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Symphony No. 78 played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Conductor, Ian Whyte
(Score prepared under the direction of Marion Scott )


Conductor: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Marion Scott


Extracts from Chaucer's poem arranged for broadcasting by Nevill Coghill. Produced by Stephen Potter
2—' The Prologue and the Knight's Tale'
Further extracts from the Prologue are read by Cecil Trouncer. The Knight's Tale is read by James McKechnie as the Knight, David King-Wood as Palamon, Godfrey Kenton as Arcite, and Bruce Bel f rage as Duke Theseus


Broadcasting By: Nevill Coghill.
Produced By: Stephen Potter
Read By: Cecil Trouncer.
Read By: James McKechnie
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Bruce Bel


(Fourth Concert)
BBC Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt., and Richard Austin
Part 1
Brigg Fair. an English Rhapsody
Songs of Sunset, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus, and orchestra
Nancy Evans and Redvers Llewellyn (Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham )


Conductors: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Nancy Evans
Unknown: Redvers Llewellyn
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham


An appraisal
Second of three talks by Lionel Curtis , Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford


Unknown: Lionel Curtis


Part 2
A Village Romeo and Juliet, Act 3
Freda Hart , Estelle Applin
Ethel Lyon , Eileen Pilcher
Heddle Nash , Leslie Jones
George Pragnall , Bruce Clack
(Conducted by Richard Austin )
Concert given by the Royal Philharmonic Society at the Royal Albert Hall , London


Unknown: Freda Hart
Unknown: Estelle Applin
Unknown: Ethel Lyon
Unknown: Eileen Pilcher
Unknown: Heddle Nash
Unknown: Leslie Jones
Unknown: George Pragnall
Unknown: Bruce Clack
Conducted By: Richard Austin
Unknown: Albert Hall

: Sonia Dresdel and Ralph Truman in ' THE FATHER'

by August Strindberg
Translated by N. Erichsen
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Howard Rose


Unknown: August Strindberg
Translated By: N. Erichsen
Produced By: Howard Rose
A cavalry captain: Ralph Truman
Laura, his wife: Sonia Dresdel
Bertha, their daughter: Mirren Wood
Dr Oestermark: Claude Bonser
The pastor: Alexander Marsh
The nurse: Vivienne Chatterton
NOjd: Graham Doody
The orderly: Anthony Jacobs


Alto Rhapsody: Sigrid Onegin (contralto) with the Berlin State Opera Orchestra and Berlin Doctors' Choir, conducted by Dr. Kurt Singer
Tragic Overture: London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham on gramophone records


Contralto: Sigrid Onegin
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

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