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BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1


Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Talk by Z. A. Pelczynskl
Lecturer in Politics
Trinity College, Oxford
Among the many qualifying adjectives applied to the term ' democracy, the most recent—and the most paradoxical — is 'totalitarian.' In this talk Mr. Pelczynski considers the usefulness of retaining the term ' totalitarian democracy ' in our current political vocabulary.


Talk By: Z. A. Pelczynskl

: Renee Asherson reads ' ISABELLA'S THREE BRETHREN'

(Philomena's Tale on the Fourth Day)
Fourth of a series of twelve stories from Boccaccio's Decameron


Sonata In A, Op. 120
Sonata in C (Unfinished) played by Denis Matthews (piano)
Seventh of a series of ten programmes of piano music by Schubert


Piano: Denis Matthews
Music By: Schubert


Talk by P. H. Nowell-Smith
Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford
The basis of this talk is D. J. Warnock's book 'Berkeley,' published in 1953.


Talk By: P. H. Nowell-Smith


A play by Gabriel Marcel
English version by Rosalind Heywood
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes
(Continued in next column)
Incidental music by Christopher Whelen played by the Boyd Neel Orchestra
(led by Joshua Glazier )
Conducted by the composer


Play By: Gabriel Marcel
Unknown: Rosalind Heywood
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Music By: Christopher Whelen
Unknown: Joshua Glazier
Agnes Courteuil: Olive Gregg
Marie, a maid: Annabel Maule
Mile Brecht, a governess: Janet Burnell
Corinne Lemage, sister of Agnes: Cecile Chevreau
Mme. Lemage de Pierrefort, motherof Agnes and Corinne: Betty Pinchard
Chantal Forge, cousin of Agnes and Corinne: Joan Duan
Thierry Courteuil, husband of Agnes: Godfrey Kenton
Bruno, a Dominican monk, brother of Chantal: David Peel
Mme de Lieure, mother of Chantal and Bruno: Gladys Spencer
Guillaume Forge, husband of Chantal: T. St. John Barry
The Abbé Petitpaul (Jean): James Thomason


(soprano) with Guido Agosti (piano)
11 fervldo desiderio (Bellini)
Dolente immagine di Fille mia
Venise (Gounod)
Au rossignol (Gounod)
Viens! les gazons sont verts!
(Oounod) on gramophone records


Piano: Guido Agosti


Some Thoughts on German Architecture

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