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: GRIEG

Haugtussa, Op. 67
Det syng: Veslemoy; Blabaer-Ll; M6te; Elsk; Killingdana; Vond Dag ; Ved GjaeUe-Bekiken sung by Emelie Hooke (soprano) with Ernest Lush (accompanist)
This song-cycle, which Grieg believed to be his finest achievement as a song-writer, consists of settings of poems in the Norwegian country dialect, or Landsmaal, by Arne Garborg. They concern a peasant girl whom a troU tries to lure to his mountain home; but she avoids him by taking refuge with her grandmother. Then one day, when She has taken her cows out to graze, she meet! a handsome boy and falls in love with him. Her feelings are described, and there is a charming interlude in the form of a ' Kidlings' Dance; but the young man proves unfaithful, and Haugtussa, broken in spirit, turns to the mountain-brook for solace. H.R.

Contributors

Unknown: Vond Dag
Sung By: Emelie Hooke
Unknown: Arne Garborg.

: LETTER FROM PARIS

Summer Stock-Taking
Talk by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber of the editorial staff of Le Monde
(The recorded broadcast of August 6)

Contributors

Talk By: Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber

: BACH and HINDEMITH

Franz Reizenstein (piano)
This is the first of three recitals that will include Hindemith's three piano sonatas. They were written in 1936, and the first performances in this country were given shortly afterwards by Franz Reizenstein. At about this time Hindemith was obliged to leave Germany, and the first sonatta bears a quotation from Holderlin's poem Der Main in which the poet declared that however far he wandered from his home-land he would never forget the r.ver Main, by whose banks he had spent so many happy hours. The th:rd sonata is in four movements, the last being a Fugue. D.C.

Contributors

Piano: Franz Reizenstein

: SEAL HUNTING TO SHEEP FARMING

Talk by Marjorie Findlay
Marjorie Findlay , who ha.s made an extensive study of Greenland, speaks about the attempt to replace the country's failing seal economy by encouraging sheep farming among some of the former Eskimo hunters.

Contributors

Talk By: Marjorie Findlay
Talk By: Marjorie Findlay

: CHAMBER CONCERT

Eilidh McNab (soprano) An.n Dowdall (soprano) Wilfred Brown (tenor) Trevor Anthony (basis) Edward Selwyn (oboe)
Gerairat Jonea (ongan)
A Chamber Ensemble
Directed from the harpsichord by Gerajnt Jones

Contributors

Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Trevor Anthony
Oboe: Edward Selwyn
Oboe: Gerairat Jonea
Unknown: Gerajnt Jones

: ' ROBINSON'

by Jules Supervielle
Translated by Patric Dickinson

Contributors

Unknown: Jules Supervielle
Translated By: Patric Dickinson

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Loveday Piano Trio:
Alan Loveday (viol.in) Amaryllis Fleming (cello)
Peggy Gray (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Loveday
Cello: Amaryllis Fleming
Piano: Peggy Gray

: ON NOT SEEING POETRY

An impromptu conversation between two poets,
James Kirkup and James Reeves

Contributors

Unknown: James Kirkup
Unknown: James Reeves

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