A discussion between Dr. Harold Darke , Geraint Jones , Dr. H. Lowery , and Professor J. A. Westrup /
The advantages and disadvantages of the baroque organ have been hotly debated recently, in particular for the performance of Bach'. music.
Professor J. A.
by T. C. Worsley
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
The Polonskys _ .
Angela Baddeley and Oliver Burt
Ivan Sergeyvitch Turgenev
Madame Savin , an actress....Julia Lang with Lewis Wilson
The date is 1880. TuTgenev has returned to Russia for 'the first production of A Month in the Country. Behind hiim in France he leaves the woman who has dominated his life for more -than thirty years — Madame Viardot , otherwise known as Pauline Garcia , an- opera singer.
followed by an interlude at 7.40
André Gertler (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Eduard van Beinum
* The Black Legend'
P. E. Russell gives the second of a group of talks
The American historian W. H. Prescott said of sixteenth-century Spain that it was a land shut out from the light.' Opinions like this, widely held abroad, form part of what Spaniards call ' the Black Legend.' P. E. Russell, Professor of Spanish Studies at Oxford, draws attention to 'the legend's effect on Spanish life and letters; and, in an attempt to discover how far it is ttue, he examines some of the main features of the Renaissance in Spain.
A monthly magazine of new poetry and prose, edited and introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
James Reeves. Arthur Gore Vernon Scannell , Isabel Seed
S. Thomas Ansell , R. F. Willetts
Paul West , John Bain
Sydney Goodsir Smith
L. A. G. Strong , Patrick O'Brian
Peter Augustine , Hugh Burden
William Devlin , Felix Felton
Ruth Lodge , Ian Stewart
L. A. G.
Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Fifth of twelve programmes
Talk by Geoffrey Barraclough
Geoffrey Barradough speaks about The Great Frontier, a book recently published by the Texan historian Walter Prescott Webb. In this book Professor Webb putt forward an interpretation of modern history based on a study of European expansion since the sixteenth century into the new territories beyond the seas.
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 6)