by Harold Acton
Some reflections on Bernard Berenson as a man and art scholar, occasioned by his ninetieth birthday which occurred earlier this year.
The speaker, who was born and still lives in Florence, has known Mr. Berenson since Edwardian days.
The story by Amos Tutuola
Arranged for broadcasting by Peter Duval Smith
Music composed by Elisabeth Lutyens and conducted by Edward Clark
Special effects by the Ambrosian Singers
Production by Peter Duval Smith
Music drama in a prelude and three acts by Richard Wagner
(sung in German)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival
(Chorus-Master. Wilhelm PItz )
CONDUCTED BY JOSEF KEILBERTH
Producer, Wieland Wagner
The action takes place in legendary times
The Valkyries' rock
The hall of the Gibichungs on the Rhine
The Valkyries' rock
Talk by Kenneth Oakley D.sc. ,of the British Museum
Dr. Oakley re-examines the evidence for the earliest use of fire by primitive man in Africa, and relates developments there (such as were described at the recent Pan-African Congress on Prehistory) with those in Europe, Asia, and America.
Talk by Geoffrey Marshall
Nuffield College, Oxford
This talk is based on the volume British Government 1914-1953: Selected Documents, published by Professor G. H. L. Le May of Witwatersrand University. Mr. Marshall considers the real changes in the British Constitution that have taken place during the last forty years under cover of an unchanged terminology.
A satirical dialogue on Free Will and Providence by Lucian of Samosata
Translated by Peter Green
Lucian was born at Samosata on the Euphrates early in the second century A.D. He used the satiric dialogue, a form which he did much to establish, to criticise both popular notions of Olympian religion and the sterile arguments of contemporary Sophistic philosophers.
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