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6: Meister Eckhart by R. W. SOUTHERN
Chichele Professor of Modern History,
University of Oxford
Eckhart was the first academic thinker to speak to the lay public of the late mediaeval towns. He foreshadowed some of the religious movements of modern times.
Second broadcast


Meister Eckhart

A piece for radio by GERARD McLARNON with Eleanor Summerfield and Marjorie Westbury
Second broadcast


Gerard McLarnon
Eleanor Summerfield
Marjorie Westbury
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon
Sammy Posnett:
Anthony Selby
Aunt Mu, a medium:
Marjorie Westbury
Fred, Sammy's father:
Carleton Hobbs
Maud, his mother:
Betty Hardy
Bobs, his uncle:
Norman Shelley
Vi, his sister:
Norma Griffin
Sylvia Seed, his fiancee's mother:
Pat Gilbert
The Hon Mrs de MAYVILLE:
Eleanor Summerfield
Sir Nilus Lansbury:
Deryck Guyler
Major-General Lord Kitchener of Khartoum:
Heron Carvic
Field-Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar:
Frank Duncan

DEBEN BHATTACHARYA discusses the Persian tradition of classical instrumental music and introduces some recordings he made in Teheran
Although the dastgah system is based on modal schemes, unlike the Arab maqam or the Indian riUa. it is less strict about scale pattern. followed by an Interlude at 10.56

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