The Basil Lam Sonata Ensemble:
Richard Adeney (flute) Patrick Hailing (violin) Marjorie Lavers (violin)
Terence Weil (cello)
Basil Lam (harpsichord)
This is the last of four programmes of baroque music given by the Basil Lam Sonata Ensemble
Illustrated talk by Alec Robertson
A discussion on music as a moral agent in itself and in its' effect on character, according to the opinions of composers, philosophers, and theologians of different times and places.
An Irish Portrait
Drawn from the memories and opinions of his countrymen:
Sean O'Casey. St. John Ervine Denis Johnston, Oliver Gogarty Frank O'Connor, L. A. G. Strong
Lord Glenavy, Lady Hanson Lady Thomson. Mrs. Tyrrell
Professor T. Bodkin, Austin Clarke
Pearse Beasley, P. Kirwan
Edited and introduced by W. R. Rodgers
Produced by Maurice Brown
Joan Taylor (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
Rene Soames (tenor)
George Pizzey (baritone)
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by David Willcocks
A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
17-Maintenance: officiously encouraging litigation by A. L. Goodhart , K.B.E., Q.C.
Master of University College, Oxford
Sonata in B flat, Op. posth. played by Paul Badura-Skoda (piano)
This is the last of the series of ten programmes of piano music by Schubert.
Ruthven Todd chooses and introduces readings from the work of Ogden Nash , John Crowe Ransom , E. B. White , E. E. Cummings , Dorothy Parker , Samuel Hoffenstein , Don Marquis , and Theodore Roethke.
Readers: Mary Lee Settle and Guy Kingsley Poynter