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: Sebastian Shaw in ' MAN AND SUPERMAN'

by Bernard Shaw
Introduced by St. John Ervine
The play produced by Peter Watts
Act 1
Roebuck Ramsden 's study, Portland Place, London
Act 2
The carriage drive of a house near Richmond
Act 3 will be broadcast on Tuesday, Act 4 on Wednesday, and the whole play on Friday, when full details are given. Hesketh Pearson writes about the play on page 5 of this issue

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Produced By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Roebuck Ramsden
Unknown: Hesketh Pearson

: Bach CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Parts 5 and 6 Suzanne Danco (soprano) Nancy Evans (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Arnold Matters (bass)
Continuo: Raymond Clark (cello)
Hubert Dawkes (harpsichord) and Hugh McLean (organ)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge Philharmonia Orchestra (a section)
(Leader, Max Salpeter ) Conducted by Boris Ord
(Arnold Matters broadcasts by permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)

Contributors

Contralto: Nancy Evans
Tenor: Peter Pears
Cello: Raymond Clark
Harpsichord: Hubert Dawkes
Harpsichord: Hugh McLean
Leader: Max Salpeter
Conducted By: Boris Ord

: PROSPECT

A monthly review of current questions in architecture and planning
Modern Architecture and the Church
Nikolaus Pevsner talks about
Basil Spence 's design for the new cathedral at Coventry
The speaker is Slade Professor of Fine Art, University of Cambridge

Contributors

Talks: Nikolaus Pevsner
Unknown: Basil Spence

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Antonio Brosa (violin)
The Leljhton Lucas Orchestra (Leader, Ronald Good )
Conductor, Leighton Lucas
Milhaud's pantomime-ballet Le Boeuf sur le Toit, based on a scenario by Jean Cocteau , was given for the first time in Paris in 1919; it was later produced in London as The Nothing-Doing Bar. The Fantasy to be heard in this concert, a continuous piece for violin and orchestra based on themes from the original work, was composed shortly after the first production of the ballet. D.C.

Contributors

Violin: Antonio Brosa
Leader: Ronald Good
Conductor: Leighton Lucas
Unknown: Jean Cocteau

: VOICE AND WORDS IN SCHOENBERG'S MUSIC

Talk by Egon Wellesz
The speaker traces the development of Schoenberg's setting of words to music from his early songs to compositions in which the voice is part of the musical texture.

Contributors

Talk By: Egon Wellesz

: FRANK BRIDGE

Quartet No. 3
Andante moderato-Allegro moderato;
Andante con moto; Allegro energico
. played by the Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Patrick Hailing (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola) Francisco Gabarro (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Francisco Gabarro

: POETRY. PUBLIC AND PRIVATE

Alex Comfort reviews the recently published Oxford Book of American Verse, edited by F. 0. Matthiessen
(The recorded broadcast of August 22)
See tomorrow at 11.0

: SEGOVIA

(guitar)

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