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Quintet, Op. 39 played by Alec Whittaker (oboe)
Frederick Thurston (claninet)
Olive Zorian (violin)
Bernard Davis (viola)
Eugene Cruflt (double-bass)


Oboe: Alec Whittaker
Oboe: Frederick Thurston
Violin: Olive Zorian
Viola: Bernard Davis
Double-Bass: Eugene Cruflt

: ' THE " CLIO "'

A radio script by Donald McWhinnie from the novel by L. H. Myers
(Continued in next column) Concertina player, Alf Edwards
Production by Donald MeWhinnie


Script By: Donald McWhinnie
Novel By: L. H. Myers
Unknown: Alf Edwards
Production By: Donald Mewhinnie
Lady Oswestry, a widow: Betty Hardy
Captain Wilson, of the Clio: Edward Lexy
First Mate of the Clio: Hugh David
Harry, Lady Oswestry's elder son: Anthony Jacobs
Sir James Annesley: Cecil Trouncer
Hugo, Lady Oswestry's younger son: David Enders
Stella Barlow: Mary Wimbush
Mary Westonbury: Elizabeth Henson
Angola Pauncefort: Monica Grey
Professor Brown, a naturalist: Denys Blakelock
Mr Wilkinson, a don: James Dale
Stanford, telegraph operator: Richard Waring
Joachim, a river pilot: Roger Delgado


(' The Barber of Baghdad ') A comic opera in two acts
Libretto by Waldemar von Baussnern
Music by Peter Cornelius
(sunig in, German)
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of the Cologne Radio
Bernhard Zimmermann )
Producer, Karl O. Koch
Act 1
The house of Nureddin in Baghdad
Ernest Bradbury writes on page 27


Unknown: Waldemar von Baussnern
Music By: Peter Cornelius
Chorus-Master: Bernhard Zimmermann
Conducted By: Joseph Keilberth
Producer: Karl O. Koch


Neville Rogers , Leverhulme Research Fellow 1952-3, and editor of the forthcoming revised Oxford Shelley, speaks of the poet as he appears in his manuscripts and working notebooks


Unknown: Neville Rogers


Act 2
The house of Baba Mustapha in Baghdad


by David Jones
David Jones, artist and poet, is deeply conscious of has Welsh heritage, as those who have read or listened to In Parenthesis and The Anathemata cannot fail to be aware. In this talk he deals with the Welsh feeling for the Crown and for the unity of Britain, a feeling w'hidh in his view derives in part from the fact that the Welsh, alone among the nations of Britain, are the residuary legatees of Rome. (The recorded broadcast of July 23 in the Welsh Home Service)


Unknown: David Jones


A selection of his poems made and introduced by Robert Graves
Reader, John Laurie


Introduced By: Robert Graves
Reader: John Laurie


Quartet in F (K.590) played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbent Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidtof (viola) Martin Lovetit (cello)
Last ot a series of programme. in which Mozart's last ten quartets have been played by the Amadeus String Quartet


Violin: Norbent Brainin
Violin: Siegmund Nissel
Viola: Peter Schidtof
Cello: Martin Lovetit


1-Introductory Talk by Stuart Hampshire
Fellow of New College, Oxford
In this talk Mr. Hampshire spates the problem: how are motives and needs in politics to be studied; and what is the proper place of reason and theory?


Devised and introduced by Frank Harrison
Extracts from the ' Little Devise of the Coronation of Henry VII' and Hoveden's Chronicle read by Alan Wheatley
Schola Polyphonica
Director, Henry Washington
Ralph Downes (organ)
The music in this programme extends in time from the twelfth century to the. sixteenth, and it illustrates the changes in the style of English choral music over a period of four centuries. The programme begins with the only piece of medieval parr-music definitely known to have had a connection with a Coronation: this is 'a setting of the poem Redit aetas aurea, written, according to a manuscript containing the words, for the Coronation of Richard Coeur de Lion.


Introduced By: Frank Harrison
Read By: Alan Wheatley
Read By: Schola Polyphonica
Director: Henry Washington
Unknown: Ralph Downes


Talk by the Rt. Rev. Lesslie Newbigin
Bishop of the Church of South India
The World Council of Churches has chosen the theme ' The Christian Hope ' for its second assembly to be held in Evanston next year. On this Advent Sunday Bishop Newbigin talks about the hope that the Church offers to the world.


Unknown: Rt. Rev. Lesslie Newbigin


Drumming and Dancing
Second of two programmes by the Rev. A. M. Jones
Lecturer in African Music at the School of African and Oriental Studies,
University of London
In this programme the Rev. A. M. Jones illustrates, with analytical recordings, the subtle and complicated rhythms in African drumming and dancing.
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon


Unknown: Rev. A. M. Jones
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon


Ludus Tonalis played by Robert Riefling (piano) on gramophone records


Unknown: Ludus Tonalis
Piano: Robert Riefling

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