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Extracts from the opera by Alban Berg
Introduced by Herbert Murrill
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
A complete performance: March 18


Unknown: Alban Berg
Introduced By: Herbert Murrill
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Wozzeck: Heinrich Nillius
Marie: Suzanne Danco
The Doctor: Otokar Kraus

: Anthony Jacobs in 'HE HAD A DATE'

The life story of a man who was born in 1907 and died in 1942-a fictitious character but typical of his period
Written and produced by Louis MacNeice with Molly Lawson. Susan Richards , Massimo Coen. Harry Hutchinson. Basil Jones , Duncan Mclntyre George Mitsidis, G. K. Poynter , John Sharp. and Loris Somerville
Popular songs arranged by Frank Cordell for the George Mitchell Choir and Don Raine Young Quartet


Produced By: Louis MacNeice
Unknown: Molly Lawson.
Unknown: Susan Richards
Unknown: Massimo Coen.
Unknown: Harry Hutchinson.
Unknown: Basil Jones
Unknown: Duncan McLntyre George
Unknown: G. K. Poynter
Unknown: John Sharp.
Arranged By: Frank Cordell
Arranged By: Don Raine
Tom: Anthony Jacobs
Naval Officer: Michael Hordern
Mother: Gladys Young
Father: Mark Dignam
Terry: Lewis Stringer
Striker: Ivor Barnard
Tutor: Malcolm Graeme
Jane: Julia Lang
Mary: Dorothy Smith


Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 28 played by Stefan Askenase (piano)


Piano: Stefan Askenase


The Bauhaus and Its Influence by ; J. L. Martin
Last of three talks on this experiment in aesthetic education and its influence upon contemporary architecture and design


Unknown: J. L. Martin


Symphony No. 3, in D minor played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. David Wise )
Conductor, Eduard van Beinum
Symphony No. 4: March 21


Leader: David Wise
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum


Dr. W. Stark , Lecturer in Social Study in the University of Edinburgh, talks about social forms of religious life


Unknown: Dr. W. Stark


General editor, Gerald Abraham
2-Early Polyphony
Introduced by Alec Robertson
A weekly series of programmes, the first twelve of which are a resumeof those broadcast last year


Unknown: Gerald Abraham
Introduced By: Alec Robertson


The first extract from
W. H. Auden 's Baroque Eclogue
Produced by James McFarlan


Unknown: W. H. Auden
Produced By: James McFarlan
The Poet: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Quant: MacDonald Parke
Malin: James McKechnie
Rosetta: Tucker McGuire
Emble: Hal Thompson

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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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