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Harry Danks (viola d'amore)
Robert Collet
(piano and harpsichord)


Viola: Harry Danks
Piano: Robert Collet


A philosophical discourse by Professor John Baillie
Principal of New College, Edinburgh
This talk is a shortened version of an address given in Edinburgh last August during the visit of the British Associanon.
Professor Baillie treats the relation of science to religion as a principle that arises not so much between two men-the man of science and the man of faith-but as the problem that emerges when the man of science and the man of faith are the same man and the two entities to be related are elements in a single mind.


Unknown: Professor John Baillie


Sonata No. 1 in F sharp minor played by Desiree MacEwan (piano)


Piano: Desiree MacEwan


Stevie Smith reads and comments on some of her poetry


Unknown: Stevie Smith


Symphony No. M, in B
Coronation Mass in D minor
Adele Leigh (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
Raymond Nilsson (tenor)
Scott Joynt (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Keith Jewell (organ)
London Classical Orchestra
(Leader, Thomas Carter )
Conductor, Trevor Harvey
Another performance: tomorrow. See p. 5
This is the seventh in the series of programmes of Haydn's choral works. The next programme in the series, on August 20, will include the Mass in B flat (Maria Theresa ); and on August 2 a concert including Haydn's Great Organ Mass, conducted by Georges Enesco , will be broadcast from Glyndebourne.


Soprano: Adele Leigh
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: Raymond Nilsson
Bass: Scott Joynt
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: Keith Jewell
Leader: Thomas Carter
Conductor: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Maria Theresa
Conducted By: Georges Enesco


A monthly review of current questions in architecture and town planning
The Planner and the Crisia by Wilfred Burns A.M.I.C.E., A.M.T.P.I.
The speaker examines the effect of our toonomic difficulties on the theory and practice of town planning, and considers in particular the relation of short- to long-term planning.


Unknown: Wilfred Burns


A story-cycle translated from the medieval Welsh by W. M. Merchant
Read by Jill Balcon. Robert Harris
Robert Rietty , Leonard Sachs
Gerik Schjelderup , Ronald Simpson
Music composed by Peter Crossley-Holland and played by Douglas Moore (horn) and the composer (minstrel's harp)


Unknown: W. M. Merchant
Read By: Jill Balcon.
Read By: Robert Harris
Unknown: Robert Rietty
Unknown: Leonard Sachs
Unknown: Gerik Schjelderup
Unknown: Ronald Simpson
Composed By: Peter Crossley-Holland
Horn: Douglas Moore


An die Hoffnung (second version) An die ferne Geliebte sung by Arnold Matters (baritone) with Ernest Lush (piano)


Sung By: Arnold Matters
Piano: Ernest Lush


A monthly review of cultural and political trends in the U.S.S.R.
The Northern Sea Route
Terence Armstrong. Research Fellow at the Scott-Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, talks about Soviet exploitation of the North-East Passage


played by the Wigmore Ensemble: Geoffrey Gilbert (flute) Maurice Clare (violin)
William Pleeth (cello)
Marie Korchinska (harp)
Wilfrid Parry (piano)


Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Violin: Maurice Clare
Cello: William Pleeth
Harp: Marie Korchinska
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

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