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Talk by Seton Lloyd , O.B.K., F.S.A.,
Director of the British Institute of Archaeology, Ankara
An account of a tour of some of the principal sites of Greek civilisation in Asia Minor: Ephesus. Pergamum. Miletus, and Priene


Talk By: Seton Lloyd , O.B.K., F.S.A.,


London Instrumental Ensemble :
John Francis (flute) Joy Boughton (oboe)
Manoug Parikian (violin)
Bernard Davis (viola)
Ambrose Gaunttett (cello)
Enid Simon (harp)


Flute: John Francis
Oboe: Joy Boughton
Violin: Manoug Parikian
Viola: Bernard Davis
Cello: Ambrose Gaunttett
Harp: Enid Simon


Implications and Explanations by Antony G. N. Flew , Lecturer in Philosophy,
King's College, Aberdeen
In this talk the speaker discusses the suggestion that the phenomena of precognition have some bearing on the freedom of the will and that they show that causation can work backwards in time. He argues that these mistaken ideas arise from the conscious or unconscious use of an inappropriate explanatory model.


Unknown: Antony G. N. Flew


by Thomas Love Peacock
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Douglas Cleverdon
Part 1: The Villa


Unknown: Thomas Love Peacock
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon


Dorian Singers
Conductor, Matyas Seiber
Martindiale Sidwell (organ)
Echo Fantasia in A minor
Hodie Christus natus est Louez Dieu (Psalm 106)
Capriccio Chorus:
Dolciasimo ben mio Au moip de may
Variations on ' Mein jungesLeben hat ein End '
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, the solitary and outstanding figure in Dutch music of the sixteenth century, is the least known of all the great composers of the go:den age of polyphony. Born in 1562, a generation later than Patestrina, Lassus, Victoria, and Byrd, he looked back to the old contrapuntal tradition which he had learned from the writings of the Italian theorist Zarhno, and forward to the new homophonic style of the seventeenth century. The former aspecr predominates in his Psalms of David (which he set in their entirety) and the latter in his French and Italian madrigals. He was a brilliant harpsichordist and organist (crowds gathered to hear him play at the Old Church. Amsterdam), and was a pioneer in developing from the old keyboard chansons and variations the new form of the fugue, which passed through the North German school of organists and found its consummation in Bach. Deryck Cooke


Conductor: Matyas Seiber
Conductor: Martindiale Sidwell


BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Grete Scherzer (piano)


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Piano: Grete Scherzer


Talk by V. S. Pritchett
The speaker reviews a new translation. by Archibald Colquhoun , of Manzoni'snovel I Promessi Sposi,' recently published under the title of ' The Betrothed '


Talk By: V. S. Pritchett
Unknown: Archibald Colquhoun


Suite No. 6, in D, for solo cello played by Casals on gramophone records


Played By: Casals

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