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: TOWN PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE. 1945-1965. THE HALF-WAY POINT

A series of seven talks
7-The British Contributionby H. R. Hitchcock
Professor of Art at Smith College, Massachusetts
As architectural historian and critic ot modern architecture, Mr. Hitchcock has studied current building in many countries. His book ' Built in U.S.A.' covers American work done after the war. He has since examined much of the new architecture of South America and travelled extensively in western and southern Europe.
In this talk he attempts to measure the British achievement of the last ten years against work he has seen elsewhere.

Contributors

Unknown: H. R. Hitchcock

: CHAMBER MUSIC

played by the Melos Ensemble:
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Paul Draper (bassoon)
Neil Sanders (horn)
Eli Goren (violin)
Ivor McMahon (violin) Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Terence Weil (cello)
Adrian Beers (double-bass) with Patrick Ireland (violai

Contributors

Clarinet: Gervase de Peyer
Bassoon: Paul Draper
Horn: Neil Sanders
Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: Ivor McMahon
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Terence Weil
Double-Bass: Adrian Beers
Violai: Patrick Ireland

: THE BACH BOW

Talk by David D. Boyden illustrated by Kenneth Skeaping
(18th century violin) and Desmond Dupré (lute)
The speaker, who is Professor of Music in the University of California, questions the desirability of using a special type of bow for Bach's violin music, and demonstrates how alterations made in the last two centuries to both the violin and its bow have affected its tone. He plays the harpsichord accompaniments himself.

Contributors

Talk By: David D. Boyden
Illustrated By: Kenneth Skeaping
Illustrated By: Desmond Dupré

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Ruggiero Ricci (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens
Part 1
Conrad Beck , who is on the music staff of Radio Zurich, was born in 1901; he studied at the Zurich Conservatoire, and during the nineteen-twenties lived in Paris, where he was associated with Roussel and Honegger. His works include several symphonies and a viola concerto. His Fourth Symphony was completed in 1928, and is in six movements.

Contributors

Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens
Unknown: Conrad Beck

: TRAFALGAR

Talk by E. E. Rich
Professor of Naval History in the University of Cambridge

Contributors

Talk By: E. E. Rich

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Part 2

: ' EVERY MAN IN HIS HUMOUR'

by Ben Jonson

Contributors

Unknown: Ben Jonson

: BACH

The Geraint Jones Singers
Conductor, Geraint Jones
Alan Harverson (organ)
Motet: Komm, Jesu, komm
Motet: Der Geist hilft unsrer
Schwachheit auf

Contributors

Singers: Geraint Jones
Conductor: Geraint Jones
Unknown: Alan Harverson

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