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Octet In E flat, Op. 20 played by the Whitehead String Ensemble


Recording of a talk given in 1937 by Frank Gerald , in which he described his experiences of the ' Gold Rush ' in Western Australia in 1892


Unknown: Frank Gerald


Joan Alexander (soprano)
William Herbert (tenor)
Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Charles Spinks (organ)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Maurice Clare )
Conducted by Anthony Lewis
Organ Concerto No. in B flat
Chandos Anthem No. 11a: Let God arise
Organ Concerto No. 10, In D minor
Fourth of a series of programmes of Handel's organ concertos and Chandos anthems.


Soprano: Joan Alexander
Tenor: William Herbert
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Maurice Clare
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis


Six lectures by E. H. Carr
Some reflections on the social and political changes of the last century and a half
2-From Competition to Planned Economy
The speaker describes the process by which competition destroyed itself and paved the way for monopoly, which has in turn created the foundations of a planned economy, and he then discusses the relation of planning to socialism and to democracy.


Unknown: E. H. Carr


Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)
Maurice Clare (violin)
Frederick Riddle (viola)
William Pleeth (cello)
Marie Korchinska (harp)


Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke
Violin: Maurice Clare
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Cello: William Pleeth
Harp: Marie Korchinska


I-The Urban Nomads
Compiled by Douglas Cleverdon and Laurence Kitchin from the conversations recorded by Henry Mayhew with Harry Locke , Joe Sterne
Charles Leno , Harry Fowler
Ernest Jay. Charles Lamb Vida Hope , Diana Maddox
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
In 1951 Henry Mayhew published the first volume of his * London Labour and the London Poor: the condition and earnings of those that will work, cannot work, and will not work,' which consists mainly of verbatim reports of his conversations with men and women who followed every kind of occupation in mid-Victorian London. (The recorded broadcast of April 23)


Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: Henry Mayhew
Unknown: Harry Locke
Unknown: Joe Sterne
Unknown: Charles Leno
Unknown: Harry Fowler
Unknown: Ernest Jay.
Unknown: Charles Lamb
Unknown: Vida Hope
Unknown: Diana Maddox
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Henry Mayhew
Mayhew: Carleton Hobbs


Piano Sonata No. 2, in B flat minor
Op. 36 played by Irene Kohler


Played By: Irene Kohler


A series often readings from the English translation by René Hague 10-Charles returns to Aix. The trial and death of GueneJun
Reader, Hallam Fordham
Music composed by Antony Hopkins (Recordingof the broadcast on May 2. 1949)


Composed By: Antony Hopkins


Rondo Brillant in B minor, Op. 70
Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
Hephzibah Menuhin (piano) on gramophone records


Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Hephzibah Menuhin


by Patrick Kavanagh
In this radio essay the poet Patrick Kavanagh describes some of the reflections that passed through his mind while on a visit to London from Dublin. All the greatest experiences,' he says, the things we remember, the things our imaginations seize upon, happen in our childhood when we couldn't care less, when. in fact, we were thinking of other things.*


Unknown: Patrick Kavanagh
Unknown: Patrick Kavanagh

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