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: ALKAN

Symphony for piano. Op. 39
Allegro; Funeral March;
Minuet; Finale played by CoHn Horeley

Contributors

Played By: Cohn Horeley

: John Gielgud in 'THE FAMILY REUNION'

by T. S. Eliot
The Eumenides
Production by John Richmond
Ke-nneth A. Hurren writes on page 19 During the interval (7.30-7.40 app.):
Carl Nielsen
Serenata in vano on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Production By: John Richmond
Unknown: Ke-Nneth A. Hurren
Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Amy, Dowager Lady Monchensey: Gladys Young
Her younger sisters: Ivy: Susan Richards
Her younger sisters: Violet: Vivienne Chatterton
Her younger sisters: Agatha: Barbara Couper
Brothers of her deceased husband: Col the Hon Gerald Piper: William Devlin
The Hon Charles Piper: Ronald Simpson
Mary, daughter of a deceased cousin of Lady Monchensey: Barbara Lott
Denman, a parlourmaid: Janet Morrison
Harry Lord Monchensey, Amy's eldest son: John Gielgud
Downing, his servant and chauffeur: Russell Waters
Dr Warburton: William Trent
Sergeant Winchell: Stanley Groome

: A CONCERT

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 The aria by Beethoven, written when he was studying vocal composition with Salieri, is still unpublished and is also receiving its first broadcast performance in this country.

Contributors

Soprano: April Cantelo
Leader: Eli Goren
Conductor: Harry Blech
Unknown: Ernest Bradbury

: ENDS AND MEANS

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.

Contributors

Talk By: Douglas Veale

: Mozart and Forster

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 Förster. The second programme will be broadcast on Wednesday at 9.40. D.C.

Contributors

Violin: Ernest Element
Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Dorothy Hemming
Cello: Norman Jones
Viola: Herbert Downes
Unknown: Emanuel Aloys Forster

: THE COMIC PROPHET

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.

Contributors

Talk By: Norman Nicholson

: WIlLLIAM BYRD

Mass-for four voices sung by the Ambrosian Singers

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