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Helen Watts (contralto)
Paul Tortelier (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1
Symphony No. 40. in G minor (K.550)
Four Poems of St. Teresa of Avila, for contralto and strings....Berkeley If, Lord, thy love for me is strong; Shepherd, shepherd, hark that callingl ; Let mine eyes see thee; Today a shepherd and our kin


Contralto: Helen Watts
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz


Michael Tippett
In the first of two talks discusses the multiplicity today of contradictory ideologies, cultures, traditions thrust on us for acceptance or rejection: and how this necessity of personal choice leads as often to a sense of frustration as to a sense of direction


Unknown: Michael Tippett


Part 2
Don Quixote : fantastic variations on a theme of knightly character
Richard Strauss
(viola, Harry Danks )
Scott Goddard writes on page 7
Another performance of this concert: Sunday afternoon (Home)


Unknown: Don Quixote
Viola: Richard Strauss
Viola: Harry Danks
Viola: Scott Goddard


by Robin Marris
Fellow of King's College, Cambridge Mr. Marris considers some of the international factors likely to limit the freedom of manoeuvre of a future Labour government. In particular, he speculates on how far such a government would feel inhibited by foreign confidence in the pound, by the emigration statistics, and by the emergence of a Free Trade Area.


Unknown: Robin Marris


Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87
No. 13, in F sharp: No. 14, in E flat minor; No. 16, in D flat; No. 16, in B flat minor; No. 17, in A flat;
No. 18, in F minor played by Leonard Cassini (piano)


Piano: Leonard Cassini

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