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A case-study in reversion to the primitive by R. A. Billington
Professor of History at the Northwestern University,
Evanston, Illinois
This is a broadcast version of Professor Billington's inaugural lecture, as Harms-worth Professor of American History, delivered before the University of Oxford on February 2 under the title The American Frontiersman.'
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 11)


Unknown: R. A. Billington


Notturno No. 3: 0 lieb, so lang du lieben kannst
Sonetto 104 del Petrarca (Annees de
Pelerinage, deuxieme année)
Two Concert Studies:
Waldesrauschen, Gnomenreigen
Le Lac de Wallcnstadt (Album d'un
Voyaseur—Impressions et Poesies)
Rhapsodie Espagnole (Foliea d'Espagne et Jota aragonesa) played by Julius Isserlis (piano)
Next recital by Philip Levi : Nov. 21


Piano: Julius Isserlis
Unknown: Philip Levi


Talk by the Rev. John Burnaby
Regius Professor of Divinity it. the University of Cambridge


Unknown: Rev. John Burnaby


Elsie Morison (soprano)
Janet Fraser (contralto)
Ronald Bristol (tenor)
Scott Joynt (bass)
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Charles Spinks
(organ and harpsichord)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
The Welbeck Orchestra (Leader, Vera Kantrovitch )
Conducted by Douglas Guest
This is the eighth of a series of programmes of Bach cantatas. The next programme, on November 23, will include No. 82 ' Ich habe genug ' and No. t52 ' Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn.'


Soprano: Elsie Morison
Contralto: Janet Fraser
Tenor: Ronald Bristol
Bass: Scott Joynt
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Flute: Charles Spinks
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Vera Kantrovitch
Conducted By: Douglas Guest


Recollections of James Joyce
Stanislaus Joyce speaks about his brother's attitude to music and suggests that the writer ' may well have been a little jealous of that other art.'
followed by an interlude at 9.0
9.5 Introduction by Peter Watts


Unknown: James Joyce
Unknown: Stanislaus Joyce
Unknown: Peter Watts


app. A play in three parts by August Strindberg in a new translation and radio adaptation by Peter Watts
Produced by Peter Watts
Part 3: Saturday at 6.0


Unknown: Peter Watts
Produced By: Peter Watts
The Mother: Ella Milne
The Confessor: Howieson Culff
The Unknown Man: Valentine Dyall
The Lady: Catherine Salkeld
The Doctor: John Glen
' Caesar ': Anthony Jacobs
A Woman: Betty Baskcomb


Quartet No. 4, Op. 32 played by the Gullet String Quartet:
Daniel Guilet (violin)
Jacob Gorodetzky (violin)
Frank Brieff (viola)
Lucien Laporte (cello) on gramophone recorda


Violin: Daniel Guilet
Violin: Jacob Gorodetzky
Viola: Frank Brieff
Cello: Lucien Laporte


Four Studies in Barotse Law by Max Gluckman
Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Manchester
1-The Case of the Violent Councillor
In the very simplicity of Barotse law, Professor Gluckman argues, we can see clearly principles that are obscured by the complexity of our own law: that the ' certainty' of law as a body of rules, for example, resides in the ' uncertainty ' of its basic concepts. In these talks Professor Gluckman traces the fundamental importance of the concept ot the reasonable man ' through cases he himself attended in Barotse courts in Northern Rhodesia.
(The recorded broadcast of Aug. 1)
The Case of the Eloping Wife: Nov. 24


Unknown: Max Gluckman

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