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: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
The Jacques Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, John Pritchard

Contributors

Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: John Pritchard

: NEW MESONS

by C. F. Powell F.R.S.
Professor of Physics in the University of Bristol
In the second of two talks Professor Powell reviews the present state of our knowledge of matter and mesons, and refers particularly to recent discoveries in this field. (This is a revised version of a talk given in November.)

Contributors

Unknown: C. F. Powell F.R.S.

: ST. GEORGE UPON PARNASSUS

A recorded programme of the festival of St. George in the Greek village of Arachova, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus
Recorded and described by Amice Calverley
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon

Contributors

Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon

: CHAMBER MUSIC

Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Robert Masters String Quartet:
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
Kinloch Anderson (piano)
(The songs are recorded)
First of a series of programmes of chamber music by Schumann and songs by Faure .

Contributors

Piano: Benjamin Britten
Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Piano: Kinloch Anderson

: SOCIAL EVOLUTION

Talk by Gordon Childe
Professor Childe argues that the progressive changes in human culture disclosed by archaeology differ both from the parallel lines of growth Herbert Spencer called ' social evolution,' and from organic evolution proceeding by variation and differentiation as described by Darwin. He illustrates his argument by reference to the cultural sequence in Britain down to Roman times.

Contributors

Talk By: Gordon Childe
Unknown: Herbert Spencer

: ' THE PAGEANT OF CAIN'

A masque for broadcasting by W. S. Merwin with music composed and directed by John Hotchkis
Chorus: Bee Duffell , Eric Phillips ,
Jacqueline Thompson , Neil Tuson , and Marjorie Westbury
Production by Terence Tiller

Contributors

Broadcasting By: W. S. Merwin
Directed By: John Hotchkis
Unknown: Bee Duffell
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Jacqueline Thompson
Unknown: Neil Tuson
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Production By: Terence Tiller
Adam: Abraham Sofaer
Eve: Betty Hardy
Abel: Martin Starkie
Cain: Anthony Jacobs
Narrator: Derek Hart

: GEORGE HENSCHEL

Serbisches Liederspiel , Op. 32
Schlimm für die Manner; Das bose Jahr; An die Nachtigall; Der Knabe an die Mutter; Unter dem Mandelbaum; Todtliche Krankheit ; Ich vergonn' es ihm; Die Braut; Der bezauberte Knabe; Die gefangene Nachtigall
'Music for Awhile ' Ensemble :
June Wilson (soprano)
Lily Kettlewell (contralto)
Alexander Young (tenor) Gordon Holdom (baritone)
Robert Keys (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Serbisches Liederspiel
Unknown: Todtliche Krankheit
Soprano: June Wilson
Contralto: Lily Kettlewell
Tenor: Alexander Young
Baritone: Gordon Holdom
Piano: Robert Keys

: CORRESPONDENCES

Talk by J.M. Cocking
Lecturer in French
In King's College, London
Baudelaire, quoting E. T. A. Hoffmann and Swedenborg, maintained that all art is mystic revelation of the symbolism of the universe, which is a reflection or ' correspondence ' of God. J. M. Cocking discusses the importance of this idea to Symbolism and Impressionism.

Contributors

Talk By: J.M. Cocking
Unknown: E. T. A. Hoffmann
Unknown: J. M. Cocking

: ' L'APRES-MIDI D'UN FAUNE'

Eclogue for orchestra
(after Mallarme) by Debussy followed by Mallarme' poem read in French by Jean Vilar and in Aldous Huxley 's English translation by Martin Starkie
The programme ends with Debussy's ' Syrinx'

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Vilar
Unknown: Aldous Huxley
Translation By: Martin Starkie

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