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'If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove: and nothing shall be impossible to you '
Talk by Robert Peel of the editorial staff of The Christian Science Monitor
The speaker describes the metaphysical basis of the Christiain Scientist's belief that a religious faith and understanding oan be applied by men practically, and even scientifically, to meet the material problem. of their daily life.


Talk By:
Robert Peel

Elizabeth Cooper (soprano)
Eileen McLoughlin (soprano) Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Philip Hattey (baritone) Norman Platt (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate)
Ralph Downes (organ)
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz)
Conducted by Edmond Appla
Part 1
"Dixit Dominus" (Vulgate, Psalm 109) - Lalande
As a chorister and later as organist at several Parisian churches Lalande had every opportunity of studying current trends in 17th-century diurdi music. Dixit Dominus, with its complex yet effective arrangement of small and large choirs, is typical of his masterly settings of the psalms.


Elizabeth Cooper
Eileen Mcloughlin
Alfred Deller
Wilfred Brown
Philip Hattey
Norman Platt
BBC Chorus
Leslie Wood
Ralph Downes
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted by:
Edmond Appla

Part 2
Although Pergolesi was only twenty-six at the time of his death in 1736 his musical output was remarkable both for its quality and variety. In the D major Mass iralianate melodies contrast with noble polyphony and classical elegance and design. Only the Kyrie and Gloria have been set, and these two movements (which date from 1733) have been edited by Edmond Appia from a manuscript in the university library of Geneva. D.S.


Edited By:
Edmond Appia

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