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Piano Sonata No. 42, in D
Piano Sonata No. 43, in A flat played by Joan Davies
(The sonatas are numbered according to the Breitkopf collected edition of Haydn's works)
Twenty-third recital in this series: March 4


Played By: Joan Davies


A talk by R. H. Ward on the author of ' An Introduction to the Study of Blake.' (A volume of Plowman's letters was published after his death in 1941)


Talk By: R. H. Ward


Das musikalisches Opfer (The Musical Offering)
Fugues, canons, and a trio on a theme by Frederick the Great
London Harpsichord Ensemble:
John Francis (flute) Jack Kessler (violin) Hans Geiger (violin) Bernard Davis (viola) Hugo Linden (viola) George Roth (cello) Martin Lovett (cello)
Milicent Silver (harpischord)
Programme introduced by Anthony Lewis


Flute: John Francis
Violin: Jack Kessler
Violin: Hans Geiger
Viola: Bernard Davis
Viola: Hugo Linden
Cello: George Roth
Cello: Martin Lovett
Harpischord: Milicent Silver
Introduced By: Anthony Lewis


A talk by Wilfrid Harrison
Jeremy Bentham was born two hundred years ago. Wilfrid Harrison. Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford (Bentham's own College). examines Bentham's theories and their impact on his own and subsequent generations


Talk By: Wilfrid Harrison
Talk By: Jeremy Bentham
Unknown: Wilfrid Harrison.

: Sonia Dresdel and Sybil Thorndike in 'THE WHITE DEVIL'

A play by John Webster
(first published in 1612) Adapted for broadcasting by M. R. Ridley
Scene: Italy
Production by Felix Felton


Play By: John Webster
Broadcasting By: M. R. Ridley
Production By: Felix Felton
Monticelso, a Cardinal (afterwardsPope Paul IV): Robert Farquharson
Francisco de Medicis. Duke of Florence (Isabella's brother): Ronald Simpson
Brachiano (otherwise Paolo Giordano Ursini, Duke of Brachiano), husband of Isabella: Ralph Truman
Giovanni, his son by Isabella: Peter Scott
Lodovico, an Italian Count: Russell Napier
His friends-dependants of the Duke of Florence: Antonelli: Ewen Solon
Gasparo: Michael Hall
Camillo, husband to Vittoria, and Monticelso's nephew: Godfrey Tudor
Hortensio, one of Brachiano's officers: William Bridger
Marcello, an attendant to the Duke of Florence, and brother to Vittoria: Richard Baldwyn
Flamineo, his brother, and secretaryto Brachiano: Geoffrey Wincott
Julio, a doctor: George Owen
A lawyer: J Hubert Leslie
Isabella, sister to the Duke of Florence and wife to Brachiano: Heather Stannard
Vittoria Corombona, a Venetian lady (first married to Camillo and afterwards to Brachiano): Sonia Dresdel
Cornelia, mother toVittoria Flamineo, and Marcello: Sybil Thorndike
Zanche, a Negress servant to Vittoria: Maria Barry
Matron of the House of Convertites: Nora Nicholson
Narrator: Ian Cooper


Violin Concerto in A minor. played by Yehudi Menuhin with a symphony orchestra conducted by Georgjes Enesco
Harpsichord 'Concerto in G minor, played by Anna Linde with a string orchestra on gramophone records


Played By: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Georgjes Enesco
Played By: Anna Linde

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