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This week's programme is devoted to the life and work of Hans Holbein the Younger
Margaret Whinney , Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art
A. E. Popham , Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum and William Coldstream, the painter
Programme introduced by Anthony West


Unknown: Hans Holbein
Unknown: Margaret Whinney
Unknown: A. E. Popham
Introduced By: Anthony West

: From Our Own Correspondent

A weekly talk on international affairs by a BBC staff correspondent


BBC Symphony Orchestra (Led by Thomas Peatfield )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Part 1


Conductor: Thomas Peatfield
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Piano: Claudio Arrau


The Original and the Translation-6
Dante : Canto 5 of ' The Inferno '


Organ Sonata No. 2 played by Nicholas Choveaux
From St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield


Played By: Nicholas Choveaux


Suite for viola and piano played by Winifred Copperwheat (viola) and Harry Isaacs (piano)


Viola: Winifred Copperwheat
Piano: Harry Isaacs

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