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: Aubade

Copland An Outdoor Overture
7.14* Johann Strauss Polka: Im Krapfenwald'l
7.18* Litolff Scherzo (Concerto symphonique No 4) LEONARD PENNARIO (piano)
7.26* Gottschalk, arr Hershy Kay Ballet Suite: Cakewalk


Conducted By: Arthur Fiedler
Piano: Leonard Pennario

: Weather

Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

: News

: Aubade

Geoffrey Bush Overture: Yorick
8.14* Settings by Morley, Finzi and Warlock of It was a lover and his lass NIGEL ROGERS (tenor) GUSTAV LEONHARDT (harpsichord)
JANET BAKER (mezzo-sop) GERALD MOORE (piano) ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
8.23* Constant Lambert Ballet: Romeo and Juliet ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR gramophone records


Unknown: Geoffrey Bush
Conducted By: Vernon Handley
Tenor: Nigel Rogers
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Harpsichord: Janet Baker
Piano: Gerald Moore
Tenor: Robert Tear
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: News

: Record Review

Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Vaughan Williams's Fifth Symphony, by MICHAEL KENNEDY.
Twelve-inch lps at 45 rpm: a survey by JOHN BORWICK.
' The Record of Singing' Volume 2, reviewed by JOHN STEANE.


Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Michael Kennedy.
Unknown: John Borwick.
Reviewed By: John Steane.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Release

Bax String Quartet No 3, in F
AMICI STRING QUARTET gramophone record

: Robert Mayer Concert

The third of this series of children's concerts direct from the Royal Festival Hall. London
John Scott (organ)
London Mozart Players leader JOHN GLICKMAN
Introduced and conducted by Antony Hopkins
Haydn Overture: L'incontro improvviso
Handel Larghetto and Allegro from Organ Concerto No 13, in F major (The cuckoo and the nightingale)
Respighi Suite: The Birds Bach Three Chorale Preludes for organ
Bridge Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance) Mozart Three German Dances with posthorn and sleigh-bells (K 605)


Leader: Mozart Players
Leader: John Glickman
Conducted By: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Sir Roger de Coverley

: Bandstand

Paul Huber Symphonic Music
Vilem Tausky Concert Overture
Peter Yorke Automation T. J. Powell Castell Coch BBC Northern Ireland followed by an interlude


Conductor: J. W. Burch
Conductor: Paul Huber
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Unknown: T. J. Powell Castell Coch

: News

: The Golden Age: 1920-1950

Alistair Cooke sums up his three series of programmes on American popular music and jazz with a selection of records including Ella Fitzgerald , Al Jolson , George Gersh win, Whispering Jack Smith , Paul Whiteman , Mildred Bailey , Ethel Waters , Fred Astaire , Benny Goodman , Bix Beiderbecke, Bing Crosby , Fats Waller , Art Tatum and many others.
Producer ALAN OWEN


Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Al Jolson
Unknown: George Gersh
Unknown: Jack Smith
Unknown: Paul Whiteman
Unknown: Mildred Bailey
Unknown: Ethel Waters
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Art Tatum
Producer: Alan Owen

: Play It Again

William Robson introduces his personal selection of outstanding music broadcasts of the past week.


Unknown: William Robson

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Peter Clayton


Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
John Spurling (in the Chair) talks with Owen Dudley Edwards, Stuart Hood and Marina Warner. This week's subjects: the Radio 3 documentary Who Pays the Artist?; The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe; Chris Petit's film Radio On; The Arts of Bengal at the Whitechapel Art Gallery; and the play Mayakovsky by Stefan Schutz at the Half Moon Theatre.


Unknown: Owen Dudley Edwards
Unknown: Stuart Hood
Unknown: Tom Wolfe
Unknown: Chris Petit
Unknown: Stefan Schutz
Producer: Philip French

: Michel Campanella

(piano) plays
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 15. in A minor (Rakoczy March)
Wagner, transe Liszt Isoldes Liebestod Gounod. transc Liszt Waltz from Faust
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6, in D flat
(Hungarian Radio recording)

: Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso in two acts Music by Mozart Libretto by LORENZO DA PONTE (sung in Italian)
A performance by Scottish Opera direct from the Theatre Royal, Glasgow


Unknown: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Director: John Currie
Conducted By: Sir Alexander Gibson

: Modern Music and Society

New Sounds
The second of four talks by Alexander Goehr in which he examines the phenomenon of modern music, now established for some 60 years - along with an international society to serve its cause - and gives a personal assessment of its current condition.
(The first performance of Alexander Goehr 's new work for chorus and orchestra, ' Babylon the Great is Fallen ', can be heard live from the Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday at 8.0 pm)


Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Unknown: Alexander Goehr

: Don Giovanni

Act 2

: Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Havel, arr Grainger La valise des cloches conducted by JOHN HOPKINS Goossens Oboe Concerto, Op 45: GUY HENDERSON conducted by ROBERT PIKLER : records


Conducted By: John Hopkins
Unknown: Guy Henderson
Conducted By: Robert Pikler

: Ivor Gurney: the Poet and his Songs

Ivor Gurney (1890-1937) was one of the fine song writers England produced earlier this century (Ireland and Warlock were of the same vintage): but he was also a poet of distinction and originality, his double gifts unparalleled since Thomas Cam pian in Elizabethan times. Michael Hurd , author of a recent book on Gurney, presents the last in a five-part biographical series, in which LAURIE LEE reads the poems, and the singers are CHRISTOPHER KEYTE (baritone) with GEOFFREY PRATLEY (piano), and IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor) With JENNIFER PARTRIDGE (piano) and the GABRIELI STRING QUARTET


Unknown: Ivor Gurney
Unknown: Thomas Cam
Unknown: Michael Hurd
Unknown: Laurie Lee
Baritone: Christopher Keyte
Piano: Geoffrey Pratley
Piano: Ian Partridge
Piano: Jennifer Partridge

: News

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