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: REMINISCENCES OF DIAGHILEV

by Tamara Karsavina
(The recorded broadcast of Sept. 13)

Contributors

Unknown: Tamara Karsavina

: RECITAL

Eugenie Castle (soprano)
Josephine Lee (accompanist)
The Wigmore Ensemble:
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Frederick Riddle (viola)
William Pleeth (cello)
Marie Korchinska (harp)

Contributors

Accompanist: Josephine Lee
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Cello: William Pleeth
Harp: Marie Korchinska

: THE GREAT CONJUROR OF ENGLAND

John Dee
Talk by 1. R. F. Calder
' The Great Conjuror of England ' was the phrase applied to John Dee by many of his contemporaries, and this picture of him has persisted ever since. The speaker, however, argues that far from being a conventional practitioner of magic ' Dee was an important sixteenth-century scientist whose contribution to the atudy of mathematics was of the greatest value. Mr. Calder is a Research Fellow at Reading University and was formerly on the staff of the Warburg Institute. He has for some years been studying Dee's life and his contribution to science.

Contributors

Unknown: John Dee
Talk By: R. F. Calder
Unknown: John Dee

: 'A SATIRE AGAINST MANKIND'

with an Epilogue by John Wilmot , Earl of Rochester
(1647-1680)
Read by William Devlin
Rochester was the first of the English dandies: a famous rake and a wit. His poem * A Satire against Mankind,' a powerful attack on the egotism and vanity of the court of Charles II, was first printed as an anonymous broadsheet in 1679.

Contributors

Unknown: John Wilmot
Read By: William Devlin

: CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Margaret Rees (soprano) Maude Baker (contralto)
Emlyn Bebb (tenor)
Stanley Riley (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conducted by Raymond Agoult
This work, which is tonight receiving its first performance, was written in 1948 and dedicated to Elspeth Grant. It is divided into thirteen sections, corresponding with those of the Requiem Mass. The text, by the composer herself, begins: Breathe in us, life, and breathing let us live, and living breathe to wake. D.C.

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Rees
Contralto: Maude Baker
Tenor: Emlyn Bebb
Baritone: Stanley Riley
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conducted By: Raymond Agoult
Unknown: Elspeth Grant.
Unknown: Requiem Mass.

: FABIAN ESSAYS

1889 and 1952 A review by Canon V. A. Demant
The original volume of Fabian Essays, edited by Bernard Shaw in 1889, was a landmark in British Socialist thought. ' New Fabian Essays ' has now been published under the editorship of R. H. S. Crossman , and in this talk Canon Demant discusses whether the new Fabian Essays have taken hold of the situation today as vividly as did the old.

Contributors

Review By: Canon V. A. Demant
Edited By: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: R. H. S. Crossman

: 'BACK TO METHUSELAH'

by Bernard Shaw
Introduced by St. John Ervine
The play produced by Esmé Percy
Part 1-' In the Beginning '

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Produced By: Esmé Percy
Adam: Robert Rietty
Eve: Gudrun Ure
The Serpent: Jane Henderson
Cain: Norman Wooland
The Narrator: Geoffrey Lewis

: BACH

Das wohltemperierte Clavier
(Book 1)
Six Preludes and Fugues:
C; C minor; C sharp: C sharp minor;
D; D minor played by James Ching (piano)

Contributors

Played By: James Ching

: NEWMAN'S SISTER HARRIETT AND THE FAIRY BOWER

Kathleen Tillotson , Reader in English Literature in the University of London, talks about Harriett Mozley , who died a hundred years ago

Contributors

Reader: Kathleen Tillotson
Unknown: Harriett Mozley

: TAILLEFERRE

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

Contributors

Played By: Ivry Gitlis








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