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A series on the teaching of mathematics
6: Abstract and Concrete by W. W. Sawyer
Professor of Mathematics
Wesleyan University, Connecticut
A mathematician reflects on these two seemingly incompatible aspects of his subject, and the way in which they come together in the teaching process.

played by Rosemarie Wright
Sonata in F major
(Haydn Society No. 29)
Arietta con variazione in A major
Fifteenth in a series of weekly recitals to include all Haydn's fifty-two piano sonatas.


Played By:
Rosemarie Wright

Part 1
Andrew Young introduces and reads his visionary poem
Into Hades has been described as the best long poem in English since the war. In it, Canon Young describes the experience of finding himself present at his own funeral in Stonegate churchyard and thereafter travelling through his parish as a ghost and through space and time as an observer of the new heaven and the new earth.


Andrew Young

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