Three talks by William Haas
Lecturer in German at University College, Cardiff
2-Closing the Gap
The gap between the study of sounds and the study of meaning in language is being closed as the method of analysis proves applicable to both. It appears at the same time that linguistic methods have become more akin to the familiar procedures of literary criticism.
(The recorded broadcast of October 2)
A secular oratorio in three acts
Words by Congreve
Music by Handel
Cast in order of singing:
Katharine Thomson (harpsichord)
Birmingham University Special Choir
The Boyd Neel Orchestra (Leader. Erich Gruenberg )
Conducted BY ANTHONY LEWIS
From the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, by permission of the Trustees
Third of a series of four programmes of dramatic works by Handel arranged by Anthony Lewis
Cadmus King of Thebes and Chief Priest:
Athamas, a Prince of Boeotia:
Semele, daughter to Cadmus:
Ino, sister to Semele:
Talk by John Summerson
Curator of Sir John Soane 's Museum
The vanished palace of Theobalds in Hertfordshire built by Lord Burghley in 1564-85 was one of the greatest of Elizabethan houses and architecturally perhaps the most influential of all. Mr. Summerson, who has been working on a reconstruction of the house, describes some of the results of his investigations.
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