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Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano played by Ivry Gitlis (violin)
Ernest Lush (piano)


Violin: Ivry Gitlis


Five programmes on fairy beliefs found by Michael J. Murphy on a journey through Northern Ireland
4--Changelings, Abductions and Fairy Music
Introduced by William Hunter
Compiled and produced by Sam Hanna Bell


Unknown: Michael J. Murphy
Introduced By: William Hunter
Produced By: Sam Hanna Bell


The Griller String Quartet:
Sidney Griller (violin) Jack O'Brien (violin) Philip Burton (viola) Colin Hampton (cello)


Violin: Sidney Griller
Violin: Jack O'Brien
Viola: Philip Burton
Cello: Colin Hampton


Talk by Ronald Robinson
Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
The South African historian Jean van der Poel, in a recently published study The Jameson Raid, has argued that ̒the worst outcome of the Raid was that it interrupted the natural growth of unity in South Africa.' Dr. Robinson comments on this view of the Raid, with its suggestion that present white disunity in South Africa stems primarily from the imperialist policy of Chamberlain and Rhodes.


Talk By: Ronald Robinson

: Edinburgh International Festival RECITAL

Clifford Curzon (piano)
Irmgard Seefried (soprano) Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
Julius Patzak (tenor)
Frederick Dalberg (baritone)
Hans Gal (piano)
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1


Piano: Clifford Curzon
Soprano: Irmgard Seefried
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Tenor: Julius Patzak
Baritone: Frederick Dalberg
Piano: Hans Gal


Short story by Dorothy Parker
Read by Barbara Kelly
. To be repeated Sept. 20


Story By: Dorothy Parker
Read By: Barbara Kelly


Talk by R. H. Nolte
R. H. Nolte , an American from Yale and Oxford, gives a general introduction to series of six studies of Islam.
To be repeated on Thursday. Next talk: Friday. See page 3


Talk By: R. H. Nolte
Talk By: R. H. Nolte

: Portrait of Robert Flaherty

Drawn from the recorded voices of Robert Flaherty and Sir Michael Balcon, Michael Bell, Ernestine Evans, Frances Flaherty, Pieter Freuchen, Lillian Gish, Oliver St. John Gogarty, John Grierson , John Huston, Denis Johnston, Sir Alexander Korda,
Oliver Lawson Dick, Henri Matisse, Pat Mullen, Sir Edward Peacock, Dido Renoir,
Jean Renoir, Paul Rotha, Sabu, Sir Stephen Tallents, Virgil Thomson, Orson Welles
Narrator, Duncan McIntyre
Devised and written by Oliver Lawson Dick
Produced by W.R. Rodgers


Unknown: Robert Flaherty
Unknown: Sir Michael Balcon.
Unknown: Michael Bell
Unknown: Ernestine Evans
Unknown: Frances Flaherty
Unknown: Pieter Freuchen.
Unknown: Lillian Gish
Unknown: Oliver St.
Unknown: John Gogarty
Unknown: John Grierson
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Denis Johnston.
Unknown: Sir Alexander Korda
Unknown: Oliver Lawson Dick
Unknown: Henri Matisse.
Unknown: Sir Edward Peacock.
Unknown: Dido Renoir
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Unknown: Paul Rotha
Unknown: Sir Stephen Tallents
Unknown: Virgil Thomson.
Narrator: Duncan McIntyre
Written By: Oliver Lawson Dick
Produced By: W. R. Rodgers


Piano Concerto No. 5. In G
Op. 55 played by Alfred Brendel (piano) Vienna State , Orchestra
Conducted by Jonathan Sternberg on gramophone records


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Vienna State
Conducted By: Jonathan Sternberg


Talk by Jean Seznec
(The recorded broadcast of Aug. 27)
See Thursday at 9.25


Talk By: Jean Seznec

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