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Antonio Brosa (violin) Kathleen Long (piano)


Violin: Antonio Brosa
Piano: Kathleen Long


William Clark comments on the work of James Burnham , author of ' The Managerial Revolution' James Burnham 's latest book ' The Coming Defeat of Communism ' was recently published In this country


Unknown: William Clark
Unknown: James Burnham
Unknown: James Burnham


Lyell Barbour (piano)
Preludes (Book 2)
Brouiilards; Feuilles mortes; La puerta del Vino; Les fees sont d'exquises danseuses; Bruyères; General Lavin —eccentric; La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune; Ondine; Hommage S. Pickwick, Esq., p. p.m. P.O.; Canope; Les tierce* alterrées; Feux d'artifice


by V. B. Wigglesworth , F.R.S.,
Reader In Entomology in the University of Cambridge
In this talk the speaker suggests that insects are man's chief competitors on this planet. Their destruction, however, should not be undertaken indiscriminately: a natural balance in the insect population is necessary for man's best advantage. Dr. Wigglesworth suggests that the best means of attaining such a balance may be found by blending the use of insecticides with other means of control discovered by the biologist.


Unknown: V. B. Wigglesworth


A selection made and presented by Rayner Heppenstall
Read and sung by Oliver Burt , Isla Cameron
Anthony Jacobs , Duncan Mclntyre
A second programme of ballads: February 12


Presented By: Rayner Heppenstall
Sung By: Oliver Burt
Sung By: Isla Cameron
Sung By: Anthony Jacobs
Sung By: Duncan McLntyre

: ' Music from f THE FAIRY QUEEN'

by Purcell
Adapted and arranged by Constant Lambert
Joan Alexander (soprano)
Ena Mitchell (soprano)
Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Janet Fraser (contralto)
Rene Soames (tenor)
Trevor Anthony (bass)
Boris Ord (harpsichord)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Led by Jack Kessler )
Conducted by Constant Lambert


Arranged By: Constant Lambert
Soprano: Joan Alexander
Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Contralto: Janet Fraser
Tenor: Rene Soames
Bass: Trevor Anthony
Harpsichord: Boris Ord
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: Philharmonia Orchestra
Unknown: Jack Kessler
Conducted By: Constant Lambert


The Cosmopolitan Spirit by Edward Sackville-West
Third of seven tailks
These talks are designed to illustrate the achievements of rhe 1920s which have been obscured to some extent by a reputation for frivoiity. The series illustrates selected examples as they appear a quarter of a century later.


Oda Slobodskaya (soprano)
Michael Mullinar (accompanist)
Martin String Quartet
David Martin (violin)
.Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Chansons typiques bresiliennes:
Papae curumiassu Xango
Estrella é lua nova Viola quebrada Palida Madona
Tu passaste por este jardim
String Quartet No. 8


Accompanist: Michael Mullinar
Violin: David Martin


Traditions in English Town Planning by Helen Rosenau , Ph.D.
The speaker examines the several factors that have influenced ideas in town-planning and suggests that contemporary planners may do well to take account of certain ' Utopian ' elements that have appeared in the past.


Unknown: Helen Rosenau


Cello Concerto in B minor played by Pierre Fournier
Plwlharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik on gramophone records


Played By: Pierre Fournier
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik

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