSY (violin) with WILLIAM BENNETT (flute)
GEORGE MALCOLM (harpsichord) Part 1 C. P. E. Bach Concerto in D minor (Wq 22), for flute and strings
J. C. Bach Concerto in A, for harpsichord and strings
7.5* Interval Reading
7.10* Camerata Lysy Part 2 J. S. Bach
Concerto in G minor (Bwv 1056', for violin and strings; Concerto in A minor (BWV 1044), for flute, violin, harpsichord and strings

Contributors

Violin: Alberto Lysy
Flute: William Bennett
Harpsichord: George Malcolm

: Dear Mr Webb....

The Story of a Courtship Written and compiled by JEANNE AND NORMAN MACKENZIE
' No. dear, I do not even look at vour photograph. It is too hideous for anything. Do be done in a grey suit by Elliott and Fry and let me have your head only - it is the head only that I am marrying with Anna Massey as Beatrice Potter and Clive Swift as Sidney Webb Narrator John Rowe
One of the most powerful influences in British political life at the turn of the century was the crusading Socialist partnership of Beatrice and Sidney Webb. The comic and moving story of how they met, what they thought of one another and why eventually they married is documented in The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb , edited bv Norman Mac Kenzie, to be published shortly by Cambridge University Press. The programme is based on this previously unpublished correspondence.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Unknown: Norman MacKenzie
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Beatrice Potter
Unknown: Clive Swift
Narrator: Sidney Webb
Narrator: John Rowe
Narrator: Sidney Webb.
Narrator: Beatrice Webb
Unknown: Norman Mac
Producer: Alan Haydock

: The Return of Horowitz

Fiftv years ago this year, the pianist Vladimir Horowitz made his American dibut. In recognition of the anniversary, he agreed last February to play a concerto in public, something he had not undertaken for many years. The work he chose was Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor, Op 30, which he performed with the NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANBY.
Tonight, there is a chance to hear the live recording made of the occasion: records

Contributors

Pianist: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Eugene Ormanby.

: Drama Now

Man in Space, a radio romance by STEPHEN DAVIS , with Honor Blackman . Bob Sherman Peter Woodthorpe
Art tltou pale for weariness
Of climbing heaven and gazing on the earth,
Wandering eompanionless
Among the stars that have a different birth, -
And ever changing, like a joyless eye
That finds no object worth its constancy?
(SHELLEY: To the Moon)
How far is a man prepared to go to get away from his wife? For an astronaut the sky need not be the limit.
American flight controllers and others
ROD BEACIUM. HENRY KNOWLES WILLIAM ROBERTS , GARRICK IIAGON Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Davis
Unknown: Honor Blackman
Unknown: Bob Sherman
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Rod Beacium.
Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: William Roberts
Unknown: Garrick Iiagon
Directed By: John Tydeman
Murray Duckoff: Bob Sherman
Barbara Ann, his wife: Honor Blackman
Chuck: Blain Fairman
Gus (Capcom 1): Ed Bishop
TV Commentator: Peter Whitman
Yuri Ulyanovich: Peter Woodtitorpe
Valentina, his wife: Bashka Blee
Russian flight controller: Alexei Jawdokimov
Professor Popper: John Gabriel
A woman: Nicolette McKenzie

: Tonight's Schubert Songs

FELICITY LOTT (soprano) GRAHAM JOHNSON (piano)
Viola (English translation by LESLIE MINCHIN )
(From a public concert at the Wigmore Hall, London) Maria (sung in German) with at
11.25 News

Contributors

Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Translation By: Leslie Minchin








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