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Sophie Wyss (soprano)
Georges Enesco (piano)
Prélude ; Adagio (Suite dene la style ancienne, Op. 3)
Sept Chansons de Clement Marot ,
Estrene a Anne; Languir me fais; Aux damoyselles paresseuses: Estrene à Rose; Present de couleur blanche; Changeons propos, c'est trop chants d'amours; Du conflict en douleur
Sarabande; Pavane (Suite pour le piano, Op. 10)


Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Unknown: Clement Marot


Talk by Nikokaus Pevsner
Slade Professor of Fine Art to the University of Cambridge


Talk By: Nikokaus Pevsner

: Composer and Interpreter BEETHOVEN

Sonata in C minor. Op. 30 No. 2 played by Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin)
Friedrich Wiihrer (piano) on gramophone recorda


Violin: Wolfgang Schneiderhan
Piano: Friedrich Wiihrer


Talk by William S. Bullough
Professor of Zoology
In the University of London
A shortened version of the Inaugural Lecture given by Professor Bullough at Birkbeck College in October. (BBC recording)


Talk By: William S. Bullough


A new translation into English by W. S. Merwin of the medieval Spanish epic
Produced by Terence Tiller in six parts
Cantar 3: Part 1
The Princelings of Carrion are doubly exposed as cowards. Deeply mortified, they take their revenge by abandoning their wives (the Cid's daughters) in a wild and mountainous region. The girls are rescued and brought back to their father by Felez Munoz. King Alfonso summons a court for the Princeling's arraignment.


Unknown: W. S. Merwin
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Felez Munoz.
Narrator: James McKechnie
El Cid: Oliver Burt
Alvar Fanez: Marne Maitland
Dona Jimena: Nicolette Bernard
King Alfonso: Raf de la Torre
Fernando of Carrion: Martin Starkie
Diego of Carrion: David Spenser
Pedro Bermudez: Tom Lake
Don Jerome: Ralph Truman
A Knight: Geoffrey Matthews
Dona Elvira: Marjorie Westbury
Dona Sol: Sarah Caisley
King Bucer: Peter Augustine
Abengalbon: Anthony Jacobs
Muno Gustioz: Godfrey Kenton
Felez Munoz: Martin Benson
A Moor: David Poulson

: LEONORE 40/45'

Opera semi-seria in a prologue and seven scenes
Libretto by Heinrich Strobel
Music by Rolf Liebermann
(sung in German and French)
Two elderly melody-lovers; an educated man; a young Massenet-fan; a soldier; a gues.t; the hostess; a waiter; a news-vendor; presidents of the tribunal; a judge; concert-goers; café proprietor and customers; prisoners; Parisian housewives; members of the tribunal; judges; ushers; voices from the loudspeaker
Chorus of the Basle State Theatre
Orchestra of Sudwestfunk, Baden-Baden
Producer, Karl Keuerleber
(Recording made available by courtesy of Sudwestfunk, Badtn-Baden: previously broadcast on January 17)
July 1939. On the Franoo-German frontier
Act 1
Scene 1: Winter 1941-2. Paris, during the German occupation
Scene 2: Late autumn 1943. Paris: a small café in the Place P.galle
Scene 3: August 21, 1944. Pans: a square


Unknown: Heinrich Strobel
Music By: Rolf Liebermann
Conducted By: Hans Rosbaud
Producer: Karl Keuerleber


Four talks on the Novel by Owen Holloway
2-Distinction of Persons
The speaker sees mucb of rhe unique quality of prose fiction in what he calls its ' language of person.' The novelist, he suggests, is at his most characteristic when making play with the relationship between his characters, his readers, and himself.


Novel By: Owen Holloway

: LEONORE 40/45'

Act 2
Scene 1: August 1945. A prison camp in France
Scene 2: Switzerland: a Village by Lake
Scene 3: September 1945. Office, of Le. ieune Frères in Epernay
Scene 4: After 1945. T'he count of the civil tribunal

: Letter from Paris 'JEAN COCTEAU:

the cat that walks by itself
Talk by Jean Cocteau
Translated into English bv J. M. Cocking: read by Leslie Stokes


Talk By: Jean Cocteau
Unknown: J. M. Cocking:
Read By: Leslie Stokes


London Baroque Ensemble
Director, Karl Haas


Director: Karl Haas

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