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: WEBER

Piano Sonata in A flat, Op. 39 played by Natasha Litvin

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Played By: Natasha Litvin

: THE CHANGING WORLD PICTURE

by Field-Marshal the Rt. Hon. J. C. Smuts , O.M., C.H., K.C., F.R.S.
On the occasion of the opening of the Third Programme Field-Marshal Smuts broadcast a review of world affairs. On the third anniversary of the programme Field-Marshal Smuts again considers some of the events that have occurred during the past three years, together with their implications for the future.

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Unknown: J. C. Smuts

: Covent Garden Opera Syndicate presents the Covent Garden Opera Company in « THE OLYMPIANS'

(first performance)
Opera in three acts
Libretto by J. B. Priestley
Music by Arthur Bliss
Cast in order of singing:
(Continued innext column)
The Olympians, a troupe of strolling players:
Guests, servants, dancers
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson )
Covent Garden Orchestra
(Leader, Joseph Shadwick )
Conductor, Karl Rankl Producer, Peter Brook
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
The action takes place in or near Berrasson, a small town in the South of France. Midsummer 1836
Act 1
A ground-floor room in the Golden Duck.' Morning of Midsummer Day

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Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Music By: Arthur Bliss
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Leader: Joseph Shadwick
Conductor: Karl Rankl
Producer: Peter Brook
Madame Bardeau, landlady of the ' Golden Duck: Edith Coates
The Cure, an elderly rural priest: Murray Dickie
Jean, a porter at the ' Golden Duck': Ronald Lewis
Joseph Lavatte, a rich bourgeois: Howell Glynne
Hector de Florae, a young poet: Jamea Johnston
Madeleine, Joseph Lavatte's daughter: Shirley Russell
Diana: Margherita Grandi
Bacchus: Thorsteinn Hannesson
Mars: David Franklin
Jupiter, manager of the troupe: Kenneth Schon
Alfred, a night watchman in Lavatte's house: Rhydderch Davies

: ASPECTS OF GOETHE

The First Phase
Talk by Edward Sackville West
Third of six talks

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Talk By: Edward Sackville West

: 'THE OLYMPIANS '

Act 2
A large courtyard outside Lavatte's house. Night

: MAXIM GORKY ON TOLSTOY

T. S. Gregory reads an extract from Gorky's reminiscences

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Unknown: T. S. Gregory

: 'THE OLYMPIANS'

Act 3
The back of Lavatte's house. The small hours of the next morning

: THE CHANGING WORLD PICTURE

by Field-Marshal Smuts

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Unknown: Field-Marshal Smuts

: BEETHOVEN

Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 played by the Griller String Quartet:
Sidney Griller (violin) Jack O'Brien (violin) Philip Burton (viola) Colin Hampton (cello)

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Violin: Sidney Griller
Violin: Jack O'Brien
Viola: Philip Burton
Cello: Colin Hampton

: BROADCASTING AND LITERATURE

by Alan Pryce Jones
Alan Pryce Jones has been considering various forms of broadcast material that have later been published. In this talk he puts the question: Is broadcasting making a contribution to literature?

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Unknown: Alan Pryce Jones
Unknown: Alan Pryce Jones








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