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Short story by Ernest Hemingway
Read by David Kossoff


Story By: Ernest Hemingway
Read By: David Kossoff


A programme of unusual music
Devised and introduced by Hubert Foss
Eric Halfpenny (tromba marina)
W. J. Stafford
(Northumbrian pipes)
Alfred Brown and Keith Boulding
(The tromba marina and ophicleide music is recorded)


Introduced By: Hubert Foss
Introduced By: Eric Halfpenny
Unknown: J. Stafford
Unknown: Alfred Brown
Unknown: Keith Boulding


Burma by G. L. Merrells
The speaker was a member of the Burma Civil Service from 1938 to 1948, and is now working on a study of Burmese Nationalism.
Third of a group of talks


Unknown: G. L. Merrells

: Schumann ' DICHTERLIEBE '

A cycle of poems by Heine
Pierre Bernac (baritone)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Im wunderschonen Monat Mai Aus meihen TrSnen
Die Rose. die Lilie, die Taube, die
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' Ich will meine Seele tauchen Im Rhein. im heiligen Strome Ich grolle nicht
Und wUssten's die Blumen. die kleinen Das ist ein Floten und Geigen Hor ' ich das Liedchen klingen Ein Jungling liebt ein Madchen Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen Ich hab' im Traum geweinet
Allnachtlieh im Traume seh' ich dich Aus alten Marchen
Die alten bosen Lieder


Unknown: Monat Mai
Unknown: Strome Ich
Unknown: Geigen Hor


' Porphyria's Lover'
'The Grammarian's Funeral'
Read by Paul Scofield
(Continued in next column)
'The Patriot'
' Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha'
Read by Michael Flanders
Production by Frank Hauser
Last of two programmes of dramatic monologues by Browning


Read By: Paul Scofield
Read By: Michael Flanders
Production By: Frank Hauser


Andr Gertler (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult


Violin: Andr Gertler
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult


by H. S. Goodhart-Rendel
H. S. Goodhart-Rendel describes and criticises English musical comedy- as it was in its heyday—‛ the day of the song-and-dance, of the This-Girl or the That-Girl in the title role, and of Girls, Girls, Girls in the choruses.'
He illustrates the more characteristic lyrics and musical settings of the period and claims for them a higher entertainment value than is usually provided in the larger and less intimate entertainments of today.


Unknown: H. S. Goodhart-Rendel
Unknown: H. S. Goodhart-Rendel


Julius Isserlis (piano)
Polonaise-Fantasy. Op. 61
Four Waltzes: A flat, Op. 64 No. 3;
G flat. Op. 70 No. 1; E minor. Op. Dosth.: A flat. Op. 42
Prelude in C sharp minor. Op. 45
Two Scherzos: B minor, Op. 20;
C sharp minor, Op. 39
Seventh of a series of programmes


Piano: Julius Isserlis


by Alan Pryce Jones
In September the speaker attended a conference at Geneva called ‛ Rencontres Internationales.' Among those who attended it were the German philosopher Karl Jaspers , the Swiss theologian Karl Barth , and Professor J. B. S. Haldane.


Unknown: Alan Pryce Jones
Unknown: Karl Jaspers
Unknown: Karl Barth
Unknown: Professor J. B. S. Haldane.


John Francis (flute) George Roth (cello)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Douglas Cameron (cello) Marie Korchinska (harp)


Flute: John Francis
Cello: George Roth
Harpsichord: Millicent Silver
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Cello: Douglas Cameron
Harp: Marie Korchinska

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