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Sonata for clarinet and piano played by Ulysse Delecluse (clarinet) Jacques Delecluse (piano) on gramophone records


Played By: Ulysse Delecluse
Piano: Jacques Delecluse


Six studies in African anthropology by Max Gluckman
Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Manchester 2-The Frailty of Authority
As positions of leadership carry high ideals, and as most men are-well, only men, there develops frequently a conflict between the ideals of leadership and the weakness of the leaders. This,' says Professor Gluckman, ' is the frailty of authority.'
From detailed studies of African societies, he argues that the rebellions this frailty creates not only do not destroy the established social order but even support it. They also resolve certain other conflicts that arise in other parts of the political system-
(The recorded broadcast of April 20)


Unknown: Max Gluckman


Sonata No. 2, in G played by Iris Loveridge (piano)


Piano: Iris Loveridge


Talk by Frank Kermode
The speaker comments on the current Third Programme production of Measure for Measure and considers some of the problems that may arise in an attempt to illustrate in performance a theory of the play's meaning.


Talk By: Frank Kermode

: International Celebrity Concert BRAHMS

Zino Francescatti (violin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins )
Conducted by Pierre Monteux
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part 1


Violin: Zino Francescatti
Leader: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conducted By: Pierre Monteux


New poems by Robert Graves
In this programme each poem will be read twice-first by the poet and then by Denis McCarthy.


Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Denis McCarthy.


Part 2
SYMPHONY. No. 1, in C minor

: Ernest Milton in BIRTHDAY'

A verse play for radio by Francis Webb
Production by Frederick Bradnum
The action of the play takes place on Hitler's birthday, April 20, 1945, in the rooms beneath the Berlin Chancellery.


Unknown: Francis Webb
Production By: Frederick Bradnum


Ludi scaenici by Carl Orff Juvenes, juvenculae, senes The Ambrosian Singers
A percussion ensemble
Clifton Helliwell , Frederick Stone
Josephine Lee , Charles Spinks
Conducted by Maurice Miles


Unknown: Carl Orff
Unknown: Clifton Helliwell
Unknown: Frederick Stone
Unknown: Josephine Lee
Pianos: Charles Spinks
Conducted By: Maurice Miles

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