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Sonata for viola and piano played by William Krasnik (viola)
Olga Krasnik (piano)


Viola: William Krasnik
Piano: Olga Krasnik


Illustrated talk by Olga McDonald
Quotations read by John Chandos
The speaker gives the views of three modern critics on the finale of Schubert's Ninth Symphony, in C. The disagreement, in her opinion, lies in their response to the music, not in their judgments on it.


Talk By: Olga McDonald
Read By: John Chandos


Talk by Geoffrey Grigson on the poetry of George Crabbe


Talk By: Geoffrey Grigson
Unknown: George Crabbe


Peter Pears (tenor)
London Harpsichord Ensemble
Conducted by Edric Cundell


Tenor: Peter Pears
Conducted By: Edric Cundell


California's Sun in European Skies
Talk by J. E. Morpurgo
Fourth of a group of talks


Talk By: J. E. Morpurgo

: James McKechnie in 'THE TEMPEST'

by William Shakespeare with incidental music by Sibelius written for the theatre
The whole arranged for broadcasting by Dennis Arundell
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by Louise Hutton , Molly Rankin
David Kossoff , Charles Scott-Paton
BBC Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Produced by E. A. Harding and Dennis Arundell
Part 1


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Music By: Sibelius
Broadcasting By: Dennis Arundell
Played By: Louise Hutton
Played By: Molly Rankin
Played By: David Kossoff
Unknown: Charles Scott-Paton
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Produced By: E. A. Harding
Produced By: Dennis Arundell
Alonzo, King of Naples: Franklyn Dyall
Sebastian his brother: Lewis Stringer
Ferdinand, his son: Anthony Jacobs
Gonzalo, an honest old counsellor: Carleton Hobbs
Antonio, usurping Duke of Milan: Howieson Culff
Stephano, a drunken butler: Harry Hutchinson
Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan: James McKechnie
Miranda, his daughter: Gabrielle Blunt
Caliban, a savage deformed slave: John Slater
Ariel, an airy spirit: Allan McClelland
Trinculo, a jester: Tony Quinn


Concertino da camera, for alto saxophone and chamber orchestra played by Marcel Mule (alto saxophone)
Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Philippe Gaubert on gramophone records


Played By: Marcel Mule
Conducted By: Philippe Gaubert


sung by Les Disciples de Massenet


Magic rites and superstitions that have been associated with it in the Old and New Worlds
Talk by Redcliffe N. Salaman , F.R.S.


Talk By: Redcliffe N. Salaman


Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 played by the Griller String Quartet

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