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Leon Fleisher (piano) Janet Craxton (oboe)
Oromonte String Trio Perry Hart (violin)
Margaret Major (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello)
Part 1
Given before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, London. Tickets may be obtained by applying to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Piano:
Leon Fleisher
Oboe:
Janet Craxton
Violin:
Perry Hart
Viola:
Margaret Major
Cello:
Bruno Schrecker

Werner Pelz speaks about the Austrian author Robert Musil and in particular about his novel The Man Without Qualities
Mr. Pelz compares the Anglo-French tradition of writing, where man is measured against society, the possible and the obvious, with the Russian-German one, to which Musil belongs, where man is measured against the impossible and the elusive.

Contributors

Unknown:
Werner Pelz
Unknown:
Robert Musil

Translated and read by W. S. MERWIN
The Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, is regarded in Latin America as one of the great figures in a great age of Hispanic poetry. The poems in this selection are translated from the three volumes Residence on Earth, published between 1934 and 1945.

Contributors

Read By:
W. S. Merwin

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