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: Robert Harris and Andrew Cruickshank in ' THE BURNT FLOWER-BED'

(L'Aiuola Bruciata') by Ugo Betti
Translated from the Italian and adapted for radio by Henry Reed
Cast in order of speaking:
Music for horn composed by William Wordsworth played by Alan Civil
Production by Donald McWhinnie
The time is the present. The action takes place in a single night.


Unknown: Ugo Betti
Radio By: Henry Reed
Composed By: William Wordsworth
Played By: Alan Civil
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
Tomaso: Andrew Cruickshank
Giovanni: Robert Harris
Luisa, his wife: Mary O'Farrell
Raniero: Godfrey Kenton
Rosa ;: Gwen Cherrell
Nicola: Esme Percy


An opera with two acts
Words and music by Arnold Schoenberg
(sung in German)
(Continued in next column)
Chorus of NWDR. Hamburg
Max Thurn and Otto Franze )
. Chorus of NWDR, Cologne
Bernhard Zimmerman and Otto Maier )
Chorus of the Hamburg State Conservatory (Chorus-Master, Adolf Detel )
Symphony Orchestra of NWDR, Hamburg
Producer, Hermann Spitz
Act 1


Music By: Arnold Schoenberg
Chorus-Masters: Max Thurn
Chorus-Masters: Otto Franze
Chorus-Masters: Bernhard Zimmerman
Chorus-Masters: Otto Maier
Chorus-Master: Adolf Detel
Conducted By: Hans Rosbaud
Producer: Hermann Spitz
Moses Hans: Herbert Fiedler
Aron: Helmut Krebs
A young girl: Ilona Steingruber-Wildgans
A young man: Helmut Kretschmar
A man: Horst Giinter
A priest: Hermann Rieth
A sick woman: Ursula Zollenkopt


A Malayan Experiment
Talk by J. B. Perry Robinson
The speaker was in Malaya as an Information Officer and has latterly been engaged on research in connection with an official history of the Emergency. He describes how the crisis of confidence ' was met by an experiment in military and civil integration. He suggests that the Malayan experiment may have significance for other territories that are defending themselves against subversion as well as force.


Talk By: J. B. Perry Robinson


A critical evaluation by D. G. Bridson
Excerpts from Ezra Pound's poetry read by Marius Goring. Frederick Allen and Alan Wheatley
'Letters to a Friend,' a section of Ezra Pound's unpublished correspondence: March 2


Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Read By: Marius Goring.
Read By: Frederick Allen
Read By: Alan Wheatley


Quintet in B flat (K.46) played by the Element Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello) with Herbert Downes (viola)
Quintet in C (K.515): March 1


Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Dorothy Hemming
Cello: Norman Jones
Viola: Herbert Downes

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