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: Netherlands Wind Ensemble

Third of eight programmes Beethoven Octet in E flat
8.26* Antheil Jazz Symphony
8.33* Strauss Suite in 1 flat, Op 4: records

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Listeners' record requests Walton Overture: \Portsmouth Point
ORCHESTRA conducted by the COMPOSER t.18' Chopin Piano Sonata In B flat minor. Op 35
(mono): EMIL GILELS g
9.41* Handel w-judihg | Anthem: Sing unto God -8 WENDY EATHORNE (Soprano) PAUL ESSWOOD ^ (counter-tenor) is NEIL JENKINS (tenor) JOHN NOBLE (baSS)


Unknown: Emil Gilels
Soprano: Wendy Eathorne
Soprano: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Neil Jenkins
Bass: John Noble
Conducted By: Paul Steinitz

: Live from Sydney

On behalf of the European Broadcasting Union, the Australian Broadcasting Commission presents the seventh concert in the Union's International Concert Season direct from the Concert Hall of Sydney Opera House
Michael Dudman (organ) Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Louis Frémaux Nigel Butterley
Symphony (Commissioned for the occasion: first performance)
Bach Passacaglia and Fugue in c minor (Bwv 582)
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3, in c minor
The Grand Organ in the Sydney Opera House, designed and built by Ronald Sharp , has been in use for just under two years. For specification, please send large stamped addressed envelope to: Sydney Organ
Specification,[address removed]


Unknown: Michael Dudman
Unknown: Bach Passacaglia
Unknown: Ronald Sharp

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
Only let the source be clean.
A centenary portrait of Bela Bartok in words and music. Producer
(Repeated: Wed 2.0 pm)


Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Bela Bartok
Unknown: Christine Hardwick

: Words

Colin McLaren , novelist and Keeper of Manuscripts (1)


Unknown: Colin McLaren

: Itzhak Perlman plays Bach

Sonata No 2, in A minor (bwv 1003), for violin
(Austrian Radio recording)

: Book, Music and Lyrics

Robert Cushman presents a personal view of musicals. Today:
Harold Arlen and the Quality Flop


Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Harold Arlen

: The English Royal Band

Last of five programmes in which Peter Holman traces the history of orchestral playing at the English Court through ten reigns from Henry VIII to George I.
Les gouts-riunis
The activities of the band during the reigns of Queen Anne and George I Godfrey Finger Sonata in c
William Corbitt Concerto In D, Op 8 No 10 (All'irelandese)
Handel Suite in D (Water Music): THE PARLEY OF
INSTRUMENTS, directors ROY goodman and PETER HOLMAN


Unknown: Peter Holman
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: William Corbitt
Directors: Roy Goodman
Directors: Peter Holman

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

In Switzerland leader BELA DEKANY conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD victoria postnikova (piano) Part 1
Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21, in c (K467)


Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: John Pritchard

: Stereo Concert

Part 2 Beethoven
Symphony No 6, in r (Pastoral)
(Given on 8 January in the Victoria Hall, Geneva)

: Realism versus Romanticism

Three works from the 1920s which demonstrate the conflicts faced by creative artists
PHYLLIS BRYN-JULSON (SOp) NASH ENSEMBLE conducted by JAMES JUDD Hanns Eisler Palmstrom Kurt Weill Frauentanz
Max Brand Five Biblical Ballads


Artists: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Conducted By: James Judd
Conducted By: Hanns Eisler Palmstrom
Conducted By: Kurt Weill Frauentanz

: Real Lives

George Orwell and Henry Green were the pseudonyms of Old
Etonians born early this century who both found fame as novelists. The political scientist Bernard Crick has recently published an authorised biography of Orwell and the novelist Paul Bailey is writing the authorised biography of Green. They discuss the problems of writing biographies of authors and compare notes on their subjects.


Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Henry Green
Unknown: Bernard Crick
Unknown: Paul Bailey

: The Last Six Beethoven Piano Sonatas

played by EDITH VOGEL E major, Op 109; A flat major. Op 110


Played By: Edith Vogel

: Interpretations on Record

Edward Greenfield talks about the heroines of Puccini's Turandot as interpreted by Montserrat Caballe, Maria Callas , "jrgit Nilsson ,
Magda O lvero , Lotte Schone ,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ,
Joan Sutherland , Eva Turner and others.


Talks: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Jrgit Nilsson
Unknown: Magda O Lvero
Unknown: Lotte Schone
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Eva Turner

: Aurora Leigh

by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, dramatised for radio by Michelene Wandor
with and
This verse novel, written in 1857, is the romantic story of a woman of great "it and charm who has to resolve the conflict between her love for her cousin and her passion for her work, yet at the same time it reveals the author's lifelong Preoccupations with - ~~MJt^Ml,*\/JIHJ nil! Current snpinl anri Political issues. MUSic bv JENNY sprince, played by «N.N'E HOOLEY and AUSON TOWNLEY lJirccted by tlANE AURIN followed by an interlude


Unknown: Elizabeth Barrett
Radio By: Michelene Wandor
Unknown: Auson Townley
Unknown: Tlane Aurin
Aurora: Sara Kestelman
Romney Leigh: John Shrapnel
Auroras aunt: Joan Matheson
Lady Waldemar: Elizabeth Bell
Marian Erie: Elizabeth Proud

: Bluebeard's Castle

An opera in one act
Music by Bartok Libretto by BELA BALAZS
(sung in English) Duke Bluebeard kolos kovacs (bass)
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2. For details see page 31.


Music By: Bartok Libretto
Bass: Judith Sylvia Sass
Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti

: Brahms

Clarinet Quintet in 8 minor. Op 115
KEITH PUDDY (clarinet)


Clarinet: Keith Puddy

: News

: The Yawning Heights

by ALEXANDER ZINOVIEV (2) (Part 3: Monday 11.5 pm)

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