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Mendelssohn Overture: Ruv Bias
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRE PREVIN
8.13* Glazunov Symphony No 8, in E flat
MOSCOW RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by EVGENY SVETLANOV

Contributors

Conducted By:
Andre Previn
Conducted By:
Evgeny Svetlanov

The second of five programmes BBC NORTHERN SINGERS
KEITH ELCOMBE (organ continuo) MANCHESTER MOZART ORCHESTRA leader FAY CAMPEY conducted by STEPHEN WILKINSON
Liibeck Christmas Cantata
9.16* Reinken Chorale Fantasy on An Wasserniissen Babylon GUSTAV LEONHARDT (Organ) (gramophone record)
9.34* Liibeck Gott wie dein Name
9.43* Kneller Prelude and Fugue in d minor
JORGEN ERNST HANSEN (organ) (gramophone record)
9.50* Liibeck Hilf deinem Volk, Herr Jesu Christ

Contributors

Singers:
Keith Elcombe
Leader:
Fay Campey
Conducted By:
Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown:
Liibeck Gott
Unknown:
Jorgen Ernst Hansen

A record request programme Barber Serenade for strings, Op 1
SYMPHONY OF THE AIR conducted by VLADIMIR GOLSCHMANN
10.10* Ginastcra Piano Concerto JOAO CARLOS MARTINS BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ERICH LEINSDORF
10.34* Schubert Symphony No 5, in B flat
THE MENUHIN ORCHESTRA conducted by YEHUDI MENUHIN

Contributors

Conducted By:
Vladimir Golschmann
Conducted By:
Erich Leinsdorf
Conducted By:
Yehudi Menuhin

Final programme in the Haydn String Quartets series
Haydn's last complete quartet and Beethoven's
Haydn Quartet in F major, Op 77 No 2
Beethoven Quartet in F major, Op 135
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)

Contributors

Violin:
Norbert Brainin
Viola:
Peter Schidlof
Cello:
Martin Lovett

ARTO NORAS (cello) HALLE ORCHESTRA leader MARTIN MILNER conducted by JUSSI JALAS † Part 1
Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
1.7* Joonas Kokkonen Cello Concerto (first broadcast performance in this country)
1.30* during the interval Brahms's First Symphony: an illustrated talk by PAUL. HAMBURGER.
1.50* Concert
Part 2 Brahms
Symphony No 1, in c minor

Contributors

Leader:
Martin Milner
Conducted By:
Jussi Jalas
Cello:
Joonas Kokkonen

(The Treasure-seeker)
An opera in four acts, with a prelude and postlude, by FRANZ SCHREKER
(sung in German)
Dukes. Earls, Knights, Noble-men and women, Soldiers, Monks, Townspeople
CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF AUSTRIAN RADIO chorus-master
GOTTFRIED PREINFALK conducted by ROBERT HEGER
The action takes place in a medieval German kingdom
Prelude: A room in the king's palace
Act 1 A forest inn; Act 2 A square in the town
4.5* during the interval mosco CARNER talks about Schreker's operas, with particular reference to Der Schatzgraber.
4.20* Der Schatzgraber
Act 3 Els's bedroom; Act 4 A hall in the king's palace
Postlude: The Fool's hovel in the mountains
(Recording made available by courtesy of Austrian Radio)

Contributors

Unknown:
Franz Schreker
Conducted By:
Robert Heger

by Anne Queffelec
A concert of the British Music Society of York from the Tempest Anderson Hall Part 1
Bach Partita No 2, in c minor (s 826)
Schubert Impromptus (D 899) Scarlatti Sonatas: F minor (L 382); E (L 430); D (L 424)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Queffelec

by ERIC G. TURNER , Professor of Papyrology, University College, London
' 0 Menander, 0 life, which of you imitated the other? ' is the reported comment of a famous ancient critic. It has not been the unanimous verdict of the moderns. Much more of Menander's work has become known in the last 12 years, recovered from manuscripts preserved in the sands of Egypt. In the light of the new finds the speaker examines the question afresh,
-(Menander's comedy The Girl from Samos: tonight at 7.40)

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric G. Turner

or The In-Laws A Comedy by MENANDER
(c 342-292 BC)
Translated into English by ERIC G. TURNER Arranged for stereo and produced by RAYMOND RAIKES
A recent discovery of many of the lost scenes makes a broadcast of this play possible for the first time.
Scene: Athens, about 320-310 BC with music composed and conducted by CHRISTOS PITTAS

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric G. Turner
Produced By:
Raymond Raikes
Conducted By:
Christos Pittas
A singer in Athens (as Choros):
John Theocharis
Chrysis (Treasure), the girl from Samos:
Madi Hedd
Moschion (Lad), adopted sonof Demeas:
John Rye
Parmenon (Trusty) Demeas'house-man ..:
William Fox
Demeas (Love-all), a rich Athenian citizen:
Carleton Hobbs
Nikeratos (Winmall), his poorer neighbour ...:
Felix Felton
A COOk:
Ronald Herdman
Plangon (Dolly), daughter of Nikeratos:
Olwen Griffiths
Wife of Nikeratos:
Betty Baskcomb
Tauron a Beagle, a Sheep, an old Nurse, Slaves and Wedding Guests:
The Entire Cast

Sir Peter Medawar in the last of eight conversations between Renford Bambrough and different specialists in a wide range of human sciences.
Celebrated for his research in medical biology, Sir Peter Medaw-ar was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1960. Until recently, he was Director of the National Institute for Medical Research.
Series producer ADRIAN JOHNSON
(' A Postscript ' by Renford Bambrough on Thursday at
9.35 pm. These conversations are being published weekly in The Listener)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Peter Medawar
Unknown:
Sir Peter Medaw-Ar
Producer:
Adrian Johnson

Bach Viola da gamba Sonata No 1, in G
NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT
HERBERT TACHEZI (harpsichord)
10.44' Telemann 'Concerto in A, for oboe d'amore and string orchestra
ROBERT CASIER TOULOUSE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by LOUIS AURIACOMBE
11.0* Telemann Recorder Sonata in F (Der getreue Musik-Meister)
FRANS BRUGGEN
ANNER BYLSMA (cello)
GUSTAV LEONHARDT (harpsichord)
11.6* Bach Suite No 1, in c
STUTTGART CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL MÜNCHINGER gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Harpsichord:
Herbert Tachezi
Unknown:
Robert Casier Toulouse
Conducted By:
Louis Auriacombe
Unknown:
Frans Bruggen
Cello:
Anner Bylsma

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