The first of two piano recitals of works by Berg, Schoenberg, and Webern.
Three talks by Peter Lasiett Lecturer in History in the University of Cambridge
3: The Social Revolution of our
Time and in our Country
Peter Laslett discusses the changes between 1901 and 1951 which have been very closely linked with war and peace, prosperity and depression. The fall of the middle class and victory of the working class are considered and criticised.
: second broadcast
The Basil Lam Ensemble Patrick Hailing (violin) Marjorie Lavers (violin) Peter Hailing (cello)
Basil Lam (harpsichord)
by BERTOLT BRECHT
Translated by Charlotte Lloyd and A. L. Lloyd
1: About Passports, About the Parity of Beer and Cigars, About the Love of Order with David Kossoff as Ziffel
Peter Sallis as Kalle
Narrator, Malcolm Hayes
The first of four programmes of extracts from Bertolt Brecht's posthumous collection of dialogues between two German refugees.
Elise Cserfalvi (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
by Christopher Martin
After discussing recent changes in party views and attitudes, Christopher Martin discerns an increasing sense of proportion in English politics and the arrival of a society that ' knows how to choose.'
An illustrated talk by Deryck Cooke
Nottebohm, Bekker, and Marion Scott have established a thematic interconnection between the quartets, Op. 132, 130, and 131. Deryck Cooke extends this idea to include Op. 127 and 135 and suggests that they spring from two basic ideas.
Chansons sung by Pro Musica Antiqua
Conductor, Safford Cape Bergerette savoyenne Parfons regretz Faulte d'argent
Déploration de Johannes Okeghem on a gramophone record