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played by Gareth Morris (flute) Joy Boughton (oboe)
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Cecil James (bassoon) David Burditt (horn)
Maria Lidka (violin)
Franz Reizenstein (piano)
Aeolian String Quartet
James W. Merrett (double-bass)


Flute: Gareth Morris
Oboe: Joy Boughton
Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Bassoon: Cecil James
Horn: David Burditt
Violin: Maria Lidka
Piano: Franz Reizenstein
Double-Bass: James W. Merrett


' Place and Value of Plainsong Today,' by Father Bernard McElligott , O.S.B.
Last of four talks on the aesthetics of Gregorian Chant


Unknown: Father Bernard McElligott

: The Writingof History—1 THE CHARACTER OF CHARLES I

Material and advice supplied by C. V. Wedgwood
Script by Jenifer Wayne
Production by Leonard Cottrell


Script By: Jenifer Wayne
Production By: Leonard Cottrell


Solomon (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent


The Development in the New Verse Second of three talks by John Lowe


Unknown: John Lowe


A weekly talk on international affairs given by a BBC staff correspondent


Part 1
Edited by Arnold Goldsbrough
Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
René Soames (tenor)
Alexander Henderson (bass)
Frederick Grinke (violin)
David Martin (violin)
James Whitehead (cello)
Arnold Goldsbrough (harpsichord) Sonata of four parts, in F (The
Golden Sonata)
In guilty night (Saul and the Witch of Endor)
(Continued in next column)
Part 2
Realised by Benjamin Britten
Joan Cross (soprano)
Peter Pears (tenor)
George James (bass) Olive Zorian (violin)
Marjorie Lavers (violin)
Norina Semino (cello)
Boris Ord (piano)
In guilty night (Saul and the Witch of Endor)
Sonata of four parts, in F (The
Golden Sonata)


Edited By: Arnold Goldsbrough
Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Tenor: René Soames
Bass: Alexander Henderson
Violin: Frederick Grinke
Violin: David Martin
Cello: James Whitehead
Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Soprano: Joan Cross
Tenor: Peter Pears
Bass: George James
Violin: Olive Zorian
Violin: Marjorie Lavers
Piano: Boris Ord


Selections from the works of W. H. Auden , C. Day Lewis , Louis MacNeice , Stephen Spender , Kenneth Allott , George Barker
Readers: C. Day Lewis
Michael Flanders , Willoughby Gray
Produced by James McFarlan


Unknown: H. Auden
Unknown: C. Day Lewis
Unknown: Louis MacNeice
Unknown: Stephen Spender
Unknown: Kenneth Allott
Readers: George Barker
Readers: C. Day Lewis
Unknown: Michael Flanders
Produced By: James McFarlan

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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