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Open Forum: Students' Magazine

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: Morning Concert

Vivaldi Sinfonia in B minor (RV 168): 1 musici
7.10* Beethoven Romance in F, Op 50: BOURNEMOUTH SINFONJETTA directed by RONALD THOMAS (violin)
7.19* F. Couperin Sonata: La Francoise (Les Nations) ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (harpsichord)
7.26* Mendelssohn Symphony No 1, in c minor. Op 11 LSO/CLAUDIO ABBADO
8.0 News
8.5 Myslivecek Sinfonia in B flat PRAGUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
8.15* Smetana String Quartet No 2, in D minor: TALICH QUARTET
8.33* Janacek Lachian Dances


Violin: Ronald Thomas
Violin: F. Couperin
Directed By: Christopher Hogwood

: News

: This Week's Composer

Symphony No 2, in G minor, Op 34

: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Sullivan Overture di Ballo Bridge Cherry Ripe conducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4, in F minor conducted by ENRIQUE BATIZ records


Conducted By: Sir Charles
Conducted By: Enrique Batiz

: Schubert: Death and Transfiguration

Am Grabe Anselmos;
Freiwilliges Versinken ; Aufder Donau ; Wehmut; Abendbilder; Das Ziigenglocklein ;
Totengraber-Weise; Lied (Die
Mutter Erde); Verklarung; Dem Unendlichen


Unknown: Freiwilliges Versinken
Unknown: Aufder Donau
Unknown: Das Ziigenglocklein
Unknown: Dem Unendlichen
Contralto: Anne Collins

: Ayres for the Theatre

Gottfried Finger The Humour of the Age
Purcell The Old Bachelor


Directed By: Roy Goodman
Directed By: Peter Holman

: Concert Hall

direct from the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London Hanson String Quartet
Haydn Quartet in A, Op 20 No 6 Kodaly Quartet No 2, Op 10

: News

: Herman Wilson

Part 4 of At the Woodwinds' Ball, and Guitar Solo with MITCH DALTON (guitar) and the HERMAN WILSON CHAMBER GROUP


Guitar: Mitch Dalton
Unknown: Herman Wilson

: Matinee Musicale

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ROY GILLARD conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE JOHN WALLACE (trumpet and comet), SIMON WRIGHT (piano) Karel Komzak (Son)
Waltz: Miinchner Kindel , Op 286 Harry Bellstedt Napoli :
Neapolitan air with variations, for comet and piano
William Blezard The River (first broadcast)
Lars-Erik Larsson
Concertino for trumpet and strings. Op 45 No 6
Grieg, arr Wallace Valseimpromptu; Mélodie;
Hailing (Lyric Pieces, Op 47) for trumpet and piano
Saint-Saens Suite Algerienne


Leader: Roy Gillard
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Conductor: John Wallace
Piano: Simon Wright
Piano: Karel Komzak
Unknown: Miinchner Kindel
Unknown: Harry Bellstedt Napoli
Piano: William Blezard

: Debussy Piano Works

Last of eight programmes devised by Daniel Adni Masques; Danse: Tarantelle Styrienne; Berceuse heroique; The Little Nigar; Six Etudes (Book 2): DAVID OWEN NORRIS BBC Birmingham VHF/FM onlyfrom 2.55


Unknown: Daniel Adni
Unknown: David Owen Norris

: Cricket: First Test

West Indies v England
Test Match Special presents live commentary from Kingston, Jamaica, on the fifth and final day.

: British Ballet Music

Gerhard Dances (Don Quixote ) BBC SO/ANT AL DORATI
Geoffrey Toye Waltz (The Haunted Ballroom) NPO/CHARLES GERHARDT Bliss Suite: Checkmate SINFONIA OF LONDON/THE COMPOSER records


Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Charles Gerhardt

: Choral Evensong

from Ripon Cathedral Introit: Call to remembrance (Farrant) Versicles and Responses (Holmes) Psalms: 119, w 145-176 (Robinson, Crotch, Gauntlett, Martin) Readings: Genesis 32, vv 3-30; Galatians 6 (JB) Canticles: Second Service (Gibbons) Anthem: By the waters of Babylon (Sumsion) Hymn: Father, hear the prayer we offer (EH 385) Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in A minor (Bach) Organist and Master of the choristers RONALD PERRIN Assisted by MARCUS HUXLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ronald Perrin
Assisted By: Marcus Huxley

: News

: Midweek Choice

Introduced by Jon Curle Glinka Jota aragonesa (Spanish Overture No 1) DRESDEN STATE ORCHESTRA; SIR NEVILLE MARRINER : record Bach Chorale Prelude: Wie schon leucht't (bwv 739) PETER HURFORD (organ) (R) Dvorak String Quintet in G, Op 77 BOSTON SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERS Berwald Piano Concerto in D MARIAN MIGDAL RPO/ULF BJORLIN: records Herbert Hughes Five Irish Songs BERNADETTE GREEVY (contralto) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano) (R) Schmitt La tragedie de Salome FRENCH NATIONAL RADIO ORCHESTRA/JEAN MARTINON: record MW joins at 5.5


Introduced By: Jon Curle
Unknown: Sir Neville Marriner
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Unknown: Marian Migdal
Unknown: Herbert Hughes
Contralto: Bernadette Greevy
Unknown: Schmitt La

: Choral Voices

Eighth of ten programmes GUILDFORD CHAMBER CHOIR conductor PETER WRIGHT Herbert Howells Requiem John Rutter Five Childhood Lyrics BBCBristol


Conductor: Peter Wright
Conductor: Herbert Howells Requiem
Conductor: John Rutter

: Artists and Admirers

In this comedy of theatrical life in a provincial town, Ostrovsky, the most significant Russian Playwright before Chekhov, explores the tribulations of a young actress beset with importunate but unsatisfactory admirers.


Unknown: Alexander Ostrovsky
Translated By: David Leveaux
Translated By: Hanif Kureishi
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Sasha: Natasha Richardson
Prince: John Moffat
Martyn: John Horsley
Domna: Anne Jameson
Bakin: Davld Ashton
Ivan Velikatov: George Parsons
Nina Smelskaya: Tessa Worsley
Pyotr: Shaun Prendergast
The Tragedian (Gromilov): Peter Woodthorpe
Gavril: John Grillo
Vasya: Robin Summers
Station porter: John Church

: Halle Orchestra

leader PAN HON LEE conducted by SERGE BAUDO MIKHAIL RUDY (piano) Parti
Dutilleux Metaboles
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1, in B flat minor


Conducted By: Serge Baudo
Piano: Mikhail Rudy

: * Six Continents

Angus McDermid , with the help of the BBC's Monitoring .
Service, presents his selection ot foreign radio broadcasts.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.40am)


Unknown: Angus McDermid

: * Halle

Part 2 Roussel
Symphony No 3, in G minor
(Given last March in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester)

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Landini Consort
Music from 14th-century Italy (Given earlier this evening in Studio

: News

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