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: THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Darwin and his Universe by the Rev. C. E. Raven , Regius Professor of Divinity In the University of Cambridge
Thirteenth of sixteen talks by various speakers on the Scientific Revolution

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. C. E. Raven

: NEW MUSIC

Sophie Wyss (soprano)
Gareth Morris (flute) Joan Davies (piano)
Iris Loveridge (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Flute: Gareth Morris
Piano: Joan Davies
Piano: Iris Loveridge

: THE EXISTENTIALIST HERO

Second of two talks by Iris Murdoch
The hero of the existentialist novel finds himself in a ' valueless and meaningless world.' The speaker examines the moral and political implications of his predicament.

Contributors

Unknown: Iris Murdoch

: Michael Redgrave in ' PRINCE GENJI '

A play by William Cooper based on Arthur Waley's translation of ' The Tale of Genji,
Adapted for radio by William Cooper and Mary Hope Allen
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Mary Hope Allen

Contributors

Play By: William Cooper
Unknown: William Cooper
Unknown: Mary Hope Allen
Production By: Mary Hope Allen
Storyteller: Lydia Sherwood
The Minister of the Left: Ronald Simpson
Prince Genji, his son-in-law: Michael Redgrave
Shonagon, a nurse: Muriel Aked
Lady Murasaki: Violet Loxley
Soldier: Manning Wilson
Ukon, a watchman: Roger Delgado
Yoshikiyo a young nobleman: Malcolm Hayes
Ki No Kami: Alastair Duncan
Messenger: Bryan Powley
The ex-Governor of Harima: Carleton Hobbs
His wife: Susan Richards
Lady of Akashi their daughter: Peggy Bryan
Nurse: Barbara Trevor
First priest: Martin Lewis
Second priest: Ronald Sidney

: BACH

Ceinwen Rowlands (soprano)
Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
William Herbert (tenor) Bruce Boyce (baritone)
George Malcolm (harpsichord)
Ambrose Gauntlett
(viola da gamba) John Shinebourne
(cello continuo)
London Chamber Singers
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
Cantata No. 50: Nun ist das Heil, for double chorus and orchestra
Harpsichord Concerto No. 5, in F minor
Cantata No. 205: Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus, for soloists and orchestra

Contributors

Soprano: Ceinwen Rowlands
Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Tenor: William Herbert
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Harpsichord: George Malcolm
Viola: Ambrose Gauntlett
Cello: John Shinebourne
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: THE IDEA OF A UNIVERSITY

by Lord Lindsay of Birker, Principal of the University College of North Staffordshire, and formerly Master of BalHol College, Oxford
Second of six talks in which speakers present their own view of what the nature and function of a university should be in contemporary society

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Lindsay

: SCHUBERT

Quartet in E, Op. 125 played by the Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Fourth of a series of recitals of Schubert's string quartets

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards

: TENNYSON

' The Lotos-Eaters ' and ' Ulysses '
Read by Sir Ralph Richardson
Production by Frank Hauser

Contributors

Read By: Sir Ralph Richardson
Production By: Frank Hauser

: SONGS BY SIBELIUS

Aulikki Rautawaara (soprano)
Jussi Jalas (piano)
The Leafless Tree Summer Night
And is there a thought
Swim. wild duck. on blue waves The Mill Wheel Her Message Romeo
The Diamond on the March Snow To the Evening
On the Verandah at the Seaside

Contributors

Soprano: Aulikki Rautawaara
Piano: Jussi Jalas

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