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Delibes Suite: Le roi s'amuse
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
7.20* FaurG Madrigal PARIS OPERA CHORUS
FRENCH RADIO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA
7.25* Franck Symphonic Variations
CLIFFORD curzon (piano)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
7.42* Ravel Rapsodie espagnole NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by CARLO MARIA GIULINI gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By:
Antonio de Almeida
Piano:
Clifford Curzon
Conducted By:
Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By:
Carlo Maria Giulini

Mozart Overture: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by OTTO KLEMPERER
8.12* Schubert Rondo in A ARTHUR GRUMIAUX (violin)
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
8.26* Beethoven Symphony No 4, in B flat: CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by GEORGE SZELL gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Otto Klemperer
Conducted By:
Schubert Rondo
Violin:
Arthur Grumiaux
Conducted By:
Raymond Leppard
Conducted By:
George Szell

Satie and Roussel Satie Symphonic Drama: Socrate
VIOLETTE JOURNEAUX (soprano) JANINE LINDENFELDER (soprano) SIMONE PEBORDES (soprano)
ANNE-MARIE CARPENTER (Soprano) PARIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by RENÈ LEIBOWITZ gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown:
Roussel Satie
Soprano:
Violette Journeaux
Soprano:
Janine Lindenfelder
Soprano:
Simone Pebordes
Soprano:
Anne-Marie Carpenter

3: Flutes by Boie and Stanesby Music by Frederick the Great, Hotteterre and Bach played by STEPHEN PRESTON accompanied by COLIN TILNEY
Recorded at the Horniman Museum
Introduced by MADEAU STEWART

Contributors

Played By:
Stephen Preston
Accompanied By:
Colin Tilney
Introduced By:
Madeau Stewart

with VLADIMIR SKERLAK (violin) conducted by RUDOLPH BAUMGARTNER
Telcmann Overture: Don Quixote
Pachelbel Canon in D major
Bach Violin Concerto in E major (bwv 1042)
Stravinsky Three Pieces Bartok Rumanian Dances

Contributors

Violin:
Vladimir Skerlak
Conducted By:
Rudolph Baumgartner
Unknown:
Bartok Rumanian Dances

with particular emphasis on the works of FaunS
Lekeu Violin Sonata in G
CHRISTIAN IERRAS
PIERRE BARBIZET
Faurf Piano Quintet No 1, in D minor
VIA NOVA QUARTET with JEAN HUREAU (piano) gramophone records

Contributors

Piano:
Jean Hureau

MAURICE MURPHY (trumpet) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conductor BRYDEN THOMSON Part 1
Grieg Holberg Suite, for string orchestra
12.42* Haydn Trumpet Concerto in e flat major

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Murphy
Leader:
Barry Griffiths

1919-1939
Excerpts from the repertory staged at the Opera House between the wars, sung by the artists who took part in the performances
First of two programmes on the 1928 Grand Opera Season. It saw the debuts of EVATURNER as Turandot, ROSETTA PAMPANINI as Madam Butterfly and RENATO ZANELLI as Otcllo gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosetta Pampanini
Unknown:
Renato Zanelli

Tonbridge Music Club WILLIAM BENNETT (flute)
GEORGE MALCOLM (harpsichord) Part 1
Hotteterre Suite in E minor, for flute and harpsichord
Rameau Suite in D minor, for harpsichord
3.20* The Adjudicator and the Music Festival
A talk by MAURICE JACOBSON
3.40* Music Club: part 2
C. P. E. Bach Sonata in i minor, for flute (Wq 132)
J. S. Bach French Suite No 5, in c major, for harpsichord (bwv 816)
J. S. Bach Sonata in B minor, for flute and harpsichord (Bwv 1030)

Contributors

Flute:
William Bennett
Harpsichord:
George Malcolm
Harpsichord:
Rameau Suite
Talk By:
Maurice Jacobson

6.30 New series Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Seven programmes presented by DONALD BLIGH , Institute of Education, London University 1: The Teacher's Task
This programme considers the design of courses and the choice of appropriate teaching methods.
Series producer
MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
7.0 Key to Music
Twelve programmes in which PETER wishart examines the basic materials of music 7: Two-Part Structures
(Publication, 90p: see page 59)

Contributors

Presented By:
Donald Bligh
Unknown:
Michael Heffernan
Unknown:
Peter Wishart

1: From Moscow to the Unity Theatre
PROFESSOR HERBERT MARSHALL , who now teaches at the University of Southern Illinois, was one of the pioneers of left-wing theatre in Britain, and spent many years in the Soviet Union in the 30s where he studied under Eisenstein at the Soviet Film Academy. In these talks he remembers those years and the personalities he met.

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Herbert Marshall

Don Quichotte chez la Duch esse. Opera-ballet in three acts
Music by Boismortier. Libretto by CHARLES-SIMON FAVART (sung in French)
First produced in 1743, Don Quichotte has been called the first French opéra-comique. Favart's libretto is loosely based on episodes from Cervantes, but incorporates many fanciful ideas of his own.
HEINRICH SCHUTZ CHOIR LONDON STRING PLAYERS led by ROLF WILSON
CHIRLES SPINKS (harpsichord)
OL"GA HEGEDUS (cello continuo) conducted by ROGER norrington direct from St John 's, Smith Square, London Acts 1 and 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Quichotte Chez La Duch
Unknown:
Don Quichotte
Unknown:
Heinrich Schutz
Unknown:
Rolf Wilson
Harpsichord:
Chirles Spinks
Conducted By:
Roger Norrington
Unknown:
St John

by SIR NIKOLAUS PEVSNER
Thomas Archer 's Church of St John 's, Smith Square, London, built 1715-1728, provides Sir Nikolaus with an answer. He considers the church not only stylistically, but as the most successful case, to date, of the conversion of an old church to a new use.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner
Unknown:
Thomas Archer
Unknown:
St John

Percy Scholes broadcast the first talk on music exactly 50 years ago today. Alec Robertson looks back on the changing style of music talk as he recalls it, both as a listener and for a time as the BBC's Music Talks Producer.
He includes excerpts from talks by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM, SIR WALFORD DAVIES, SIR HAMILTON HARTY, JOHN IRELAND, CONSTANT LAMBERT and SIR DONALD TOVEY, and other distinguished musicians

Contributors

Presenter:
Alec Robertson

Introduced by John Higgins This edition includes:
BRYAN MAGEE on Sadler's Wells Opera's production of Siegfried, which completes their presentation of the Ring Cycle in English at the Coliseum. This production will be broadcast on Radio 3 on 3 March. Producer PHILIP FRENCH followed by an interlude

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Higgins
Unknown:
Bryan Magee

Schumann Liederkreis , Op 24 KENNETH BOWEN (tenor) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Robin Holloway Liederkreis VESUVIUS ENSEMBLE conducted by HOWARD WILLIAMS The Holloway , an instrumental work, takes Schumann's cycle as its basis.
The opening Praeludium leads into a performance of the Schumann and the other movements follow without a break after the last song.
(Part of an Invitation Concert given in Birmingham last Dec) 1

Contributors

Unknown:
Schumann Liederkreis
Tenor:
Kenneth Bowen
Piano:
Robin Holloway Liederkreis
Conducted By:
Howard Williams
Conducted By:
The Holloway

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