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A group of seven talks
2-War and International Politics by Martin Wight
Reader in International Relations,
University of London
By the causes of wars we normally mean human motives, and Mr. Wight suggests that the motives for war have remained fairly constant in international history. In particular, he discusses the condition of stasis-rhat is to say, a condition of strife within communities as distinct from strife between them-in international society since 1789 which has resulted from the motive of doctrinal conflict.


Illustrated talk by Thurston Dart
The speaker discusses the recent discovery of more than fifty hitherto unknown compositions. These throw new light on Byrd's friendship with Sir Philip Sidney - and his circle.
Illustrations include:
Songs for soprano and four viols:
Come. pretty babe: Content is rich;
Rejoice; The noble famous Queen
Song for baritone and four viols:
My mistress
Two Fantasias for four Viols
Motet: Salve Regina
(Continued in next column)
The Golden Age Singers:
Margaret Field-Hyde , John Whitworth
Rene Soarnes , Gordon Clinton The London Consort of Viols: Harry Danks. Stanley Wootton
Sylvia Putterill , Robert Donington
Henry Revell


Talk By: Thurston Dart
Unknown: Philip Sidney
Singers: Margaret Field-Hyde
Singers: John Whitworth
Unknown: Rene Soarnes
Unknown: Gordon Clinton
Unknown: Harry Danks.
Unknown: Stanley Wootton
Unknown: Sylvia Putterill
Unknown: Robert Donington
Unknown: Henry Revell


Talk by Henry Adler
The German dramatist Bertolt Brecht has been the subject of a good deal of critical discussion lately, although very little of his work has so far appeared on the English stage. In the light of some recent Continental performances of his work, notably The Caucasian Circle of Chalk, Mr. Adler talks about Brecht's conception of drama in terms of epic and his doctrine of Verfremdungseffekt, or ' alienation.'


Talk By: Henry Adler


Symphony No. 7, in E
Allegro moderato; Adagio;
Scherzo: Finale played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Otto Klemperer


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Otto Klemperer


A series of four talks on the desirability of economic change
1—The Arrogance of Austerity by Anthony Crosland
In this talk Anthony Crosland , an economist and former Member of Parliament, argues that the benefits of a higher material standard of living far outweigh any possible ill effects.


Unknown: Anthony Crosland
Unknown: Anthony Crosland

: Three Comedies by William Wycherley (1640-1715) -1-Alec Clunes, Avis Scott and Anthony Jacobs in 'LOVE IN A WOOD'

or * St. James's Park *
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes Characters in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column) with music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis and played by the Goldsbrough Orchestra
(leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )


Production By: Raymond Raikes
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz

: Bartok

Quartet No. 3 played by the Juilliard String Quartet:
Robert Mann, Robert Kort, Raphael Hillyer , Claus Adam


Unknown: Robert Mann
Unknown: Robert Kort
Unknown: Raphael Hillyer


A satirical dialogue on Free Will and Providence by Lucian of Samosata

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