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Handel Suite No 1. in F (Water Music)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
7.35* Malcolm Arnold Three Shanties
BARRY TUCKWELL WIND QUINTET
7.42* Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes ) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRÉ PREVIN
8.0 News
8.5 Rossini Overture: William Tell LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO
8.17* Lutoslawskl
Variations on a theme of Paganini
BRACHA EDEN and ALEXANDER TAMIR (pianOS)
8.24- Beethoven
Symphony No 5, in c minor
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL BÖHM gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Raymond Leppard
Conducted By:
Malcolm Arnold
Unknown:
Barry Tuckwell
Unknown:
Peter Grimes
Conducted By:
André Previn
Conducted By:
Claudio Abbado
Unknown:
Bracha Eden
Pianos:
Alexander Tamir
Conducted By:
Karl Böhm

Overture: Carnival
LONDON SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ
Cello Concerto in B minor HEINRICH SCHIFF (cello)
CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA. AMSTERDAM conducted by SIR COLIN DAVIS gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Istvan Kertesz
Cello:
Heinrich Schiff
Conducted By:
Sir Colin Davis

Mass in F minor for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass. with organ accompaniment. Op 51 PAMELA PRIESTLEY-SMITH (soprano)
JACQUELINE FOX (contralto) NEIL MACKENZIE (tenor) MARK WILDMAN (baSS) CHRISTOPHER BOWERS-BROADBENT (organ) BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN POOLE

Contributors

Soprano:
Pamela Priestley-Smith
Contralto:
Jacqueline Fox
Tenor:
Neil MacKenzie
Bass:
Mark Wildman
Bass:
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent
Conductor:
John Poole

Some Musical Curiosities with Michael Berkeley including a concerto for violin and strings by the famous astronomer Sir
William Herschel , who in 1781 discovered the planet Uranus. Also three excerpts from a little-known oratorio,
Ruth, by George Tolhurst which, though meeting with great public success, was described by one distinguished critic as ' the worst oratorio in the world '. Ending at 6.5* with Beethoven's so-called ' Battle ' Symphony. Producer
ANTHONY FRIESE-GREENE

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
William Herschel
Unknown:
George Tolhurst

A feature on the theme of exploration by AIDAN HIGGINS with Norman Rodway David de Keyser
Michael Tudor Barnes
In 1931 Auguste Piccard ascended ten miles into the troposphere above
Augsburg in the enclosed gondola of a balloon. In
1960, his son Jacques descended ten miles into the Challenger Deep off Guam in a bathyscaphe. Between these points in time and space, man is observed groping in luminous darkness.
With STEVE . HODSON
CRAWFORD LOGAN. STEPHEN THORNE ,PATIENCE TOMLINSON Presenter Hugh Dickson Special sounds composed by DICK MILLS
A splendid piece of radio, rich, varied, original and arresting
(THE DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Directed by JOHN THEOCtIARtS

Contributors

Unknown:
Aidan Higgins
Unknown:
Norman Rodway
Unknown:
David de Keyser
Unknown:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown:
Auguste Piccard
Unknown:
Steve . Hodson
Unknown:
Crawford Logan.
Unknown:
Stephen Thorne
Unknown:
Patience Tomlinson
Presenter:
Hugh Dickson
Composed By:
Dick Mills
Directed By:
John Theoctiarts
Censor:
Norman Rodway
Auguste Piccard:
David de Keyser
Jacques Piccard:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Kipfer:
Nicholas Courtney
American:
Kerry Shale

An eight-part series
4: Northwards to IdlenessEnforced leisure, in the form of unemployment, is as much part of this century's industrial scene as enforced labour was of the last. A. H. Halsey spends some spare time with a brand-new leisure centre, Mick Jagger , and a stately home.

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Halsey
Unknown:
Mick Jagger

A Pastoral by Marc-Antoine Charpentier A setting from the mid-1680s of the celebrated tale of Actaeon and Diana C]IORUS, ARTS FLORISSANT S ensemble, conducted by WILLIAM CHRISTIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conducted By:
William Christie

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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