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August 14, 1964

The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 54

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Friday, August 14, 1964
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' -V : : ; :rmL and polly ; "-W v : Phil Silvers and. Polly Bergen as they appeared in an hour of sketches, songs and dances in "Just Polly and Me,""- seen recently In the United States. All-Mozart Sunday on - .In a television concert from " Vancouver, : the noted , English i pianist and r musicologist Denis 7 Matthews introduces and per- , . forms an all-Mozart program on the CBC-TV network, Sunday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.nv V .Yvf'' In the one-hour music special, Matthews is - joined by. Jack '. Kessler and Mary ' Tierney, r violinists; John Arnott, clarinet-. 1st; Rodney McLeod, Violist; Doug Kent, on the French horn; - Audrey Piggott, cellist; George Zukerman, . bassoonist." and - Warren Staanard, oboist. , ' ... The program, titled Matthews ,? and . Mozart, . presents move-meats from a number of works, including the Sonata - in E Minor, Trio in E Flat, Piano Quartet in G Minor, clarinet and wind quintets. . Well known as a ' foremost'. ' Interpreter of the music of Mozart, Denis Matthews is in : Vancouver lecturing at the Uni-varsity of British Columbia Summer School of the Arts. , ' Prior to his arrival, he com '. pieted a tour or tne south Pacific which included New Zealand. . . . :, . ; Matthews' interest in . the -wider sphere of music; In addition to his reputation as a , pianist, has made him well, known for his lectures and -lecture-recitals. He has been de scribed as "a musician of ex- ceptionai lecnnicai ana meet -vjectual gifts, displaying -a;'; remarkable memory and a rare" , grasp of form and style." : ; ' ; v , - . t ' ,. . . ' , . - , - ,'. Concert GBOT .v Bora m Coventry, England, In 1919, he was 12 when, hear- ing Beethoven's Fifth Sym-' phony for the first time, he de-' elded on a musical career. I In 1935 he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied piano with Harold Claxton and com-k position with William Alwyn. .During his days at the Acad-" emy, fie -won 16 special awards, one as "the most dis-' tinguished student" ; r ; - During a wartime stint with the Royal Air Force, he toured -the United States (in 1944-45) with the RAF : Symphony Orchestra. After the war, his reputation as a interpreter of Mozart and -Beethoven In-, creased, and he-was in demand . as a soloist with all the major British orchestras,; also as a recitalist His recordings gain-; ed wide circulation, and on the . strength of them he was invited .to perform The Well-Tempered Clavier at the Vienna Bach Festival in 1950. Since then, ' Denis Matthews has given con-v certs ' and. ' lecture-recitals in Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Poland, Egypt, South Africa, the United SUtes and Canada. , Flipper, the 'new series on CTV this Fall, brings something unusual to the television screen. Never before has " man estab-. lisbed such a close personal relationship.! with creature of the sea. The , new animal hero ' is a dolphin, whose .underwater adventures begin Sunday, Sept. '20. V. . - - . " SPACE TEAM - V ; John Marley, as head of a spacecraft plant's testing program and Jeanne Bal,v as his assistant, are seen in "The Case of the Angry Astronaut" on "Perry Mason," seen on CBOT,. Wednesdays at 8.30. This tepisode may not be shown this weekv -Mysteries How 'did the earth begin? How . did life on earth begin? ' Is there life on other planets . In the universe? , - Last October, CBCTys Hor;l v "son offered the latest scientific ; answers: to these . age - old questions in a fascinating hour entitled Denizens of Space. The - program triggered widespread -', . reaction, and letters poured into the CBC. ; ' V' A Michigan viewer. . wrote: ,. ; This was a most Informative "; " and . entertaining program. It's times like this that I feel for- -: tunate to be within range el ;V the CBC." ;ly---;t:- An Ottawa TV critic . oenv , inented: 'The old saw ' t a t : truth Is stranger than . fiction - ' ' took on new meaning - lor any .... TV fan who compared this eerie ; - story of the immense and im-personal ' cycles 1 of life 'and - death tn space with the average , ' science - fiction bit"- i ; And from British Columbia . , . school teachen "My wife and - I found it exttremely interest- . Ing, in fact lascinating v. .. . I" - 'Ic'shall certainly pass along some f of this knowledge to my pupils" ' - "Many of the writers request-, ed : copies of Lister Sinclair's , . .script-for -the program while . - yearned for repeat showing. These latter ' demands will be .; , ., i met Sunday, Aug. If, at, la Jo p.m. , EOT when' Horizon re f i r 11 vX 237 Elgin Street Of Life and Space peats Denizens 'of Space on the i CBC-TV network.'; ,;.;. A galaxy' of space authorities . ' appear ' on the program. They include: ' Sir" Bernard Lovell. . keeper of Britain's ' huge Jo-dretl Bank telescope; Prof. J. J. BronowskL one of the world's leading experts on the "new view" of space; Dr. Fred Hoyle, . professor of astronomy at Cam-. bridge University; Dr. J. Jev- erley Cke, a . former Canadian r whose theories on the universe are. taught in the United States and Dr. C F. Kuiper, an international authortiy. on the ': planets. ; " ; . , , i , - ; ;' .-. For this program. Horizon 'constructed one of the most ' I - TOina glasses Aaa rNStrnxn AOAmst mss OR BRCAKAGK ,....,.. Yikrri -- mil On Horizon ambitious sets to its series his-- ' tory. special moaeis.-iums ana slides were created to demon- ' strata the movement of planet. c 'Tony Randall, starring with Doris Day and Rock Hudson in "Send Me No Flowers," re- , cently presented co-star Hudson . with an unusual gift: a solid , wamut yo-yo, r .v- ... . ' Celia.Kaye, who wore a con- averted burlap sack ta "Isl of the Blue Dolphins" and, blue jeans In "Fargo," finally puts on - a' dress for her role In ' "Flurfy," a Universal release produced by Gordon Kay. . it' Enhance your eyes with ; new fashion frames Now , you can see clearly and ' ' distinctly ,' and look lovely, too. "; ' Our tremendous selection of " fashion-right frames , Is ' match-; 7" less! Let us check your" lenses, yj.K FER LTD; OPTICIAN ' Vi; lu-isrr; vaiss 1 !0 auai a

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