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: Domenico Scarlatti

Sonatas: D (L.424); G (L.232); G (L.487); A minor (L.429); D (L.415); D minor (L.215); B flat (L.497); B flat (L.500); G (L.304); G (L.82); A (L.236); A (L.293); D (L.107)
Played by George Malcolm (harpsichord).
(Recording of the broadcast on July 30, 1957)


Harpsichordist: George Malcolm

: Comment

A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment.
Talks on Five-Finger Exercise, a first Play by Peter Shaffer, at the Comedy Theatre, London; and on the recently published annual report of the Council of Industrial Design, reflecting on the element of mannerism and exaggeration in a good deal of supposedly 'contemporary' design.

followed by an interlude at 8.55

: Henry Wood Promenade Concert

April Cantelo (soprano), George Chitty (tenor), John Hauxvell (baritone)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate)
A section of Highgate School Choir
(Director of Music, Edward Chapman)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by Basil Cameron
from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Carl Orff
Carmina Burana for soloists, chorus, and orchestra
Sidney Harrison writes on page 6


Soprano: April Cantelo
Tenor: George Chitty
Baritone: John Hauxvell
Singers: The BBC Chorus
Singers: The BBC Choral Society
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Singers: A section of Highgate School Choir
Director of Music: Edward Chapman
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Hugh Maguire
Orchestra conducted by: Basil Cameron

: The Tale of a Child

by Josef Bard.
Patricia Hayes reads 'The Tale of a Child'
(Monday's recorded broadcast)


Writer: Josef Bard
Reader: Patricia Hayes
Incidental music arranged and conducted by: Matyas Seiber
Producer: D.G. Bridson

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