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: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Geoffrey Waddington
Geoffrey Waddington is Music Director of the CBC. Born in London in 1904, he studied at the Toronto Conservatoire and was for some time conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
The second work in this programme is one of several written for broadcasting by John Jacob Weinzweig , Professor of Composition at the Toronto Conservatoire and one of Canada's leading composers.

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Geoffrey Waddington
Broadcasting By: John Jacob Weinzweig

: HENRY JAMES AND THE CAMERA

Alvin Langdon Coburn. the photographer. speaks of his association with Henry James when preparing Illustrations for the collected edition of James' work. from 1906 onwards
(The recorded broadcast of July 17)

Contributors

Unknown: Alvin Langdon Coburn.
Unknown: Henry James

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Richard Adeney (flute)
Marie Korchinska (harp)
George Malcolm (harpsichord)
William Glock (piano)
Olive Zorian (violin)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Kalmar Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Friedman )
Conductor, Colin Davis
Part 1

Contributors

Flute: Richard Adeney
Harp: Marie Korchinska
Harpsichord: George Malcolm
Piano: William Glock
Violin: Olive Zorian
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Unknown: Kalmar Chamber
Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conductor: Colin Davis

: GANDHI, KEYNES AND THE SPINNING WHEEL

Talk by S. Moos
Mr. Moos, Lecturer in Economics in the Durham Colleges, was for some years a member of the research staff of the Oxford Institute of Statistics. In this talk he considers the merits of Gandhi's economic theories.

Contributors

Talk By: S. Moos

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Part 2

: Mary Morris, Peter Ustinov and Alec Guinness in ' ANTIGONE '

by Jean Anouilh
Adapted for radio by Merlin Thomas and Frank Hauser from the translation by Lewis Gelantiere
Produced by Frank Hauser
All sorts of very odd things have been said about Jean Anouilh's play Antigone, first played in Paris in 1944, but it it really a perfectly simple, straightforward tragedy..... He takes the Greek story of Antigone and tells it as a Greek story — the scene is still Thebes — but with deliberate anachronisms, so that the characters speak much as they would today. In much the same way Racine made his characters from antiquity use the French of the seventeenth century. M.T.

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Unknown: Merlin Thomas
Unknown: Frank Hauser
Translation By: Lewis Gelantiere
Produced By: Frank Hauser
Chorus: Alec Guinness
Creon, King of Thebes: Peter Usrtinov
His nieces:Antigone: Mary Morris
His nieces:Ismene: Catherine Campbell
Haemon, his son: Denholm Elliott
Nurse: Dorothy Summers
First guard: Malcolm Hayes
Second guard: Dafydd Havard
Third guard: Eric Francis
Messenger: David Enders

: FIELD and CHOPIN

Patrick Piggott (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Patrick Piggott

: NEW POETRY

Introduced by G. S. Fraser

Contributors

Introduced By: G. S. Fraser

: BRAHMS

Helga Mott (soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Aus dem See
Mädchenlieder:
Auf die Nacht in der Spinnstub'n: Am jUngsten Tag; Ach, und du mein ktthles Wasser; Das Mfidchen epricht
Ruhe. Stissliebchen, im Schatten BlindKuh

Contributors

Soprano: Helga Mott
Piano: Frederick Stone

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