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A series of programmes devised by Ernst H. Meyer
9- Seventeenth-Century Music
Music by Stradella. Dumont. Weckmann,
Benedictus a San Josepho, and Locke Trevor Anthony (bass)
Ernest Lush (harpsichord)
Chamber Orchestra
(Led by Raymond Cohen )
Conducted by Arnold Goldsbrough
Last programme in this series


Unknown: Ernst H. Meyer
Music By: Stradella. Dumont.
Bass: Locke Trevor Anthony
Unknown: Raymond Cohen
Conducted By: Arnold Goldsbrough


A Dilemma of Modern Physics
A talk by Professor N. F. Mott , F.R.s.
Two rival theories of the nature of light have played an important part in physical science. According to one theory, a beam of light consists of a stream of particles or corpuscles. while according to the other it consists of waves in some medium that fills all space. New experimental facts, discovered about the year 1900. led Einstein to suggest that light behaves sometimes like waves and sometimes like particles. Moreover, this curious dual behaviour was later shown to be a property not only of light but also Of cathode rays or electrons.
Professor Mott discusses the explanation of this behaviour-an explanation which is part of the modern theory of matter known as quantum mechanics or wave mechanics


Talk By: Professor N. F. Mott


Conductor, Luigi Castellazzi


Conductor: Luigi Castellazzi

: Harold Warrender

William Fox and • Helen Have in 'THE IMPORTANCE
A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by Oscar Wilde
Produced by Hugh Stewart


Produced By: Hugh Stewart
John Worthing, j P: William Fox
Algernon Moncrieff: Harold Warrender
Cecily Cardew: Beryl Laverick
Hon Gwendolen Fairfax: Mary Martlew
Lady Bracknell: Helen Haye
Rev Canon Chasuble, D D: Arthur Young
Miss Prism: Muriel Aked
Merriman: William Trent
Lane: Anthony Jacobs


A talk by Robert Eisler , d.sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Eisler's thesis is that astrology has declined from a daring attempt to explain the world scientifically into a dangerous superstition influencing large numbers of people. He asserts that it demands serious sociological study.
Dr. Eisler, an Austrian, is author of The Royal Art of Astrology and has written books on many subjects ranging from economics to the history of religion. In 1935 he was elected Wilde Lecturer to the University of Oxford, but was interned in Dachau by the Germans before he was able to take up the post


Talk By: Robert Eisler


Parry Jones (tenor)
BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London


Tenor: Parry Jones
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conducted By: Basil Cameron


A talk on Dante and his works by Sir Ronald Storrs


Unknown: Sir Ronald Storrs


Septet in E flat, Op. 20 played by members of the Czech Nonet:
Emil Leichner (viola) Vilém Kostecka (viola) Jaroslav Blazek (cello)
Frantisek Hertl (double-bass)
Oldrich Pergl (clarinet)
Josef Hobik (horn)
Antonin Hotovy (bassoon)


Viola: Emil Leichner
Cello: Jaroslav Blazek
Double-Bass: Frantisek Hertl
Clarinet: Oldrich Pergl
Horn: Josef Hobik
Bassoon: Antonin Hotovy

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