Frederick Grinke (violin)
Kendall Taylor (piano)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
Bernard Shore (viola) Gerald Moore (piano)
Talk by Wilfred Thesiger
During his recent expedition to Oman, described in a broadcast last month, Wilfred Thesiger spent some time hawking with Arab sheikhs. His talk gives a picture of this traditional sport of the desert.
Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 played by the Busch String Quartet:
Adolf Busch (violin)
Bruno Straumann (violin) Hugo Gottasmann (viola)
Hermann Busch (cello)
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
A new poem by C. Day
Lewis See paragraph on page 11
Part 1: ' Dialogue at the Airport'
Readers: Alan Wheatley
Leonard Sachs , Basil Taylor
or 'Love in the Stocks'
A romantic ballad opera in two acts
Words by Harold Child
Music by Vaughan Williams
(Continued in next column)
Villagers, pedlars, soldiers
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by John Clement. s)
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Presented by Mark Lubbock
Scene: A small town in the Cotswolds ip the early nineteenth century
A fair in an open field near the town. Morning. April 30
Mary the Constable's daughter:
Aunt Jane the Constable's sister:
John the butcher:
Jan van Der
Hugh, the drover:
A shell-fish seller:
A primrose seller:
A ballad seller:
Indonesia by Patrick O'Donovan
Patrick O'Donovan, Far East Correspondent of The Observer, has recently returned from a tour of the Far East. He gives his impressions of conditions and opinions as he found them in Indonesia.
Fourth of a group of talks
The market place in the town. Early Tuesday morning. May 1
by Alfred Cobban, Ph.D. , Reader in Modern French History in the University of London
Nowadays we often under-estimate the part played in life, and therefore in history, by accident and chance. The story of the Diamond Necklace is an unusual illustration of the way in which the unexpected enters into the course of history —in this case, the history of the France of Marie Antoinette.
Piano Sonata in B flat
(Op. posth.) played by Clifford Curzon
Second of two talks by Professor Gilbert Ryle
In his first talk Professor Ryle criticised the traditional distinction between mind and body. But what of thoughts that are not accompanied by actions As we have such thoughts, do they not juslify the distinction between mind and body? In this talk Professor Ryle re-examines the nature of consciousness and persists in his criticism of the distinction.