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: Test Match Special

Australia v West Indies
Commentary from Adelaide on the final session of the fifth and final day's play in the Third Test Match by CHRISTOPHER MARTIN -JENKINS and HENRY BLOFELD * (By arrangement with the Australian Broadcasting Commission)
from 7.0

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Martin
Unknown: Henry Blofeld

: Weather

Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters

: News

: Your Midweek Choice

until 7.35 Listeners' record requests Tchaikovsky Fantasy: The Tempest: PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
7.30* Dvorak Slavonic Dance in D, Op 46 No 6 JEAN-PHILIPPE COLLARD MICHEL BÉROFF (piano duet)
7.35* Liszt Symphonic Poem: Tasso, lamento e trionfo BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN

Contributors

Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: News

: Your Midweek Choice

Part 2
Haydn Symphony No 22, in E flat (The Philosopher) PRAGUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNHARD KLEE
8 21* Allegrl Psalm 51: Miserere
ROY GOODMAN (treble)
CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, conducted by SIR DAVID WILLCOCKS
8.32* Leopold Mozart The Musical
Sleighride EDUARD MELKUS ENSEMBLE

Contributors

Conducted By: Bernhard Klee
Unknown: Roy Goodman
Conducted By: Sir David Willcocks
Musical: Sleighride Eduard Melkus

: News

: This Week's Composer

Beethoven Cello Sonata in c. Op 102
No 1
PABLO CASALS (cello)
RUDOLF SERKIN (piano)
Piano Concerto No 3, In c minor
WILHELM BACKHAUS
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HANS SCHMIDT-ISSERSTIST gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Conducted By: Hans Schmidt-Isserstist

: Music for Organ

played by Robert Joyce In St Augustine's Church, Penarth Kenneth Leighton Paean
Telemann, arr Walther Concerto per la chiesa
Mendelssohn Sonata No 4, in B flat major BBC Wales

Contributors

Played By: Robert Joyce

: Violin and Piano Recital

DEREK COLLIER
JOHN BLAKELY
Britten Suite , Op Ravel Tzigane
Gordon Langford Ballade Derek Collier Contrasts
Robert Russell Bennett Hexapoda

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Collier
Unknown: John Blakely
Unknown: Britten Suite
Unknown: Gordon Langford Ballade
Unknown: Derek Collier
Unknown: Robert Russell Bennett

: Midday Concert

H. K. GRUBER (baritone) BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader RAYMOND OVENS conducted by SIMON RATTLE Part 1
Satnt-Saëns Danse macabre
H. K. Gruber Frankenstein
12.5- Interval Reading
12.10* Midday Concert Part 2
Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: Swan Lake
Stravinsky Ballet Suite: The Firebird
(A public concert given on 19 December 1979 in the City Hall, Glasgow) BBC Scotland
(Tchaikovsky Ballet Music, a BBC Music Guide by John Warrack is available from bookshops, price £1.40)

Contributors

Baritone: H. K. Gruber
Leader: Raymond Ovens
Conducted By: Simon Rattle
Unknown: H. K. Gruber Frankenstein
Unknown: John Warrack

: News

: Concert Hall

A weekly series of recitals given by artists of the younger generation. Dezso Ranki (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in I flat, Op 27 No 1
Stravinsky Sonata (1924) Gyorgy Kurtag Jeux
Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 (Given before a studio audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets available from the Ticket Unit, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW)

Contributors

Piano: Dezso Ranki
Piano: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Oliver

: All Across the USA

Anthony Wall makes a six-stage musical journey, from east to west, across the southern states, meeting at each stop local celebrities who keep the traditional music of their region alive.
5: Bob Wills is still the king of Western swing
A visit to Texas to investigate the origins of a strange hybrid music made by country musicians playing blues and jazz on traditional instruments.
' Bob Wills (left) said we played swing music; it was different from other country music; it was music with a beat. When I came to Bob I was considered a better-than-average jazz player and I said, "What shall I play? ", and he said, " Just what you want - but when I point that fiddle bow at you, you'd better hit it, tear it upl ". So I played just what I played before as jazz; I don't think I played a melody note as long as I played with Bob Wills. '
AL STRICKLIN
Producer DAVID EPPS

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Wills
Unknown: Bob Wills
Unknown: Bob Wills.
Producer: David Epps

: Fifty Years of British Music

CHRISTIAN BLACKSHAW (piano) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader DENNIS SIMONS conductor RAYMOND LEPPARD Britten Piano Concerto in D major
Arnold Symphony No 4 BBC Manchester
(Christian Blackshaw is giving the Manchester Midday Concert: tomorrow at 1.5 pm)

Contributors

Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Christian Blackshaw

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Michael Berkeley introduces a programme of music for the early evening

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: Music Now

' After the welfare state - go west....'
As the government cuts back its spending on the arts, Natalie Wheen suggests some lessons we might learn from the United States and considers how their model might be converted for use over here.
Producer DAVID EPPS

Contributors

Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: David Epps

: Dumbarton Oaks

Stravinsky conducts his Concerto for 15 instruments, With MEMBERS OF THE COLUMBIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: record

: Rozhdestvensky and the BBC SO

leader RODNEY FRIEND direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1
Glazunov Ballet: Les ruses d'amour

Contributors

Leader: Rodney Friend

: Six Continents

followed by an interlude

: Rozhdestvensky and the BBC SO

Part 2 Rachmaninov Francesca da Rimini
Libretto by MODEST ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY, based on the fifth canto of Dante's Inferno, in the English ver- sion Of DAVID LLOYD-JONES Cast in order of singing:
BBC Singers director JOHN POOLE

Contributors

Director: John Poole
Virgil: Marius Rintzler(bass)
Dante: Kenneth Bowen (tenor)
Lanceotto Malatesta, a Lord of Rimini: John Shirley-Quirk(bar)
Francesca, his wife: Lindaesther Gray(sop)
Paolo, his brother: Robert Tear(tenor)

: A Pleasant Place

■ Denis took the paper and read: "Mrs Brand wants you to know as soon as possible that she isn't going to have a baby after all." Teased by Lalage, made a fool of in front of Glen, Denis was in no state to talk with authority to 100 people. Still, there was no putting it off until a better moment. He had to give his lecture as it was written ...'
David Ashford reads a short story by FREDA BROMHEAD

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Brand
Unknown: David Ashford
Story By: Freda Bromhead

: Victoria Postnikova

(piano)
(Lost Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert from St John 's, Smith Square, London)

Contributors

Unknown: St John

: News









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