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: JANACEK

Liza Fuchsova (piano)
London Chamber Players
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
Miadi: suite for wind sextet
Capriccio. for piano (left hand) and wind octet

Contributors

Piano: Liza Fuchsova
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: 'A WEDDING'

Short story by G. F. Green
Read by Joan Hart

Contributors

Story By: G. F. Green
Read By: Joan Hart

: CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano)
Nancy Evans (contralto)
Richard Lewis (tenor) William Parsons (bass)
Katharine Thomson (harpsichord)
Birmingham University
Special Choir
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Maurice Clare )
Conducted by Anthony Lewis
(Continued in next column)
From the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham
(By permission of the Trustees)
Part 1
Lennox Berkeley's Four Poems were composed in 1947 at the suggestion of the late Gerald Cooper, and were performed for the first time in a Third Programme broadcast in the following year. The words are translations by Arthur Symons of po.:ms by St. Teresa, the Spanish mystic who lived from 1515 to 1582.
Mozart was eighteen when, in 1774, be composed his setting of the Litany of Loreto, in hpnour of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was designed for performance at Salzburg on the occasion of the Feast of the Translation of the Holy House of Loreto. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Contralto: Nancy Evans
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Bass: William Parsons
Harpsichord: Katharine Thomson
Leader: Maurice Clare
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Arthur Symons

: The Evolution of Human Society

Talk by Glyn Daniel, Lecturer in Archaeology in the University of Cambridge
In his recently published book "Social Evolution" Professor Gordon Childe examines the archaeological evidence for the evolution of human society and culture in prehistoric times. In this talk Dr. Daniel discusses Professor Childe's arguments and conclusions and relates them to earlier writers on social evolution.
To be repeated tomorrow

Contributors

Speaker: Glyn Daniel

: CONCERT

Part 2
Birthday Cantata: Tönet ihr Pauken
(Loud let drums thunder) Bach
This Cantata was written in honour of the birthday of Augustus Ill's consort, the Archduchess Maria Josepha of Habsburg, on December 8, 1733. A note on the score states that it was completed on the previous evening. The text is probably by Bach himself. Four of the movements also occur in the Christmas Oratorio.
H.R.
A studio performance of this concert: tomorrow

: Fay Compton Stephen Murray, Sebastian Shaw in ' THE WINTER'S TALE'

by William Shakespeare
Arranged for broadcasting in three parts and produced by E. A. Harding with music by Dennis Arundell
During each part of the play there will be a five-minute interval when the following will be broadcast;
Sixteenth-Century Keyboard Music played by Elizabeth Goble (virginals) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: William Shakespeare
Produced By: E. A. Harding
Music By: Dennis Arundell
Played By: Elizabeth Goble

: SCHUBERT

Quartet in G
Moderato; Minuetto (Allegretto); Lento e patetico; Zingara (Andantino) played by Edward Walker (flute) Julian Bream (guitar) Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)

Contributors

Flute: Edward Walker
Guitar: Julian Bream
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards








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