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: ENGLISH FOLK MUSIC

A series of four illustrated talks by Maud Karpeles
1-The Name and Nature of Folk Music
Illustrations by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw (baritone) and Elsie Avril (violin)
Next talk: August 20
Miss Karpeles is secretary of the International Folk Music Council, which is meeting this summer in Brazil. She collaborated with Cecil Sharp in founding the English Folk Dance Society, and visited America with him in 1917 to collect folk music in the Appalachian Mountains. She has also collected a large amount of folk music in Britain.

Contributors

Unknown: Maud Karpeles
Baritone: Patrick Shuldham-Shaw
Baritone: Elsie Avril

: THREE POEMS BY PUSHKIN

Vladimir Nabokov reads his own translation of three poems by Pushkin

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Geraint Jones
Bach
Three Chorale Preludes:
Durch Adams Fall
Christ du Lamm Gottes
Das alte Jahr vergangen ist
Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C
Last of four programmes of German organ music of the 17th and 18tih centuries.

Contributors

Unknown: Geraint Jones

: STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCHICAL RESEARCH

Talk by G. D. Wassermann, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Mathematics at King's College, Durham
Dr. Wassermann answers some of the questions raised by Mr. Spencer Brown in his recent talk. He disagrees with the thesis that the statistical methods used to establish certain results in psychical research are invalid.

Contributors

Talk By: G. D. Wassermann, Ph.D.

: LIBERTY COMES TO KRAHWINKEL'

Translated and freely adapted from Johann Nestroy 's farce by Sybil Welch and Colin Welch

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Nestroy
Unknown: Sybil Welch
Unknown: Colin Welch

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Eric Parkin (piano)
William Herbert (tenor)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 2: John Ireland
Piano Concerto in E flat
9.39 app. These Things Shall Be, for solo, chorus, and orchestra
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Contributors

Piano: Eric Parkin
Tenor: William Herbert
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Piano: John Ireland

: OSTIA

A talk by Russell Meiggs
Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford
Mr. Mciggs began his study of this port of ancient Rome in 1925. He describes the way in which archaeological work since then has reveskd its daily life and fortunes, from the rising commercial centre of the first century B.C. to the poor Christian community which survived into the Middle Ages.

Contributors

Talk By: Russell Meiggs

: TCHAIKOVSKY

Trio in A minor, Op. 50 played by the Harry Isaacs Trio








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