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: A Listen and Learn Series BACKGROUND TO MUSIC

Musical Fashions
Second of two illustrated talks by Deryck Cooke


Unknown: Deryck Cooke


In 1959 the estimated loss from damage to buildings and their contents by fire rose to £ 44 million-the highest figure ever recorded. Charles Crichton discovers more about this problem.
In the studio are:
BRYAN WESTWOOD, F.R.I.B.A., an architect with considerable experience in designing for fire prevention; GORDON LANGDON THOMAS, A.R.I.B.A., of the Joint Fire Research Organisation; N. C. STROTHER SMITH, A.M.I.E.E., director of the Fire Protection Association; EDWIN WILLIAMS. F.R.I.B.A.,
M.T.P.I., L.C.C. Architects Department News of the Week: by William Bryant


Unknown: William Bryant


A Pastoral Ballet in St. Petersburg and London
TAMARA KARSAVINA talks to Carl Wild-man about La fille mal gardée, recently revived by Frederick Ashton at the Royal Opera House.
Music and the Musical
A discussion on the British musical between LIONEL BART , composer for Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be, and CHRISTOPHER WHELEN , composer for The World of Paul Slickey.
In the chair, John Allen


Unknown: Frederick Ashton
Unknown: Lionel Bart
Unknown: Christopher Whelen
Unknown: Paul Slickey.
Unknown: John Allen

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