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: RECORDED IN NEW YORK

Broadcast Music in America
Talk by B. H. Haggin

Contributors

Talk By: B. H. Haggin

: AMERICAN FOLK SONGS

(orr. Aaron Copland )
The boatmen's dance: Long time ago; The dodger: Simple gifts: I bought me a cat sung bv Peter Pears (tenor) with Benjamin Britten (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Aaron Copland
Piano: Benjamin Britten

: THE IRISH STORYTELLER

* Manus
... So when he went into the forest he met with this man called Manus, and Manus says to Jack, ' Jack,' he says, ' what about a game of cards ...'
A folk tale told by Paddy Sherlock , chimney sweep of County Clare
With an introduction by Professor J. H. Delargy of the Irish Folklore Commission
Produced by David Thomson
(The recorded broadcast of July 25) First of a series of six programmes

Contributors

Told By: Paddy Sherlock
Unknown: Professor J. H. Delargy
Produced By: David Thomson

: HANDEL

Arnold Goldsbrough (harpsichord)
Suite in F sharp minor (No. 6, first collection) :
Prelude; Largo; Allegro; Gigue
Suite in G (No. 8, second collection):
Allemande; Allegro: Courante; Aria; Menuetto; Gavotta with variations; Gigue

: BRITISH FOREIGN POLICY

The Machinery of Diplomacy by Harold Nicolson
Second of a group of talks
To be repeated on January 17
Later speakers in this series: R. H. S. Crossman on Anglo-American relations as they affect Britain's attitude to the Commonwealth (January 19), and Sir George Sansom on British relations with the Far East (January 26)

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Nicolson
Unknown: R. H. S. Crossman
Unknown: Sir George Sansom

: Schoenberg GURRELIEDER

(Songs of Gurre)
Text by J. P. Jacobsen
English version by D. Millar Craig (mezzo-soprano)(bass-baritone)(tenor)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Bromley and District
Male Voice Choir
(Chorus-Master, Sidney Smith )
Thurrock Male Voice Choir
(Chorus-Master, Arthur Jones ) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum ) Conducted by Karl Rankl
Part 1
Composed in 1900-1, this is the most important work of Schoenberg's early period, being a setting of poems by the Danish poet Jens Peter Jacobsen ; the name is derived from Gurre, an ancient castle to the north of Copenhagen. The music combines the chromatic harmony of Wagner with the polyphonic complexity of Brahms; yet the thought is no pastiche of either", and the whole work is an astonishing production, especially for a young man of twenty-six. Humphrey Searle

Contributors

Unknown: J. P. Jacobsen
Mezzo-Soprano: D. Millar Craig
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: Sidney Smith
Chorus-Master: Arthur Jones
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Karl Rankl
Unknown: Jens Peter Jacobsen
Unknown: Humphrey Searle
Waldemar: Raymond Nilsson (tenor)
Tove: Sylvia Fisher (soprano)
Voice of the Wood Dove: Constance Shacklock
Peasant: Owen Brannigan
Klaus, the Foot: Dennis Stephenson
Speaker: Alvar Lidell

: IS THEOLOGY A SCIENCE?

Talk by Professor E.M, Carlsen
The speaker is an acknowledged authority in the U.S.A. on the work of the Swedish Lutheran theologians in Lund. In this talk he develops a theme that is still being discussed there; in particular, he talks about the use of the grundmotiv. Professor Carlsen recorded this talk while on a short visit to Europe to take part in a meeting of world theologians in Switzerland last July.

Contributors

Unknown: E.M, Carlsen

: GURRELIEDER

Parts 2 and 3 (Sylvia Fisher and Constance Shacklock broadcast by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
Another performance: tomorrow

Contributors

Unknown: Sylvia Fisher
Unknown: Constance Shacklock

: NEW SOUNDINGS

Introduced by John Lehtnann

Contributors

Introduced By: John Lehtnann

: BRAHMS

Quartet in A, Op. 26 played by Norbert Brainin (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Clifford Curzon (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett
Piano: Clifford Curzon

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