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A portrait of the lyric poet Robert Herrick , Vicar of Dean Prior in Devon
Written and produced by Douglas Cleverdon
Songs by Henry Lawes , Nicholas Laneare , and William Webb transcribed from contemporary song-books by Douglas Cleverdon , and arranged by Elizabeth Poston sung by Elsie Suddaby
René Soames and Diana Maddox with Zorian String Quartet
Léon Goossens (oboe d'amore) Frederick Stone (harpsichord)


Unknown: Robert Herrick
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Songs By: Henry Lawes
Songs By: Nicholas Laneare
Songs By: William Webb
Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Arranged By: Elizabeth Poston
Sung By: Elsie Suddaby
Sung By: René Soames
Sung By: Diana Maddox
Oboe: Léon Goossens
Harpsichord: Frederick Stone
Robert Herrick: Carleton Hobbs
Thomas Hunt: Arthur Young
Lueia: Julian Orde
Joan: Pauline Wynn
Julia: Diana Maddox
Prew: Molly Rankin
Dorothy: Maxine Audley
Thomasin: Cherry Cottrell
Sir William Herrick: Ivor Barnard
Lady Herrick: Gladys Young
Charles Cotton: Heron Carvic
Nicholas Wilkes: William Trent

: Edinburgh International Festival BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
From Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin


Talk by Jocelyn Brooke
The Lady. 'the Lizard, the Spider, the Man, the Frog. and the Soldier-these are some of the many varieties of British orchids about which Jocelyn Brooke speaks in this talk on the pleasures of orchid hunting. Mr. Brooke combines the descriptive flair of a poet with a specialist knowledge of his theme, as readers of his recently published autobiography The Military Orchid will remember


Talk By: Jocelyn Brooke
Unknown: Jocelyn Brooke


(Concert .continued)


The Earl of Lytton, who recently broadcast a personal reminiscence under the title of ' My Father as Ambassador,' now gives a personat impression of Wilfrid Blunt whom he knew well.


Preludes and Fugues Nos. 17-20, from
Das Wohltemperierte Clavier
Suite in D, for unaccompanied cello Preludes and Fugues Nos. 21-24 played by Anthony Pini (cello)
Ralph Kirkpatrick (clavichord)
Last of a series of three recitals


Cello: Anthony Pini
Cello: Ralph Kirkpatrick


An appreciation by Derek Patmore
Sheila Burrell and Douglas Leach
Production by James McFarlan


Readers: Derek Patmore
Readers: Sheila Burrell
Unknown: Douglas Leach
Production By: James McFarlan


Piano Sonata in D (K.576)
Quintet in E flat (K.407), for horn, and strings played by 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
Cello: Joan Davies

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