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Overture: Semiramide (Rossini) ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
7.16* Venusberg Music (Tannhäuser) (Wagner)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
7.29* Incidental music: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by RAFAEL KUBELIK on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By:
Herbert von Karajan
Conducted By:
Rafael Kubelik

Vaughan Williams and Holst A Choral Fantasia (Holst) JANET BAKER (soprano) RALPH DOWNES (organ)
THE PURCELL SINGERS and the ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by IMOGEN HOLST
9.22* Partita for double string orchestra (Vaughan Williams)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Soprano:
Janet Baker
Soprano:
Ralph Downes
Conducted By:
Imogen Holst
Conducted By:
Sir Adrian Boult

ALFREDO CAMPOLI (violin) VALERIE TRYON (piano)
ALFRED KITCHIN (piano) followed by a record of Bach's motet. Lobet den Herrn. performed by the Stuttgart Boys' Choir and Stuttgart Bach Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Gerhard

Contributors

Violin:
Alfredo Campoli
Piano:
Valerie Tryon
Piano:
Alfred Kitchin
Conducted By:
Wilhelm Gerhard

A programme in which musicians sketch in the background of their musical life and introduce the music.
This week
VIVIAN JOSEPH introduces
The London String Trio
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin) Quintin Ballardie (viola) Vivian Joseph (cello) who play

Contributors

Introduces:
Vivian Joseph
Violin:
Emanuel Hurwitz
Viola:
Quintin Ballardie
Cello:
Vivian Joseph

Prelude: Khovanshchina
(Mussorgsky)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
2.36* Autumn (The Seasons)
(Glazunov)
CONCERT ARTS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ROBERT IRVING
2.47* Fantasy on Russian Themes
(Rinsky-Korsakov, arr. Kreisler)
NATHAN MILSTEIN (violin) with orchestra
Conducted by ROBERT IRVING
2.56* Mazurka (A Life for the Czar) (Glinka)
MONTE CARLO OPERA ORCHESTRA Conducted by Louis FREMAUX
3.2* March. Op. 99 (Prokofiev) MONTE CARLO OPERA ORCHESTRA Conducted by LOUIS FREMAUX
3.5* Waltz and Polonaise (Eugene Onegin) (Tchaikovsky)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by GEORGE WELDON on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By:
Robert Irving
Violin:
Nathan Milstein
Conducted By:
Robert Irving
Conducted By:
Louis Fremaux
Conducted By:
Louis Fremaux
Conducted By:
George Weldon

St. John Passion sung in English on gramophone records
ELIZABETH HARWOOD (soprano) HELEN WATTS (contralto) PETER PEARS (tenor)
ALEXANDER YOUNG (tenor) DAVID WARD (bass) HERVEY ALAN (bass)
CHOIR OF
KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON
Directed by DAVID WILLCOCKS

Contributors

Soprano:
Elizabeth Harwood
Contralto:
Helen Watts
Tenor:
Peter Pears
Tenor:
Alexander Young
Bass:
David Ward
Bass:
Hervey Alan
Directed By:
David Willcocks

A choice of records for the under twenties
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
This week's programme indudes
Shostakovich's Piano Concerto played by the composer and music by Brahms and Britten

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Parker

Supplementary Series
The theme for this year's series is Art in Britain
4: Eighteenth-century furniture:
The Craftsman and Dilettante
Speaker, DELVES
MOLESWORTH Keeper , Department of Woodwork. Victoria and Albert Museum , London
Produced by George Walton Scott
These broadcasts are part of a coloured prints of all the main paintings and black and white illustrations of all the other works discussed. together with background quarterly and a stiff-backed folder is included to house the year's are 35s... and should be sent to BBC Publications (AE 68). P.O. Box 123. London. W.I.

Contributors

Unknown:
Molesworth Keeper
Unknown:
Albert Museum
Produced By:
George Walton Scott

Lesson 27
A la piscine
Introduced by KATIA ELLIS with the help of LOUiS BLONCOURT
Written and produced by Elsie Ferguson
Language consultant, Paul Couster
A booklet and records are avaflable

Contributors

Introduced By:
Katia Ellis
Produced By:
Elsie Ferguson
Unknown:
Paul Couster

by David Jones
Read by the author

For some years David Jones has been engaged on inter-related pieces of writing concerned with Roman soldiers garrisoned in Judaea at the time of the Passion. Some excerpts from this work, such as The Wall and The Tribune's Visitation, have already been broadcast. In this fragment. The Fatigue, the term is used in the Army sense of a fatigue-party detailed haphazardly for a chance duty - in this case, the Crucifixion.

Contributors

Author/Reader:
David Jones

In Parasceve (Lamentations)
Vexilla Regis
Stabat Mater sung by the CHOIR OF THE
CARMELITE PRIORY, KENSINGTON Conductor, JOHN MCCARTHY
From St. Paul's Church,
Knightsbridge, London
The second of a series of. thirteen

Contributors

Unknown:
Vexilla Regis
Unknown:
Stabat Mater
Conductor:
John McCarthy

Network Three

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