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A new play in verse by L. A. G. Strong , with music specially composed by Elizabeth Poston and conducted by Maurice Miles. Produced by Patric Dickinson. Those taking part include Pauline Letts , Helen Spalding , Anne Cullen , Phyllis Morris , L. A. G. Strong , and Robert Irwin


Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: Elizabeth Poston
Unknown: Maurice Miles.
Produced By: Patric Dickinson.
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: Helen Spalding
Unknown: Anne Cullen
Unknown: Phyllis Morris
Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: Robert Irwin

: Liszt's 'TOTENTANZ'

played by Edward Kilenyi , with the Paris Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Selmar Meyrowitz on gramophone records


Played By: Edward Kilenyi
Conducted By: Selmar Meyrowitz


Instead of one of the best talks of past years, the broadcast tonight in this weekly series is a recording of the late A. J. Alan reading:
' The Fire Bell ' by A. J. Alan
(First broadcast in May. 1937)


Unknown: A. J. Alan
Unknown: A. J. Alan

: Public Concert of CHAMBER MUSIC

Griller String Quartet:
Sidney Griller (violin), Jack O'Brien (violin), Philip Burton ' (viola), Colin Hampton (cello) with Gethyn Wykeham-George
Part 1


Violin: Sidney Griller
Violin: Jack O'Brien
Violin: Philip Burton
Viola: Colin Hampton
Unknown: Gethyn Wykeham-George


J. Middleton Murry on Keats's ' Ode to a Nightingale.' Reader, Stephen Murray. Programme produced by Patric Dickinson


Unknown: J. Middleton Murry
Reader: Stephen Murray.
Duced By: Patric Dickinson

: Public Concert of CHAMBER MUSIC

Part 2
Commissioned from Haydn for performance' during Holy Week, at the Cathedral of Cadiz, 'The' Seven Words ' originally consisted of a series of symphonic adagios designed to follow the bishop's discourses and played as he knelt prostrate before the altar. The seven movements are preceded by an introduction and followed by a moving finale bearing the title'Terremoto.' A work of elaborate severity, it is a unique example of Haydn's religious music, which the composer himself is said to have especially preferred. The version given today, for string quartet, is one of two subsequent arrangements made by Haydn-the other being a choral version
From the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London

: Atomic Energy

The facts about atomic energy, from the night in July 1945, when the first atomic bomb was exploded in a desolate valley of New Mexico, up to the present day
Music composed by Hubert Clifford and played by an orchestra, conducted by Muir Mathieson.
Written and produced by Nesta Pain


Composed By: Hubert Clifford
Conducted By: Muir Mathieson
Produced By: Nesta Pain


3—'The Oresteia'
A talk by J. T. Sheppard , Litt.D., Provost of King's College, Cambridge


Talk By: J. T. Sheppard


BBC Singers
Conducted by Cyril Gell London String Trio:
Maria Lidka (violin), Watson Forbes (viola), Vivian Joseph (cello)
Frederick Thurston and Frank Hughes (clarinets)
R. Temple Savage (bass-clarinet)
Peter Stadlen (piano)


Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Violin: Maria Lidka
Violin: Watson Forbes
Viola: Vivian Joseph
Cello: Frederick Thurston
Clarinets: Frank Hughes
Piano: Peter Stadlen

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