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: Overture

Berlioz Overture: King Lear LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN DAVIS
7.21* Chausson Poeme, for violin and orchestra
7.38* Turina Danzas fantasticas PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA conducted by RAFAEL FRUHBECK DE BURGOS gramophone records


Conducted By: Colin Davis
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Turina Danzas
Conducted By: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

: News

: Morning Concert

Walton Scapino: A Comedy Overture
8.14* Weber Clarinet Concerto No2. in E flat
8.36* Mozart Symphony No 31, in D (Paris) (K 297)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL BÖHM gramophone records


Unknown: Gervase de Peyer
Conducted By: Colin Davis

: News

: This Week's Composer

Morley featuring pieces from his First Booke of Canzonets to Two Voyces (1595)
Leave now mine eyes lamenting; I should for grief and anguish (mono)
MARY THOMAS (soprano)
JOHN WHITWORTH (counter-tenor) La girandola; II lamento; La caccia
Sweet nymph, come to thy lover; I go before, my darling ALFRED AND MARK DELLER (counter-tenors)
When, lo, by break of morning: Miraculous love's wounding DELLER CONSORT directed by ALFRED DELLER
Arise, awake, awake; Hard by a crystal fountain
PRO CANTIONE ANTIQUA directed by IAN PARTRIDGE gramophone records


Soprano: John Whitworth
Directed By: Frans Brüggen
Directed By: Alfred Deller
Directed By: Ian Partridge

: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble

Part 1
Bocchcrini Quintet in c, Op 37 No 7
Mozart Quintet in G minor (K 516)
10.25* Interval Reading
10.38* Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble Part 2 Brahms
Sextet in B flat, Op 18
(King's Lynn Festival 1976 concert, recorded in Holkham Hall, sponsored by the Norfolk Association for Amateur Music) BBC Birmingham

: Cricket: First Test

medium only: VHF programmes between these times begin in column 5
The First Test in the Cornhill Insurance Series England v
New Zealand
Commentary from
The Oval on the first day's play by JOHN ARLOTT , BRIAN JOHNSTON , DON MOSEY and ALAN Richards , with expert comment and summaries by TREVOR BAILEY and FRED TRUEMAN
Close-of-play summary by TONY LEWIS
1.35' News
1.40* The Great Match-New Zealand v England at Wellington, February 1978. A match described as New Zealand's Kreatest moment in cricket. when they beat England for the first time. DON MOSEY , who followed the England tour, recalls this memorable event,
2.0* Lunchtime scoreboard /
2.1C-6.40 Commentary with teatime and close-of-play summaries.


Play By: John Arlott
Play By: Brian Johnston
Play By: Don Mosey
Play By: Alan Richards
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Scorer Bill Frindall
Unknown: Don Mosey

: Lifelines

medium onlu
The Wider World
6.40 Who Cares about The Commonwealth?
2: The Rich and the Poor
Speakers recorded in Australia, Cyprus, India, Malawi, Mauritius. New Zealand. Nigeria. Sierra Leone and Trinidad comment on the potential role of the Commonwealth in bringing about a new international economic order.
Introduced by MICHAEL STEPHENS , a former Secretary of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association.
7.0 Industrial Democracy 8: What Next*
Having examined, over the last seven weeks, the various and often conflicting definitions of industrial democracy. GEOFFREY STUTTARD discusses the main issues now confronting British managers, workers and trades unions - and the possible role of government in resolving them. Series producer


Introduced By: Michael Stephens
Unknown: Geoffrey Stuttard
Unknown: Gordon Hutchings

: Proms 78

direct from the Royal Albert Hall Part 1
Jean-Rodolphe Kars
BBC Symphony Orchestra guest leader MICHAEL DAVIS conducted by Serge Baudo
Messiaen Oiseaux exotiques; Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum


Leader: Michael Davis
Conducted By: Serge Baudo
Conducted By: Messiaen Oiseaux

: * Social Security and Insecurity in Italy

Franco Ferrarrotti. Professor of Sociology at the University of Rome, places today's Italian terrorist movements against the background of a divided society - divided as an unforeseen result of good intentions and social engineering.


Unknown: Franco Ferrarrotti.

: * Proms 78

Part 2 Stravinsky Oedipus Rex
BBC Singers (men's voices) director JOHN POOLE
BBC Symphony Orchestra guest leader MICHAEL DAVIS conducted by Andrew Davis


Director: John Poole
Leader: Michael Davis
Conducted By: Andrew Davis

: Charity Breaks up the Home

Professor Michael Hannan of Stanford University talks about the unexpected results of a recent social experiment in the United States to see it any relationship could be found between marital instability and the provision of welfare payments.


Unknown: Professor Michael Hannan

: The Bach Family

Fourth of six programmes of chamber music by members of the family, including all the flute music by .1. S. Bach.
J. S. Bach Sonata in A minor, for flute (BWV 1013)
J. S. Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue (harpsichord)
C. P. E. Bach Sonata in A minor, for flute (Wq 132)
Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach Trio in c. major, for two flutes and viola
COLIN TILNEY (harpsichord)


Music By: S. Bach.
Harpsichord: C. P. E. Bach Sonata
Flute: Edward Beckett

: Sontag on Photography

The novelist and critic Susan Sontag 's life-long addiction to photographs has resulted in a series of reflective essays written over the past six years and now collected as On Photographu. The book became a surprise bestseller in America and won the National Book Critic Circle Award for criticism. though she disclaims that it is a critical work. TO write about photography is to enquire into the changing nature of the way we perceive the world. Miss Sontag believes, and in conversation with PHILIP FRENCH she discusses some of the issues raised in her book. followed by an interlude


Unknown: Susan Sontag

: News

: Tonight's Schubert Song

Sehnsucht (Der Lerche wolkennahe Lieder)
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano) (: 1973)
BBC Music Guide: Schubert Songs, by Maurice Brown , 75p, from bookshops


Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Songs By: Maurice Brown

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