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: DVORAK

Trio in G minor, Op. 26 played by the Rubbra-Gruenberg-Pleeth Trio:
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
William Pleeth (cello)
Edmund Rubbra (piano)
Piano Quartet in D, Op. 23: July 12 This is the first of ten programmes devoted to Dvorak's music for piano and strings. This music forms a considerable and characteristic part of its composer's output, and the presence in it of ' nationalist ' Czech elements is well known from such works as the 'Dumky' Trio and the late Piano Quintet. A. 7.

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Cello: William Pleeth
Piano: Edmund Rubbra

: THE ' ALCESTIS '

of Euripides
Translated by Richard Aldington
Music by John Hotchkls
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
Characters in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate ) and a section of the London Symphony Orchestra (Leader. Thomas Matthews ) Conducted by the composer
Scene:
Pherae, outride the pal-ace of AdmettM

Contributors

Translated By: Richard Aldington
Music By: John Hotchkls
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Thomas Matthews
Apollo, the god of Healing: Deryck Guyler
Death: George Hagan
The Leader of the Chorus: Denys Blakelock
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Richard Williams,
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Charles Hodgson
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Hugh David
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Manning Wilson,
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Peter Howell,
Chorus of Pheraeans:: Michael Turner
A woman servant: Sulwen Morgan
Alcestis, the Queen, wife of Admetus: Mary Wimbush
Admetus, King of Thessalia: Godfrey Kentton
Heracles: Cyril Snaps
Pheres, father of Admetus: Carleton Hobbs
A man servant: Peter Claugluon

: BACH

Ena Mitchell (soprano) Helen Watts (contralto)
Rowland Jones (tenor)
Thomas Hemsley (baritone) Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Alan Harverson (organ)
The Geraint Jones
Singers and Orchestra
(Leader. Winifred Roberts ) Conductor, Geraint Jones
Part 1
Motet: Singet dem Herrn
Brandenburg Cancerto No. 2. in F
(violin. Winifred Roberts )
(Flute, Gareth Morris )
(oboe. Edward Selwyn )
(trumpet. Harold Jackson )

Contributors

Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Contralto: Helen Watts
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Baritone: Thomas Hemsley
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Harpsichord: Alan Harverson
Singers: Geraint Jones
Leader: Winifred Roberts
Conductor: Geraint Jones
Violin: Winifred Roberts
Oboe: Gareth Morris
Oboe: Edward Selwyn
Unknown: Harold Jackson

: ORIGEN

Seventeenth centenary of his death
Talk by the Rev. H. Chadwick
Fellow and Dean of Queens' College. Cambridge
The first great critical thinker in Christian history was concerned- with problems still relevant to the situation of the modern Christian. This talk is about Origen's attitude to these perennial questions.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. H. Chadwick

: BACH

(concert continued)
Magnificat in D
Last of four programmes including Bach't six mote'* and four orchestral suite*

: SOVIET AFFAIRS

A monthly review of cultural and political trends in the U.S.S.R.
Lysenko in the News
Talk by Dr. Eric Ashby
Dr. Ashby discusses some features of Agrobiology, a recent book of essays by the Soviet biologist T. D. Lysenko , and comments on the recent teports that Lysenko is out of favour in the U.S.S.R.

Contributors

Talk By: Dr. Eric Ashby
Unknown: T. D. Lysenko

: 'AUTUMN SEQUEL*

by Louis MacNeice
Part 2
For details see Friday at 7.0

: Composer and Interpreter DEBUSSY

Preludes, Book 1
Danseuses de Delphes; Voiles; Le Tent dans la plane; Les sons et les parfums tourncry dans I'a;r du so.r; Les collines d'Anacapri; Des pas sur la neige; Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest; La fille aux oheveux de tin; La serenade interrompue; La cathedrale engioubie; La danse de Puck; . Minstrels played by Cortot (piano) on gramophone records

: THE ANATOMY OF THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE

Five talks by W. G. Hoskins
3-The Road Between
In these talks Dr. Hoskins, Reader in Economic History in the University of Oxford, is concerned with the various ways by which man-from Saxon to Victorian times-has altered the shape of the natural landscape. The difference between the sunken lanes of Devon, the snake-like roads of Lincolnshire, and the direct routes of central England is self-evident to any motorist: in this talk Dr. Hoskins treats such differences in terms of landscape history.

Contributors

Unknown: W. G. Hoskins

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