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' The Open-Field Town ' Second of three talks by W. G. Hoskins
Reader in Economic History in the University of Oxford
In this talk Dr. Hoskins exam;nes the topographical history of three Midland towns—Nottingham, Leicester, and Stamford-and shows how the different conditions of ownership of their adjoining open fields have variously affected the modern landscape of these towns.


Iris Loveridge (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by George Weldon
William Schuman, who is head of the Juilliard School of Music, was born in New York in 1910. As a young man he organised a jazz band and wrote popular songs; not unul be was nineteen was his interest aroused in symphonic music. His Pj&no Concerto (scored for small orchestra) was written in 1942. H.R.


Piano: Iris Loveridge
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: George Weldon


Five poems by Theophile Gautier (1811-1872)
Read in EngMsh by Jill Balcon and David King-Wood and in French by Julien Bertheau
Renee Faure and Gerard Philipe
New verse translations by L. E. Jones , Naomi Lewis
John Peitrie , Terence Tiller
Programme arranged and introduced by Rayner Heppen &tall
First of three programmes


Unknown: Theophile Gautier
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: Julien Bertheau
Unknown: Renee Faure
Unknown: Gerard Philipe
Unknown: L. E. Jones
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: John Peitrie
Unknown: Terence Tiller
Introduced By: Rayner Heppen


Joan Alexander (soprano)
Paul Derenne (tenor)
Bruce Boyce (baritone) Andre Vessieres (bass)
London Chamber Singers
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
(Continued in next column)
Three Airs (Telemaque):
Air de Mentor: De ce jeune mortel Air de Calypso: Du sort oubliez
]a rigueur
Air de Télémaque: Quel trouble elle jette en mon âme
Air du chef des Indiens (Paul et
Three Scenes (La Mort d'Adam)
This is the second of three programmes of French operatic music, devised by Robert Collet. Music by Me'hul: February 22.


Soprano: Joan Alexander
Tenor: Paul Derenne
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Bass: Andre Vessieres
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard


A study in twentieth-century revolutions
2-Yugoslavia, Italy, and Germany
A discussion between
Hugh Seton-Watson
Professor of Russian History at London University
F. W. Deakin
Warden of St. Antony's College, Oxford and Alan Bullock
Censor of St. Catherine's Society, Oxford
The theme of this discussion is the political and technical charaoter of rhe coup d'état instanced by comparison of events in Belgrade, March 1941; Rome, July 1943; and Germany, July 1944.


2-Montenegro and Macedonia


Quartet in C, Op. 59 No. 3 played by the Busch String Quartet on gramophone records


by the Rev. Leonard Constantine
Mr. Constantine, for many years a Methodist missionary in China, has written and broadcast frequently about conditions in China under Communist rule. In this talk he discusses the place of the Church in China. This Church suffers today under the disadvantage of having been introduced by Western missionaries, whose presence was at one time forced upon the Chinese Government by unequal treaties. Mr. Constantine analyses the dilemma facing the loyal Chinese who is also a Christian.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 13)


Unknown: Rev. Leonard Constantine


Trio in E flat
(K.498) played by Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Bernard Shore (viola) Gerald Moore (piano)


Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Viola: Bernard Shore
Piano: Gerald Moore

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