Willy Clement (baritone)
Stanford Robinson (piano)
by C. S. Lewis
This is a broadcast version of the inaugural lecture, De Descriptione Temporum, by the Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature in the University of Cambridge. Mr. Lewis considers the divisions that are usually made in European history-the one between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, for example-and argues that the Great Divide comes after the age of Jane Austen and Scott.
lain Fletcher introduces another programme of readings from recently published volumes of poetry.
Derek Hart , Duncan Mclntyre
Sonata played by Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
Talk by Richard Peters
Lecturer in Philosophy in the University of London
* They that study natural philosophy study in vain except they begin at geometry.' The De Corpore, published in 1655, was Hobbes's first essay in the geometrical method.
(Dioneus's Tale on the Sixth Day)
Ninth of twelve stories from Boccaccio's Decameron in the anonymous translation of 1620 Arranged for broadcasting by Sasha Moorsom and Rayner Heppenstall
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
The Geraint Jones
Singers and Orchestra
(Leader. Winifred Roberts )
Thurston Dart (organ and harpsichord)
Conductor, Geraint Jones Heather Harper (soprano)
From St. Gabriel's Church, Cricklewood
This is the first of six programmes including vcrse-anthems, motets, and odes by Purcell.
A comment on Tolstoy's marriage by Maxim Gorky
This unpublished fragment is read by Gilbert Harding
Piano Quintet in F minor
Allegro non troppo: Andante un poco adagio; Scherzo (allegro): Poco sostenuto-Allegro non troppo played by the Element Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello)
Arne Skjold Rasmussen (piano)
(Recording made available by courtesy of Statsradiofonien, Denmark)
Talk by J. A. Steers Professor of Geography in the University of Cambridge
In the last of a series of talks on the ocean, Professor Steers speaks about the borders of the oceans, which, throughout history, have played such an important part in human affairs.
at the organ of St. Jans,
Gouda Herr Gott , lass Dich erbarmen (Isaac) Canzona (Josquin des Pris) Ricercare (Willaert)
Echo Fantasy (Sweelinck) Canzona (de Monte)
Prelude and Fugue in D (Van den
Kerckhoven) on gramophone records