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Six talks by E. H. Carr Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
4: Causation in History
These talks are a broadcast version of Professor Carr's Trevelyan Lectures given earlier this year. In this talk he examines the origin of the recent widespread insistence by historians on the role of chance in history.
: second broadcast

An opera in three acts by HANDEL
Libretto by Paolo Rolli sung in Italian
Deidamia's companions, courtiers, people
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
ENGLISH CHAMBER Orchestra Led by Kenneth Sillito
Basil Lam (harpsichord continuo)
Leo Wurmser (harpsichord continuo) Bernard Richards (cello continuo) Conducted by ARNOLD GOLDSEROUGH
The action takes place on the island of Skyros at the beginning of the Trojan War. Act 1:
Scene 1. In front of the royal castle on the sea shore at Skyros
Scene 2. A garden room overlooking the surrounding countryside
Scene 3, A room

Contributors

Unknown:
Paolo Rolli
Unknown:
Kenneth Sillito
Harpsichord:
Basil Lam
Harpsichord:
Leo Wurmser
Cello:
Bernard Richards
Conducted By:
Arnold Goldserough
DEIDAMIA, daughter of King Lyco medes:
Heather Harper
NEREA, a princess and friend of Deidamia:
Doreen Murray
ACHILLES disguised as a girl under the name Pirra:
Jennifer, Vyvyan
ULYSSES, King of Ithaca under the name Antiloches:
Gerald English
Phoenix, King of Argos:
Joseph Ward
LYCOMEDES, King of Skyros:
Trevor Anthony

by Karen Blixen
The well-known Danish writer, author of Seven Gothic Tales, Out of Africa, and other works, reads an extract from her Shadows on the Grass. This book, which has an African setting, recalls Karen Blixen 's by now legendary existence on her coffee farm in Kenya more than forty years ago.
The reading was recorded in her country home in Denmark.
Recording by courtesy of Danmarks Radio

Contributors

Unknown:
Karen Blixen
Unknown:
Karen Blixen

by EUGENE IONESCO
Translated by Donald Watson with Raymond Huntley and Patricia Heneghan
Cast in order of speaking
The Bald Prima Donna byEUGENE IONESCO
Translated by Donald Watson Cast in order of speaking
Both plays produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Eugene Ionesco
Translated By:
Donald Watson
Unknown:
Raymond Huntley
Unknown:
Patricia Heneghan
Unknown:
Prima Donna
Unknown:
Eugene Ionesco
Translated By:
Donald Watson
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
The Maid:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
The Pupil:
Patricia Heneghan
The Professor:
Raymond Huntley
Presenter:
Norman Claridge
Mrs Smith:
Betty Linton
Mr Smith:
Charles Leno
Maid:
Patricia Heneghan
Mr Martin:
Bryan Pringle
Mrs Martin:
Anne Jameson
Fireman:
Harry Locke

Sonata in G sharp played by the Gruenberg-Reizenstein Duo Erich Gruenberg (violin) Franz Reizenstein (piano)
The seventh of a series including contemporary British chamber music
Feb. 17: Boyhood's End (Tippett) and Liederkrei8, Op. 24 (Schumann) sung by Alexander Young (tenor) with Rex Stephens (piano)

Contributors

Violin:
Erich Gruenberg
Piano:
Franz Reizenstein
Sung By:
Alexander Young
Piano:
Rex Stephens

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