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: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Herbert Downes (viola)
BBC Scottish Orchestra (Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Hindemith's Kammermusik, No. 4 and No. 3, will be broadcast tomorrow at 10.15. On March 18 and 19 the composer will conduct two performances of his Requiem.

Contributors

Viola: Herbert Downes
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: THE DISCOVERY OF MEDIEVAL MUSIC

Talk by Manfred F. Bukofzer
Dr. Bukofzer, who is Professor of Music in the University of California, talks about some fourteenth-century English motets which he has found in this country. Illustrations are sung by the Ambrosian Singers, with an instrumental consort, conducted by Denis Stevens.
First of three programmes

Contributors

Talk By: Manfred F. Bukofzer
Conducted By: Denis Stevens.

: NEW POETRY

G. S. Fraser introduces another programme of readings from recently published volumes of poetry
Readers:
Felix Felton and David Peel

Contributors

Introduces: G. S. Fraser
Readers: Felix Felton
Readers: David Peel

: Bach Cantatas

Ena Mitchell (soprano)
Kalmar Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Friedman)
Conducted by Stanley Pope
This is the seventeenth of a series of programmes of Bach cantatas; the next, on March 22, will include Nos. 147 and 180. There is a programme of Bach's music from the Royal Festival Hall tomorrow at 5.45; and on March 17 a concert (including cantatas Nos. 54 and 56) will be broadcast from the Tilford Bach Festival.

Contributors

Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conducted By: Stanley Pope

: VICTORIAN HUMANITY

The Victorian Conscience
Talk by Norman St. John-Stevas

Contributors

Talk By: Norman St. John-Stevas

: Robert Eddison in 'PRINCE ISIDORE'

The novel by Harold Acton
Adapted for radio and produced by Christopher Sykes
Others taking part:
Dorothy Black. Patience Collier Alexander Gauge , Olive Gregg Deryck Guyler. Carleton Hobbs
Julia Lang. Bryan Powley
Cyril Shaps , John Sharp
Roger Snowdon. Lewis Stringer
Ann Totten. Margot van der Burgh Marjorie Westbury , Ward Williams and Geoffrey Wincott
Music composed and arranged by Norman Forber Kay played by a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader. Reginald Stead ) Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Novel By: Harold Acton
Produced By: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Dorothy Black.
Unknown: Patience Collier
Unknown: Alexander Gauge
Unknown: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Deryck Guyler.
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Julia Lang.
Unknown: Bryan Powley
Unknown: Cyril Shaps
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Roger Snowdon.
Unknown: Lewis Stringer
Unknown: Ann Totten.
Unknown: Margot van Der Burgh
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Ward Williams
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Arranged By: Norman Forber Kay
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Narrator: Norman Shelley
Prince Isidore: Robert Eddison

: ENGLISH BAROQUE MUSIC

The Basil Lam Sonata Ensemble:
Patrick Hailing (violin) Marjorie Lavers (violin)
Terence Weil (cello)
Basil Lam (harpsichord)
The two works by Jenkins have been transcribed by Basil Lam from manuscripts in the British Museum. One of these manuscripts, possibly an autograph, contains several unnamed trio sonatas that may belong to the set of twelve sonatas by Jenkins said to have been published in 1660, but never traced.

Contributors

Violin: Patrick Hailing
Violin: Marjorie Lavers
Cello: Terence Weil
Harpsichord: Basil Lam
Unknown: Basil Lam

: 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








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