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
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played by Edward Kilenyi , with the Paris Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Selmar Meyrowitz on gramophone records
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)
Griller String Quartet:
Sidney Griller (violin), Jack O'Brien (violin), Philip Burton ' (viola), Colin Hampton (cello) with Gethyn Wykeham-George
J. Middleton Murry on Keats's ' Ode to a Nightingale.' Reader, Stephen Murray. Programme produced by Patric Dickinson
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
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
A talk by J. T. Sheppard , Litt.D., Provost of King's College, Cambridge
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)