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: Felix Aylmer with John van Eyssen in 'BACCHUS'

by Jean Cocteau
Translation by Mary C . Hoeck
Edited and produced by E. J. King Bull
Characters in order of speaking:


Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Translation By: Mary C Hoeck
Produced By: E. J. King Bull
Christine, the Duke's daughter: Peggy Bryan
Lothar his son: Derek Hart
The Duke: T St John Barry
Cardinal Zampi. Envoy Extraordinary to the Holy See: Felix Aylmer
The Bishop: Felix Felton
The Provost-Marshal: Austin Trevor
The Syndic: James Ottaway
Hans, The Bacchus ': John van Eyssen
Captain of the Archers: Geoffrey Bond


Antonio Janigro (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)


Cello: Antonio Janigro
Piano: Ernest Lush


Second of three talks by Erich Heller
In these talks Erich Heller discusses what he believes to be the distinctive problems of poetry in the modern age: the emergence of the notion of ' absolute poetry,' the ever-increasing emphasis on the creativeness of the poetic imagination, and the relationship of this kind of poetry to ordinary experience.


Unknown: Erich Heller


Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Marjorie Westbury (soprano)
Stuart Ward (counter-tenor)
Paul Derenne (tenor)
Lloyd Strauss-Smith (tenor)
William Parsons (bass-baritone)
Ian Wallace (bass-baritone)
Stanley Riley (bass)
(Continued in next column)
BBC Men's Chorus
(Cfhorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader. Manoug Parikian )
Conducted by Robert Irving
Overture: Le Jeune Sage eit le Vieux
Duo: Le bon sens est votre partage
(Le Jeune Sage et le Vieux Fou)
Air: Ombres de mes aleux (Uthal) Hymne au Sommeil (Uthal)
Romance: Ainsd d'un prejuge bar-bare (Mélidore et Phrosane)
Scene from Act 3 (Melidore et Phrosdne)
March (Valentine de Milan)
This is the last of three programmes of French operatic music (devised by Robert Collet ), and shows Mlhul's fondness for experiments in orchestration and unusual effects. The orchestra accompanying the Hymn from Uthal consists of two flutes, two horns, strings without violins, and harp; and the Scene from Act 3 of Milidore et Phrosine contains an early example of melodrama (spoken dialogue with orchestral background). D.C.


Soprano: Margaret Field-Hyde
Soprano: Marjorie Westbury
Soprano: Stuart Ward
Tenor: Paul Derenne
Tenor: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Bass-Baritone: William Parsons
Bass-Baritone: Ian Wallace
Bass: Stanley Riley
Unknown: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Manoug Parikian
Conducted By: Robert Irving
Unknown: Robert Collet


by Ernest Gellner
Lecturer in Sociology.
London School of Economics
The speaker discusses some of the implications, in various fields, of the apparently trivial truth that we are liable to make mistakes.


Unknown: Ernest Gellner

: Bach

Clavierubung, Part 3
First of four programmes played by Helmut Walcha (organ)
Praludium; Kyrie, Gott Vaiter in Ewigkeit; Christe aller Welt Trost: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Ge-ist; Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr': Dies sind die heil'gen zehn Gebot'; Wir glauben all" an einen Gott on gramophone records
Bach made two settings of each of the chorale preludes in the Clavierubung, one for manuals and pedals and one for manuals only. In one case (Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr') he made three settings (symbolical of the Trinity), one for manuals and pedals and two for manuals only. This evening's programme consists of settings for manuals and pedals.
Next programme, settings for manuals: Wednesday at 8.45


Played By: Helmut Walcha
Unknown: Gott Vaiter
Unknown: Allein Gott


Short story by Enid Williams
Read by Susan Richards


Story By: Enid Williams
Read By: Susan Richards

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