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by E. R. Dodds
Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford
A shortened version of the second of the two Lewis Fry Memorial Lectures delivered in the University of Bristol earlier this year. (The recorded broadcast of Nov. 21)


Unknown: E. R. Dodds


by Jeanne Demessieux from Saint-Eustache. Paris
Fifth of seven recitals, each including one of Bach's major organ works


Unknown: Jeanne Demessieux


Extracts from
Busoni's writings about music
Translated by Rosamond Ley and read by John Moody


Translated By: Rosamond Ley
Read By: John Moody


by Cecil Roth
Production by Christopher Sykes
The King and the Cabbalist is best described as a piece of historical detective work in the byways of the eighteenth century. The King was Baron Neuhoff, alias King Theodore of Corsica; the Cabbalist was Dr. Hayim Jacob Samuel Falk, a prominent figure in that obscure and discreditable world of mystics and necromancers. Falk specialised in the discovery of hidden treasure, and treasure was what the King most required in his needy London days. So these two arch-charlatans met and their subsequent activities were recorded by two worthy biographers-Falk by his Sancho Panza-like servant, the King by Horace Walpole.


Production By: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Horace Walpole.
Narrator: Francis de Wolff
Reader: Derek Hart
The Diarist: Norman Shelley
Horace Walpole: David King-Wood


Victoria Sladen (soprano) William Primrose (viola)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Thomas Matthews )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Part 1
(Continued in next column)
The works by Partos Nielsen , and Liebermann are tonight being broadcast for the first time in this country. Robin Hull writes about the concert on page 27.


Soprano: Victoria Sladen
Viola: William Primrose
Leader: Thomas Matthews
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Partos Nielsen
Unknown: Liebermann
Unknown: Robin Hull


byCaptain Cyril Falls
Captain Falls, formerly Chichele Professor of tihe History of War in the University of Oxford, considers the judgments of history on the Earl of Essex and his circle, the Protestant ' War Party ' at rte court of Elizabeth I.


Unknown: Captain Cyril Falls
Unknown: Elizabeth I.


Part 2
Another performance: tomorrow at 7.0


by Robert Graves
Robert Graves speaks about a horrifying portrait he saw as a young man in IreJand. In later life he met people who, like himself, had been haunted by just such a face; and Will Price, an American with whom Mr. Graves was collaborating in a film script, was able .to explain why.
(The recorded broadcast of Aug. 17)


Kreisleriana, Op. 16 played by Cortot (piano) on gramophone records


Played By: Cortot

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