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: FRANZ REIZENSTEIN

Six Preludes and Fugues
(1953-1954)
(from Twelve Preludes and Fugues) Nos. 1 in C; 2 in G; 3 in F; 4 in A; 6 in E; 6 in E flat played by the composer
(First broadcast performance)

: FOREIGN REVIEW

A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad
Compiled by Alan Pryce-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones

: ' SEMELE '

A secular oratorio in three acts
Words by Congreve
Music by Handel
(Continued in next column)
Katharine Thomson (harpsichord)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Boyd Neel Orchestra (Leader, Erich Gruenberg )
CONDUCTED BY ANTHONY LEWIS
Act 1
Previously broadcast on Monday

Contributors

Music By: Handel
Harpsichord: Katharine Thomson
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis
Cadmus, King of Thebes and ChiefPriest: George Prangnell
Athamas a Prince of Boeotia: John Whitworth
Semele, daughter to Cadmus: Jennifer Vyvyan
Ino, sister to Semele: Helen Watts
Juno: Anna Pollak
Iris: Elizabeth Cooper
Jupiter: William Herbert
Somnus: George James
Apollo: Bradbridge White

: THE DECLINING IMPORTANCE OF CAPITAL

Talk by Colin Clark
Recent statistical investigations, in this and other countries, have suggested the surprising fact that our entire stock of capital including houses may only represent about two years' national income. This figure is much lower than has previously been supposed. The speaker examines the consequences of this discovery for economic policy.

Contributors

Talk By: Colin Clark

: ' SEMELE'

Act 2

: CRIME COMICS AND THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE

A talk by Irving Sarnoff, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Student Health
Service, University of Michigan
Dr. Fredric Wertham, in his recently published book, ' Seduction of the Innocent,' gives an account of American ' crime comics,' and of what he regards as their widespread and pernicious influence. In this talk Irving Sarnoff relates the ' crime comics ' to the general conditions of American life.

Contributors

Talk By: Irving Sarnoff, Ph.D.

: ' SEMELE

Act 3

: THE TRINIDAD STEEL BAND

Talk by Edward Scobie with illustrations bv
Russ Henderson 's Trinidad Steel Band
In recent years Trinidadians have discovered that attractive music can be produced by hitting the sawn-off end of steel oil drums. There are today over five thousand steel bandsmen in Port of Spain alone.

Contributors

Talk By: Edward Scobie
Unknown: Russ Henderson

: THE ' PURGATORIO

of Dante Alighieri

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