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: Aubade

Sullivan Overture: lolanthe: PRO ARTE ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
8.13* Geoffrey Toye Waltz: The Haunted Ball-room: NEW PRILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by CHARLES GERHARDT
8.21* John Addison Con certo for trumpet, strings and percussion
8.40* German Welsh Rhapsody: SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR ALEXANDER GIBSON gramophone records


Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: Geoffrey Toye
Conducted By: Charles Gerhardt
Conducted By: John Addison Con
Unknown: Leon Rapier
Unknown: Louisville Orchestra
Conducted By: Jorge Mester
Conducted By: Sir Alexander Gibson

: News

: Record Review

Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Bach's solo Cello Suites, by ROBERT DONINGTON.
New orchestral records, reviewed by NOEL GOODWIN Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON


Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Robert Donington.
Reviewed By: Noel Goodwin
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Stereo Release

Copland Four Dance Episodes (Rodeo): DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by EDUARDO MATA
10.35* transc Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SEIJI OZAWA
11.5* Dvorak Cello Concerto: PAUL TORTELIER LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANCRE PREVIN from 10.35


Conducted By: Seiji Ozawa
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Conducted By: Ancre Previn

: World Cup Cricket

The Prudential Cup Final
Ball-by-ball commentary from Lord's.
1.0-1.40 Lunch interval, with News Summary at 1.3* and County Cricket Scores at 1.35


Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jen
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Pred Trueman.
Unknown: Bill Frindall

: Robin Ray

presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, in performances chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.

: News

: Mendelssohn

MALCOLM BINNS (piano) plays a selection from the Songs Without Words

: Man of Action

In the final programme of the series, Lord Weidenfeld looks back over a career which has included an upbringing in Vienna, more than 30 years as a publisher in England and devoted service to the State of Israel. His choice of music reflects, in particular, his love of opera, and includes Richard Mayr as Baron Ochs, and Nicolai Gedda singing Offenbach. gramophone records


Unknown: Richard Mayr
Unknown: Nicolai Gedda

: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

conducted by ED SPANJAARD With CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH and JUSTUCE FRANTZ (pianos) Part 1 Marius Flothuis Symphonic Music (1957) Mozart Concerto in E flat, for two pianos and orchestra (K 365)


Conducted By: Ed Spanjaard
Unknown: Christoph Eschenbach
Pianos: Justuce Frantz
Unknown: Marius Flothuis

: In Short

Edith Vogel on The Piano and the Pianist - an illustrated talk.


Unknown: Edith Vogel

: Netherlands RPO

Part 2 Schoenberg Symphonic Poem: Pelleas und Melisande (Netherlands Radio recording)

: Jazz Record Requests

with Peter Clayton


Unknown: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week: Alexander Walker (in the Chair), talks with Marghanita Laski. Edward Lucie-Smith and Christopher Ricks. Producer PHILIP FRENCH


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Marghanita Laski.
Unknown: Christopher Ricks.

: Schubert

Nachtgesang im Walde; Impromptu in E flat (D 899 No 2); Gesang der Geister iiber den Wassern RIAS CHAMBER CHOIR MEMBERS OF THE BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ALFRED BRENDEL (piano) gramophone records


Piano: Alfred Brendel

: Collectors' Corner

The Virtuoso Oboe Jerrold Northrop Moore discusses with Leon Goossens the evolution of modern oboe playing, and includes illustrations from recordings by JAAP STOTITJN , MARCEL TABUTEAU and HENRI DE BUSSCBER.


Oboe: Jerrold Northrop Moore
Unknown: Leon Goos
Unknown: Jaap Stotitjn
Unknown: Marcel Tabuteau
Unknown: Henri de Busscber.

: Frans Brüggen

playing original recorder music of the 17th and 20th centuries, including two pieces written for him. Jacob van Eyck Engels nachtegaeltje Berlo Gesti Jacob van Eyck Fantasia en echo Louis Andriessen Sweet (Michala Petri playing the Berio and more recorder music: Tuesday 7.30 pm)


Unknown: Berlo Gesti
Unknown: Jacob van Eyck Fantasia
Unknown: Louis Andriessen Sweet

: LSO 75th Birthday Concert

recorded last Sunday in the Royal Festival Hall, London
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) London Symophony Orchestra conductor André Previn
Panufnik Concerto Festivo (no conductor) (first performance)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 1

: The Natural Selection?

Scientists like to see their researches as ' pure ' investigations into reality, unfettered by ephemeral fashions of society and politics.
Biologist Steve Gould of Harvard University thinks this is a pipe-dream. From his study of theories of evolution Professor Gould questions the innocent objectivity of science. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Steve Gould

: LSO Concert

Part 2 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2

: The Gallows Songs

The second and final programme based on the famous ' nonsense poems of Christian Morgenstern (1871-1914), in the translation from the German by MAX KNIGHT.
Compiled by ANTON GILL Reader Joe Melia
Morgenstern Joseph Furst Narrator Anthony New-lands. Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS


Unknown: Christian Morgenstern
Unknown: Max Knight.
Producer: John Theocharis

: C.P.E. Bach

Organ Concerto in E flat JANE PARKER-SMITH


Conducted By: Steuart Bedford

: Sounds Interesting

In the final programme of the present series, Derek Jewell chooses some vividly contrasting styles from the spectrum of present-day popular music. The harsh urgency of avant-garde rock is represented by THE pop group. Inventive ' fusion ' sounds come from SPYRO GYRA and from a group led by TONY Williams , RICK WAKEMAN plays one of his own compositions. And three Americans, PATTI SMITH , EMMYLOU HAR RIS and JANE OLIVOR show how dissimilar approaches to modern song can be.


Unknown: Derek Jewell
Unknown: Tony Williams
Unknown: Rick Wakeman
Unknown: Patti Smith
Unknown: Emmylou Har

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