• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: KODALY

Sofcata for unaccompanied cello
Op.8 played by André Navarra

Contributors

Played By: André Navarra

: ' MASTER OF THE HOUSE'

by Dorothy Johnson
An episode from her book
' Giuliano the Innocent '
Music composed by Matyas Seiber Production by Frederick Bradnum
The action takes place in Florence in the middle of the fifteenth century

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Johnson
Composed By: Matyas Seiber
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
Lorenzo de' Medici: Anthony Jacobs
Piero de' Medici: John Turnbull
Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici: Lydia Sherwood
Mariotti: Robert Marsden
Beppo Giuliano de' Medici Warren Hearnden: John Charlesworth
Giorgio from Peretola: Aubrey Richards
Giovanni from Castello: Bryan Powley

: HAYDN

Symphony No. 22, in E flat Mass in Time of War
Ceinwen Rowlands (soprano) Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
Alexander Young (tenor)
Hervey Alan (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Charles Spinks (organ)
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Maurice Clare )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Fifth of twelve programmes of Havdn's choral works. Another performance: Wednesday, 7.10. Next concert: June 3
It was in 1796, when Napoleon's army was advancing irom Italy and threatening Vienna, that Haydn wrote his Mass in C major, to which he gave the Latin title Missa in tempore belli. The work is also sometimes known as the ' Kettledrum ' Mass. The background of war is suggested in the Agnus Dei by the use of trumpets and drums (thus anticipating Beethoven's employment of them in his Missa Solcnnis), and by the fanfare of wind instruments at the beginning of the Dona nobis pacem. H. R.

Contributors

Soprano: Ceinwen Rowlands
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: Alexander Young
Bass: Hervey Alan
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: Charles Spinks
Leader: Maurice Clare
Conducted By: Walter Goehr

: PLANNING AND PEOPLE

Research
Second of two talks by Leo Kuper on some of the assumptions behind contemporary town planning The planner's efforts to provide for the growth of a community may be frustrated by the cpnflicting attitudes and needs of actual tenants, as the speaker found during recent research in a Midlands city: is a sociological kind of tenant selection the answer, or is there an alternative to such an extension of the powers of local authorities? Leo Kuper is Lecturer in Sociology at Birmingham University.

: CHAMBER MUSIC

Irma Kolassi (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
William Armon (violin)
Henry Bronkhurst (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Irma Kolassi
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Violin: William Armon
Piano: Henry Bronkhurst

: HERBERT READ AND THE VISUAL ARTS

Talk by Basil Taylor
A collection of essays by Herbert Read has recently been published under the title ' The Philosophy of Modern Art '

Contributors

Talk By: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Herbert Read

: FRANK BRIDGE

String Quartet No. 4 played by the New London Quartet: Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Lionel Bentley (violin) Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron

: EVOLUTION AND THE FERNS

P. R. Bell , Lecturer in Botany In the University of London, talks about the history of the ferns from the beginnings of land plants to the present day. and describes some research that took him to the Andes

Contributors

Unknown: P. R. Bell

: BACH and FRANCK

Jeanne Demessieux (organ)
Prelude and Fugue in D (Bach) Fantasy in A (Franck) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Jeanne Demessieux

: Close Down









About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel