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A series of nine programmes arranged by Thurston Dart
3-Dowland's Consort Music
April Cantelo (soprano)
Julian Bream (lute)
London Consort of Viols:
Harry Danks (treble viol)
Stanley Wootton (treble viol)
Jacqueline Townshend (tenor viol)
Desmond Dupre (tenor viol)
Henry Revell (bass viol)
Lute and viols:
Lachrimae antiquae
The King of Denmark's'Galliard
Song with lute and viols:
From silent night
Lute and viols:
Semper Dowland semper dolens Nicholas Collier 's Galliard
Song with lute and viols:
Go nightly cares
Lute and viols:
Sir Henry Umpton 's Funerall George Whitehead 's Almand


Arranged By: Thurston Dart
Soprano: April Cantelo
Soprano: Julian Bream
Unknown: Harry Danks
Unknown: Stanley Wootton
Tenor: Jacqueline Townshend
Tenor: Desmond Dupre
Bass: Henry Revell
Unknown: Nicholas Collier
Unknown: Sir Henry Umpton
Unknown: Funerall George Whitehead


by August Strindberg
In a new English version by Max Faber
Radio adaptation and production by Donald McWhinnie
During the interval (7.50-8.0 app.):
Vagn Holmboe
Serenata, Op. 18 played by the Danish Quartet on gramophone records


Unknown: Max Faber
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
Edgar, Captain in Artillery: Michael Hordern
Alice, his wife, an ex-actress: Beatrix Lehmann
Judith, their daughter: Marcia Ashton
Kurt. Alice's cousin, now Quarantine Officer: Cyril Luckham
Allan, his son: Michael Bates
The Lieutenant: Raymond Mason
Jenny: Rosamund Greenwood
The old woman: Hester Paton Brown


Marjorie Thomas (mezzo-soprano)
Richard Lewis (tenor) Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
George Thalben-Ball (organ)
BBC Chorus
The Welbeck String Orchestra
(Leader, Vera Kantrovitch )
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate


Mezzo-Soprano: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Flute: George Thalben-Ball
Leader: Vera Kantrovitch
Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate


Three talks by F. E. Zeuner , D.sc. Professor of Environmental Archaeology in the University of London In these talks Professor Zeuner explains how it is possible to build up a time scale stretching back into the past. The first talk surveys the problem generally and deals wifch the last few millennia.
Second talk: April 19


Unknown: F. E. Zeuner


Music for piano duet
Sonata in C (K.521)
Adagio and Fugue (K.546) played by Vitya Vronsky and Victor Babin
Last of a series of three programmes


Played By: Vitya Vronsky
Played By: Victor Babin


and of his misfortunes
A story from the Arab tribes of the Lower Euphrates, set down and translated by C. G. Campbell
Read by Gerik Schjelderup


Translated By: C. G. Campbell
Read By: Gerik Schjelderup


Sonata No. 1, in D minor
Op. 109 played by William Pleeth (cello)
Margaret Good (piano)


Cello: William Pleeth


A comparison between the plays of Gabriel Marcel and Jean-Paul Sartre : by Robert Speaight
Three Plays by Gabriel Marcel , with a preface by the author, has recently been published in this country. Jean-Paul Sartre's play ' Le Datable et Ie Bon Dieu,' catdded in English 'Lucifer and the Lord,' has likewise just appeared.
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 14)


Unknown: Gabriel Marcel
Unknown: Robert Speaight
Unknown: Gabriel Marcel

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