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Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRÉ PREVIN
7.15* Bruch Scottish Fantasia. Op 46: JASCHA HEIFETZ (violin)
NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
7.41* Walton Suite: Henry V
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by THE COMPOSER: records

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Violin:
Jascha Heifetz
Unknown:
Sir Malcolm Sargent

Schumann Overture. Scherzo and Finale
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
8.21* Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4. in G: RUDOLF SERKIN PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY : records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Georg Solti
Unknown:
Eugene Ormandy

Britten Song: The journeying boy (Winter Words): PETER PEARS (tenor), THE COMPOSER (piano) Ellen's Aria: Embroidery in childhood (Peter Grimes ) CLAIRE WATSON (soprano)
COVENT GARDEN OPERA ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER
Churchyard Scene (The Turn of the Screw) (mono): SOLOISTS ENGLISH OPERA GROUP ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER
Song-cycle: Who are these children?: PETER PEARS (tenor) THE COMPOSER (piano)
The Games of Apollo (Death in Venice) Apollo
JAMES BOWMAN (counter-tenor)
Aschenbach.PETER PEARS (tenor) ENGLISH OPERA GROUP CHORUS
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by STEUART BEDFORD gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Grimes
Soprano:
Claire Watson
Conducted By:
Steuart Bedford

conducted by ERIC WETHERELL
Rossini Overture: II Signor Bruschino
Roussel Petite Suite
Delius A song before sunrise
Verdi, arr Mackerras Ballet Suite: The Lady and the Fool BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Conducted By:
Eric Wetherell
Unknown:
Signor Bruschino

Christopher Headington
A series in which British composers talk about themselves and introduce performances of their music.
NONA LIDELL (violin) RUSEN GUNES (viola)
CHRISTOPHER HEADINGTON (piano) DELME STRING QUARTET
Five Preludes for piano
Four Pieces for violin and piano Adagio and Capriccio for viola and piano
String Quartet No 2
(first broadcast performances)

JULIANA MARKOVA (piano) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by JORGE MESTER Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
12.28* Mozart Piano Concerto No 21. in c major (K 467)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Jorge Mester Berlioz
Unknown:
Benvenuto Cellini

SWANSEA BACH SOCIETY MOTET CHOIR director JOHN HUGH THOMAS
HUW TREGELLES WILLIAMS (organ) Purcell Jehova quam multi Byrd Mass for five voices
Vaughan Williams Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn tunes Britten Rejoice in the Lamb
(Given in Oystermouth Church last March, promoted by the University College, Swansea) BBC Wales

Contributors

Director:
John Hugh Thomas
Unknown:
Purcell Jehova

Fifth of eight programmes to include all the recitals from the semifinal stage.
Boris Berman (Israel)
Debussy Prelude and Sarabande (Suite: Pour le piano)
Schoenberg Piano pieces. Op 25 Nos 1 and 5 Brahms Intermezzo in B minor, Op 119 No 1
5.0* Prokofiev Sonata No 7. in B flat, Op 83. BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Boris Berman
Piano:
Schoenberg Piano

David Munrow examines the modern approach to the organ in music by Messiaen and Ligeti. and continues his tour of Noel Mander 's premises, this time to see and play a variety of instruments.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Munrow
Unknown:
Noel Mander

Leisure and Recreation
6.30 It's Catching
NICK HUGHES digs a collection of fair relics interred in the Men-dips, examines the grave matter of a woman twice buried alive, and discovers that what's passed on can still have life.
In Special Report at 7.0 MALCOLM LAYCOCK visits a legal advice bureau at Northolt Community Centre. Reading for Pleasure at 7.18 is presented by VERNON SCANNELL who talks about the enjoyment to be had from poetry and reads some of his favourite poems.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Hughes
Unknown:
Vernon Scannell

John Redwood. Fellow of All Souls College. Oxford, argues that Christianity in England in the late 17th and 18th centuries was less deep-seated than is sometimes supposed. and that the clerical attempt to re-vitalise Christianity was itself to help pave the way towards the Darwinian assault on religion.

Part 2 Schubert Quartet in D minor (n 810) (Death and the Maiden)
(Before an invited audience at the Broadcasting Centre. Application for tickets enclosing an sae to: [address removed])
BBC Birminoham

Including: a discussion between MARK ELDER and SIMON RATTLE on conducting today. Introduced by John Amis Producer NATALIE WHEEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Rattle
Introduced By:
John Amis
Producer:
Natalie Wheen

CHRISTOPHER ADEY conducts the BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in the fifth of six programmes, each including a Symphonic Poem from Smetana's Ma vlast and a Martinu Symphony.
Smetana Symphonic Poem: Tabor (Ma vlast)
Martinu Symphony No 5
BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Adey

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

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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