Mrs. G. ST. AUBYN , 'The Difficult Child '-I
THIS is the first of two talks, within the series, on The Difficult Child.' Today Mrs. St. Aubyii will discuss the problem in general, and in the second she will deal with it rather more particularly. Despite the attention it now receives, the ' difficult ' child is probably no more a problem of today than of yesterday; but education tends more and more to attempt an understanding of the individual child rather than children collectively, and this has brought to light the need to understand all special characteristics and idiosyncrasies, since therein, probably, lies the key to the child's development.
FEW of us know much about the little country that stretches along the south coast of the Gulf of Finland, Estonia. The Estonians, who number close on a million, are, nevertheless, a picturesque people, given, from morning till night, anywhere and everywhere, to singing the national songs, of which they have so rich a store. Madame Aino Kallas, who is giving this talk, is the wife of the Estonian Ministerm London and the author of ' The White Ship ' and other volumes of stories.
Sung by ANNE THURSFIELD (Soprano)
Chansons do Bilitis (1898) (Songs of Bilitis)
La flute do Pan (Pipes of Pan)
Le chevelure (The Coif)
Le tombeau des Naiades (The Tomb of the Naiades)
La Grotte (1904) (The Grotto)
Colloque sentimental (1904) (A sentimental colloquy)
Le temps a laissee son manteau (1904) (Time has cast its mantle)
LAST week Dr. Lionel Giles carried his illuminating survey of the historical and political development of China from the mythical and legendary periods to the stability under the Han dynasty. This week he will carry the survey forward to the birth of the Chinese Republic, discussing en route the invasion of barbarian tribes and tho division of the Empire into North and South, the ' Twilight Ages,' the reunification of the Empire, the Golden Age of the T'ang dynasty, the Manchu conquest and the great emperors of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
The Last of the Series
Relayed from the People's Palace,
Mile End Road
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, S. KNEALB
Conducted by Sir LANDON RONALD and PERCY PITT
Doris VANE (Soprano)
EFFIE KALISZ (Pianoforte)
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