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: Contemporary British Composers 3-BENJAMIN FRANKEL

Max Rostal (violin)
Frederick Thurston (clarinet)
Douglas Cameron (cello)
Winifred Davey (piano)
Blech String Quartet:
Harry Blech (violin), Lionel Bentley (violin), Keith CUmmings (viola), Douglas Cameron (cello)
Trio for clarinet. cello, and piano,
Op. 10
Sonata for solo violin. Op. 13 String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15

Contributors

Clarinet: Frederick Thurston
Cello: Douglas Cameron
Piano: Winifred Davey
Violin: Harry Blech
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Keith Cummings
Viola: Douglas Cameron

: Howard Marion-Crawford in ' GRETTIR THE STRONG'

An adaptation of the Icelandic Saga
Written and produced by Louis MacNeice
Music by Matyas Seiber
The Saga of Grettir is as well known as that of Njal , but differs from it by being predominantly the story of one man and also by containing a strong supernatural element. Grettir was a real man of extraordinary strength who spent most of his life as an outlaw. He was killed in A.D. 1031

Contributors

Produced By: Louis MacNeice
Music By: Matyas Seiber
Asmund, Grettir's father: Bryan Powley
Asdis, Grettir's mother: Susan Richards
Gretti: Howard Marion-Crawford
Thorsteinn Dromund, his half-brother: Julian Somers
Skapti: Martin Lewis
Glam: Francis de Wolff
Illugi, Grettir's brother: Malcolm Hayes
Glaum: Harry Hutchinson
Thorbjom Angle: Stanley van Beers
Thurid: Margrat Duncan

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

L'Orchestre National de Radiodiffusion Francaise
Conductor, Manuel Rosenthal
Part 1

Contributors

Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal

: ' THE TRAGEDY OF MAN'

Frederick C. Copleston , s.J., talks about Martin Heidegger , the German philosopher who influenced the French philosophy of existentialism

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick C. Copleston
Unknown: Martin Heidegger

: The Case for Prose: 4

by Edward Sackville-West
The passages of English imaginative prose to be read in tonight's programme have been chosen by Edward Sackville-West. They are taken principally from the writings of De Quincey, on whose life and work Mr. Sackville-West is an authority. The readers are Cecil Trouncer and Alan Wheatley
Next programme in this series: August 3

Contributors

Speaker/writer: Edward Sackville-West
Reader: Cecil Trouncer
Reader: Alan Wheatley








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