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: University of London Union INTER-VARSITY DEBATE

The Motion:
That industrial civilisation is degrading to mankind
Proposed by Ivan Yates
(Pembroke). Treasurer of the Union, Oxford University
Seconded by John Waldron
University College of Galway and Alan C. Robertson
Aberdeen University
Opposed by Derek Slater
Manchester University
Seconded by J. Denis Brown
Kings s College. University of London and Robert Elmore
University College of North Staffordshire
In the chair: James S. Rowe
(University College), President of the University of London Union
Commentator, Henry Riddell
From the University Assembly Hall,
London University

Contributors

Unknown: Ivan Yates
Unknown: Derek Slater
Unknown: James S. Rowe
Commentator: Henry Riddell

: HALLE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Laurance Turner)
Conductor, Sir John Barbirolli
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) i Part 1
Harold Rutland writes on page 13

Overture: The Italian Girl in Algiers - Rossini
Pavane - Fauré
Tambourin (first broadcast performance in this country) - Duruflé
Poeme de l'amour et de la mer - Chausson

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier

: HOW GARRICK SPOKE SHAKESPEARE

Talk by David Abercrombie
Illustrated byIan Catford
In 1775 Joshua Steele published ' An essay towards cstab'ishing the melody and measure of speech, to be expressed and perpetuated by peculiar symbols.' From a transcription the book contains it is possible to reproduce the manner in which Garrick delivered the ' To be or not to be ' soliloquy in Hamlct.
See ' Both Sides of the Microphone '

Contributors

Talk By: David Abercrombie
Illustrated By: Ian Catford
Unknown: Joshua Steele

: HALLE ORCHESTRA

(Concert continued)

: PORTRAIT OF AN AIRMAN'

(Antoine de St. Exupery) by Richard Rumbold and M. F. A. Stewart
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Terence Tiller

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Rumbold
Unknown: M. F. A. Stewart
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Narrator (Richard Rumbold): Alan Wheatley
Reader: Duncan Carse
Lady Margaret Stewart: Jacqueline Thompson
Princess Bibesco: Mary O'Farrell
Paul Willert: Sam Beazley
Comtesse de St Exupery: Gladys Young
Pierre Chevrier: Martin Benson
Madame Guillaumet: Thea Wells
Neri: Alfred Burke
Didier Daurat: Arthur Ridley
Psychologist: Patience Collier
Werner von Alvensleben: Gyuri Wagner
Consuelo: Maxine Audley
General Gelee: Oliver Burt
General Corniglion-Molinier: Ralph Truman
Jean Leleu: Martin Starkie
Leon Werth: Norman Shelley

: PETER WARLOCK

René Soames (tenor)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
The Passionate Shepherd (Marlowe) After two years (Richard Aldington ) Piggesnie (anon... sixteenth century) I held love's head (Robert Herrick ) Two Songs (Arthur Symons ):
A Prayer to St. Anthony of Padua The Sick Heart
The Contented Lover (James Mabbe ) Pretty ring time (Shakespeare) Milkmaids (John Smith )
My Own Country (Hilaire Belloc ) Heracleitus (Callimachus)
Elore Lo (anon... sixteenth century)
Last of three programme* of songs by Warlock

Contributors

Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Unknown: Richard Aldington
Unknown: Robert Herrick
Unknown: Arthur Symons
Unknown: James Mabbe
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

: COUNT ORLO'

A cycle of poems by Jon Manchip White
Read by Howard Marion-Crawford

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Manchip White
Read By: Howard Marion-Crawford

: HAYDN

Trio No. 5. in E flat played by Szymon Goldberg (violin)
Anthony Pini (cello)
Lili Kraus (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Szymon Goldberg
Cello: Anthony Pini
Piano: Lili Kraus








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