Talk by John Hope Franklin Professor of History at Howard
University, Washington, D.C.
Since racially segregated schools were declared unconstitutional in the U.S.A. in 1954 ' the South has persuaded itself,' says Professor Franklin, ' that a real dilemma exists. It regards itself as faced with the alternative of yielding to a specious sociological Supreme Court decision that presumes to interfere with its internal affairs, or of maintaining its right " by lawful resistance " to preserve its local and racial integrity. Thus it proceeds to wrestle with an age-old problem in the age-old context of honour and morality.'
A melodrama for voice and piano by Richard Strauss
Produced by Raymond Raikes
Melodrama, as Ernest Newman has pointed out, originally meant drama allied with music; today the word is used for a union of speech and music in which the words are not sung but spoken. With melodrama there are no translation problems: since the words are not fitted to any particular melodic notes or pitches, the speaker can adapt the time-length of each of his lines to that of the relative bars of the music. Hence with a melodrama such as Enoch Arden, which was composed to a German translation of the English text, Tennyson's original words can readily be substituted.
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