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: SCIENCE SURVEY

This week Professor E. N. da C. Andrade, F.R.S., introduces: The
Planet Neptune.' by Sir Harold Spencer Jones , F.R.S., Astronomer Royal : and ' Recent Advances In the Physiology of Vision,' by Hamilton Hartridge , M.D., F.R.S., Professor of Physiology at St. Bartholomew's Medical College

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Harold Spencer Jones
Unknown: Hamilton Hartridge

: RECITAL

Leon Goossens (oboe)
Winifred Davey (harpsichord)
BBC Singers
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Oboe: Leon Goossens
Harpsichord: Winifred Davey
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: CONTEMPORARY MUSIC AND THE LISTENER—4

During the third week of October listeners heard, in the Third Programme, Bach's ' Art of Fugue' and Hindemith's ' Ludus Tonalis ,' and it may have occurred to them to compare and contrast these two works-an old and a new testament of music. That is what William Glock is going to do in his talk this evening

Contributors

Unknown: Ludus Tonalis
Unknown: William Glock

: Saturday-Evening ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Part 1
Though Martinu, the most important modern Czech composer, has spent the greater part of his life outside his native country-chietly in France and America-he has constantly pursued his ideal of a national Czech music. His fourth symphony, laid out on the scale of the symphonic form as it was left by the later romantic composers, was completed in Massachusetts last year. Its style is individual, continuing, nevertheless, the tradition of the earlier Czech composers, Smetana. Suk, and Janacek

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik

: ' THE POET AND HIS CRITIC'

A serial survey of some contemporary verse-4 ,
The Poet: Edith Sitwell
The Critic: Henry Reed
The Readers: Catherine Lacey and Dylan Thomas
The fourth programme, introduced by the Critic, consists of further examples of the Poet's work, which they have chosen in collaboration
Presented by E. J. King Bull

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Sitwell
Unknown: Henry Reed
Readers: Catherine Lacey
Readers: Dylan Thomas
Presented By: E. J. King Bull

: Saturday-Evening ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Part 2
From the People's Palace, London

: 'HOW TO LISTEN'

With particular reference to How Not To, and a special sub-section on How Not To Broadcast
Written by Stephen Potter and Joyce Grenfell. and demonstrated by Joyce Grenfell , Betty Hardy , Gladys Young , Carleton Hobbs , Ronald Simpson. Deryck Guyler , Geoffrey Wincott , Roy Plomley , and Ivor Barnard. Produced by Stephen Potter
A new production of the ' How ' that opened the Third Programme.

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Potter
Written By: Joyce Grenfell.
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Ronald Simpson.
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Ivor Barnard.
Duced By: Stephen Potter

: Living Writers-7 E. M. FORSTER by ROSE MACAULAY

Weekly series of critiques in which one contemporary writer is examined by another, with illustrations from his work

: A Garland of Beards

An elegant anthology containing many learned and unwanted facts, trimmed and arranged by Denis Constanduros. Music composed by Roy Douglas
Produced by Michael Barsley

Contributors

Arranged By: Denis Constanduros.
Composed By: Roy Douglas
Produced By: Michael Barsley

: SCHUBERT SONGS

Settings of poems by Friedrich Schlegel , sung by Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Mary Jarred (contralto)
Roy Henderson (baritone) accompanied by Frederick Stone
Programme introduced by Mosco Carner

Contributors

Unknown: Friedrich Schlegel
Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Contralto: Mary Jarred
Baritone: Roy Henderson
Accompanied By: Frederick Stone
Introduced By: Mosco Carner

: 'THE NABARA'

by C. Day Lewis , read by Valentine Dyall.

Contributors

Unknown: C. Day Lewis
Read By: Valentine Dyall.








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