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Sonatas for violin and harpsichord, edited by Lionel Salter :
No. 8. in G
No. 2. in D minor
No. 5, in G minor
No. 7. in D minor played by Jean Pougnet (violin) and Ernest Lush (harpsichord)


Edited By: Lionel Salter
Violin: Jean Pougnet


' Ophelia '
Written for broadcasting by G. W. Stonier
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
Incidental music composed by Elizabeth Lutyens
Conducted by Edward Clark
After the play scene in Hamlet we do not meet Ophelia again until Act 4. Scene 5. when she suddenly appears 'mad.' Tonight's programme is an attempt by a contemporary writer to bridge this gap


Broadcasting By: G. W. Stonier
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Composed By: Elizabeth Lutyens
Conducted By: Edward Clark
Ophelia: Joyce Redman
Hamlet: Cyril Cusack
Horatio: Alan Wheatley
Gertrude: Mary O'Farrell
Claudius: Abraham Sofaer
Jenny, maid to Ophelia: Anne Cullen
First soldier: Andrew Churchman
Second soldier: Stanley Groome
Third soldier: Charles Leno


Joan Alexander (soprano)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Frederick Riddle (viola)
(Continued in next column)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Part 1


Soprano: Joan Alexander
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult


Bonamy Dobree , Professor of English Literature at the University of Leeds, criticises this week's dramatic productions in the Third Programme


Unknown: Bonamy Dobree


Part 2
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

: From Our Own Correspondent

A weekly talk on international affairs given by a BBC staff correspondent


A series of programmes devised by Ernst H. Meyer
4-Seventeenth-Century Dutch,
Belgian, and French Music
Music by Pierkin, Hacquart, Lully, Benedictus a San Josepho, Verdier, Rosiers, and Dumont
Margaret McArthur (contralto)
Ernest Lush (harpsichord)
Chamber Orchestra
(Led by Raymond Cohen )
Conducted by Arnold Goldsbrough
Next programme in this series: August 6


Unknown: Ernst H. Meyer
Contralto: Margaret McArthur
Harpsichord: Ernest Lush
Unknown: Raymond Cohen
Conducted By: Arnold Goldsbrough

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