by Archibald MacLeish
T'he scene is a garden above rhe sea on one of rhe islands of the Antilles.
Music specially composed by Antony Hopkine
Produced by D. G. Bridson
Col Harry Keogh:
J B Halsey:
A series of illustrated talks by Edward Sackville-West
In each of these talks Edward Sackville-West considers the characteristic style of a particular pianist. This evening he talks about Dame Myra Hess, her approach to her repertoire, and her interpretation of the great works in it.
Mass: Je suis desheritee sung by the Schola Polyphonica
Director, Henry Washington
For nearly fifteen years Nicholas Gombert was in charge of the chapel choir a the Emperor Charles V's court. This royal post afforded frequent opportunities for travel and gave Gombert a wide acquaintance with European music of the time. He took rhe theme of his Mass ' Je su:s desheritee ' (1557) from a four-part chanson by Pierre Cadeac. D.S.
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