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Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Joy Boughton (oboe)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
A Charm of Lullabies, Op. 41, for mezzo-soprano and piano
A cradle song; The highland balou; Sephestia's lullaby; A charm; The nurse's song
Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op.
49, for unaccompanied oboe
Pan; phaeton; Niobe; Bacchus; Narcissus; Arethusa
Winter Words. Op. 54 (lyrics and ballads by Thomas Hardy )
At day-close in November; Midnight on the Great Western (The journeying boy); Wagtail and baby; The little old table; The choirmaster's burial (The tenor m'an's story); Proud songsters (Thrushes, finches, and nightingales); At the railway station, Upway (The boy with the violin); Before life and after
(first broadcast performance) (The last work is recorded)
Robin Hull writes on page 27


Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Piano: Frederick Stone
Oboe: Joy Boughton
Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Robin Hull


by Professor G. P. Malalasekera Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Ceylon, and President of the Buddhist Fellowship


Unknown: Professor G. P. Malalasekera


by Michael Innes
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
3—' A Smack of Hamlet'


Unknown: Michael Innes
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Michael Hordern
John Morgan: Keith Pyott
Mary Morgan: Betty Hardy
Henry Crabb Robinson: Richard Williams
Charlotte Brent: Jeanette Tregarthen


Irene Kohler (piano)
Joan Stuart (soprano)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1


Piano: Irene Kohler
Soprano: Joan Stuart
Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Talk by Kenneth Kirkwood
Lecturer in Native Administration,
Natal University, South Africa
The Glen Grey Act of 1894, which extended the system of Native Reserves, was hailed as a major contribution to Native policy in southern Africa. The speaker considers it in the context of its time and of Rhodcs's own thinking on racial questions, and examines its consequences in Africa today.


Talk By: Kenndth Kirkwood


Six programmes devised by Professor Eduardo M. Torner
Scripts translated and read by John Gavall
2—Galicia and Asturias


Unknown: Professor Eduardo M. Torner
Read By: John Gavall


A monthly magazine of new poetry and prose, edited and introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
The programme includes work by G. Brader , Margiad Evans John Digby , Burns Singer and Vernon Watkins


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: G. Brader
Unknown: Margiad Evans
Unknown: John Digby
Unknown: Vernon Watkins


Duo in A, Op. 162 played by Fritz Kreisler (violin)
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) on gramophone records


Violin: Fritz Kreisler
Piano: Sergei Rachmaninov

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