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: LEGISLATURES

Six lectures by K. C. Wheare
Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration in the University of Oxford
3— Making the Government Behave '
Next lecture: October 23

: CATHAY

by William Bardwell
Cantata on Chinese poems translated by Ezra Pound (first broadcast performance)
Ann Dowdall (soprano)
Eileen McLoughlin (soprano) Jeannette Sinclair (soprano)
Norman Piatt (baritone)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
An instrumental ensemble
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Prelude
The Beautiful Toilet Old Idea of Choan (1) The City of Choan
Old Idea of Choan (2) The River Song
The Song of the Bowmen of Shu The Jewel Stairs' Grievance
Lament of the Frontier Guard The River-Merchant's Wife Sennin Poem by Kakuhaku
A Ballad of the Mulberry Road Postlude

Contributors

Unknown: William Bardwell
Translated By: Ezra Pound
Soprano: Ann Dowdall
Soprano: Eileen McLoughlin
Soprano: Jeannette Sinclair
Baritone: Norman Piatt
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: AN INTELLECTUAL WATERSHED

Talk by Donat O'Donnell on the recent book, ' Les Aventures de la Dialectique,' by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
The speaker believes that Professor
Merleau-Ponty's newest book marks a most significant watershed in the intellectual history of France. In an earlier work, 'Humanisme et Terreur,' Merleau-Ponty * put an umbrella of rationalisation over the heads of those who wished to keep their " favourable prejudices" about Russia under a rain of inconvenient facts. In his new book he takes that umbrella away.'

Contributors

Talk By: Donat O'Donnell

: NEW VERSE

Unpublished poetry chosen and introduced by Bernard Bergonzi

Contributors

Introduced By: Bernard Bergonzi

: Composer and Interpreter BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 3 in E flat
(Eroica)
NBC Symphony, Orchestra
Conducted by Arturo Toscanini on gramophone records
Symphony No. 4: October 24 and 25

Contributors

Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini

: COMMENT

A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
Three speakers comment on whatever seems of most immediate interest in the world of various arts: exhibitions, new productions in the theatre, new films and books.

: 'ARDELE'

or La Marguerite * by Jean Anouilh translated by Lucienne Hill and adapted for broadcasting by Helena Wood with Miles Malleson
Marjorie Stewart and Grizelda Hervey
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by Anthony Pelissier
A complete reading in French of ' Ardile ' by the author: October 29

Contributors

Unknown: La Marguerite
Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Translated By: Lucienne Hill
Broadcasting By: Helena Wood
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Unknown: Marjorie Stewart
Unknown: Grizelda Hervey
Produced By: Anthony Pelissier
Narrator: Geoffrey Matthews
Emily: Grizelda Hervey
The General: Miles Malleson
Ada: Marjorie Mars
Nathalie: Daphne Arthur
Toto: Colin Gibson
The Countess: Marjorie Stewart
The Count: Dennis Arundell
Villardieu: Ronald Ward
Nicholas: Owen Holder
Marie-Christine: Gillian Gordon-Inglis

: REGER

Traumc am Kamin, Op. 143 played by Celia Arieli (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Celia Arieli

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