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)
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by Professor G. P. Malalasekera Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Ceylon, and President of the Buddhist Fellowship
Professor G. P.
by Michael Innes
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
3—' A Smack of Hamlet'
Samuel Taylor Coleridge:
Henry Crabb Robinson:
Irene Kohler (piano)
Joan Stuart (soprano)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(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.
Six programmes devised by Professor Eduardo M. Torner
Scripts translated and read by John Gavall
2—Galicia and Asturias
Professor Eduardo M.
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
Duo in A, Op. 162 played by Fritz Kreisler (violin)
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) on gramophone records