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Annees de Pèlerinage played by Louis Kentner (piano)
Premiere Annee, Suisse:
Le mal du pays
Les cloches de Geneve
Deuxieme Annee, Italie:
II pensieroso
Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa Sonetto 47 del Petrarca Sonetto 104 del Petrarca


Piano: Louis Kentner


A series of talks about his work and his contributions to the history of men
8-' Archaeology and Histor'by V. Gordon Childe , Director of the Institute of Archaeology in the University of London


Unknown: V. Gordon Childe


Conductor, Boyd Neel
Elsie Suddaby (soprano)
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Leonard Brain (oboe)


Conductor: Boyd Neel
Soprano: Elsie Suddaby
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Leonard Brain

: Martha Scott with William Eythe and Stanley Maxted in 'OUR TOWN'

by Thornton Wilder
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe
Produced by Val Gielgud
Other parts played by Sydney Keith Larry Burns , Eddy Reed , and Janet Morrison


Unknown: Thornton Wilder
Broadcasting By: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Played By: Sydney Keith
Played By: Larry Burns
Played By: Eddy Reed
Played By: Janet Morrison
Stage Manager: Stanley Maxted
Dr Gibbs: Tommy Duggan
Howie Newsome: Harry Ross
Mrs Gibbs: Margaret Boyd
Mrs Webb: Lorna Davies
George Gibbs: William Eythe
Rebecca Gibbs: Tucker McGuire
Wally Webb: Alan Pearce
Emily Webb: Martha Scott
Professor Willard: Frank Cram
Mr Webb: Hal Thompson
Mrs Soames: Rita Vale
Simon Stimson: Stephen Jack
Sam Craig: J Adrian Byrne


Presented by Steuart Wilson with a section of the Choir of the Brompton Oratory, under the direction of Henry Washington
From the Brompton Oratory and Ceinwen Rowlands (soprano)
Arthur Stribley (tenor)
Kenneth Ellis (bass) West-Country Singers
West-Country Studio Orchestra
Ralph Morgan (organ)
Conducted by Reginald Redman From St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol


Presented By: Steuart Wilson
Soprano: Ceinwen Rowlands
Tenor: Arthur Stribley
Bass: Kenneth Ellis
Unknown: Ralph Morgan
Conducted By: Reginald Redman


A talk by Robert M. Hutchins , Chancellor of the University of Chicago.


Talk By: Robert M. Hutchins


Violin Sonata in G, Op. 96 played by Frederick Grinke (violin) and Kendall Taylor (piano)


Violin: Frederick Grinke
Piano: Kendall Taylor


Passages from the Bible read by Robert Speaight , and organ music played by George Thalben -Ball


Read By: Robert Speaight
Played By: George Thalben

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