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Three Variations on a Theme played by the Roth String Quartet on gramophone records


James Joll reviews Professor Gulik's book of this title and some other recent books on the Austrian Republic


Unknown: James Joll

: J. S. BACH

Peter Pears (tenor)
London Chamber Singers
George Malcolm
(organ and harpsichord)
London Chamber Orchestra
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
Prelude, Cantata 31: Der Himmel lacht
Motet: Der Geist hilft unsrer
Schwachheit auf
Aria: Seht. was die Liebe thut (Cantata 85: Ich bin ein guter Hirt)
Adagio for oboe and strings (Easter
Oratorio) (Oboe solo, J. McCarthy )
Aria: Ja. tausendmal Tausend (Cantata 43:. Gott fahret auf mit Jauchzen)
Cantata 50: Nun ist das Heil und die
(Fifth of six concerts of music by Bach.


Tenor: Peter Pears
Singers: George Malcolm
Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Unknown: J. McCarthy


Humphrey Hare comments on Swinburne's drama
He shows how its composition was not an isolated poetical act, but ' a philosophic lament for our earthly state ' which fused in a single master-piece the diverse elements of Swinburne's earlier writing. Quotations are read by Cecil Day Lewis. Mary O'Farrell , and Marjorie Anderson


Unknown: Humphrey Hare
Read By: Cecil Day Lewis.
Read By: Mary O'Farrell
Read By: Marjorie Anderson

: Light Orchestral Concert HALLE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Laurance Turner )
Conductor, John Barbirolli


Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: John Barbirolli


by Anton Chekhov
Adapted for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham from the translation by George Calderon
Produced by E. J. King Bull


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Broadcasting By: Barbara Burnham
Translation By: George Calderon
Produced By: E. J. King Bull


Symphonic Studies, Op. 13 played by Solomon (piano)


First of two talks by O. D. Darlington , D.sc, F.R.S.
In this talk Dr. Darlington suggests that scientific discovery necessarily tends to undermine the spiritual, intellectual, and material foundations of society; and that established authorities therefore tend in self-defence to suppress or ignore the findings of research


Unknown: O. D. Darlington


sung by Tatiana Preston (soprano) accompanied by Frederick Stone


Soprano: Tatiana Preston
Accompanied By: Frederick Stone

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