by T. S. Eliot
Production by John Richmond
Ke-nneth A. Hurren writes on page 19 During the interval (7.30-7.40 app.):
Serenata in vano on gramophone records
Amy, Dowager Lady Monchensey:
Her younger sisters: Ivy:
Her younger sisters: Violet:
Her younger sisters: Agatha:
Brothers of her deceased husband: Col the Hon Gerald Piper:
The Hon Charles Piper:
Mary, daughter of a deceased cousin of Lady Monchensey:
Denman, a parlourmaid:
Harry Lord Monchensey, Amy's eldest son:
Downing, his servant and chauffeur:
April Cantelo (soprano)
The London Mozart Players
(Leader, Eli Goren )
Conductor, Harry Blech
On page 29 Ernest Bradbury writes about Haydn's new ' Symphony No. 52. The aria by Beethoven, written when he was studying vocal composition with Salieri, is still unpublished and is also receiving its first broadcast performance in this country.
Talk by Douglas Veale
Some of a modern university's problems, and possible answers to them, were discussed in Cambridge last week by representatives from universities of the Commonwealth who assembled for theic Quinquennial Congress. Douglas Veaie, Registrar of Oxford University, describes che main issues raised in this discussion.
The Element String Quartet: Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin) Dorothy Hemming (viola) Norman Jones (cello) Herbert Downes (viola)
Emanuel Aloys Forster, who was born in Silesia in 1748, taught himself composition by studying the works of C.P.E. Bach; later he settled in Vienna, where he was influenced by Mozart, and his works became the model for Beethoven's early string quartets. He died in Vienna in 1823. This is the first of two programmes, each of which consists of a quartet by Mozart and a quintet by FÃ¶rster. The second programme will be broadcast on Wednesday at 9.40. D.C.
Talk by Norman Nicholson
Amos was a prophet of doom, and Mr. Nicholson suggests that present-day poots should give up imitating him. A better model is Hosea, who has been described as a comic figure. He accepted his situation and, as a result, wrote with humility.
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