by Alfred de Musset with a new verse translation by Norman Cameron
Read in English by Lydia Sherwood and Robert Eddison. and specially recorded in the original French by Tania Balachova and Julien Bertheau Programme arranged and presented by Rayner Heppenstall
Talk by George Goyder
The speaker is a managing director and author of The Future of Private Enterprise.' He believes that present tensions in industry are largely the result of the survival of out-of-date notions about industry, and that it has become necessary to reform the Company Law so as to give formal recognition to the social responsibilities of industry.
Talk by Gertrude Rachel Levy
In the course of the recent excavations near Harran in south-eastern Turkey a tablet was found inscribed with a hitherto missing fragment of the ancient Near-Eastern Epic of Gilgamesh. Miss Levy, author of ' The Gates of Horn.' talks about the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Epic of Creation in relation to the Mesopotamian ritual of the Dying God. Miss Levy is at present preparing a book on the origins of the Epic and the development of the Epic Hero.
Second of two illustrated talks by Philip Hope-Wallace
In this talk Philip Hope-Wallace discusses the gradual decline of opera comique as a distinct genre when it blended with grand opera on the one hand and was ousted by operetta on the other.
(Postponed from February 14)
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