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: Pierre Corneille ' LE CID '

in a seventeenth-century English translation by J. Rutter established and completed by Merlin Thomas
Cast in order of speaking:
Incidental music from
Music for Brass Instruments by Giovanni Gabrieli
Production by E. A. Harding The action takes place in Seville
Recorded excerpts in French from the Theatre National Populaire production, directed by Jean Vilar , with Gerard Philipe as Don Rodrigue , will be broadcast on Wednesday at 7.30. Merlin Thomas writes about Le Cid in this issue.
During the interval (7.5-7.15 app.):
Orchestral music from his operas
- on gramophone, records


Translation By: J. Rutter
Unknown: Merlin Thomas
Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli
Production By: E. A. Harding
Directed By: Jean Vilar
Unknown: Gerard Philipe
Unknown: Don Rodrigue
Unknown: Merlin Thomas
Chimena: Diana Maddox
Elvira: Gladys Spencer
The Infanta: Sarah Leigh
Leonora: Susan Richards
Page: Anthony Marriott
Don Gormas, the Coun t, Chimena's father.: Ralph Truman
Don Arias: Ivan Brandt
Don Diego: Carleton Hobbs
Don Roderigo, his son: David Peel
Don Sancho: Raf de la Torre
The King,Don Fernando: Robert Harris


Violin Concerto in E
Cantata No. 21: Ich hatte viel
Frederick Grinke (violin)
Arda Mandikian (soprano)
Janet Fraser (contralto)
John Kentish (tenor)
Richard Standen (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Charles Spinks (harpsichord) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Bach's Church Cantata No. 21 was written at Weimar in 1714, for use on the Third Sunday after Trinity. It is in two parts, the first of which contains the well-known soprano aria ' Seufzer, Thranen, Kummer, Noth.'
Another programme of Bach's music, including a cantata, will be broadcast on December 9.


Violin: Frederick Grinke
Soprano: Arda Mandikian
Contralto: Janet Fraser
Tenor: John Kentish
Bass: Richard Standen
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Walter Goehr


for Advent Sunday
Conducted by Canon E. S. Abbott ,
Dean of King's College, London with a choir of students of King's College directed by the Rev. H. W. Last
When came in flesh the incarnate
Word (E.H. 13)
The Advent Collect
Reading: St. Luke 5. w. 1-11 Psalm 97
Reading: Revelation 22. w. 6-21
0 come, 0 come Immanuel (E.H. 8) Meditation
Motet: Hosanna to the Son of David
Chorale Prelude on Wachet auf
From the Chapel of / King's College, London


Conducted By: Canon E. S. Abbott


by Jack Loudan
The Rev. Patrick Bronte was born in County Down. In this talk Jack Loudan speaks of rhe Ulster background of the family and its influence on rhe writing of Patrick Bronte 's children.
(Revised version of the talk originally broadcast in the Northern Ireland Home Service)


Unknown: Jack Loudan
Unknown: Rev. Patrick Bronte
Unknown: Jack Loudan
Unknown: Patrick Bronte


String Quartet in E flat. Op. 127 played by the Busch Quartet:
Adolf Busch (violin)
Gbsta Andreasson (violin)
Karl Doktor (viola)
Hermann Busch (cello) on gramophone records
Quartet, Op. 131: Wednesday at 10.30


Violin: Adolf Busch
Violin: Gbsta Andreasson
Viola: Karl Doktor
Cello: Hermann Busch


Some Consequences of Thermodynamics
Second of three talks by A. R. Ubbelohde, F.R.S.


Unknown: A. R. Ubbelohde, F.R.S.


in the 18th and 19th centuries
Pierre Bernac (baritone) Dorel Handman (piano)
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 29)


Baritone: Pierre Bernac
Piano: Dorel Handman

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