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0 Balakirev and Mussorgsky
Mussorgsky
Prelude: Khovanshchina
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by GEORG SOLTI
9.10* Songs.....orch. Markevitch
GALINA VISHNEVSKAYA (soprano) RUSSIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by IGOR MARKEVITCB
A Night on the Bare Mountain LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORG SOLTI gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Georg Solti
Soprano:
Galina Vishnevskaya
Conducted By:
Igor Markevitcb
Conducted By:
Georg Solti

Introduced by PETER LATHAM
Directed by John Fenton
12.30 Your Afternoon Forecast from the London Weather Centre
CRICKET
12.33 : 2.30 : 3.55 : 5.20
Surrey v. The Australians
Commentary by JOHN ARLOTT and ALAN McGILVRAY
From The Oval
Hampshire v. Kent
Commentary by BRIAN JOHNSTON From Southampton
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Commentary by PETER CRANMER From Leeds
1.50 Lunchtime Scoreboard
MOTOR RACING
1.35 : 1.55 : 2.55 : 3.20 : 4.10 :
4.45 : 5.30
Formula 2 Race for the Holts Trophy
Two heats, and a final of ninety laps
Robin RICHARDS and Eric TOBITT
From Crystal Palace
(Organised for the Greater London Council by the B.A.R.C.)
LAWN TENNIS
2.0 : 4.30
The French Championships
Commentary by MAX ROBERTSON with summaries by FRED PERRY From the Stade Roland Garros. Paris Broadcast by arrangement with Ihe French Broadcasting Service
MOTOR CYCLING
2.15 : 3.0 : 4.5 : 5.0
The ' Evening News'
International Road Races
EDDIE FITCH with the latest news of this afternoon's nine races
From Brands Hatch. Kent
ATHLETICS
2.25 : 2.50 : 3.25 : 4.20 : 5.15
The ' News of the World' British Games incorporating the finals of the Inter-County Championships NORMAN CUDDEFORD and PETER HILDRETH
From the White City Stadium See page 27
RACING
1.40 Down the Card
PETER BROMLEY at Sandown JULIAN WILSON at Redcar
3.5 The Sandown Park Whitsun Cup
Run over one mile
3.45 The Henry II Stakes Run over two miles
PETER BROMLEY , commentator ROGER MORTIMER , summariser
From Sandown Park
3.30 The Zetland Gold Cup
A handicap run over one mile and a quarter
JULIAN WILSON , commentator From Redcar
4.55 Racing Results
4.50 RUGBY UNION
Rhodesia v. The British Isles
CLIFF MORGAN reports on this afternoon's sixth match of the Tour
From Salisbury
5.10 CYCLING
Tour of Britain
Promoted by the Milk Marketing Board
JOHN BURNS with the result of today's ninth stage, the 110 miles from Leicester to Hull
From Kingston-upon-Hull
5.40 ' In A FLASH '
The latest news

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Latham
Directed By:
John Fenton
Commentary By:
John Arlott
Commentary By:
Alan McGilvray
Commentary By:
Brian Johnston
Commentary By:
Peter Cranmer
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Commentary By:
Max Robertson
Unknown:
Fred Perry
Unknown:
Eddie Fitch
Unknown:
Norman Cuddeford
Unknown:
Peter Hildreth
Unknown:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Julian Wilson
Unknown:
Peter Bromley
Commentator:
Roger Mortimer
Unknown:
Julian Wilson
Unknown:
John Burns

Honor Sheppard (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), John Noble (baritone), John Morehen (organ), Martindale Sidwell Choir, Barbara Hill (harpsichord continuo),
Martindale Sidwell Orchestra Led by Jeffrey Wakefield
Conductor, Martindale Sidwell
Chandos Anthem: O praise the Lord with one consent
6.29* Organ Concerto No. 7, in B flat major
6.54* Concerto Grosso No. 22. in A major (Op. 6 No. 11)
7.15* Coronation Anthem: The King shall rejoice From the Church of St. Clement Danes, London
Twenty-first in a series of programmes devoted to Handel's music
June 30: Solomon
During the Interval (at 6.47*) Edward Croft-Murray talks about Handel's connections with the coronation of George II and with the Duke of Chandos's chapel at Cannons, near Edgware.

Contributors

Soprano:
Honor Sheppard
Tenor:
Ian Partridge
Baritone:
John Noble
Organ:
John Morehen
Singers:
Martindale Sidwell Choir
Harpsichord continuo:
Barbara Hill
Musicians:
Martindale Sidwell Orchestra
Leader:
Jeffrey Wakefield
Conductor:
Martindale Sidwell
Speaker (interval):
Edward Croft-Murray

with Flora Robson and Hugh Burden
A tragic domestic interlude with a Florentine Renaissance background
Written by DAVID PAUL Music composed by JOHN BECKETT
Chorus of two voices:
HUGH BURDEN, FLORA ROBSON
JOHN BECKETT (harpsichord)
JAMES BLADES (vibraphone) Produced by DAVID THOMSON
To be repeated on June 26
Flora Robson is appearing in ' The Importance Of Being Earnest ' at the Haymarket Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Flora Robson
Unknown:
Hugh Burden
Written By:
David Paul
Composed By:
John Beckett
Unknown:
Flora Robson
Harpsichord:
John Beckett
Produced By:
David Thomson
Unknown:
Flora Robson
Niccolo:
Arthur Lawrence
Nelly:
Penelope Lee
Sandro:
Denis Goacher

CAMDEN WIND ENSEMBLE
BERNARD BROWN (trumpet) SIDNEY ELLISON (trumpet)
LONDON Trombone QUARTET
SCUOLA DI CHIESA
RALPH DOWNES (organ)
JANE RYAN (viola da gamba) FRANCIS BAINES (double-bass) Conducted by JOHN HOBAN
Part 1
A concert given in the Victoria and Alberl Museum. London, on Mar. 17

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Brown
Unknown:
Sidney Ellison
Unknown:
Di Chiesa
Unknown:
Ralph Downes
Viola:
Jane Ryan
Double-Bass:
Francis Baines
Conducted By:
John Hoban

Contemporary Historian
Ϯ ALASTAtR BUCHAN author of 7 he Spare Chancellor:
The Life of Walter Bagehot comments on the collected historical writings of Walter Bagehot -banker, economist, political thinker and commentator, critic and man of letters, who has been described as Victorian England's most versatile genius.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alastatr Buchan
Unknown:
Walter Bagehot
Unknown:
Walter Bagehot

From The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
Read by PATIENCE COLLIER Second broadcast
Patience Collier is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Contributors

Unknown:
Katherine Mansfield
Read By:
Patience Collier

BBC Radio 3

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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