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A survey of Spanish music prepared by Roberto Gerhard and Lionel Salter
11-The Evolution of the Spanish Guitar
Graciano Tarrago
(event eenth-century guitar)
Renata Tarrago
(eighteenth-century guitar)
Conchita Badia d'Agusti (soprano)
Introduced by Roberto Gerhard


Unknown: Roberto Gerhard
Unknown: Lionel Salter
Guitar: Graciano Tarrago
Guitar: Renata Tarrago
Guitar: Conchita Badia D'Agusti
Introduced By: Roberto Gerhard

: Sonia Dresdel and Howard Marion-Crawford in 'HELEN'

A comedy by Euripides
Translated by Philip Vellacott
Music by John Hotchkis
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Characters in order of speaking: sung by a section of the BBC
Women's Chorus Scene: Egypt, seven years after the end of the Trojan War


Translated By: Philip Vellacott
Music By: John Hotchkis
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Helen, daughter of Zeus and Leda: Sonia Dresdel
Teucer, a Greek: Francis de Wolff
Chorus of Captive Greek Women spoken by: Audrey Mendes
Chorus of Captive Greek Women spoken by: Elizabeth London
Chorus of Captive Greek Women spoken by: Mary Law
Chorus of Captive Greek Women spoken by: Catherine Salkeld
Chorus of Captive Greek Women spoken by: Harriet Craig
Menelaus, husband of Helen and King of Sparta.: Howard Marion-Crawford
Old Woman, portress at the palace: Nan Marriott-Watson
One of Menelaus' crew: John Ruddock
Theonoe, a prophetess, sister of Theo olymenus: Eileen Thorndike
Theoclymenus, King of Egypt: Heron Carvic
Servant of Theoclymenus: Richard Taylor
The Dioscuri, twin-sons of Zeus and Leda, now deified: Michael O'Halloran
The Dioscuri, twin-sons of Zeus and Leda, now deified: Trevor Martin


Gino Gorini and Sergio Lorenzi
(two pianos)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
Part 1


Unknown: Gino Gorini
Unknown: Sergio Lorenzi
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli


Talk by W. F. Knapp
Tutor in Politics at
St. Catherine's Society. Oxford
Twenty years ago today the ' Stavisky ' riots broke out :n rhe Place de le Concorde, bring ng about the faji of rhe Daladier Government and threatening rhe parliamentary reg me. The speaker considers the political circumstances of rhe riots and relates them to contemporary Fronoh politics.


Talk By: W. F. Knapp


Harold Truscott talks about Schubert's unfinished piano sonatas, written mainly between 1817 and 1819


Talks: Harold Truscott


A selection of his poems made and introduced by Rayner Heppenstall
Read in French by Jacques Brunius , Francoise Spira , and Jean Vilar , ana in English by Nicolette Bernard and David King-Wood . Translations by Frances Cornford , Ernest Dowson , Naomi Lewis , H. W. Garrod , and John Petrie
(The recorded broadcast of July 22)


Introduced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Jacques Brunius
Unknown: Francoise Spira
Unknown: Jean Vilar
Unknown: Nicolette Bernard
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: Frances Cornford
Unknown: Ernest Dowson
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: H. W. Garrod
Unknown: John Petrie

: Composer and Interpreter SCHUMANN

Dichterliebe, Op. 48
Gerhard HUsch (baritone) Hanns Udo Müller (piano) on gramophone records
Im wunderschõnen Monat Mai; Au mc:nen Tränen spriessm; Die Rose, die Lalie, die Taube; Wenn ich in deine Augen seh'; Ich will meine Seele tauahen; Im Rhein, im heiligetn Strome Ich grolle nicht; Und wüssters de Blumeo; Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen; Hor' ioh das Liedchen klingen; Ein Jüngling liebt eia Madchen; Am ieuchtenden Sommermorgen; Icih hab' im Traum geweiner; Allnächtlich im Traume seh' ion diob; Aus alien Marchen winkt es; Die alten bosen Lieder
Records of a performance by Lotu Lehmann and Bruno Walter : February 6


Unknown: Strome Ich
Unknown: Lotu Lehmann
Unknown: Bruno Walter

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