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: Musical Curiosities: 5

A programme of unusual music Introduced by Professor E.J. Dent
Wilfrid Parry (piano) Murray Dickie (tenor) Douglas Craig (bass) Ernest Frank (bass) Norman Platt (bass) Frederick Stone (piano)
London Wind Players
Conductor, Harry Blech

(Murray Dickie broadcasts by arrangement with the New London Opera Company; Douglas Craig, with the Administrator of Sadler's Wells; Norman Platt, with the English Opera Group)


Presenter: Professor E.J. Dent
Pianist: Wilfrid Parry
Tenor: Murray Dickie
Bass: Douglas Craig
Bass: Ernest Frank
Bass: Norman Platt
Pianist: Frederick Stone
Musicians: London Wind Players
Conductor: Harry Blech


Talk by Glyn Daniel , Lecturer in Archaeology at Cambridge
Air photography helps archaeologist. historian, and human geographer in the study of earlier civilisations. Crop, soil. and shadow marks leave an indelible and characteristic impression of each succeeding culture on the surface .of the earth


Talk By: Glyn Daniel


A cycle of poems by Heine
Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Im wunderschdnen Monat Mai Aus meinen Tranen
Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die
Wenn ich in deine Augen sell' Ich will meine Seele tauchen Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome Ich grolle nicht-
Und wlissten's die Blumen, die kleinen Das ist ein Floten und Geigen Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen Ein Jungling liebt ein Madchen Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen Ich hab' im Traum geweinet
Allnachtlich im Traume seh' ich dich Aus alten Marchen
Die alten bosen Lieder


Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Monat Mai


Second of a series of reports on the Soviet point of view as expressed in the Soviet press and broadcasts directed to listeners in the U.S.S.R.
Compiled by members of the BBCs foreign news department


Piano Sonata in E flat (K.282)
Quintet in E flat (K.407), for horn and strings
Piano Sonata in D (K.576)
Dennis Brain (horn) Harry Blech (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola)
Jean Stewart (viola)
Douglas Cameron (cello)
Joan Davies (piano)


Horn: Dennis Brain
Violin: Harry Blech
Viola: Keith Cummings
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Douglas Cameron
Piano: Joan Davies


by Paul Raynal
English version by Cecil Lewis
Production by E. J. King Bull
' The Unknown Warrior ' (' Le Tom-beau soua l'Arc de Triomphe ') was presented for the first time in English on February 5. 1928


Unknown: Paul Raynal
Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Production By: E. J. King
A French soldier: Anthony Jacobs
The father: Austin Trevor
Aude, a girl of twenty: Rachel Gurney


' The Garden of Fand ' played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt. on gramophone records


Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham


by Virginia Woolf
Read by Mary O'Farrell


Unknown: Virginia Woolf
Read By: Mary O'Farrell

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