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Nicolai Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
7.14* Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1, in G minor RUDOLF SERKIN PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
7.34* Elgar Serenade in E minor SINFONIA OF LONDON conducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLU
7.47* Tippett Little Music, for string orchestra: ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS directed by NEVILLE MARRINER gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Willi Boskovsky
Conducted By:
Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By:
Sir John Barbirolu
Directed By:
Neville Marriner

Copland El Salon Mexico NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
8.16* Fauré Pavane
FRENCH NATIONAL RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
8.22* Albeniz, orch Arbos Suite: Iberia
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Leonard Bernstein
Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet

A programme of special interest to amateur choralists, in which the BBC SINGERS perform music by Geoffrey Bush , Herbert Howells , Morley, Wilbye, Brahms, Havergal Brian , Robinson and Thea Musgrave conducted by JOHN POOLE , who also talks to RALPH NICHOLSON , conductor of the Brighton and Hove Harmonic Society, about the delights and problems of amateur choral singing Producer ANTONY ASKEW

Contributors

Music By:
Geoffrey Bush
Music By:
Herbert Howells
Unknown:
Havergal Brian
Unknown:
Thea Musgrave
Conducted By:
John Poole
Conductor:
Ralph Nicholson
Producer:
Antony Askew

PETER FRANKL (piano)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by AKEO WATANABE Part 1
Takemitsu Requiem for string orchestra
12.25* Sibelius Symphony No 3

Contributors

Piano:
Peter Frankl
Conducted By:
Akeo Watanabe
Unknown:
Takemitsu Requiem

Works from the 1960s which had great success in Paris
String Quartet (Grand Prix, International Chamber Music Competition 1965)
ALBERNI STRING QUARTET
Symphonie: Oraison funèbre de lame humaine (French Radio commission after the 1965 prize: a recording of the work's first performance)
FRENCH RADIO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER who also introduces the work (French Radio recording)

Hindemith Horn Concerto (1949)
VITALIY BUYANOVSKY LENINGRAD PHILHARMONIC
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by ARVID YANSONS (Soviet Radio recording)
Schoenberg Piano Concerto (1942)
JEAN-BERNARD POMMIER DANISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by GERD ALBRECHT (Danish Radio recording)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Arvid Yansons
Conducted By:
Gerd Albrecht

6.30 Working the System
3-part case-studies in the relations between pressure groups and the parliamentary process 2: Commercial Radio (3)
CHRIS DUNKLEY examines the influences and considerations which shaped the Sound Broadcasting Act of 1972
7.0 Latin America
Eight programmes presented by HAROLD BLAKEMORE 5: Argentina
Argentina's high level of economic development, coupled with her political instability, present one of the great paradoxes of Latin America. Can this paradox be explained? Book £3, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Dunkley
Presented By:
Harold Blakemore

Sound the trumpet
My dearest, my fairest
No, resistance is but vain Shepherd, leave decoying
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) DIETRICH FISCHERDIESKAU (bar) DANIEL BARENBOIM (piano) gramophone record

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano:
Janet Baker
Piano:
Daniel Barenboim

(1905-1971)
Direct from the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Moura Lympany (piano) Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet) LONDON MOZART PLAYERS led by John Bacon, conductor Harry Blech Part 1
Concerto for string orchestra Clarinet Concerto Divertimento

8.35* From the BBC Sound Archives: Alan Rawsthorne talking about some aspects of his life and style as a composer.

8.55* Memorial Concert Part 2
Concertante Pastorale, for flute, horn and strings Christopher Hyde-Smith, James Diack
Piano Concerto No 1 (original version)

Contributors

Pianist:
Moura Lympany
Clarinettist:
Gervase de Peyer
Musicians:
London Mozart Players
Leader:
John Bacon
Conductor:
Harry Blech
Speaker (Interval):
Alan Rawsthorne
Flautist:
Christopher Hyde-Smith
Horn player:
James Diack

HEINZ REHFUSS (baritone) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Mussorgsky Song of the flea; The seminarist
Tchaikovsky Heed not; At the ball: None but the weary heart; Don Juan's serenade: No word from thee; To the forest

Contributors

Baritone:
Heinz Rehfuss
Piano:
Ernest Lush
Piano:
Mussorgsky Song
Unknown:
Don Juan

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Oleg Kerensky (in the chair), talks with CLIVg JAMES, MARGHANITA LASKI and BASIL TAYLOR
Producer PHILIP FRENCH followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Oleg Kerensky
Unknown:
Marghanita Laski
Unknown:
Basil Taylor
Producer:
Philip French

AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Margaret Major (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Quartet in G major. Op 18 No 2 Quartet in D major. Op 18 No 3

Contributors

Violin:
Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin:
Raymond Keenlyside
Cello:
Derek Simpson

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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