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Eric Hope (piano)
The Virtuoso Wind Quintet:
Edward Walker (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Sidney Fell (clarinet) Paul Draper (bassoon)
John Burden (horn)
Jeanne Chevreau (harp)
BBC Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Suite for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, and harp D. E. Stone
(first broadcast performance)
Partita in F sharp, for piano
Peter Wishart
Prelude; Burlesca; Aria; Capriccio
Three Motets, for mixed voices
Bernard Naylor
De corona spinea: Sequentia Paschalis; In ascensione Domini


Piano: Eric Hope
Flute: Edward Walker
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Bassoon: Paul Draper
Horn: John Burden
Harp: Jeanne Chevreau
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Harp: D. E. Stone
Piano: Peter Wishart
Unknown: Bernard Naylor


Talk by Frank Kermode
Two years after Marvell's death his servant Mary Palmer , in order to forestall other claims, published his lyrical poems with an address to the ' Ingenious Reader.' In the Light of a new edition of. these poems, Frank Kermode argues that Marvell's poetry has tended to be confused on the one hand wirh the ' metaphysicals ' and on the other with nineteenth-century conceptions of tthe ' lyrical.' and that the poetical tradition to which he really belonged has in consequence been overlooked. The speaker suggests that a new critical language is needed to enable the ' ingenious reader ' to put Marvellin his proper perspective.
Mr. Kermode is Lecturer in English at
Reading University.
(The recordedbroadcast of Jan. 3)
7.0 app. Poems by Marvell and his contemporaries
Following his talk, Frank Kermode introduces well-known poems by Marvell and other less familiar poems of the period in order to bring out their relationship.
Readers: Tom Fleming
Janet Moffatt , Leslie Stokes
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 3)


Talk By: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Mary Palmer
Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Frank Kermode
Readers: Tom Fleming
Readers: Janet Moffatt
Readers: Leslie Stokes


Harold Clarke (flute) Wilfred Smith (flute)
Vera Kantrovitch (violin) Lorraine du Val (violin) Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)
Julian Bream (guitar)
Hubert Dawkes (harpsichord)


Flute: Harold Clarke
Flute: Wilfred Smith
Violin: Vera Kantrovitch
Violin: Lorraine du Val
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Joy Hall
Guitar: Julian Bream
Harpsichord: Hubert Dawkes


Talk by Terence Prittie
Manchester Guardian correspondent in Germany


Talk By: Terence Prittie

: Imaginary Conversations VARIATIONS

by Daniel George
A theme illustrated by Gabrielle Blunt , Denise Bryer
Felix Felton. David Kossoff
James McKechnie , David Peel
John Richmond , Lydia Sherwood Produced by Rayner Heppenstall


Unknown: Daniel George
Illustrated By: Gabrielle Blunt
Illustrated By: Denise Bryer
Illustrated By: Felix Felton.
Illustrated By: David Kossoff
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: David Peel
Unknown: John Richmond
Unknown: Lydia Sherwood
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall


Friedrich Gulda (piano)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Leader, David McCallum )
Conducted by Harry Blech
Part 1


Piano: Friedrich Gulda
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Harry Blech


Some Implications of Demythologising by the Rev. R. Gregor Smith
In This talk some of the implications of Rudolf Bultmann 's ideas about demythologising the Bible are examined and contrasted with the more orthodox way of presenting the Christian message. Bultmann's thought is seen against the cultural background of the rise of scientific ways of thinking in a ' 'demythologised'world.
Second of four talks


Unknown: Rev. R. Gregor Smith
Unknown: Rudolf Bultmann


by Maud Karpeles
Maud Karpeles talks about her return visit, in the autumn of 1950, to the South Appalachian Mountains where thirty years earlier she had accompanied Cecil Sharp on his song-collecting expedition. The talk is illustrated with records she made. on the spot.
(The recorded broadcast of July 24)


Unknown: Maud Karpeles
Talks: Maud Karpeles
Unknown: Cecil Sharp


Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23
Le monde dans l'attente du Sauveur; Nativity; Crucifixion; Resurrection played by Charles Spinks (organ)
From St. Gabriel's, Cricklewood


Played By: Charles Spinks

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