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Telemann Suite in F
CONCERTO AMSTERDAM conducted by FRANS BRÛGGEN
7.30* C. P. E. Bach Concerto In D minor, for flute and string orchestra: AURÈLE NICOLET
STUTTGART CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL MÜNCHINGER gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Frans Brûggen

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto NO 1: JOSEPH KALICHSTEIN LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRÉ PREVIN
8.28* Liszt Symphonic Poem: Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HAITINK gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Bernard Haitink

Nielsen Helios Overture
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY Sibelius Six Humoresques AARON ROSAND (violin)
SOUTH-WEST GERMAN RADIO
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by TIBOR SZÖKE
Nielsen Little Suite, for string orchestra: TIVOLI CONCERT
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CARL GARAGULY gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By:
Sibelius Six Humoresques
Violin:
Aaron Rosand
Conducted By:
Tibor Szöke
Conducted By:
Carl Garaguly

A concert relayed direct from the Freemasons' Hall Edinburgh
The King s Singers Part 1
Sebastian Forbes Motets: Timor et tremor; Jesu dulcis memoria
11.7* 16th-century Music of Scotland: anon All sons of Adam; Robert Carver Sanctus (Mass a 6); anon Trip and go hey
11.22* Penderecki Ecloga VIII (first performance)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sebastian Forbes
Unknown:
Penderecki Ecloga Viii

Part 2
Italian madrigals and French chansons: Banchieri Contrap punto bestiale alia mente; Lassus Matona mia cara; Passereau II est bel et bon; Jannequin La guerre
12.4* Poulrnc Quatre petites prieres de St Francois d'Assise
12.13* Alan Ridout The History of the Flood (words by JOHN HEATH-STUBBS ) (first broadcast performance)

Contributors

Unknown:
Banchieri Contrap
Unknown:
Alan Ridout
Unknown:
John Heath-Stubbs

Eighth of 13 programmes Temistocle
Opera seria in three acts Libretto by METASTASIO revised by MATTIA VERAZI
Music by Johann Christian Bach (sung in Italian)
(first broadcast performance in this country)
Chorus of Persians
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS chorus- master
STEPHEN WILKINSON
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
Repetiteur and harpsichord continuo NOEL DAVIES
Producer ERNEST WARBURTON
(Anne Evans and Charles Mac kerras appear by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera)
The opera is set in Persia in the fifth century bc
Act 1 Se 1: The garden of Serse's palace; Sc 2: An audience chamber
3.20* The Real
Themistocles DR JOHN HIND talks about the Athenian statesman and commander who gives his name to the opera.
3.30* Temistocle
Act 2 Sc 1: Temistocle's apa.i- ments: Sc 2: A courtyard; Sc 3: A parade ground; Sc 4: An ante-room
4.35* Music in Mannheim ERNEST WARBURTON describes the background to Temistocle.
4.50* Temistocle
Act 3 Sc 1: A prison cell; Sc 2: A large hall

Contributors

Music By:
Johann Christian Bach
Chorus Master:
Stephen Wilkinson
Conducted By:
Charles MacKerras
Producer:
Ernest Warburton
Unknown:
Anne Evans
Unknown:
Charles Mac
Unknown:
Themistocles Dr John
Unknown:
Mannheim Ernest Warburton

BAND OF HM ROYAL MARINES (NAVAL HOME COMMAND) director of music CAPTAIN J. R. MASON
Morressey Parade (Suite: Viva Mexico)
Johnson Suite: Castles of Britain
Jacob Concerto for Band
6.0 Stock Market Report

Contributors

Music:
Captain J. R. Mason

A sequence for the early evening played this week by LONDON STUDIO STRINGS conducted by JOHN CAREWE
BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by TERENCE LOVETT with artists on records

Contributors

Conducted By:
John Carewe
Conducted By:
Terence Lovett

6.30 Perspective
Do Books Matterf
A report by ALAN EREIRA on the one-day seminar on the future role of books held recently by the National Book League,
(Starting on 11 September: Regency People. Perspective returns in September)
7.0 The Arab Heritage
6: The Emergence of Modern Arab Societies
GORDON WATERFIELD , the author, traces the origins of today's Arab states after the break-up of the Ottoman empire, and the influence of European culture upon them.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Ereira
Unknown:
Gordon Waterfield

direct from the Royal Albert Hall London
PETER SCHIDLOF (viola) BBC WOMEN'S CHORUS
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader BELA DEKANY conducted by Colin Davis Part 1
Purcell Chaconne In G minor, for string orchestra
John Lambert Formations and Transformations (Commissioned by the BBC: first performance)
Walton Viola Concerto

Contributors

Viola:
Peter Schidlof
Leader:
Bela Dekany
Conducted By:
Colin Davis
Unknown:
John Lambert

by FRANK KERMODE
In a sense not only detective stories but all novels rely heavily on providing the reader with clues, which he must process for himself. The French nouveau roman, in particular, has made conscious use of this. Frank Kermode comments on Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel, by Julian Symons.

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Kermode
Unknown:
Frank Kermode
Novel By:
Julian Symons.

GEORGE MACBETH introduces an illustrated report on the recent Poetry Book Society Festival in London, including readings of verse in their own language by a dozen poets from England and abroad:
W. H. AUDEN , EDWARD BRATHWAITE OISIF BRODSKY , SEAMUS HEANEY ADRIAN HENRI , TONY HUSSEY
EDVARD KOCBECK , ROBERT LOWELL MUSTAFA UATURA , JANOS PILINSKY GERHARD ROHM , LOMS SIMPSON

Contributors

Unknown:
W. H. Auden
Unknown:
Edward Brathwaite
Unknown:
Oisif Brodsky
Unknown:
Seamus Heaney
Unknown:
Adrian Henri
Unknown:
Tony Hussey
Unknown:
Edvard Kocbeck
Unknown:
Robert Lowell
Unknown:
Mustafa Uatura
Unknown:
Janos Pilinsky
Unknown:
Gerhard Rohm

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