A series of four lectures by Isaiah Berlin
Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
4-Alexander Herzen : his Opinions and Character
A section of the London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Granville Jones )
Charles Spinks (harmonium)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Conducted by Walter Goehr
First of four programmes that will include all Hindemith's Kammermusik.
A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad
Compiled by Alan Pryce-Jones
This month's Foreign Review consists of three contributions. First a report by Christopher Hill , Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, on the teaching of English history in the U.S.S.R. Mr. Hill, himself a Marxist, has recently returned from Russia where he met a number of leading Soviet historians. The other two contributions are a comment by A. Fernandez Cruz on the scientific aspects of increasing age; and a talk by Martin Cooper , with musical illustrations, en the Tenth Symphony of Shostakovich, which has not yet been heard in this country.
Alida Monro recalls some of the personalities, poetry readings, and publications of the Poetry Bookshop from 1913 to 1920
Readers. Robert Bernal and James McKechnie
Produced by Sasha Moorsom
Karl Bobzien (flute)
Willi Kneiss (cor anglais)
(Leader. Rudolf Kockert )
Conductor, Eugen Jochum
Karl Friedrich Gaus9
(1777-1855) by Sir Edmund Whittaker , F.R.S.
A talk commemorating one whom many regard as second only to Newton among the mathematicians of all time.
Illustrated talk by Robert Irwin
The Irish tenor John McCormack , who died in 1945, made a world-wide reputation as a singer of opera, lieder, and ballads.
Illustrations (from his recordings) include ' 0 sleep, why dost thou leave me? ' from Handel's Semele, Oh cease thy singing ' by Rachmaninov, and ' II mio tesoro' from Mozart's Don Giovanni.
played by Flor Peeters
From Malines Cathedral