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anon Greensleeves; Fortune my foe;
Packington's pound
BROADSIDE BAND, directed by JEREMY BARLOW
7.12* Clementi Sonata In E flat. Op 12 No 2:
MALCOLM BINNS (fortepiano)
7.22* Michael Haydn Concerto in c
JANE PARKER-SMITH (organ) LUBOMIR MALT (viola)
PRAGUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by STEUART BEDFORD
8.0 News
8.5 Mozart Sonata In 9 (K 448)
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY.
MALCOLM PRASKR fpianOS)
8.27* Dohnanyi Suite in f sharp minor
SEATTLE SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by MILTON KATIMS : records

Contributors

Directed By: Jeremy Barlow
Unknown: Malcolm Binns
Unknown: Michael Haydn
Conducted By: Steuart Bedford
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Unknown: Malcolm Praskr
Unknown: Dohnanyi Suite
Conducted By: Milton Katims

: News

: Bavarian Royal Wedding of 1568

In February 1568 the Heir to the Throne of Bavaria, Duke Wilhelm, married Princess Renée of Lorraine. The Munich wedding and the fortnight-long celebrations which followed were chronicled in a series of dialogues by Massimo Troiano, one of the singers in the court Kapelle. His Dialoghi are the basis of this three-part feature, with Leo McKern, Cyril Shaps, Taverner Consort, Choir and Players, Natural Trumpet Ensemble or The Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Part 1
21 February: Arrival of the Bride; Meeting of the Bride and Groom;
Solemn Reception in the Marienkirche.
The music includes Lassus Te Deum a 9 (composed for the occasion)
Lassus and the Munich Hofkapelle
The ruling Albrecht V of Bavaria maintained the most sumptuous musical establishment north of the Alps. Clive Wearing describes the Kapelle which under Lassus reached the summit of its glory at the time of the wedding.

Contributors

Director: Edward H. Tarr
Conductor: Andrew Parrott

: This Week's Composer

Ravel
Magic and the Grotesque Ouverture de féerie:
Shéhérazade: THE PARIS ORCHESTRA, conducted by JEAN MARTINON
Serenade Grotesque: JEAN--PHILIPPE COI.LARD (piano) Foxtrot (Lenfant et les sortileges): HUGUES CUÉNOD (tenor), MARIE LISE DE MONTMOLLIN (soprano)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
Gaspard de la nutt
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano) Suite: Ma mere l'oye CHICAGO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by JEAN MARTINON : records

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conducted By: Jean Martinon

: Music for Organ

played by John Morehen in St Mary's Church, Clifton Village, Nottingham.
Bach Contrapuncti 1, 3 and 4 (The Art of Fugue)
Frank Martin Agnus Dei
Dvořák Prelude and Fughetta in D major (first UK broadcast)
Hindemith Sonata No 1
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Organist: John Morehen

: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

conducted by JERZY MAKSYMIUK. Part 1 Haydn Symphony No 48, in c (Maria Theresa ) Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante (K 297b)

Contributors

Conducted By: Jerzy Maksymiuk.
Unknown: Maria Theresa

: News

: Concert

Pt 2 Bartok Divertimento for string orchestra

: Shura Cherkassky

plays piano pieces by Schumann. Brahms
Rachmaninov. Britten and Liszt, with encores by Chopin and Sinding.

: Roussel

Symphony No 4, In A,
Op 53: NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by JEAN FOURNET (Netherlands Radio recording)

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Fournet

: Choral Evensong

In King's College Chapel, Cambridge
Introit: Almighty God (Ford)
Responses: Rose
Psalm 119, vv 145-176 (J. Turle, Edwards)
Canticles: Murrill in z Anthem: Te lucis anto terminum (Gardiner) Lessons: 2 Kings 5, vv 1-14; Luke 9, vv 37-48
Director of Music PHILIP LEDGER. Organ Scholar
THOMAS TROTTER

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Trotter

: One Pair of Ears

A review of the week's music broadcasting by Andrew Keener. BBC Manchester

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Andrew Keener.

: Bavarian Royal Wedding of 1568

Part 2
22 February: Wedding in the Marienkirche; Wedding Banquet and Ball; Bedding of the Bride and Groom
Padovano Aria delta Battaglia a 8 (instruments)
Lassus Providebam Dominum a 7 (instruments)
Bardi, arr Keytc Hiserl habitator a 6 (instruments)
Palestrina Dum compterentur dies Pentecostes a 6 (instruments) natus est a 6 Rore Hodie Christus (instruments)
Daser Ecce quam bonum a 12 (instruments)
Lassus Laudate Dominum a 12 (voices and instruments)
Striggio Anchor ch'lo possa dire a (instruments)
Andrea Gabriell Deus misereatur nostri a 12 (instruments)
Lassus Susanne un jour a 5 (voices)
Rore Mirabar solito a 6 (choir)

Contributors

Unknown: Keytc Hiserl
Unknown: Daser Ecce
Unknown: Andrea Gabriell Deus
Unknown: Rore Mirabar

: Emit Gilels

(piano)
Beethoven Sonata In Z flat, Op 27 No 1
Brahms Ballade No 1, In D minor: records

: Prom for the Royal Wedding

direct from the Royal Albert Hall.
London
Janet Price, Jennifer Smith.
Pamela Priestley-Smith (sopranos) Cynthia Buchan (mezzo-soprano)
Philip Langridge (tenor) Michael Rippon (bass-bar) BBC Singers. conducted bv BRIAN WRIGHT
BBC Symphony Orchestra leader BELA DEKANY conductor
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Part 1 Stravinsky The Wedding (Les noces)

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Jennifer Smith.
Sopranos: Pamela Priestley-Smith
Mezzo-Soprano: Cynthia Buchan
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Bass-Bar: Michael Rippon

: Proms 81

Part 2 Mendelssohn
Incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream
(Stereo)

: Scientifically Speaking

Splitting Sums
A mathematician could spend years trying to solve an equation that a hungry computer can polish off in seconds. John Maddox talks to
Professor John Fitch of Bath University about his programmes that keep a computer fed.
Producer Richard ELLIS followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Professor John Fitch
Producer: Richard Ellis

: Bavarian Royal Wedding of 1568

Part 3
23 February: Solemn Mass of the Blessed Trinity in the Marienkirche.
Isaac Benedicta sit Sancta Trinitas a 6 Lassus Kyrie and Gloria (Missa Surge Propera) (composed for the occasion)
Two 40 part Motets:
Striggio Ecce beatam lucem (as performed at the Banquet on 7 March, directed by Lassus, with recorders. viols, sackbuts and voices) Tallis Spem in alium nunquam habui (Composed c 1568 in emulation of Striggio) The English text ' Sing and Glorifie Heavens high Majesty ' was sung at the Banquet following the Coronation in 1616 of Charles (later Charles I) as Prince of Wales. With the text slightly amended, this ends the programme as a direct tribute to HRH The Prince of Wales and the Lady Diana Spencer
Technical presentation by MARTIN PAGE and CAMPBELL HUGHES
Producers IAN COTTERELL and HUGH KEYTE
(Stereo)

Contributors

Unknown: Isaac Benedicta
Unknown: Striggio Ecce
Unknown: Tallis Spem
Unknown: Lady Diana Spencer
Unknown: Campbell Hughes
Producers: Ian Cotterell
Producers: Hugh Keyte

: News

: English Madrigals

by Lisley, Morley and Johnson: PRO CANTlONE. ANTIQUA. directed by IAN
PARTRIDGE (tenor): record








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