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String Quartet No. 5, Op. 121 in F sharp minor played by the Element Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello)
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 2)
The last of five programmes in which all Regers string quartets have been played.


Sylvia Cleaver
Dorothy Hemming
Norman Jones

An episode from ' The Pleasant and Delectable Historie of John Winchcombe , otherwise called Jacke of Newberie,' by Thomas Deloney
Arranged for broadcasting by Sasha Moorsom
Produced by Peter Duval Smith with Alun Owen and Douglas Blackwell
Songs composed and incidental music arranged by Patrick Savill and played by Robert Doninglon (treble viol)
Desmond Dupre (tenor viol) Edith Lake (viola da ganiba)
Stanley Taylor (treble recorder)
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 3)
Jacke of Newberie was first published in 1597. It can be counted the first realistic novel in English.


John Winchcombe
Thomas Deloney
Broadcasting By:
Sasha Moorsom
Produced By:
Peter Duval Smith
Alun Owen
Arranged By:
Patrick Savill
Played By:
Robert Doninglon
Desmond Dupre
Stanley Taylor
Thomas Deloney (as the storyteller):
Hugh Burden
John Winchcombe:
Jan van Der Gucht
The Widow:
Patience Collier
The Tanner:
John Sharp
The Tailor:
Cyril Shaps
The Parson:
Robert Bernal
A Musician:
Dafydd Havard
Widow's Gossip:
Vivienne Chatterton
Sir John the Priest:
Owen Berry

A study in Church and State by Joseph Crehan , s.J.
A new judgment on the personal role of Cardinal Pole in negotiating England's return to the Catholic allegiance under Queen Mary Tudor. This programme is based on Father Crehan's study of some hitherto neglected documents in the - British Museum, arranged for broadcasting by Michael Stephens.
Narration by T. S. Gregory with Robert Harris as Cardinal Pole
David King-Wood as Priuli, Pole's secretary and Patience Collier, David Garth
Joseph O'Conor
followed by an interlude at 8.25


Joseph Crehan
Queen Mary Tudor.
Broadcasting By:
Michael Stephens.
T. S. Gregory
Robert Harris
David King-Wood
David Garth
Joseph O'Conor

A Choral and Orchestral Concert in association with the Congress of the International Society of Musicology
Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor)
John Whitworth (counter-tenor)
William Herbert (tenor)
George James (bass)
Jack Westrup (harpsichord)
Lance Bowen (cello continuo)
BBC Midland Chorus
BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, Ernest Element)
Conducted by Anthony Lewis
From Rhodes House. Oxford
Part 1
Overture and Curtain Tune: Timon of Athens
Ode: If ever I more riches did desire Dances from The Fairy Queen
Marriage Ode: From hardy climes


Margaret Field-Hyde
Alfred Deller
John Whitworth
William Herbert
George James
Jack Westrup
Lance Bowen
Conducted By:
Anthony Lewis

(Concert continued)
Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday:
Come, ye sons of art
The two oties in the first part of this concert are taken from the forthcoming new volume of the Purcell Society's complete edition of the works of the composer, edited by Anthony Lewis.
This is the fourth of a series of six programmes including verse anthems, motets, and odes by Purcell.


Edited By:
Anthony Lewis.

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