Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Fifth of twelve programmes
Niko Tinbergen , Lecturer in Animal Behaviour in the University of Oxford, describes the part played by various calls in the organisation of a gullery.
An opera in two acts
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Henry James
Music by Benjamin Britten
Cast in order of singing:
English Opera Group Orchestra
(Leader, Olive Zorian )
CONDUCTKD BY THE COMPOSER
Producer, Basil Coleman
(Continued in next column)
The action takes place in and around the country house at Bly, about the middle of the last century.
From Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
(by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Trust. Ltd.)
Prologue; Scene 1 The Journey; Scene 2 The Welcome; Scene 3 The Letter; Scene 4 The Tower; Scene 5 The Window; Scene 6 The Lesson; Scene 7 The Lake; Scene S At Night
The Governess to Miles and Flora:
Mrs Grose the housekeeper:
Peter Quint, ghost of the former man-servant:
Miss Jessel, ghost of the former governess:
W. G. Archer reviews India: Paintings from Ajanta Caves, by Madmieet Singh.
Scene I Colloquy and Soliloquy; Scene 2 The Bells; Scene 3 Miss Jessel; Scene 4 The Bedtoom; Scene 5 Quint; Scene 6 The Piano; Scene 7 Flora; Scene 8 Miles
A talk by Ronald Hingley , Lecturer in Russian at the School of Slavonic Studies, on the Soviet reaction to the fiftieth anniversary of Chekhov's death.
An interview by Henry Mayhew
Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon from Mayhew's
London Labour and the London Poor' with Joe Sterne and Carleton Hobbs
The Hungarian String Quartet:
Zolian Szekely (violin)
Alexander Moskowsky (violin)
Denes Koromzay (viola)
Vilmos Palotai (cello)
Michael Robbins adds a critical comment to recent broadcasts on the English landscape by Dr. W. G. Hoskins and Dr. J. D. Chambers. Suggesting that their approach is basically an aesthetic one, he makes a plea for proper study of ' the ugly bits.' ' I count the gasworks as well as the manor house, he says.
Sonata in B minor played by Geza Anda (piano)