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Listeners' record requests Copland Quiet City MICHAEL WINFIELD (cor anglais) WILLIAM LANG (trumpet) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted bv the COMPOSER
7.14* Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2, in F, Op 102: EUGENE LIST MOSCOW RADIO AND TELEVISION SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by MAXIM SHOSTAKOVICH
7.30* Hahn Air de la lettre; Air des Adieux (Mozart) (mono) YVONNE PRINTEMPS (soprano), with orchestra
7.37* Milhaud Suite Provencale BOSTON SYMPHONY orchestra, conducted by CHARLES MUNCH
8.0 News
8.5 Tclemann Trumpet Concerto in D JOHN WILBRAHAM (trumpet) ACADEMY OF ST-MARTIN-IN-THE FIELDS, conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER
8.12* Monn Cello Concerto in c minor: JACQUELINE DU PRE , LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI
8.34* Rossini La Danza ELLY AMELING (soprano) DALTON BALDWIN (piano)
8.37* Haydn Symphony No 21, in A PHILHARMONIA HUNGARICA Conducted by ANTAL DORATI records.


Unknown: William Lang
Piano: Dmitri Shostakovich
Conducted By: Maxim Shostakovich
Conducted By: Charles Munch
Unknown: John Wilbraham
Conducted By: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Jacqueline Du Pre
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Conducted By: Antal Dorati

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: This Week's Composer

Malcolm Williamson A composer who nets out to create a specifically ' sad ' or ' happy ' piece is skating on the thinnest ice. This is done all the time by film composers of course, but they rely on false correspondences between music and the human heart. Violin Concerto (1964/5) YEHUDI MENUHIN LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOUI. Five Piano Preludes (1966) PENELOPE THWAITES Six English Lyrics (1966) YVONNE LEA (mezZO-SOp) SCOTTISH BAROQUE ENSEMBLE conducted by LEONARD FRIEDMAN : records


Unknown: Malcolm Williamson
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boui.
Unknown: Penelope Thwaites
Conducted By: Leonard Friedman

: Music for Organ

PETER LE HURAY plays and introduces the Snetzler Organ at the Church of St Mary the Virgin. Hillington, Norfolk John Stanley Concerto in A major. Op 10 No 5 John Bull Revenant C. P. E. Bach Sonata No 6 in A minor. BBC Birmingham.


Unknown: Peter Le Huray

: Virgil Thomson

The veteran American composer and critic is 85 today. To mark the occasion, a programme of his piano music, including two sets of his musical portraits of friends and colleagues, all ' drawn from life (first UK broadcasts) Sonata No 1 Portraits. Album I Sonata No 2 Portraits. Album 3 NIGEL COXE (piano)

: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

conducted by ANDREW DAVIS
Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Mendelssohn Symphony
No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
Bavarian Radio recording


Conducted By: Andrew Davis
Conducted By: Chandler Goetting

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direct from Broadcasting House. London
Andrew Watkinson (violin) Alexander Baillie (cello) Kodaly Duo. Op 7 Martinu Duo No 1
Bartok. arr Kraeuter Seven Hungarian folk melodies


Cello: Alexander Baillie

: Music Weekly

: Moura Lympany

Beethoven Sonata in c minor. Op 13 (Pathelique) Brahms Variations on a theme of Paganini
Debussy Reflets dans l'eau; Etude pour les arpeges composes; L'isle joyeuse


Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: Choral Evensong

from The Queen's Free Chapel of St George, Windsor Castte
Introit: O praise the Lord (Batten)
Responses: Morley
Psalms: 119, vv 73-104 (Battishill, Noole, Norris, Havergal)
First Lesson: Hosea 11. vv 1-11
Canticles: Ward - The first Service
Second Lesson: Matthew 12. vv 1-21
Anthem: Hymn to St Cecilia (Britten)
Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue on a theme of Vittoria (Britten)


Director of Music: Christopher Robinson
Organist: John Porter

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Natalie Wheen


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Robert Layton

: Medium and Message

Understanding McLuhan I am an investigator, I make probes explorer is totally inconsistent, he never knows when he might make some startling discovery.
Marshall McLuhan 's combative writing on aspects of media - the printing press. advertising, television - bristles with slogans and quirky insights. He was lionised in the 60s and neglected in the 70s.
How does his work stand up now?
Russell Davies presents this documentary assessment of Marshall McLuhan.
Contributors TOM WOLFE ,


Unknown: Marshall McLuhan
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Marshall McLuhan.
Unknown: Tom Wolfe
Unknown: Fr Walter Ong
Unknown: John Wain
Unknown: Corinne McLuhan
Unknown: Professor James Carey.
Unknown: Dr Tom Cooper
Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Northrop Frye
Unknown: Ralph Nader
Unknown: Robertson Davies
Unknown: Anthony Smith
Producer: David Perry

: Images Oubliées

ROY HOWAT (piano) plays two recently discovered pieces by Debussy gramophone record


Piano: Roy Howat

: Music of Eight Decades

The second of eight concerts of 20th-century music direct from the Royal Festival Hall,
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (sop)
John Constable (piano) Timothy Walker (guitar) Hugo d'Alton (mandolin) BBC Symphony Orchestra leader BELA DEKANY conducted by Pierre Boulez
Part 1nts
Webern Five movements for string orchestra. Op 5
Boulez Livre pour cordes


Unknown: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Guitar: Timothy Walker
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez

: Concert

Part 2 Boulez Pli selon pli


Unknown: Boulez Pli

: The Year 1906

Earlier today members of the Historical Association and guests heard a lecture by A. J. P. Taylor to mark its 75th anniversary.


Unknown: A. J. P. Taylor

: News

: Mstislav Rostropovich

(cello), who also conducts the BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile: record

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