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Beethoven Choral Fantasia, Op 80: JOHN LILL (piano)
SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS, conducted by SIR ALEXANDER GIBSON
9.24* Schumann Song-cycle: Frauenliebe und -leben (mono) CHRISTA LUDWIG (mezzo-sop) GERALD MOORE (piano)
9.45* Delius Violin Concerto
YEHUDI MENUHIN
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by MEREDITH DAVIES
10.12* DvorakTeDeum, Op 103 MARIA HELENITA OLIVARES (SOp) GIANNI MAFFEO (bass)
CZECH PHILHARMONIC CHORUS
PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by VACLAV SMETACEK

Contributors

Piano:
John Lill
Conducted By:
Sir Alexander Gibson
Unknown:
Christa Ludwig
Piano:
Gerald Moore
Unknown:
Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By:
Meredith Davies
Unknown:
Helenita Olivares
Bass:
Gianni Maffeo
Conducted By:
Vaclav Smetacek

Messiaen and his Pupils: a conversation with ALEXANDER GOEHR; MICHEL BÉROFF on Messiaen's piano music; GILLIAN WEIR on his organ works; and a Da-Da Sonata by KURT SCHWITTERS. .. Introduced by John Amis Producer NATALIE WHEEN

Contributors

Music:
Gillian Weir
Unknown:
Kurt Schwitters.
Introduced By:
John Amis
Producer:
Natalie Wheen

conducts his Farewell Concert as Musical Director of the ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, leader ALAN traverse with lLAN ROGOFF (piano) Delius Brigg Fair
John McCabe Piano Concerto No 3 (first performance)
12.15* Gerald Larner looks at the part played by Sir Charles Groves in the musical life of Liverpool and beyond; with contributions from STEPHEN GRAY , JOHN MCCABE , members of the Philharmonic audience and Sir Charles himself. Producer GILLIAN HUSH. BBC Manchester
12.30* Concert Part 2
Elgar Variations on an original theme (Enigma)
(Given in the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, on 5 August) BBC Manchester

Contributors

Piano:
John McCabe
Unknown:
Gerald Larner
Played By:
Sir Charles Groves
Unknown:
Stephen Gray
Unknown:
John McCabe

Mixed Voice Class: Match 1 Poland: MEDICAL ACADEMY
CHOIR, GDANSK; Canada: TORONTO CONCERT SINGERS
Mixed Voice Class: Match 2
Australia: CORINTHIAN SINGERS France: JEAN DE OCKEGHEM
VOCAL ENSEMBLE
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe
(Let the Peoples Sing is organised by the BBC with the EBU)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bernard Keeffe

The Roman satirist, no less than the playwright, wrote for public performance, says Frederic Raphael. He argues that, although the performer has yet to play his full part as translator, without his collaboration ' I doubt if we shall manage to restore laughter to its rightful place in our view of the ancient world ...'

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederic Raphael.

Fourth of seven programmes ROBERT SHERLAW JOHNSON introduces the series.
Fantaisie burlesque (first broadcast performance in this country): PETER HILL
Cantéyodjayá: YVONNE LORIOD
Four studies in rhythm PETER HILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Sherlaw Johnson

leader ELI GOREN conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD
PATRICIA PRICE (mezzo-soprano) BBC SINGERS, director JOHN POOLE Schubert Excerpts from the Incidental Music to
Rosa mund e.

Contributors

Leader:
Eli Goren
Conducted By:
John Pritchard
Director:
John Poole
Unknown:
Rosa Mund

Joel Hurstfield , who holds the Astor Chair in English History at University College, London, once held by the Tudor historian Sir John Neale , reflects on his work and on that of his contemporary, the medievalist V. H. Galbraith ,

Contributors

Unknown:
Joel Hurstfield
Unknown:
Sir John Neale
Unknown:
V. H. Galbraith

The series ends with one of his popular children's works which involve audience participation: The Little Sweep An opera in one act. Libretto by ERIC CROZIER : records
The second part of the entertainment Let's make an opera. (The first part is a play in which the opera is prepared and rehearsed.)
CHOIR OF ALLEYN'S SCHOOL
ENGLISH OPERA GROUP ORCHESTRA conducted by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Crozier

by Lorenzino De' Medici
English version by Carlo Ardito
with Stephen Murray, John Moffatt. Peter Bull and Martin Jarvis

Lorenzino de' Medici, of the famous Florentine family, wrote this comedy in 1536 at the age of 22. It was first presented as part of Duke Alessandro's wedding celebrations that year.

Contributors

Author:
Lorenzino De' Medici
English version by:
Carlo Ardito
Director:
John Tydeman
Aridosio, a miser:
Stephen Murray
Marc Antonio, his brother:
Peter Bull
Lucrezia, Marc Antonio's wife:
Mary Wimbush
Aridosio's sons:
Tiberio: John Rye
Erminio:
Martin Jarvis
Cesare, suitor to Aridosio's daughter:
Geoffrey Collins
Lucido, Erminio's servant:
John Moffatt
Ruffo, a pimp:
Ronnie Stevens
Livia, his ward:
Rosalind Shanks
Alfonso, her father:
Alan Dudley
Briga, Alfonso's servant:
Alaric Cotter
Jacopo, a priest:
Jack May
Mona Pasqua, Erminio's nurse:
Kathleen Helme
Prologue:
Michael Tudor Barnes

direct from the Usher Hall
Janet Baker
( mezzo-soprano)
Thomas Allen (bar)
Edinburgh Festival Chorus chorus-master ARTHUR OLDHAM Scottish National Orchestra leader edwin paling conductor Sir Alexander Gibson
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2 of Part 1 of tonight's
Onenina Concert
National Anthem (arr Britten) Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Britten Phaedra
Walton Improvisations. on an impromptu of Benjamin Britten

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano:
Janet Baker
Mezzo-Soprano:
Thomas Allen
Conductor:
Sir Alexander Gibson
Unknown:
Britten Phaedra
Unknown:
Benjamin Britten

Locke The Oxford Suite
Nicolo Matteis Suite for two violins and continuo
Benjamin Hely Sonata in c, for three bass viols and continuo Locke Alman ; Sarabande; Virago; Round 0 (Melothesia) John Jenkins Suite in D minor
10.30* Interval Reading
10.35* Matthew Locke Part 2
Christopher Simpson January
Locke Suite No 2. in B flat (The Flat Consort For my Cousin Kemble); Suite No 6, in D (The Broken Consort, Part 1) Introduction; Galliard; Gavot; Lilk; Curtain Tune; Rustick Ayre (Incidental Music to The Tempest): KING'S MUSICK
ANTHONY ROOLEY (lute continuo)

Contributors

Unknown:
Benjamin Hely Sonata
Unknown:
Locke Alman
Unknown:
John Jenkins Suite
Unknown:
Rustick Ayre
Unknown:
Anthony Rooley

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