St. Simon (1760-1825)
Fifth of six weekly lectures by Isaiah Berlin
Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
This lecture is concerned with the ideas of Claude Henri de Rouvroy , Comte de St Simon, who predicted, analysed, and welcomed the new centralised society of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries with disturbing accuracy.
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 26)
Last lecture: Wednesday at 9.30
Edith Osler (soprano)
Frederick Stone (accompanist)
Wandl' ich in dem Wald
Nachtlied: Der Mond kommt still gegangen
Norwegische FrUhlingsnacht Die stille Wasserrose Ich lieb' eine Blume Mein Schatz ist auf der Wanderschaft
Fruhlingsgedrange Ave Maria Schweizerlied Jagdlied
A series ofsixprogrammes arranged and introduced by Egon Wellesz
An outstanding modern interpretation of Byzantine liturgical music was heard in July this year at Utrecht during the Congress of the International Society for Musical Research. A small male-voice choir, trained by a musicologist and singer from the Ukraine, was responsible for these interpretations of Byzantine chan.ts, records of which will be heard in this programme.
by Edmund Spenser
' Mirabella and Serena; Pastorella '
(Being Cantos 8 and 9 of Book 6)
Prcduced by Louis MacNeice
Fantasy, Op. 17 played by Clifford Curzon (piano)
Last of three talks by A. R. Ubbelohde , F.R.S.
Professor of Chemistry in the Queen's University, Belfast
In this talk Professor Ubbelohde examines the light thrown on problems of natural philosophy by such wide generalisations as the Second Law of thermodynamics, particularly on the metrical study of living processes and the trend of change in time.
The A Cappella Choir
Conductor, Hans Solum
The Sandviken Menighetskor Conductor, Thorleif Aamodt
The Merritt Orchestra
(Leader. Colin Sauer )
Conductor, Kathleen Merritt
Album for Mandssang. Op. 30:
Jeg lagde mig ?a sildig: Badn-Lat; Hailing: Dae ae den storste Darlehet: Gar e ut ein Kveld; Rotmams Knut
Two Norwegian Melodies for strings,
Four Psalms. Op. 74:
Hrad est du dog skjon: Guds Son har gjort mig fri; Jesus Kristus er opfaren; I Himmelen Aften pa Hojfeldet, for oboe, horn. and strings
(Choral items recorded in Norway)
Last of a series of programmes
Talk by Robert Graves
Since publishing his book ' The Golden Fleece in 1944 Robert Graves has revised his views on the iourneyings of the Argonauts.
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 28)
Quartet in A (K.464) played by the Amadeus String Quartet