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Raymond Cohen (violin)
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins


Violin: Raymond Cohen
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins


by Barbara Stewart , Ph.D.
The speaker was Lecturer in History at Rangoon University until 1951, and numbers several members of the present Burmese Government among her past pupils. In the creation of the independent Union she sees implicit the first acceptance by rhe Burmese of the ' political ' way of life. In this talk she considers some of the long-term implications of that acceptance.
Last of three talks on Burma


Unknown: Barbara Stewart


Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C Prelude and Fugue in E minor
(The Wedge) played by Harold Darke (organ)
From St. Michael's, Cornhill
Last of three programmes


Played By: Harold Darke


by Edmund Spenser
Programme 7:
' The House of Busirane
(Being Cantos 11 and 12 of Book 3)
Produced by Louis MacNeice


Unknown: Edmund Spenser
Produced By: Louis MacNeice


The Music for Awhile Ensemble:
June Wilson (soprano)
Lily Kettlewell (contralto)
Andrew Gold (tenor)
Gordon Holdom (baritone)
Robert Keys (piano)
Dopo due lustri (Donna Caritea ) Or la, sull' onda (II Giuramento) Nel seggio placido (Andronico)
Soave immagine d'amor (Andronico)
Vicino a chi s'adora (II Giuramento)
Saverio Mercadante was one of the lesser Italian opera composers of the nineteenth century. Born near Bari in 1795, he studied in Naples and became organist at Novara Cathedral; he was appointed Director of the Conservatorio of Naples in 1840, and died thirty years later. This programme consists of excerpts from three of his operas: Andronico (written in 1822), Donna Caritea (produced in Venice in 1826) and Ii Giuramento (his greatest success, given in Milan in 1837). D. C.


Soprano: June Wilson
Contralto: Lily Kettlewell
Tenor: Andrew Gold
Baritone: Gordon Holdom
Unknown: Donna Caritea
Unknown: Saverio Mercadante
Unknown: Donna Caritea
Unknown: Ii Giuramento

: Freedom and Its Betrayal

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814)
Third of six weekly lectures by Isaiah Berlin, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
In these lectures Isaiah Berlin discusses the ideas of some sockal and political thinkers before and after the French Revolution which, in his view, have bad a greater influence both for good and evil in the twentieth century than in their own time and are now more important than ever.
In this lecture Mr. Berlin talks about Fichte's doctrine of freedom and morality as the assertion of the self, and speaks of its roots in German thought and its incompatibility with the liberal Western ideas of Fichte's time.
followed by


Unknown: Johann Gottlieb Fichte


The Manoliu Quartet:
Petru Manoliu (violin) Jules Joubert (violin)
Louis Reisacher (viola)
Fritz Moser (cello)


Violin: Petru Manoliu
Violin: Jules Joubert
Viola: Louis Reisacher
Cello: Fritz Moser


by Jocelyn Brooke
The speaker looks back at his childhood in Folkestone and describes the shifts and changes in a scene which, when he was young, stamped certain unchanging images on his mind.


Unknown: Jocelyn Brooke


Four Impromptus, Op. 17 played by Margaret Kitchin (piano)


Piano: Margaret Kitchin

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