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: FRANCOIS COUPERIN

Suite No. 26 played by Sylvia Marlowe (harpsichord)
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 28)

Contributors

Harpsichord: Sylvia Marlowe

: A MARVELLOUS DECADE

1838-1848
A series of four lectures by Isaiah Berlin
Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
3-Belinsky: the Original Contribution of the Russian Intelligentsia

: Liverpool Philharmonic Society CONCERT

Elsie Morison (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
William Herbert (tenor)
Owen Brannigan (bass)
Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
(Chorus-Master, J. E. Wallace )
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Henry Datyner )
Conducted by Hermann Scherchen
From the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Part 1: Brahms
Tragic Overture Alto Rhapsody
Arthur Jacobs writes on page 4

Contributors

Soprano: Elsie Morison
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: William Herbert
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Chorus-Master: J. E. Wallace
Leader: Henry Datyner
Conducted By: Hermann Scherchen

: DRUGS OF ELECTION

Morris Carstairs , who is both an anthropologist and a psychologist, speaks about the reasons why different peoples have chosen different drugs or intoxicants. ' Pharmacological analysis,' he says, can tell us about the properties of a given drug, but only a study of the emotional values of a society can explain why it is used in some societies and rejected in others.'

Contributors

Unknown: Morris Carstairs

: Liverpool Philharmonic Society CONCERT

Part 2: Beethoven
SYMPHONY No. 9, in D minor

: THE POETRY OF THOMAS HARDY

(1840-1928)
A study written and narrated by Henry Reed
Others taking part:
Mary O'Farrell , Michael Hordern and James McKechnie
Production by Joe Burroughs

Contributors

Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: James McKechnie
Production By: Joe Burroughs

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Allegri String Quartet::
Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)
This is the first of a series of programmes that will include the six string quartets of Elizabeth Maconchy. Quartet No. 2 will be broadcast on February 24.
Elizabeth Maconchy has a number of large-scale works to her credit, but she regards her string quartets as the most important part of her output. They were written over a period of twenty years, No. I in 1933 and No. 6 in 1953.

Contributors

Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth

: MECHANISED SPEECH

The Language of Tomorrow
Magnus Pyke , Ph.D., describes some of the ways in which electronic computers could be used to translate from one language to another, and speculates on some of the consequences of any such development.
(The recorded broadcast of Nov. 10).

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Pyke

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