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: EDMUND RUBBRA

Quartet No. 2, in E flat, Op. 73 played by the New London Quartet: Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Lionel Bentley (violin) Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron

: A ROMAN VILLA IN SICILY

Fosco Maraini talks about the recent excavations at Piazza Armerina

Contributors

Talks: Fosco Maraini

: PALESTRINA

Missa Papae Marcelli
Choir of Radio Italiana, Milan
Conductor, Roberto Benaglio
(Record'ng made available by courtesy of Radio Italiana)
Last of a series of nine programmes In April 1555 Cardinal Marcdlo Cervina was elected Pope, taking the title of Marcellus II. His death, three weeks later, prevented him from actively reforming the artificial complexities then existing in church music and worship. Palestrina's Mass, however, (written as a tribute to his memory) helped greatly to establish a purer style. Liturgically it conforms to the pieccpts (formulated by the Pope) of economy, clarity, and ineligibility of wolds. Its most memorable features are its noble design, austere atmospheie, and refined use of dissonance. H. C.-J.

Contributors

Conductor: Roberto Benaglio
Unknown: Marcdlo Cervina

: AFRICAN RHYTHM

Singing and Hand-clapping

: GLINKA

Trio Pathetique: played by Leopold Wlach (clarinet)
Karl Oehlerberger (bassoon) Paul Badura-Skoda (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Clarinet: Leopold Wlach
Bassoon: Karl Oehlerberger
Piano: Paul Badura-Skoda

: THE CONCEPT OF KINGSHIP

A study in monarchy and its attributes, both sacred and profane
2-Roman Monarchy by F. E. Adcock
Emeritus Professor of Ancient History. Cambridge University
Second of four talks

Contributors

Unknown: F. E. Adcock

: ' UNTRUE THOMAS '

by Alexander Scott
A sequel in verse to the Ballad of True Thomas the Rhymer, describing his return to the world after seven years in the Land of Youth
Fiddle played by Harvey Webb
Produced by David Thomson

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Scott
Played By: Harvey Webb
Produced By: David Thomson
Thomas Rhymer: Ewan MacColl
Peg Rhymer, his wife: Gudrun Ure
Mains: Duncan McLntyre
Jean Rhymer: Isla Cameron
First neighbour: Dorothy Smith
Second neighbour: Molly Weir

: BACH and HONEGGER

Willy Glas (flute)
Fritz Fischer (oboe)
Ludovic Vaillant (trumpet) Werner Krotzinger (violin)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor, Karl Munchinger
This is the first of three programmes by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra in which Bach's six Brandenburg Concertos will be Played The other two programmes will be broadcast on March 22 and 29.

Contributors

Flute: Willy Glas
Oboe: Fritz Fischer
Oboe: Ludovic Vaillant
Violin: Werner Krotzinger
Conductor: Karl Munchinger

: DISORDER IN FRANCE

A talk by Jean Cocteau , read In an English translation by Jack Palmer White

Contributors

Talk By: Jean Cocteau
Translation By: Jack Palmer

: BRAHMS

played by Edith Vogel (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Edith Vogel








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