Symphony No. 2, in B flat played by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, William Steinberg
.on gramophone records
The Gulf Stream
Talk by Henry Charnock of the National Institute of Oceanography
By taking the Gulf Stream as an example, the speaker describes recent research on the interrelation between the ocean and weather and climate.
Ninth of a group of talks
Romance in F sharp, Op. 28 No. 2 Sonata in F sharp minor. Op. 11 played by Frank Laffitte (piano)
K. C. Wheare , Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration in the University of Oxford, talks about Government and Parliament by Herbert Morrison.
An anthology of new translations from the classical Greek arranged and introduced by D. S. Carne-Ross
Those taking part include lain Fletcher, John Heath Stubbs and G. S. Fraser
Mary O'Farrell and Duncan Mclntyre
This anthology had been made on the principle that a translator's knowledge of Greek is less important than his skill as a poet.
The Element Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello)
The Quartet in F is Beethoven's own arrangement for string quartet of his Piano Sonata in E, Op. 14 No. 1.
On page 6 Alan Frank writes about
Robert Simpson 's Quartet No. 2.
(died October 28. 1704) A series of three talks 1
Maurice Cranston speaks about Locke's sojourn in Holland
Ena Mitchell (soprano) Dora Capey (contralto) William Herbert (tenor)
William Parsons (baritone)
BBC Midland Chorus
Philip Moore (organ)
BBC Midland Orchestra (Leader. Donald Sturtivant )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
(Continued in next column)
The Battle of Waterloo
The day after the Battle of Waterloo, which was fought on June 18, 1815, Captain Thomas Wildman of the 7th Hussars wrote a long description of the engagement. His letter, which has never been published, is introduced by Sir Grimwood Mears and read by Leslie Stokes. ' As a grand military affair,' Captain Wildman wrote of Waterloo, 'it will probably for ever stand unrivalled and alone.'
Wind Quintet (1922) played by the Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble:
Gareth Morris (flute) Leonard Brain (oboe)
Stephen Waters (clarinet) John Alexandra (bassoon)
Dennis Brain (horn)