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Quintette a vent francais: Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute)
Pierre Pierlot (oboe)
Jacques Lancelot (clarinet)
Gilbert Coursier (horn) Paul Hongne (bassoon) Francis Poulene (piano)
Suite d'apres Corrette (Milhaud) Suite francaise (Poulenc)
La Cheminee du Roi René (Milhaud) on gramophone records


Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Oboe: Pierre Pierlot
Clarinet: Jacques Lancelot
Horn: Gilbert Coursier
Bassoon: Paul Hongne
Piano: Francis Poulene

: For the Time Being

A Christmas Oratorio by W. H. Auden
Music composed by Matyas Seiber
Production by Frederick Bradnum Orchestra and the Dorian Singers conducted by Matyas Seiber
(Continued in next column)


Unknown: W. H. Auden
Composed by: Matyas Seiber
Production by: Frederick Bradnum
Conducted by: Matyas Seiber
The Narrator: William Fox
The Chorus: Anthony Jacobs
The Chorus: John Bushelle
The Semi Chorus: Patricia Brent
The Semi Chorus: Pamela Alan
Recitative: Robert Marsden
The Four Faculties: Intuition: Hamilton Dyce
The Four Faculties: Feeling: Nicolette Bernard
The Four Faculties: Sensation: Patrick Troughton
The Four Faculties: Thought: Mary Wimbush
The Angel Gabriel: Denis McCarthy
Mary: Marion Jennings
Joseph: Leonard Sachs
Boy's Chorus: Warren Hearnden
Star of the Nativity: Nan Marriott-Watson
The Three Wise Men: First: Eric Anderson
The Three Wise Men: Second: John Cazabon
The Three Wise Men: Third: Trevor Baxter
The Three Shepherds: First: Garard Green
The Three Shepherds: Second: Hamilton Dyce
The Three Shepherds: Third: Patrick Troughton
Simeon: Richard Williams
Herod: Esme Percy
Rachel: Nicolette Bernard
Soldier: Patrick Westwood
Soldier: Rupert Davies
Stage Director: Willoughby Gray


Francis Loring (baritone)
London Chamber Singers
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
Part 1


Baritone: Francis Loring
Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard


Talk by Nikolaus Pevsner
Slade Professor of Fine Art in the University of Cambridge
Some reflections on French history, manners, worship, and architecture, occasioned by Dr. Pevsner's recent visit to the church of Ste. Foy at Conques, which was buiiit in the eleventh century when ' France was not yet France.'


Talk By: Nikolaus Pevsner


A story of Moscow in 18-by N. S. Leskov
Translated from the Russian by R. Norman
Read by Martin Starkie


Unknown: N. S. Leskov
Unknown: R. Norman
Read By: Martin Starkie

: Organ Recital

by Bedrich Janáček
Christmas Chorale Preludes (Orgelbüchlein)
Puer natus in Bethlehem; Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich; Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her; Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Christmas Chorale Preludes (Orgelbüchlein)
In dulci jubilo; Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich; Jesu, meine Freude; Christum wir sollen loben schon; Wir Christenleut'
From Saint Petri, Malmö
(Recording made available by courtesy of Radiotjänst, Malmö)
Last of seven recitals, each including one of Bach's major organ works


Organ: Bedrich Janáček

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