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Gavotte (II pastor fido)
(Handel, arr. Beecham)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
7.7* Harp Concerto in F major,
Op. 4 No. 5 (Handel)
OSIAN ELLIS with the PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON
Directed by GRANVILLE JONES
7.16* Ballet scenes (Le baiser de la fee) (Stravinsky)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
7.3S* Concerto No. 2, for two wind bands and strings (Handel)
PRO ARTE ORCHESTRA Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS on gramophone records

Contributors

Harp:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown:
Osian Ellis
Directed By:
Granville Jones
Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By:
Charles MacKerras

Prelude (Pelleas et MSlisande)
(Faure)
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
11.6* Nocturne (closing scene. Act
1, Beatrice and Benedict)...Berlioz
APRIL CANTELO (soprano) and HELEN WATTS (contralto) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by COLIN DAVIS
11.18* La Valse (Ravel)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by CHARLES MUNCH on gramophone records
This programme is being broadcast experimentally on the Zenith-G.E. pilot tone stereophonic system from the VHF transmitters at Wrotham and Dover, Kent. To hear the rrogramme in stereophony a special receiver, or an adapter for use with an existing receiver, is necessary. Listeners with normal VHF receivers will hear the programme monophonically as usual.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet
Soprano:
April Cantelo
Contralto:
Helen Watts
Conducted By:
Colin Davis
Conducted By:
Charles Munch

Flute Sonata in G major (C. P. E.
Buch)
JEAN PIERRE RAMPAL (flute) ROBERT VEYRON-LACROIX (harpsichord)
11.57* Quintet in E Oat major
(Carl Stamitz )
COR COPPENS (oboe)
ARNOLD SWILLENS (bassoon) Hein MACKENZIE (horn) JAAP SCHRÖDER (viola)
JOHANN VAN HELDER (viola) on gramophone records

Contributors

Flute:
Jean Pierre Rampal
Unknown:
Carl Stamitz
Horn:
Hein MacKenzie
Viola:
Johann van Helder

MAUREEN KEETCH (soprano)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by GEORGE MALCOLM
Part 1
Mozart
Overture: Don Giovanni
12.24* Voi che sapete; Non so piu (The Marriage of Figaro)
12.32* Symphony No. 34, in C major (K.338)

Contributors

Soprano:
Maureen Keetch
Conducted By:
George Malcolm
Unknown:
Don Giovanni

played by WILHELM KEMPFF (piano)
Rondo in C major. Op. 51 No. 1
3.7* Sonata in C major, Op. 53
(Waldstein)
3.29* Six Bagatelles. Op. 126 on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano:
Wilhelm Kempff

Opera in three acts
Music by Tchaikovsky
Words by THE COMPOSER and S. K. SHILOVSKY based on the poem by Pushkin sung in Russian en gramophone records
Larina. a landowner
VALENTINA PETRO A(mezzo-soprano)
Her daughters: with the CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE BOLSHOI THEATRE
Conducted by BORIS KHAIKIN
The action of the opera takes place during the nineteenth century on a country estate near St. Petersburg, and also in the city.

Contributors

Unknown:
S. K. Shilovsky
Unknown:
Valentina Petro
Conducted By:
Boris Khaikin

by CHRISTOPHER DEARNLEY
Aeterna Christi Munera
Adoro Te Verbum supernum first broadcast performance
From the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Lambourn

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Dearnley
Unknown:
Aeterna Christi Munera
Unknown:
Adoro Te Verbum

A series on the ideas central to the major religions practised in the world today, and their influence on the lives of the. people who profess them
3: Buddhism by PROFESSOR A. L. BASHAM
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Reader, JOHN GLEN
First broadcast on November 25.
1964

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor A. L. Basham
Reader:
John Glen

Elizabethan Culture and Ideas
Nine programmes about the attitudes and beliefs of the Elizabethans
4: Traditional Society and Economic Growth
The Elizabethan period was one of the most restrictive in English economic history. ROBERT ASHTON , Professor of English History in the University of East Anglia, discusses the conflict during Elizabeth's reign betwen the forces of economic restriction and the forces of liberalisation, and in particular the struggle over the taking of interest—usury.
With readings from contemporary sources by GARY WATSON and JOHN GLEN
Produced by Howard Smith
First broadcast on February 4
Eight lectures by Joel Hurstfield on Elizabethan Government and Society: Tuesdays at 7 p.m. A paperback is obtainable

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Ashton
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Unknown:
John Glen
Produced By:
Howard Smith
Unknown:
Joel Hurstfield

June 11, 1965
An anthology of excerpts from recordings made during a reading sponsored by the Poets Co-operative including the voices of Pete Brown, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Anselm Hollo, Michael Horovitz, Christopher Logue and Adrian Mitchell.

Contributors

Performer:
Pete Brown
Performer:
Allen Ginsberg
Performer:
Anselm Hollo
Performer:
Christopher Logue
Performer:
Michael Horovitz
Performer:
Adrian Mitchell
Introduced By:
George Macbeth

String Quartet in two movements
CLAREMONT STRING Quartet Marc Gottlieb (violin)
Vladimir Weisman (violin) William Schoen (viola) Irving Klein (cello) on a gramophone record
First broadcast in this country

Contributors

Violin:
Marc Gottlieb
Violin:
Vladimir Weisman
Viola:
William Schoen
Cello:
Irving Klein

by Aeschylus
A new translation by DAVID RUDKIN with Donald Wolfit
Mary Morris , Patrick Wymark Maurice Denham , John Justin
Cast in order of speaking:
Music specially composed by JOHN BUCKLAND
Orchestra conducted by PETER GELLHORN
Produced by RICHARD IMISON
+ Second broadcast

Contributors

Translation By:
David Rudkin
Unknown:
Donald Wolfit
Unknown:
Mary Morris
Unknown:
Patrick Wymark
Unknown:
Maurice Denham
Unknown:
John Justin
Composed By:
John Buckland
Conducted By:
Peter Gellhorn
Produced By:
Richard Imison
Chorus Leader:
Maurice Denham
First Senator:
Denys Blakelock
Second Senator:
Rolf Lefebvre
Third Senator:
Stanley Illsley
Chorus:
Basil Jones
Chorus:
Alan Barry
Chorus:
Harold Reese
Atossa the Dowager Empress:
Mary Morris
A Messenger:
Patrick Wymark
Ghost of the Emperor Darius:
Donald Wolfit
Xerxes, Emperor of Persia:
John Justin

Network Three

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