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: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary from Perth on play after lunch on the fourth day of the First Test Match. medium wave only from 7.0

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: Overture

Avison Concerto No 13. in D major, for strings ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by EMANUEL HURWITZ
7.12* Mozart Sonata in c (K296): SZYMON GOLDBERG (violin), RADU Luru (piano)
7.28* Beethoven Symphony No 1, in c major LITTLE ORCHESTRA OF LONDON conducted by LESLIE JONES S.0 News
8.5 Overture (continued) Arnold Overture: Beckus the Dandipratt LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by NICHOLAS BRAITHWAITE
8.12* Vaughan Williams Bass Tuba Concerto (mono) PHILIP CATELINET LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTA conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI
8.24* Mozart Sonata in c (K279) CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH (piano)
8.36* Tchaikovsky Fantasy-overture: Hamlet NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON conducted by ANTAL dorati gramophone records


Conducted By: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin: Szymon Goldberg
Violin: Radu Luru
Conducted By: Leslie Jones
Conducted By: Nicholas Braithwaite
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Piano: Christoph Eschenbach
Conducted By: Antal Dorati

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: This Week's Composer

J. C. Bach Magnificat (1758) LEEDS FESTIVAL SINGERS DONALD HUNT (organ continuo), conducted by SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS Concerto in B flat, Op 13 No 4 INGRID HAEBLER (fortepiano) VIENNA CAPELLA ACADEMICA conducted by EDUARD MELKUS Dixit Dominus (1758) SOLOISTS, BBC NORTHERN SINGERS, NORTHERN SINFONU ORCHESTRA, conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER Symphony in E Bat, Op 9 No 2: NETHERLANDS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by david ZINMAN : records


Singers: Donald Hunt
Conducted By: Sir Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Ingrid Haebler
Conducted By: Eduard Melkus
Conducted By: Neville Marriner
Conducted By: David Zinman

: Northern University Concert

Given in the Middleton Hall , University of Hull JANE MANNING (soprano) RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT (piano)
Brahms Es liebt sich so lieblich. Op 71 No 1; Von waldbekrantzer Hohe, Op 57 No 1; Wenn du nur zuweilen lachelst, Op 57 No 2; Ach, wende diesen Blick, Op 57 No 4; Unbewegte laue Luft, Op 57 No 3
Elizabeth Maconchy Sun, Moon and Stars (commissioned by Jane Manning and Richard Rodney Ben nett with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain: first broadcast performance)
Tchaikovsky If I knew him, Op 47 No 1; The soul flew heavenward, Op 47 No 2; Evening and morning, Op 47 No 3; Always for thee, Op 47 No 6
10.451 Interval Reading
10.50* Northern University Concert. Part 2
Faure C'est l'extase. Op 58 No 5: Prison. Op 83 No 1; En sourdine. Op 58 No 2: Mandoline, Op 58 No 1
Warlock The distracted maid: The passionate shepherd: To the memory of a great singer; My own country: Mockery
Franz Schreker Five Songs, Op 4
Schoenberg Galattiea; Gigerlette; Mahnung; Arie aus dcm Spiegel von Arcadien (BretteI-Lieder) (Presented by the BBC in association with the Music Department, University of Hull) BBC Manchester


Unknown: Middleton Hall
Soprano: Jane Manning
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Jane Manning
Unknown: Richard Rodney Ben
Unknown: Franz Schreker

: Haydn

String Quartet in B flat, Op 64 No 3

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

conducted by URI SEGAL BORIS BELKIN (violin)
Sibelius Tone Poem: En Saga. Op 9
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1. inD, Op 19


Conducted By: Uri Segal
Violin: Boris Belkin

: News

: Six Continents

Presented by Ian McDougall
Producer BLAIR Thomson
(Rptd.' tomorrow 8.50 pm)


Presented By: Ian McDougall
Producer: Blair Thomson

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

Part 2 Tchaikovsky
Manfred Symphony, Op 58 (A public concert given in Brangwyn Hall, Swan-sea, on 14 December)-BBC Wales

: New Vienna Octet

Wolf, arr Hard Italian Serenade
Mozart Clarinet Quintet in a (k 581)
3.10* Interval Reading
3.15* New Vienna Octet, Pt 2 Schubert Octet in F (d 803) (A Festival 78 concert given in the Whitla Hall of Queen's University, Belfast, on 10 November 1978) BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Whitla Hall

: Debussy

La boite a joujoux played by MALCOLM binns (piano), with DOUGLAS SMITH (narrator) (First broadcast in 1968)


Played By: Malcolm Binns
Narrator: Douglas Smith

: Jazz Today

The best of present-day jazz on record
Introduced by Charles Fox


Introduced By: Charles Fox

: Homeward Bound

5.45-5.50 News

: At Home

Presented by Jack Brymer Lollipops: a miscellany of shorter pieces, familiar and unfamiliar, including archive recordings by ROBERT EASTON and HARRY PLUNKET GREENE.


Presented By: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Harry Plunket Greene.

: Julius Caesar

direct from the London Coliseum, performed by English National Opera
An opera in three acts by Handel Libretto by NICOLA HAYM Edition by NOEL DAVIES and CHARLES MACKERRAS
Sung in the English translation by BRIAN TROWELL Cast:
The action takes place in Alexandria, Egypt, after the battle of Pharsa-lia in the year 48 BC Act 1


Unknown: Handel Libretto
Unknown: Noel Davies
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Brian Trowell
Chorus Master: Howard Williams
Leader: Barry Collins
Conducted By: Sir Charles MacKerras

: * Laurie Lee

' I wrote these poems simply in an effort to bemuse myself, to give me comfort, to state certain passions, to preserve certain moments of grace, to carry about in my head and to hold off madness.' In a recording drawn from the BBC Sound Archives, Laurie Lee introduces a selection of his early works.


Unknown: Laurie Lee
Readers: Oliver Burt

: Julius Caesar

Act 2
9.30* Interval Beading
9.40* Julius Caesar Act 3

: Debussy

Four Etudes (Book 2) PETER FRANKL (piano) gramophone record


Piano: Peter Frankl

: The Beecham Legacy

Last programme in this centenary series of performances conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham Berlioz Overture ; Roman Carnival (mono)
ORCHESTRA (rec in 1936) Sibelius Melisande (Pellets et Mélisande) (mono) NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (rec in 1942) Haydn Symphony No 102. in B flat: ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (rec 1958 and 1959): records
Introduced by PETER TANNER (Revised repeat)


Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham Berlioz
Unknown: Sibelius Melisande
Introduced By: Peter Tanner

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