Talk by Stuart Hampshire
Fellow of All Souls College. Oxford
This is a new version of a paper read at the Congress for Cultural Freedom which took place in Milan in September.
by Lope de Rueda
Translated by W. S. Merwin
Production by Frederick Bradnum
Characters in order of speaking:
Music arranged by Lionel Salter and played on the guitar by Freddie Phillips
Kenneth A. Hurren writes on page 4
followed by an interlude at 4.35
Leonardo, a gentleman:
Melchior, a serving-man:
Eufemia, sister to Leonardo:
Ximena de Penalosa, a nurse:
Cristina serving-maid to Eufemia:
Servants to Valiano: Polo:
Grimaldo, a page:
Valiano a baron:
Pedro, an old servant:
Eulallia, a Negress:
('La Rencontre Imprevue *)
A comic opera in three acts
Words by Dancourt
Music by Gluck
English version by Geoffrey Dunn
The Goldsbrough Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
CONDUCTED BY CHARLES MACKERRAS
Producer, Geoffrey Dunn Repetiteur. George Coop
The action takes place in Cairo
Act 1: A street corner
(Marion Studholme broadcasts by permis. sion of Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.)
Another performance: Monday at 8.10
René Elvin writes on page 4
Rezia, Princess of Persia, favourite of the Sultan of Egypt and in love with Ali:
Her ladies-in-waiting: Balkis:
Ali, Prince of Balsora:
Osmin his man:
van Der Gucht
The Chief of the Caravan:
Achmet, Sultan of Egypt:
Monsieur Vertigo, a mad French painter:
Talk by O. G. S. Crawford
Editor of Antiquity
Earlier this year Dr. Crawford went to the Canary Islands to study the remains of the prehistoric Guanche culture, especially rock-carvings and channelled pottery. He relates some of these remains to others found on the Atlantic seaboard of Europe.
O. G. S.
ACT 2: A room in Rezia's pavilion
by Herbert Read
In his new book on Giovanni-Lorenzo Bernini , Rudolf Wittkower contends that Bernini's sculpture represents a return to the discipline and dynamic vigour of Michelangelo. Sir Herbert Read examines this contention. His talk is occasioned by the publication of two recent works: Professor Wittkower's The Sculptures of Bernini, and Michelangelo: a Study in the Nature of Art by Adrian Stokes.
Letters to a Friend
Extracts from an unpublished correspondence of the twenties
Arranged and introduced by D. G. Bridson
(The recorded broadcast of March 2) followed by an interlude at 8.5
Conductor, Karl Munchinger
A programme of music played and introduced by Susi Jeans
John Lugge was organist at Exeter Cathedral during the first half of the seventeenth century.
The music for this programme, some of it for double organ, was recorded on the Father Smith organ at Compton Wynyates, by permission of the Marquess of Northampton. This organ dates from the time of Charles II and is the oldest two-manual instrument in Britain.
Six lectures by K. C. Wheare
Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration in the University of Oxford
5-Two Chambers: More or Less ?
Most legislatures are bicameral. Is this a harmless survival or a useful and necessary arrangement in representative assemblies?
Virtuoso Chamber Ensemble:
Edward Walker (flute)
Stephen Waters (clarinet) Ronald Waller (bassoon)
John Burden (horn)
David Martin (violin)
Patrick Halling (violin) Gwynne Edwards (viola) Stephen Shingles (viola) Willem de Mont (cello)
Francisco Gabarro (cello) Wilfrid Parry (piano)
Sextet in A, Op. posth., for two violins, two violas, and two cellos
Quintet in B flat, Op. posth., for flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, and piano
Talk by David Green
For some time Mr. Green has been working on a biography of Henry Wise (1653-1738), gardener to Queen Anne. In this talk he speaks about Wise's work in the royal parks and gardens.
(The recorded broadcast of July 16)