Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7 played by Jean Pougnet (violin)
Anthony Pini (cello)
A small book with this title has recently been written in Arabic by Musa Alami, a prominent Palestinian Arab. Albert Hourani, Fellow of Magdalen College. Oxford, comments on its analysis of the causes and consequences of the Arab defeat in Palestine
A programme of unusual music
Devised and introduced by Humphrey Searle
William Herbert (tenor)
Frederick Fuller (baritone)
Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin) Eileen Grainger (viola) Bernard Richards (cello) Wilfrid Parry (piano)
Frederick Stone (harpsichord)
Talk by Viscountess Milner
George Meredith was an intimate friend of Lady Milner's father, and a near neighbour and constant visitor to the house where she grew up. In this talk, originally broadcast twelve years ago, Lady Milner draws an affectionate portrait of the novelist as she knew him.
New production of an extended series of adaptations from Geoffrey Chaucer's poem in fourteen weekly instalments
Arranged for broadcasting by Nevill Coghill
12 − 'The Squire's Tale'
Production by Stephen Potter
Lyric drama in four acts after Goethe's novel by Edouard Blau , Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann
Music by Massenet
Cast in order of singing: with orchestra conducted by Elle Cohen on gramophone records
The action takes place near Frankfurt in 1772 Actl
The Bailiff's house. A July evening
The Lindens, Wetzlar. A Sunday afternoon in September
F. J. Schonell gives the first of three talks on present theories of teaching and learning in relation to differing capacities to learn
Professor Schonell, who is head of the Department of Education in the University of Birmingham, has devoted much time to the problems of learning, and as part of a larger research programme he has established in Birmingham the Institute of Education Remedial Centre for studying the learning difficulties of intelligent children. In his first talk he considers such questions as: What is the nature of general intelligence? Do intellectual levels in individuals change ? What are the limitations of intelligence tests, and to what extent are our methods of selection for grammar schools and universities effective?
The sitting room In Albert's house.
6.0 p.m., December 24
Werther's study. Christmas Eve
Talk by . V.S. Pritchett
Fantasy In C, Op. 17 played by Edith Vogel (piano)