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Terence Beckles (piano)


Piano: Terence Beckles


Scott Goddard recalls the first performance of the opera in Venice in September 1951 and speaks about the libretto and the music with illustrations recorded by Gwen Catley and Alexander Young accompanied by John Wills
See tomorrow at 7.40


Unknown: Scott Goddard
Unknown: Gwen Catley
Unknown: Alexander Young
Accompanied By: John Wills


Italicnisches Liederbuch
Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
Gerald Moore (piano)
Book 3
Wic soll ich frohlich sein; Was soil der Zorn, me:n Schatz; Sterb' ich, so hüllt in Blumen meine Glieder; Und steht Ihr friih am Morgen auf; Benedeit die sel'ge Mutter; Wenn du, mein Licbster, steigst zum Himmei auf; Wie viele Zeit verlor
-ich; Wenn du mich mit den Augen streifst; Gesegnet sei das Griin; 0 war' dein Haus durchsichtig wie tin Glas; Heut' Nacht erhob ich mich; Nietht langer kann ich singen; Schweig' einmal still; 0 wiisstest du, wic viel ich deinetwegen; Verschling' der Abgrund meines Liebsten Hiitte ; Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen


Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Liebsten Hiitte

: The Reith Lectures THE WORLD AND THE WEST

by Arnold Toynbee
In these six lectures Arnold Toynbee deals with the impact of the modern West on the other living civilisations. His first lecture is concerned with Russia's encounter with the West, particularly the race that Russia has been having to run during the last few centuries in order to try to catch up with the West's constantly accelerating technological progreM.
Next lecture, on Islam: January 9


Unknown: Arnold Toynbee


Max Rostal (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1


Violin: Max Rostal
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Kathleen Tillotson. Reader in English Literature in the University of London, talks about Charlotte M. Yonge's book which was first published on January 1. 1853


Reader: Kathleen Tillotson.


Part 2
Dvorak's Symphony in D, known as No. t, was actually written in 1880, five years after ' No. 3 ' .
A series of performances of Dvorak's symphonies in chronological order is to run concurrently in both the Home Service and the Third Programme, except that No. 1 begins the series in the Third tonight. No. 2 will be given on Saturday and No. 3 (after Nos. 2 and 4) on January 13.

: Imaginary Conversations ' THE DUCHESS AT SUNSET '

by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall


Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall


by C. H. Trevor


Unknown: C. H. Trevor


by Sir Arthur Grimble
7—' The Prisoner'


Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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