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BOSTON SYMPHONY
Overture: The Corsair (Berlioz)
Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH
8.13* Piano Concerto in G major
(Ruvel)
LORIN HOLLANDER (piano)
Conducted by ERICH LEINSDORF
8.35* Ballet Music: Jeu de cartes
(Stravinsky)
Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Charles Munch
Piano:
Lorin Hollander
Conducted By:
Erich Leinsdorf
Conducted By:
Charles Munch

Movements from Don Quixote
9.13* Viola Concerto in G major
ULRICH KOCH (viola)
LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS
Directed by RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER on a gramophone record

Contributors

Viola:
Don Quixote
Viola:
Ulrich Koch
Directed By:
Rudolf Baumgartner

(Ninth year)
BBC's annual competition for amateur choirs from England, Scotland
Wales, and Northern Ireland and for the first time Norway, Sweden
Denmark, and Finland
International Contest
This week
CHILDREN'S CHOIRS
From Northern Ireland GROSVENOR HIGH SCHOOL Conductor, RONALD LEE v.
From Finland
HELSINKI CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR Conductor, HEINZ HOFMANN
FOLK SONG GROUPS
From Denmark
COPENHAGEN CHAMBER CHOIR Conductor, ARNE BERTELSEN V.
From Sweden
UPPSALA ACADEMY CHAMBER Choir Conductor, DAN-OLEF STENLUND
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY
Produced by Charles Beardsall

Contributors

Conductor:
Ronald Lee
Conductor:
Heinz Hofmann
Conductor:
Arne Bertelsen
Introduced By:
John Hobday
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

Introduced by JOHN LADE
Building a Library: Beethoven's Septet in E flat major by JOHN WARRACK
Recent Piano Records: ROBERT HENDERSON
Recent Organ Records: FELIX APRAHAMIAN

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Lade
Unknown:
John Warrack
Unknown:
Robert Henderson
Unknown:
Felix Aprahamian

Music from opera and ballet with the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY and MARIA GOLTARA (soprano) WILLY CARON (tenor)
Introduced by JOHN DUNN
Produced by Alan Abbott

Contributors

Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Soprano:
Maria Goltara
Tenor:
Willy Caron
Introduced By:
John Dunn
Produced By:
Alan Abbott

with Jimmy Kingsbury

12.30* Sports Parade
Introduced by Liam Nolan
Weather Forecast at 12.55

1.0 Sporting Chance
The Resident Team Alan Clarke, Maurice Edelston, Peter West v. City of Bath School for Boys, Bath
Question Master, John Snagge
Produced by John Fenton
From City of Bath School, Bath
Broadcast on April 13 (Light)

Cricket
1.30 Round the Counties
The second of a series of four programmes on the prospects for the coming season
This week: The Midlands
Peter Cranmer talks to the County Captains of Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire
2.40 West Indies v. Australia
E. W. Swanton talking from Georgetown, British Guiana, about the Third Test Match between the West Indies and Australia

1.45 Motor Racing
Robin Richards looks ahead to Monday's meeting at Goodwood and talks to some of the people concerned

2.0 Talking Sport
with sports personalities and about events in the news

2.10 Lawn Tennis
Max Robertson talks about the prospects of the British Hard Court Championships which begin at Bournemouth on Monday

2.15 Boxing
Harry Carpenter talks about next Tuesday's Heavyweight contest at Wolverhampton between the British and British Empire Champion, Henry Cooper ,' and Chip Johnson of the U.S.A,

2.25 Motor Cycle Racing
Meet Derek Minter
Murray Walker talks to ace British rider Derek Minter at his home near Whitstable about his preparations for the International road racing season which gets into full swing this Easter weekend

Racing
2.50 The Rosebery Stakes a handicap race over one-and-a-quarter miles
3.25 The 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes over seven furlongs
Commentary by Peter Bromley
Summary by Roger Mortimer
From Kempton Park
4.55* Racing Results

Rugby Union
3.5: 3.40 Scotland v. South Africa
Commentary on this afternoon's International by Robert Hudson and John Downie with comments and summaries from David Christie
From Murrayfield

4.30 Association Football
Commentary by Alan Clarke and Simon Smith on one of this afternoon's English League matches

5.0* Sports Report
Introduced by Liam Nolan
Produced by Angus Mackay

Classified Football Results at 5.0 and 5.50

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Kingsbury
Introduced By:
Liam Nolan
Unknown:
Team Alan Clarke
Unknown:
Maurice Edelston
Unknown:
Peter West
Produced By:
John Fenton
Talks:
Peter Cranmer
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Talks:
Max Robertson
Talks:
Harry Carpenter
Unknown:
Henry Cooper
Unknown:
Chip Johnson
Unknown:
Derek Minter
Talks:
Murray Walker
Unknown:
Derek Minter
Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Roger Mortimer
Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Unknown:
John Downie
Unknown:
David Christie
Commentary By:
Alan Clarke
Commentary By:
Simon Smith
Introduced By:
Liam Nolan
Produced By:
Angus MacKay

3: Alien Communication by DERWENT MERCER, Lecturer in Physics,
University of Southampton
You may be able to travel to other worlds, and meet the local inhabitants, but how will you communicate with them? Dr. Mercer discusses some of the solutions to this problem which have been suggested by authors of science fiction.
Second broadcast
Alien Sociology: April 27

A play about childhood during the First World War
Based on his own novel by F. C. BALL with Peter Claughton
Carleton Hobbs , John Sharp and Betty Hardy
Continued in next column
Musical direction, JOHN BECKETT Produced by DAVID THOMSON
Third broadcast

Contributors

Novel By:
F. C. Ball
Unknown:
Peter Claughton
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
John Sharp
Unknown:
Betty Hardy
Unknown:
John Beckett
Produced By:
David Thomson
Narrator:
Carleton Hobbs
Grandad:
John Srarp
Father:
Peter Claughton
Mother:
Betty Hardy
Old gal:
Miriam Margoyles
The Boy:
Patricia Hayes
The Girl:
Cecilic Chevreau
The boy's sweetheart:
Martina Mayne
Her sister:
Marise Hepworth
Wishfort:
Edward Burnham
Uncle Cyril:
Trader Faulkner
The compere of the concert:
Leigh Crutchley
Mr Fish:
Eric Francis
Headmaster:
Eric Phillips
Housemaid:
Anna Wing

by H. W. R. WADE
Professor of English Law in the University of Oxford
Professor Wade compares the British and American methods of exercising a national control over industry. Their manners are very different but the results are similar.

Contributors

Unknown:
H. W. R. Wade

Part 2: Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 9, In E flat major (K.271) (Jeunehomme-Konzert)
10.10* Overture: Lucio Silla
Recording of a public concert given at the Fairfield Concert Hall. Croydon. on September 30. 1964

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucio Silla

Like the raga in Indian classical music, the maqam is a melodic mode on which a piece of music is based.
DEBENBHATTACHARYA talks about the classical maqam tradition of Syria and Iraq and introduces recordings he has made in Damascus and Baghdad.
Second broadcast

Network Three

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