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Mozart Notturno for four orchestras (K 286) ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD
7.20* Paolo Quagliati Three arias from 'La sfera armonioso': OSLO CONSORT
7.30* Saint-Satins Piano Concerto No 4 in c minor, Op 44 (mono): ALFRED CORTOT ORCHESTRA/MUNCH
8.0 News
8.5 Bach Fugue in G minor (Bwv 578) MARIE-CLAIRE ALAIN (organ)
8.9* Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor: LSO/PREVIN records


Unknown: Mozart Notturno
Directed By: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Alfred Cortot

: Cricket: First Test

India v England
Christopher Martin-Jenkins introduces Test Match Special direct from Bombay, with commentary on the afternoon session of the first day's play by TONY LEWIS , MICHAEL CAREY and ASHIS RAY.


Play By: Tony Lewis
Play By: Michael Carey
Play By: Ashis Ray.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: News

: This Week's Composer

Lassus Domine exaudi orationem meam (Penitential Psalm NO 7): LONDON LASSUS ENSEMBLE directed by CLIVE WEARING Stabat Mater WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR director STEPHEN CLEOBURY record Excerpts from 'Lagrime di San Pietro': THE CONSORT OF MUSICKE director ANTHONY ROOLEY record


Unknown: Lassus Domine
Directed By: Clive Wearing
Directed By: Stabat Mater
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Director: Anthony Rooley

: Delius Concertos

Grieg Concert Overture: In Autumn: RPO/BEECHAM Delius Piano Concerto (mono) BENNO MOISEIWlTSCH (piano) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA/LAMBERT records

: Theme and Variations

TREVOR WILLIAMS (violin) HUBERT DAWKES (piano) Mozart Sonata m E flat (K 481) David Barlow Theme and Variations BBC Bristol


Violin: Trevor Williams
Unknown: David Barlow

: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) BBC Manchester


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Concert Hall

A weekly series of recitals given by artists of the younger generation, direct from the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House,London.
Patricia Rozario (soprano) Mark Troop (piano)
Schubert Ellen's three songs Faure Four songs with texts by Paul Verlaine: Green; En sourdine; Spleen; Mandoline
Granados Amor y odio; El tra la la y el punteado; La maja dolorosa; El majo discreto
(TicketsavailablefromtheTicket Unit, BBC, Broadcasting House, London [Postcode removed])

: News

: Benny Goodman

8: More from the 40s
Pianist, composer and arranger, Mel Powell , makes his mark. More recordings with Peggy Lee : mono


Unknown: Mel Powell
Unknown: Peggy Lee

: Matinee Musicale

Eric Coates Overture: The Merrymakers: CBSO/REGINALD KILBEY
Wolf Italian Serenade
Franz Waxman The Creation of the Female Monster (The Bride of Frankenstein)
Bernard Herrmann Welles raises Caine: LPO/THE COMPOSER records


Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: John Addison Ballet
Unknown: Franz Waxman
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann Welles

: Scottish Season

Scottish Lieder
The second of two programmes of Scottish poetry set in translation by 19th-century German composers.
2: Burns and Ballads Songs and duets by Schumann, Robert Franz and Loewe, together with two
Brahms piano pieces inspired by ballads.
FIONA dobie (soprano) neil MACKIE (tenor)


Unknown: Robert Franz
Baritone: Glyn Davenport

: Brahms and Chopin

Brahms Tragic Overture, Op 81 VIENNA PO/LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Chopin Fantasy on Polish Airs PHILHARMONlA ORCHESTRA/MARRINER MISHA DICHTER (piano) records


Piano: Misha Dichter

: Choral Evensong

direct from Guildford Cathedral
Introit: Laudate nomen Domini (Tye)
Responses: Bernard Rose Psalms 136. 137, 138
(Thalben-Ball, Barry Rose , Thalben-Ball)
Lessons (rsv): Hosea 11, w 1-11; Matthew 12, w 1-21
Canticles: Day in B flat
Anthem: Laudibus in sanctis (Byrd)
Hymn: 0 love divine (A&MR 195) Organ voluntary: Dankpsalm (Reger)
Organist and Master of the Choristers ANDREW MILLINGTON Sub-organist PETER WRIGHT


Unknown: Barry Rose
Unknown: Peter Wright

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Roy Williamson Producer JOHN THORNLEY


Presented By: Roy Williamson
Producer: John Thornley

: Debut

A series featuring artists giving their first recital on Radio 3.
Brahms Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108
Kreisler Caprice viennois


Violin: Krzysztof Smietana
Piano: John Blakely

: Scottish Season

Macbeth by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE with Denis Quilley , Hannah Gordon , Clifford Rose ,
John Rowe , Nigel Terry , Stuart Organ Music by ILONA SEKACZ
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (First broadcast on Radio 4)


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Clifford Rose
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Nigel Terry
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
First witch: Carole Boyd
Second witch: Susan Brown
Third witch: Pauline Siddle
Duncan, King of Scotland: Clifford Rose
Malcolm, his son: Stuart Organ
Sergeant/Porter: John Hollis
Lennox: Geoffrey Collins
ROSS: Sean Barrett
Macbeth: Denis Quilley
Banquo: Nigel Terry
AngUS: David Peart
Lady Macbeth: Hannah Gordon
Seyton: John Webb
Fleance, Banquo's son: Elizabeth Lindsay
Macduff: John Rowe
Donalbain, Duncan's son: Richard Huw
Old man: Michael Bilton
First murderer: Kerry Francis
Second murderer/Menteith: James Bryce
Hecate, Queen of the witches/ Gentlewoman.....: Jane Wenham
Scottish lord: Manning Wilson
Lady Macduff: Jane Knowles
Her son: Elizabeth Undsay
Doctor: Michael Bilton
Caithness: James Kerry
Old Siward: Manning Wilson
Young Siward: Michael Jenner

: BBC Singers

conductor JOHN POOLE
JOHN WALLACE (trumpet)
Kodaly Evening; The Aged Szollosy In Pharisaeos Ligeti Morning; Night BBC Wales


Conductor: John Poole
Conductor: John Wallace

: Six Continents

Ian McDougall presents his weekly selection of foreign radio broadcasts.
(Repeated: Thursday 12 noon)


Unknown: Ian McDougall

: Ferdinand Ries

(born 28 November 1784)
Ferdinand Ries was resident in England from 1813 to 1824; all the works in this programme were composed during that time.
SIONED Williams (harp) LESLIE HOWARD (piano) JOHN BINGHAM (piano)
Introduction and Rondo for harp and piano, Op 57
Polonaise for piano duet, Op 93
Grand Trio for harp and two pianos, Op 95
(first broadcast performances)


Unknown: Ferdinand Ries
Piano: John Bingham

: Ladies Lost and Found

A free translation into modem English verse in ten parts by TERENCE TILLER Of GEOFFREY CHAUCER'S The Book of the Duchess and The House of Fame
7: The Summit
Incidental music composed and conducted by MICHAEL BERKELEY


Unknown: Terence Tiller Of Geoffrey
Conducted By: Michael Berkeley
Chaucer: With Martin Jarvis
Eagle: Michael Bilton

: Salomon String Quartet

Simon Standage , Micaela Comberti (violins)
Trevor Jones (viola)
Jennifer Ward Clarke (cello) A concert given earlier this evening in Studio 7, Manchester
Haydn String Quartet in A,
Op 55 No 1; String Quartet in E flat, Op 71 No 3
(Tickets available from BBC
Concerts Promotion, PO Box 27, Manchester [Postcode removed]) BBC Manchester


Unknown: Simon Standage
Violins: Micaela Comberti
Viola: Trevor Jones
Cello: Jennifer Ward Clarke

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