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Sonatas for harpsichord played by Aimée van de Wiele
Last of four recitals of sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti.


Played By: Aimée van De Wiele
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti.


' A Woman in the-Zoo *
. Written for radio by G. W. Stonier
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall


Unknown: G. W. Stonier
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
August Strindberg: Balliol Holloway
Freda, his second wife: Renee Asherson
The Orang-Outang: Esmé Percy


by W. W. Rostow of the Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva
An American economist, special assistant to the Executive Secretary of the Geneva Commission, compares the recent economic progress of Great Britain with that of other European countries. He was visiting Professor at Oxford. 1946-47


Unknown: W. W. Rostow

: A performance in French of 'PENELOPE'

Lyric poem in three acts by René Fauchois
Music by Gabriel Fauré
Shepherds, servants, musicians
Chorus and Orchestra of Radiodiffusion Francaise
(Chorus-Master, Marcel Briclot )
Conducted by D. E. Inghelbrecht
The action takes place in Greece in legendary times
(Continued in next column)
Act 1
A hall leading to Penelope's apartment
Act 2
A hill overlooking the sea
Act 3
The great hall in Ulysses' palace
(From Salle Gaveau. Paris. By courtesy of Radiodiffusion Francaise)


Unknown: René Fauchois
Music By: Gabriel Fauré
Chorus-Master: Marcel Briclot
Conducted By: D. E. Inghelbrecht
Ulysses, King of Ithaca: Georges Jouatte
Eumeus, an old shepherd: Pierre Froumenty
Antinous: Jean Giraudeau
Eurymachus: Bertrand Etcheverry
Leodes: Raoul Gourgue
Ctesippus: Charles Cambon
Pisander: René Deshayes
A herdsman: Pierre Maurin
Penelope: Renée Gilly
Eurycle: Ines Chabal
Cleo: Jacqueline Delusseux
Melantho: Germaine Cornay
Alcandra: Suzanne Chauvelot
Lydia: Germaine Any


An appreciation by R. A. Scott James -of the poet and dramatist who died on August 25 followed by an interlude at 10.0


Unknown: R. A. Scott James


Hurwitz String Quartet
Colin Horsley (piano)


Piano: Colin Horsley


Talk by Ormerod Greenwood on the disputed merits of this fifteenth-century poet
Illustrations read by John Laurie


Talk By: Ormerod Greenwood
Read By: John Laurie

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