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: Weather

Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

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: Your Midweek Choice

Listeners' record requests
Sullivan Incidental music: The Tempest
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR VIVIAN DUNN
7.31' Finzi Introit for small orchestra and solo violin
RODNEY FRIEND
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
7.41* German Gypsy Suite
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM

Contributors

Unknown: Sullivan Incidental
Conducted By: Sir Vivian Dunn
Violin: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: News

: Your Midweek Choice

Part 2
Schubert Fantasia in F minor
PAUL BADURA-SKODA
JÖRG DEMUS (piano duet)
8.23* Khachaturyan Excerpts from Spartacus
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER gramophone records

: News

: This Week's Composers

The Court of Henry
VIII ST GEORGE 'S CANZONA perform a selection of pieces ranging from the pseudo-rustic ribaldry of ' I have been a foster ' and ' Hey trolly lolly lo ' to the sophistication of Cornyshe's Fa la sol.
JOHN WHITWORTH and DEREK HARRISON ( counter-tenors) PHILIP I.ANGRIDGE (tenor FRANCIS GRUBB (baritone) directed by JOHN SOTHCOTT gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Viii St George
Unknown: John Whitworth
Unknown: Derek Harrison
Tenor: Philip I.Angridge
Baritone: Francis Grubb
Directed By: John Sothcott

: Music for Organ

played by GEOFFREY MORGAN at St Peter 's, Dunchurch, Warwickshire
Bach Prelude and Fugue in c (BWV 547): Two Schiibler (Chorale Preludes: Meine Seele erhebt den Herren (BWV 648): Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (BWV 645c Chorale Variations Sei gegriisset, Jesu gütig (BWV 768)
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Played By: Geoffrey Morgan
Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Meine Seele

: Ernest Lush in Brahms Sonatas

Second of five weekly programmes
AYLA ERDURAN (violin) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Brahms Sonata in D minor, Op 108
Franck Sonata in A major ( Repeat)

Contributors

Unknown: Franck Sonata

: Mahler

Symphony No 6, in A minor BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA led by ANDREW ORTON conductor RAYMOND LEPPARD BBC Manchester

Contributors

Conductor: Andrew Orton

: News

: Concert Hall

A weekly series of recitals given by artists of the younger generation
Guadagnini String Quartet
Hindemith String Quartet No 3, Op 22
Beethoven String Quartet In D major, Op 18 No 3
(Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Applications for tickets to Ticket Unit, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW)

: Festival Recital

A piano recital by John Mc Cabe from the Inaugural Festival of the Sam Newsom Music Centre in Boston. Lincolnshire. Haydn Andante and Variations in F minor (H xvii 6)
2.21* McCabe Variations on * theme of Liszt
2.32* Schumann Six Intermezzi, Op 4. BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: John Mc Cabe

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

BELA DEKANY (violin)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader BELA DEKANY conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS Janacek The Fiddler's Child
Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celesta

Contributors

Violin: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Bartok Music

: French Chamber Music

Tomasi Printemps PARIS WIND QUINTET
With JEAN-MARIE LONDEIX (alto saxophone)
Franck String Quartet in minor
LOEWENGUTH QUARTET: records

: Building a Library

JOHN LADE introduces two of the performances of Bach's solo Violin Sonatas and Partitas recommended by Robert Donington in last Saturday's Record Review.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Donington

: Homeward Bound

A sequence of music for the early evening

: News

: At Home

Presented by Jack Brymer
Guido Cantelli at Carnegie Hall Continuing a series of concert performances recorded in the early 50s and being broadcast for the first time in this country.
Haydn Symphony No 88. in G Hindemith Concert music for strings and brass
Wagner Overture: Rienzi

Contributors

Presented By: Jack Brymer
Presented By: Guido Cantelli

: Alfred Brendel

(piano)
Beethoven Sonata in c, Op 53 (Waldstein): record

Contributors

Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

direct from the Royal Festival Hall. London
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
BBC Symphony Orchestra guest leader HUGH MAGUIRE conducted by Witold Luloslawski and David Atherton Part 1 Lutoslawski
Concerto for Orchestra Les espaces du sommeil (UK premiere)

Contributors

Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Witold Luloslawski
Conducted By: David Atherton

: * The Representative Man

Schlesinger's Bobby Kennedy
A controversial and enigmatic figure. Robert Kennedy came in the four years between his brother Jack's death and his own to occupy a central position in the American scene. He was not merely an influential politician: in his biographer Arthur Schlesinger 's phrase. he ' embodied the consciousness of an epoch '.
Tomorrow sees the British publication of Arthur Schlesinger 's
1.000-page Robert Kennedy and His Times, and in this talk its wide-ranging claims are examinedbyEsmondWright.Director of the Institute of United States Studies at London University, and former mp.

Contributors

Unknown: Bobby Kennedy
Unknown: Robert Kennedy
Unknown: Arthur Schlesinger
Unknown: Arthur Schlesinger
Unknown: Robert Kennedy

: BBC SO

Part 2
(conducted by DAVID ATHERTON ) Strauss Symphonic poem: Also sprach Zarathustra (A Royal Philharmonic Society Concert)

Contributors

Conducted By: David Atherton
Conducted By: Strauss Symphonic

: Andrew Marvell

1621-1678
He was of a middling stature. pretty strong sett, roundish faced, cheery cheek't, hazell eie. browne haire. He was in his conversation very modest. and of very few words ... '
(JOHN AUBREY )
Last August marked the tercentenary of the death of Andrew Marvell. civil servant. Member of Parliament for Hull and one of the great English lyric poets.
Ralph Richardson introduces and reads a selection of his poems to mark the occasion. Producer BENNETT MAXWELL

Contributors

Unknown: John Aubrey
Unknown: Andrew Marvell.
Introduces: Ralph Richardson
Producer: Bennett Maxwell

: Othmar Schoeck: Elegy

One of the song-cycles for voice and ensemble by this Swiss composer (1886-1957).
Poems by LENAU and EICHEN-
DORFF HEINZ REHFUSS (bass-baritone) VIRTUOSO ENSEMBLE conducted by JACQUES-LOUIS MONOD
(From a Third Programme Invitation Concert in 1962)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: Dorff Heinz Rehfuss
Conducted By: Jacques-Louis Monod

: The Arts Worldwide

A weekly news bulletin.

: News

: Tonight's Schubert Song

Schafers Klagelied
AKSEL SCHIØTZ (tenor) GERALD MOORE (piano) gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Gerald Moore








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