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: NEW MUSIC

The London String Trio :
Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Vivian Joseph (cello)
Yfrah Neaman (violdn)
Howard Ferguson (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Vivian Joseph
Cello: Yfrah Neaman
Piano: Howard Ferguson

: EDMUND PLOWDEN (1518-1585)

Treasurer of the MiddJe Temple
(' The greatest lawyer in a century of great lawyers ')
Talk by Richard O'SulMvao , Q.C.

Contributors

Talk By: Richard O'Sulmvao

: King's Lynn Festival CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Margaret Ritchie (soprano) Nancy Thomas (contralto)
Lloyd Strauss-Smith (tenor)
Richard Standen (base)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader. Granville Jones )
Conducted by Georges Enesco .
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Ritchie
Contralto: Nancy Thomas
Tenor: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Tenor: Richard Standen
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Granville Jones
Conducted By: Georges Enesco

: A SILENT REVOLUTION

Talk by Asa Briggs
The Workers Educational Association has been cdebrating its fiftieth anniversary, end to mark the occasion a history of its growth' and work by the Deputy President, Mrs. Mary Stocks, was published recently Asa Briggs, Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, comments on <he place of the W.E.A. in the social history of the country during the first half of the twentieth century.

Contributors

Talk By: Asa Briggs

: CONCERT

Part 2
From St. Nicholas' Chapel,
King's Lynn
The tune in the work by Vaughan Williams is ' On Christmas Night' from the Oxford Carol Book. The Prelude was used as incidental music for the BBC West of England's serial version of Thomas Hardy s novel The Mayor of Casterbridge.

Contributors

Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: MUSIC OF WEST AFRICA

Four programmes devised and presented by Ernest Borneman with recordings made in the field by Arthur S. Alberts
1—Indigenous Patterns
An analysis of the functions of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre in West African music
Technical illustrations by Philip Gbeho
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Contributors

Presented By: Ernest Borneman
Unknown: Arthur S. Alberts
Illustrations By: Philip Gbeho

: CHABRIER

Dix Pieces Pittoresques
Paysage; Mélancolie; Tourbillon; Sous bois; Mauresque; Idylle; Danse villageoise; Improvisation; Menuet pompejx; Scherzo-Valse played by Angus Morrison (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Angus Morrison

: 'THE REVEILLON'

by Hiladre Belloc
Reader, Carleton Hobbs
'Every word I have written of him is true.' So Hilaire Belloc ends this account of what happened to a soldier of his regiment on a certain Christmas Eve in the Forest of Ardennes.

Contributors

Reader: Hiladre Belloc
Reader: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

: TURE RANGSTROM

' Ur Kung Eriks Visor '
(Five Songs of King Erik) sung by Arthur Reckless (baritone)
Josephine Lee (accompanist)
King Erik of Sweden (1533-77), after imprisoning many of his nobles, was himself imprisoned and deposed. The first song tells of his making merry after arresting Sture, a prominent noble; in the second he sings about himself and his jester; the third is addressed to his mistress Karin ' after she has danced '; the fourth is a song to Karin from prison; and the fifth is ' King Erik's last song.'

Contributors

Sung By: Arthur Reckless
Accompanist: Josephine Lee

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