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Suite in B flat
Entrée; Menuet; Rigaudon:
Menuet; Passepied; Gigue played by Walter Gerwig (lute)


Played By: Walter Gerwig

: James McKcchnie in ' THE LABYRINTH'

by Helena Wood
Adapted for broadcasting by Norman Wright and the author
Enid Simon (harp)
Song composed by Gilbert Vinter
Production by Norman Wright


Unknown: Helena Wood
Broadcasting By: Norman Wright
Harp: Enid Simon
Composed By: Gilbert Vinter
Production By: Norman Wright
Lord Byron: James McKechnie
John Cam Hobhouse: David Peel
Hon Augusta Leigh: Grizelda Hervey
Lady Caroline Lamb: Sarah Leigh
Lady Melbourne: Helen Haye
Miss Annabella Milbanke: Rachel Gurnev
Tom Moore: Alan Reid
Sir Ralph Milbanke: Martin Lewis
A man: Aubrey Richards


Anni Schlemm (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
Richard Lewis (tenor)
Kurt Bohme (bass)
London Philharmonic Choir
(Chorus-Master, Frederic Jackson )
Symphony Orchestra of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk
(Leader, Erich Rohn )
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
God Save the Queen
Symphony No. 40, in G minor
Molto allegro; Andante;
Minuetto allegretto; Allegro assai
From the Royal Festival Hall, London


Soprano: Anni Schlemm
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Bass: Kurt Bohme
Chorus-Master: Frederic Jackson
Leader: Erich Rohn
Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt


by David Green
David Green speaks about a visit to the ' Wilderness of Sweets ' which the royal gardener Henry Wise laid out at Melbourne Hall in Derbyshire in the reign of Queen Anne.


Unknown: David Green
Unknown: David Green


Part 2
Symphony No. 9, in D minor
Allegro non troppo; Vivace:
Adagio; Finale


' Arthur Waley chooses and introduces a number of poems
Read by Mary O'Farrell and Anthony Jacobs


Unknown: Arthur Waley
Read By: Mary O'Farrell
Read By: Anthony Jacobs

: New Music

Pamela Petts (soprano)
Harry Danks (viola)
Marie Korchinska (harp)
The Element String Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin) Dorothy Hemming (viola) Norman Jones (cello)
All the works in this programme are being broadcast for the first time. Kenneth Harding's Duet Rhapsody for soprano and viola is based on James Joyce's poem 'Strings in the earth and air,' though only the first few words are set to music. Stephen Dodgson's Fantasy was written last year for Marie Korchinska. Robert Simpson's Quartet, also completed last year, is dedicated 'to Georges Enesco in deepest admiration.'


Soprano: Pamela Petts
Viola: Harry Danks
Harp: Marie Korchinska
Violin: Ernest Element
Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Dorothy Hemming
Viola: Norman Jones


A study in monarchy and Its attributes, both sacred and profane
4-The Tudor Monarchy
Talk by Frances Yates


Talk By: Frances Yates

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