A biographical portrait
Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin. Siegmund Nissel
Peter Schidlof . Martin Lovett
Last of five programmes, each of which has included a quartet by Mozart and a quartet by a contemporary British composer.
by George Homans Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
' One of the ironies of recent social thought is that the most radical ideas have confirmed us in our prejudices, and the great innovators have played into the hands of the conformers.' This is one of Professor Homans's conclusions after reading William Whyte's recent study of conformity in American business, The Organization Man.
A melodrama for radio: with some voices and a few instruments
Composed by Max Saunders to the words of Lewis Carroll
Conducted by the composer
Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith
(Originally broadcast on Jan. 5. 1955)
A short story by Isaac Babel
Reader, David Kossoff
This tells the story of a child of poor parents who is invited to tea with the family of a rich school friend, and of his plans to keep the less reputable members of his family out of the way when his friend pays a return visit.