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This week's programme, on gramophone records, includes Suppe Overture: Beautiful
Galathea Weber , orch Berlioz Invitation to the Dance
Ibert Divertissement and music by Goldmark Meyerbeer , Tchaikovsky, Ganne and Messager

Contributors

Unknown:
Galathea Weber
Music By:
Goldmark Meyerbeer

A group of works notable for polyphonic mastery

Brahms Fugue in A flat minor CHRISTOPHER BOWERS-BROADBENT at the organ of the church of St John the Evangelist, Islington

8.14* Ockeghem Graduate (Missa Pro defunctis); Motet: Intemerata Dei mater
Josquin des Pres Lament on the death of Ockeghem PRO CANTIONE ANTIQUA conducted by BRUNO TURNER

9.35* Bach Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel hoch CHRISTOPHER BOWERS-BROADBENT (organ)

9.50* Byrd Mass in four parts PRO CANTIONE ANTIQUA conducted by BRUNO TURNER

10.14* Schumann Six Fugues on BACH. Op 60 CHRISTOPHER BOWERS-BROADBENT (organ)

10.50* Bruckner Mass No 2, in E minor: CHOIR OF ST HEDWIG'S CATHEDRAL, BERLIN, WIND INSTRUMENTS OF THE BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL FORSTER (gramophone record)

Contributors

Organ:
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent
Conducted By:
Bruno Turner
Conducted By:
Karl Forster

This week a personal choice of records of English music, as a tribute to THURSTON DART, presented by Jeremy Noble including at 1.57* Tippett's Concerto for Double String Orchestra; at 2.21* English Church Music, including Tallis's 40-part Motet; at 2.36*
Chamber Music by Purcell; at
3.9* Excerpts from Handel's Semele; at 3.24* Handel's Concerto Grosso No 16, in D (Op 6 No 5); and at 3.43* BRITTEN conducting his Nocturne, Od 60

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Noble

Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 Quartet in F, Op 77 No 2 played by the AMADEUS STRING QUARTET
(A BBC Lunchtime Concert given in St John 's. Smith Square, London, on 5 April)

Contributors

Unknown:
St John

of the Youth, Schools, Equal Voice and Mixed Voice Classes Adjudicators:
KRISTIAN LANGE , JOHN ALLDIS
DR SIEGFRIED GOSLICH , CARL LITTLE ANDRAS SEBESTYEN , NIKI VASKOLA Introduced by MARTIN MUNCASTER Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN (Presented by the BBC in collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kristian Lange
Unknown:
John Alldis
Unknown:
Dr Siegfried Goslich
Unknown:
Carl Little
Unknown:
Andras Sebestyen
Introduced By:
Martin Muncaster
Producer:
David Rayvern Allen

by MAGNUS PYKE
Dr Pyke believes that science students have generally been passed by in the recent series of radical intellectual upheavals. He finds their apparent conservatism disturbing, and in this talk he suggests some reasons why modern science education seems to be failing society,

Contributors

Unknown:
Magnus Pyke

Tonight: from the Royal Albert Hall London
Sheila Armstrong (soprano) Stuart Burrows (tenor)
Cervase De Peyer (clarinet)
Royal Opera Chorus, chorus-master Douglas Robinson
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, leader Charles Taylor, conducted by Colin Davis

Schubert Symphony No 5

8.1* Tippett The Midsummer Marriage, Act 2

(This Week's Proms: page 8)

Contributors

Soprano:
Sheila Armstrong
Tenor:
Stuart Burrows
Clarinettist:
Cervase De Peyer
Singers:
Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master:
Douglas Robinson
Musicians:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Orchestra leader:
Charles Taylor
Conductor:
Colin Davis

by ANTHONY SPENCER
In a society that values freedom and respects religious belief, an enduring tension between religion and the media is probably a good thing. But what should we as readers. listeners and viewers expect of the mass media in their coverage of religion, and what in turn should we expect of religious institutions in their approach to the media?

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Spencer

RONALD STEVENSON considers some recent writings about tonality: George Graham 's Tonality and Musical Structure. the theory of ' metatonality' published in the 50s by Claude Ballif , and a 12-note tonal theory by the Czech writer Josef Rut.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Stevenson
Unknown:
George Graham
Unknown:
Claude Ballif
Unknown:
Josef Rut.

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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