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Rhapsody; February's child;
Aubade: Sonatina played by Leonard Cassini (piano)
Laat of four programmes


Played By: Leonard Cassini


Race and Religion in the Spanish Empire Talk by C. R. Boxer
C R Boxer , Camotne Professor of Portuguese .t King'. College, London University, speaks of the controversies that arose out of the conflict of race and religion in the days when the Spanish Empire spread round the world.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 16)


Talk By: C. R. Boxer
Talk By: C R Boxer

: Mozart

Kyrie in F (K.33)
Te Deum laudamus (K.141)
Grand Fantasia in F minor (K.608) Missa Brevis in G (K.49)
Adrienne Cole (soprano)
Anne Wood (contralto) Wilfred Brown (tenor)
George Pizzey (baritone)
BBC Chorus
Martindale Sidwell (organ)
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader. Granville Jones)
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
From Hampstead Parish Church
The first of a series of concerts of lesser-known choral works by Mozart


Contralto: Anne Wood
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Baritone: George Pizzey
Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate


Jacques Prévert in a selection of his poems spoken to an extempore guitar accompaniment by Henri Crolla
Grand Bal du Printemps; Quartier libre; Chanson des Sardinieres; L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts; Vainement; Ma petite Lionne; Pour faire le Portrait d'un Oiseau; Le Lezard; Lime-house; Chant Song: Cochon; Cable confidentielle; Eros; Les Bas-fonds de la Tamise; Le Cimetiere


Unknown: Jacques Prévert
Unknown: Henri Crolla


Henry Hoist (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent


Violin: Henry Hoist
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Talk by R. F. Trehame
It is no coincidence that in the thirteenth century, when English civilisation came nearer to perfection than at any other time in the Middle Ages, the English nation-state was born. But for the last fifty years, though historians and students of art, literature, and thought have broadened and deepened our knowledge of this climacteric century, no one has attempted an interpretative synthesis. Such a syntihesis is now offered by Sir Maurice Powicke in the recently published fourth volume of the Oxford History of England: The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307. In this .talk Dr. Treharne, who is Professor of History in the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, comments on Sir Maurice Powickt 's interpretation.


Talk By: R. F. Trehame
Unknown: Maurice Powicke
Unknown: Sir Maurice Powickt

: Abraham Sofaer in ' CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS'

A radio play by Charles Bertin
Translated by Henry Van Hoof Edited by Frederick Bradnum
Music by Jacques Stehman conducted by Patrick Savill
Production by Frederick Bradnum


Play By: Charles Bertin
Translated By: Henry van Hoof
Edited By: Frederick Bradnum
Music By: Jacques Stehman
Conducted By: Patrick Savill
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
First Sailor: Trevor Martin
Chorus: Manning Wilson,
Chorus: Frank Singuineau
Second Sailor: Richard Waring
Third Sailor: Douglas Hayes
Fourth Sailor: Geoffrey Bond
Arenas, the priest: Robert Farquharson
Vincente Pinzon, master of the Nina: William Fox
Martin Pinzon, master of the Pinta: Noel Johnson
Alonzo, secretary to Columbus: Andrew Faulds
Christopher Columbus: Abraham Sofaer


Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 16: played by Alexander Plocek (violin), Milos Sadlo (celloi, Josef Palenicek (piano) on gramophone records


Played By: Alexander Plocek
Violin: Milos Sadlo
Celloi: Josef Palenicek

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