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: 'THE GHOST SONATA'

by August Strindberg
A new English translation for broadcasting by Frederick Bradnum
Music composed by Tristram Cary
Cast in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column)
The orchestra conducted by Patrick Savill
The student's song sung by John Camburn
Production by Frederick Bradnum

Contributors

Unknown: August Strindberg
Broadcasting By: Frederick Bradnum
Composed By: Tristram Cary
Conducted By: Patrick Savill
Sung By: John Camburn
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
The spectator: Rolf Lefebvra
The student: Allan McClelland
A milkmaid: Janet MacKenzie
Hummel, an old man: Cyril Shaps
Johansson, servant to Hummel: Jack Shaw
The Daughter: Cecile Chevreau
Bengtsson, servant to the Colonel: Oliver Burt
The Colonel's wife: Betty Hardy
The Colonel: Eric Anderson
A cook: Nan Marriott-Watson

: RECITAL

played by the Amsterdam Duo: Nap de Klijn (violin) Alice Heksch (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Nap de Klijn
Piano: Alice Heksch

: RECITAL

by the Amsterdam Duo (Continued from page 11)

: THE CANON

Peter Stadlen traces the development of the canon in music, and touches on various social and dramatic reasons that caused composers to use this device, particularly in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
The illustrations including examples by Henry VIII.
Byrd, Purcell, Bach, and Mozart sung by the London Chamber Singers
Conductor, Anthony Bernard

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Stadlen
Unknown: Henry Viii.
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: PIANO RECITAL

by Peter Katin

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Katin

: FOREIGN REVIEW

A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad
' including a report on the conference ' The
Future of Freedom,' sponsored by the Congress for Cultural Freedom, which took place in Milan in September; and an account by James Joll , Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford, of the recent International Congress of Historical Sciences in Rome.

Contributors

Unknown: James Joll

: THE PASCHAL CANDILL

A new poem by Tom Scott
Read by James McKechnie
The Paschal Candill is a poem in twelve parts, each corresponding to some part of the Holy Saturday Mass and the Easter mysteries. It might be described as a debate between the events of the mass (the preparation of the candle, the prophecies and litanies, culminating in the Eucharist) and the writer's own consciousness. The latter is dominated by the thoughts of a man returning to Scotland after fourteen years of exile who rediscovers a part at least of the Scottish tradition. This he considers to be the tradition of St. Columba, the spiritual father of Scotland, rather than that of William Wallace. T.S.

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Scott
Read By: James McKechnie
Unknown: Paschal Candill
Unknown: William Wallace.

: WOLF

Choral and orchestral works
Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Alfred Orda (baritone)
The Ambrosian Singers
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Granville Jones )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
(Continued in next column)
Goethe-Lieder:
Mignon; Anakreons Grab; Prometheus
Morgenhymnus, for chorus and orchestra
Dem Vaterland, for men's chorus and orchestra
(Joan Sutherland broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covenl Garden, Ltd.; Alfred Orda by permission of Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.) The first of three programmes of Wolf's choral and orchestral works

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Baritone: Alfred Orda
Leader: Granville Jones
Conducted By: Walter Goehr

: PERPETUAL FRUITING STRAWBERRIES

by Edward Hyams
In England strawberries ripen in midsummer. In Europe and America it is customary to pick them from June to November. Mr. Hyams points out that this is a matter of planting the right variety.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Hyams

: WOLF

Part 2
Two Interludes (Der Corregidor) Goethe-Lieder:
Drei Lieder des Harfenspielers
Fairies' Song: Spotted Snakes with double tongues, for soprano. women's chorus, and orchestra
Feuerreiter, for chorus and orchestra

: LEGISLATURES

A series of six lectures by K. C. Wheare
Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration in the University of Oxford
4-Making the Laws
In Britain and the Commonwealth we speak of ' parliament '; in foreign countries they speak of ' legislatures.' Behind this difference in words Professor Wheare sees a fundamental difference in the functions of representative assemblies.

Contributors

Unknown: K. C. Wheare

: HAYDN

The Element Quartet
Quartet in D, Op. 20 No. 4 Quartet in C, Op. 54 No. 2

: SOME REFLECTIONS ON CAPTIVITY

by C. J. Hamson
C. J. Hamson was captured in Crete in June 1941 and released in Germany in April 1945. Most of this time he was a prisoner m Germany at Lubeck, Dossel, and Eichstadt. Before the war he was a Cambridge don and returned to his university after his release.

Contributors

Unknown: C. J. Hamson
Unknown: C. J. Hamson








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