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Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
BBC Scottish Orchestra (Leader, J. Mouland Begbiei
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Piano: Kyla Greenbaum
Leader: J. Mouland Begbiei
Conductor: Ian Whyte


A talk by Claude A. Buss , Professor of History at Stanford University, who recently visited Formosa.


Talk By: Claude A. Buss


Alexander Young (tenor)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Der Gartner Der Tambour
Verschwiegene Liebe
Jagerlied Storchenbotschaft Der Musikant
Der Feuerreiter
Seufzer Der Rattenfanger


Tenor: Alexander Young
Piano: Frederick Stone
Piano: Der Gartner
Unknown: Der Tambour
Unknown: Verschwiegene Liebe
Unknown: Jagerlied Storchenbotschaft
Unknown: Der Musikant
Unknown: Der Feuerreiter
Unknown: Seufzer Der Rattenfanger


of Dante Alighieri
The third cantica of the Divine Comedy, translated into English triple rhyme by Laurence Binyon
A reading in six parts
Produced by Peter Duval Smtth
PART i (Cantos i-6): Dante and Beatrice are in the Earthly Paradise, at the summit of the Mount of Purgatory; they leave the earth and are carried as by miracle to the Sphere of Fire; they rise to the Heaven of the Moon, where are the souls of those who on earth performed their vows imperfectly; Beatrice explains to Dante the order of Paradise; Beatrice and Dante ascend into the Heaven of Mercury, where the souls of the devout but ambitious are; among them, the spirit of Justinian addresses Dante.


Unknown: Laurence Binyon
Produced By: Peter Duval Smtth
Dante: Marius Goring
Beatrice: Siobhan McKenna
Piccarda Donati: Clare Austin
Justinian: Deryck Guyler


Variations on Mozart's
La ci darem la mano played by Hans Kamesch (oboe)
Manfred Kautsky (oboe)
H. Hadamousky (cor anglais) on gramophone records


Oboe: Hans Kamesch
Oboe: Manfred Kautsky
Oboe: H. Hadamousky


Six studies in African anthropology by Max Gluckman
Professor of Social Anthropology 'in the University of Manchester
4-The Logic of Witchcraft
When persons are blamed for misfortunes for which they cannot be held responsible, that-properly speaking-is a witch-hunt. In African societies this practice is contained within a coherent system of beliefs; and, though accusations of witchcraft breed quarrels between people, they also exert pressure on men and women to observe the social virtues. In this lecture Professor Gluckman considers how far such accusations disrupt social relationships and how far they lead to readjustments in social ties within a wider social order.


Unknown: Max Gluckman


The London Consort of Viols:
Harry Danks. Stanley Wootton Desmond Dupre. Sylvia Putterill Henry Revell , Robert Donington


Unknown: Harry Danks.
Unknown: Stanley Wootton
Unknown: Desmond Dupre.
Unknown: Sylvia Putterill
Unknown: Henry Revell
Unknown: Robert Donington


Illustrated talk by Vilem Tausky Vilem Tausky is conducting two performances of Smetana's opera Dalibor. to be broadcast on Thursday and next Sunday. In this talk he discusses the various versions of the opera made by Mahler and others.


Talk By: Vilem Tausky
Talk By: Vilem Tausky


Sonata in E minor. Op. 9 played by Florence Hooton (cello)
Ross Pratt (piano)


Cello: Florence Hooton
Piano: Ross Pratt


Talk by Alec Cairncross
Professor of Applied Economics in the University of Glasgow


Talk By: Alec Cairncross

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