for sundry seasons by Peter Crossley-Holland
Out of your sleep arise and wake (Nativity): A boy was born in Bethlehem (Nativity): In this time God hath sent (Nativity): Lift up your heartes and be glad (New Year); Love is come again (Easter); Hey. hey. take good heedg what you say (Doomsday) sung by the BBC Singers
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
These carols are (with one exception) settings of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century poems. Although the style of the music belongs to our day, the form of the carols is derived from medieval and pagan examples in which stanzas and refrains (or burdens) alternate, sung by solo voices and chorus respectively.
by Basil Taylor
A talk arising from a recent visit to the Werkakademie at Kassel and from a reading of Ortega y Gasset's lectures ' Mission of a University.'
by Jean Anouilh
Translated by Lucienne Hill
Radio adaptation by John Richmond
Music by John Hotchkis
Production by Raymond Raikea
General Saint-Pe: (Leon):
His wife (Amelie):
His daughters: Estelle:
His daughters: Sidonie:
Gaston, his secretary:
Mlle, de Sainte-Euverte (Ghislaine):
Mme Dupont-Fredaine, a dressmaker:
Doctor Bonfant (Armand):
The maids: Eugenie:
The maids: Pamela:
Margaret Good (piano)
Gareth Morris (flute) William Pleetth (cello)
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Granville Jones )
Conductor, Boyd Neel
First of two talks on some questions about liberalism and morals by Guido Calogero
Professor of Philosophy at Rome University
Commenting on Isaiah - Berlin's recent broadcasts on Freedom and its Betrayal ' The Times concluded in a leading article that the need of the twentieth century was not so much a new political faith as a firm foundation for doubt. Professor Caiogero believes that doubt and faith are bo h essential components of the ideal of freedom.
A sequence of poems in praise of the Fool: by James Kirkup
Read by Siobhan McKenna and Julia Lang
Produced by Peter Duval Smith
Eric Harrison (piano)
Sonata in F (K.533 and 494) Fantasia in C minor (K.396)
Nine Variations on the Minuet ot
M. Duport (K.573)
A study in leadership by Philip Nash , C.B.E.
Philip Nash , who was secretary to the last Governor of Burma, took an active part in the negotiations that established the independent Union of Burma in 1947. In rhis talk he assesses the part played in those negotiations by U Aung San, the Burmese Prime Minister who was assassinated a few months before the independent Union was finally established.
Quartet No. 2 played by the Griller String Quartet on gramophone records