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Handel Overture: Faramondo: English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Richard Bonynge
7.14* Boyce Symphony No 8. in D minor: Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jorg Faerber
7.25* Purcell They that go down to the sea in ships (Z 57): Charles Brett with the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, Academy of St Martin in the Fieds, conducted by George Guest
7.35* Bridge The Sea
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Groves
8.0 News
8.5 Overture (continued)
Bax Dance in the Sunlight: English Sinfonia conducted by Neville Dilkes
8.10* Gustav Holst Lyric Movement
Cecil Aronowitz (Viola)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Imogen Holst
8.20* Poulenc, orch. Berkeley Flute Sonata: James Galway, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit
8.33* Elgar Introduction and Allegro for strings
Sinfonia of London, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
8.47* Walton Te Deum
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Choristers of Worcester Cathedral conducted by Louis Fremaux


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Tre Ricercare: CZECH pmL-HARMONtC ORCHESTRA, Conducted by MART)X TURNOVStEY <.tt* Toccata e due canzoni:ZDENEKHNAT (piano) PRAGUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA ).<!* The Frescoes of Piero deHa Francesea CZECH PHtLBARMONIC

Direct from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
Netherlands Wind Ensemble, director Werner Herbert

Rossini...Overture: The Barber of Seville

11.35* Festival Comment
Presented by Elaine Padmore
(Next prog: Wed 11.50 am)

11.50* Edinburgh International Festival 1979: Part 2
Mozart...Serenade in E flat (K 375).
BBC Scotland

followed by an interlude


Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Musical Director:
Werner Herbert
Presenter (Festival Comment):
Elaine Padmore

played by Dennis Townhill
Part of the opening recital on the restored organ of the Cathedral Church of St Mary, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, to celebrate the Cathedral's centenary year.
Liszt Fantasia and Fugue On Bach
Bach Chorale Pretudes: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (awv 731); Wir glauben all' an einen Gott (Bwv 680)
Gordon Stater Two Preludes: St Botolph, Lasst uns erfreuen
Kenneth Ltighten Prelude, Scherzo and Passacaglia, Op 41

BBC Scotland


Dennis Townhill

Opera in a prologue and two acts
Music by Caetano Donizetti. Libretto by FEnCEROMANt, based on a play by Victor Hugo
(sung in Italian: records)
Prologue and Act 1
3.25' Interval Beadint;
3.40* mcre*[a hereia Act 2 '


Conducted By:
Richard Bonynge

direct from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Henryk Szeryng (violin), Scottish National Orchestra leader Edwin Paling, conductor Sir Alexander Gibson

Haydn Symphony No 95, in C minor
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major
8.40* I Remember My First Prom in 1918.
Arthur Hammond was for many years Musical Director of the Carl Rosa Opera Company. But, like thousands of other musicians since the Proms first started in 1895, he began seriously to learn the breadth of the orchestral repertoire when he went to his first one. He was then a lad of 13 on holiday from Sheffield.
9.0* Proms 79
Part 2 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable)

(The Scottish National Orchestra's participation has been made possible by support from Gulf Oil Corporation)


Henryk Szeryng
Scottish National Orchestra
Orchestra Leader:
Edwin Paling
Sir Alexander Gibson
Speaker (I Remember My first Prom):
Arthur Hammond

Compiled and narrated by Brian Sibley
Beware the Jabberwock, my son
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Heedful of this ominous warning Brian Sibley attempts to track down this fabulous monster from Looking Glass world.


Compiled and narrated by:
Brian Sibley
Directed By:
Alec Reid
Lewis Caroll:
Dinsdale Landen
Susan Sheridan
Reader 1:
Philip Voss
Reader 2:
Andrew Branch
Reader 3:
Brian Haines
Miss Smedley:
Liza Flanagan
Humpty Dumpty:
Peter Bull

BBC Radio 3

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