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Suppe Overture: Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by GEORG SOLTI
7.13* Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 4, in c minor ALDO CICCOLINI
THE PARIS ORCHESTRA conducted by SERGE BAUDO
7.42* Bizet L'Arl├ęsienne: Suite No 1
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA, COVENT GARDEN conducted by JEAN MOREL gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Georg Solti
Unknown:
Aldo Ciccolini
Conducted By:
Serge Baudo
Conducted By:
Jean Morel

Morning Concert: part 2
ARTUR MOREIRA-LIMA (piano) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA led by BARRY GRIFFITHS conductor BRYDEN THOMSON
8.5 Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusine
8.17* Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1, in D flat major
8.36* Mozart Symphony No 34, in C major (K 338)

Contributors

Leader:
Barry Griffiths
Conductor:
Bryden Thomson

Concerto Grosso No 11, in B flat MENUHIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA directed by YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin)
9.16* German Arias: Das zitternde Glanzen; Siisse Stille , sanfte Quelle; Meine Seele hort im
Sehen ELISABETH SPEISER (soprano)
WINTERTHURER BAROCK QUINTET
9.35' Concerto Grosso No 9, in B flat (Oboe Concerto No 2) ROGER LORD (oboe) ACADEMY OF
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER gramophone records

Contributors

Violin:
Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown:
Siisse Stille
Unknown:
Meine Seele
Soprano:
Sehen Elisabeth Speiser
Conducted By:
Neville Marriner

The third of 12 programmes devoted to songs by British composers
JOHN NOBLE (baritone)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Julius Harrison A cavalier to his lady; Marching along; King Charles
Watford Davies Never weather-beaten sail; Requiem; A song of innocence; The vagabond
Peter Warlock Passing by; As ever I saw; Sleep: The fox; Captain Stratton's fancy

Contributors

Piano:
Julius Harrison
Unknown:
Peter Warlock

Lalo Overture: Le roi d'Ys CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by JEAN MARTINON
10.28* Chausson Symphonic Poem: Viviane
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA
10.41* Franck Symphony in D minor: THE PARIS ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Jean Martinon
Conducted By:
Antonio de Almeida
Conducted By:
Herbert von Karajan

First
Test Match at Lord's
Fourth day
Ball-by-ball commentaries by JOHN ARLOTT , BRIAN JOHNSTON and ALAN GIBSON , with comments and summaries by TREVOR BAILEY and LT-COL H. R. ADHIKARI
Close-of-play summary by E. W. SWANTON
11.25-1.35* Commentary, including lunch summary
1.35*-1.40* News
1.50-1.55 Lunchtime Scoreboard
2.10*-4.20* Commentary, including teatime summary
4.30*6.0 Commentary
6.0-6.30 () Commentary continued
6.0-6.30 VHF Open University: see Radio 3 VHF on facing page
6.30-6.37 Close-of-play summary

Contributors

Unknown:
John Arlott
Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Alan Gibson
Unknown:
Trevor Bailey
Unknown:
Lt-Col H. R. Adhikari
Unknown:
E. W. Swanton

Piano Trio No 1, in D minor JASCHA HEIFETZ (violin)
GREGOR PIATIGORSKY (cello) LEONARD PENNARIO (piano) gramophone record

Contributors

Violin:
Jascha Heifetz
Cello:
Gregor Piatigorsky
Piano:
Leonard Pennario

Tonight: from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

An opera in four acts based on Pushkin's dramatic chronicle and Karamzin's History of the Russian Empire
Words and music by Mussorgsky. Revised and orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov (sung in Russian)
Royal Opera Chorus, chorus-master Douglas Robinson
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, leader Charles Taylor, conducted by Edward Downes

The action: Russia, 1598-1605. Act 1

(This Week's Proms: page 6)
(All seats for Boris Godunov are already sold. Promenade tickets in the Stalls and Slips, price 50p, are available at the doors only. There is a Prom, as usual, in the Royal Albert Hall at 7.30, which includes music by Monteverdi and Schutz. This concert will be recorded for transmission at a future date.)

Contributors

Words and music:
Modest Mussorgsky
Revised and orchestrated by:
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Singers:
Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master:
Douglas Robinson
Musicians:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Orchestra Leader:
Charles Taylor
Conductor:
Edward Downes
Production rehearsed by:
Ande Anderson
Boris Godunov, Tsar of Russia:
Boris Christoff (bass)
Shchelkalof:
Hugh Sheehan (bass-baritone)
Pimen, a monk and chronicler:
Joseph Rouleau (bass)
Grigory, a novice in his care, afterwards called Dimitri:
William McAlpine (tenor)
The hostess of the inn:
Elizabeth Bainbridge (mezzo-sop)
Vagabond monk, Missail:
David Lennox (tenor)
Vagabond monk, Vaarlam:
Michael Langdon (bass)
A police officer:
Eric Garrett
Xenia, Boris's daughter:
Susan Maisey (soprano)
Her nurse:
Noreen Berry (mezzo-soprano)
Feodor, Boris's son:
Delta Wallis (mezzo-soprano)
A boyar in attendance:
Arthur Cobbin (tenor)
Marina Mnishek, a Polish princess:
Josephine Veasey (mezzo-soprano)
Rangoni, a disguised Jesuit:
Otakar Kraus (baritone)
Khrushchev, a boyar:
Handel Owen (tenor)
A simpleton:
Robert Thomas (tenor)
Jesuit, Lavitsky:
Hugh Sheehan (bass-baritone)
Jesuit, Cherinovsky:
George MacPherson (bass-bar)

by MICHAEL GRANT
Herod the Great, King of Judea in the time of Jesus Christ, is associated in most people's minds with the massacre of the Innocents, but Michael Grant suggests that his true record as a Near Eastern ruler under Roman over-lordship needs to be reassessed. Dr Grant, author of several books on the Romans, has just completed a study of Herod,

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Grant
Unknown:
Michael Grant

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