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Overture: Tancredi (Rossini) PHILIHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by CARLO MARIA GIULINI
7.14* Rondo brillant in E flat major
(Mendelssohn)
Peter KATIN (piano) with the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by JEAN MARTINON
7.24' Dream Pantomime (Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by Otto KLEMPERER
7.33* Symphony No. In B flat major (Schubert)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Carlo Maria Giulini
Piano:
Peter Katin
Conducted By:
Jean Martinon
Conducted By:
Otto Klemperer
Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham

Conductor and cellist
Divertimento in D major (K.136)
(Mozart)
ZAGREB SOLOISTS
8.16' Trio No. 2, in G minor
(Dvorak) with JEAN FOURNIER (violin) and PAUL BADURA-SKODA (piano)
8.42' Symphony No. 46, in B major (Haudn)
ZAGRER RADIO Symphony ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin:
Jean Fournier

A programme in which musicians sketch in the background of their musical life and introduce the music
This week
NEVILLE MARRINER introduces the Virtuoso String Trio
Neville Marriner (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola)
Francisco Gabarro (cello) who play

Contributors

Introduces:
Neville Marriner
Violin:
Neville Marriner
Viola:
Stephen Shingles
Cello:
Francisco Gabarro

Haydn Quartet series continued
ANN SCHEIN (piano)
DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET Colin Sauer (violin) Peter Carter (violin) Keith Lovell (viola)
Michael Evans (cello)

Contributors

Violin:
Colin Sauer
Violin:
Peter Carter
Viola:
Keith Lovell
Cello:
Michael Evans

Christopher Grier looks at some non-broadcast musical events taking place in London and the South-East during the coming mid-week.

News of Music Making
Concert Calendar recently celebrated its first birthday. One thing people do in a concert inter val is discuss what forthcoming concerts they are going to, and this is exactly what we do in Concert Calendar. It advertises non-broadcast musical events throughout the country.
We have a fairly regular team of musicians to introduce the programme and we also try to include interesting interpolations - in recent weeks we have heard Ursula Vaughan Williams, Alan Rawsthorne, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Anarzej Panufnik.
In Concert Calendar we cover certain regions on certain days (London and the South-East on Mondays and Fridays, the North on Tuesdays, the Midlands and East Anglia on Wednesdays and Northern Ireland or Scotland, and Wales and the West on Thursdays), but the whole country can listen to the Music Programme, and it's interesting for everyone to know what music goes on up and down this very musical country of ours.
I am continually being asked how I obtain my information about concerts. Well, I rely on our listeners. I believe that any good music given with good intent deserves an audience so all you amateur choral societies and orchestras please send me details of your performances. The address is: Concert Calendar, Broadcasting House, London, W1 - but please include all details and make sure they reach me at least three weeks before your performance. I cannot promise to mention everything, but I can promise to consider it
(Donald James)

Contributors

Presenter:
Christopher Grier

(soprano) with the ROME OPERA ORCHESTRA
Overture: Semiramide (Rossini) Conducted by Tullio SERAFIN
2.43* Aria: Depuis le jour (Act 3.
Louise) (Charpentier)
Conducted by FRANCO FERRARIS
2.50* Recitative and Aria: Ah fors'e lui: Follie! Follie! (Act 1 La Traviata) (Verdi)
Conducted by FRANCO FERRARIS 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 programme in stereophony a special receiver. cr an adapter for use with an existing receiver, is necessary. Listeners with normal VHF re-
Iceivers will hear the programme monophonically as usual.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Tullio Serafin
Conducted By:
Franco Ferraris
Conducted By:
Franco Ferraris

RALPH HOLMES (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
DERRIK OLSEN (baritone)
MELOS ENSEMBLE
Richard Adeney (flute) Peter Graeme (oboe)
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet) David Mason (trumpet)
Alfred Flaszynski (trombone) Neill Sanders (horn)
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin) Cecil Aronowitz (viola) Terence Weil (cello)
James Blades (percussion) Charles Spinks (celesta) Osian Ellis (harp) Directed by John Carewe

Contributors

Violin:
Ralph Holmes
Flute:
Richard Adeney
Oboe:
Peter Graeme
Clarinet:
Gervase de Peyer
Clarinet:
David Mason
Unknown:
Alfred Flaszynski
Horn:
Neill Sanders
Violin:
Emanuel Hurwitz
Viola:
Cecil Aronowitz
Cello:
Terence Weil
Percussion:
James Blades
Celesta:
Charles Spinks
Harp:
Osian Ellis

A series of monthly programmes in which a speaker talks about a book worth returning to
JULIAN MITCHELL on Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier with readings by ANTHONY HALL
Produced by Shirley Franklin

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Mitchell
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin

14: Viaggio a Torino
Script by Pietro Giorgetti and Elsie Ferguson
Introduced by PIETRO GIORGETTI and ARIELLO REGGIO
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Tuesday's broadcast
A booklet and records are available

Contributors

Script By:
Pietro Giorgetti
Script By:
Elsie Ferguson
Introduced By:
Pietro Giorgetti
Introduced By:
Ariello Reggio
Produced By:
Elsie Ferguson

A Metabioligical Pentateuch by Bernard Shaw
June Tobin, Tim Seely, Rosalind Knight, Geoffrey Matthews
A.D. 31.920. Summer afternoon. A sunlit glade at the southern foot of a thickly wooded hill, with the steps and columned porch of a dainty little classic temple.
Music composed by JOHN LAMBERT
Produced by H. B. FORTUIN
(Richard Pasco is appearing in 'Ivanov' at the Phoenix Theatre; Fay Compton is in 'A Month in the Country' at the Cambridge Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Unknown:
Juno Tobin
Unknown:
Tim Seely
Unknown:
Rosalind Knight
Unknown:
Geoffrey Matthews
Composed By:
John Lambert
Produced By:
H. B. Fortuin
Produced By:
Richard Pasco
Unknown:
Fay Compton
The Ghost of Adam:
Richard Pasco
The Ghost of Eve:
Renee Asherson
The Ghost of Cain:
Alec McCowen
Lilith:
Beatrix Lehmann
The She-Ancient:
Fay Compton
The Newly Born:
Susan Hampshire
The He-Ancient:
Denys Blakelock
Strephon:
Tim Seely
Chloe:
Rosalind Knight
Acis:
Brian Hewlett
Ecrasia:
June Tobin
Arjillax:
Basil Jones
Martellus:
Stephen Jack
Pygmalion:
Geoffrey Matthews
The Female Figure:
Cécile Cuevreau
The Male Figure:
Anthony Jackson
The Ghost of the Serpent:
Sheila Brennan
Youths and Maidens:
Peter Marinker
Youths and Maidens:
Michael McClain
Youths and Maidens:
Patricia Gallimore
Youths and Maidens:
Patricia Leventon
Youths and Maidens:
Miriam Margolyes
Youths and Maidens:
Elizabeth Proud
Narrator:
Allan McClelland

by KENNETH GRAHAM
' An enthusiasm for Edgar Allan Poe,' wrote Henry James. ' is the mark of a decidedly primitive stage of reflection.' In this re-examination of Poe's stories, Dr. Graham. lecturer in American Literature at the University of Southampton. argues that ' there has never been a more oppressed and restricted imagination that still produced memorable writing.'
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Graham
Unknown:
Edgar Allan
Unknown:
Henry James.

Network Three

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