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(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte


Talk by Czeslaw Milosz author of The Captive Mind
In this talk Mr. Milosz takes the nineteenth-century Russian critic Belinski to represent the pressure of reality which destroys the vision of the future; and he takes the Unicorn in James Thurber's cartoon to represent a private dream dear to the Western world.


Talk By: Czeslaw Milosz


Quartet No. 4 (1928) played by the Juilliard String Quartet:
Robert Mann. Robert Koff
Raphael Hillyer , Claus Adam


Unknown: Robert Mann.
Unknown: Robert Koff
Unknown: Raphael Hillyer
Unknown: Claus Adam

: Margaret Leighton in 'SONGS FOR EVE '

A sequence of lyrics by Archibald MacLeish with James McKechnie , Cecil Bellamy Norman Claridge , Edwina Rendell
Introduced by D. G. Bridson


Unknown: Archibald MacLeish
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Cecil Bellamy
Unknown: Norman Claridge
Unknown: Edwina Rendell
Introduced By: D. G. Bridson


Liisa Linko (soprano) with Frederick Stone (piano)
Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote; Den Forsta Kyssen ; Sommarnatten; Im Feld ein Madchen singt; Varen flyktar hastigt; Bollspelet I Trianon; Dolce far niente: Illalle: Pa verandan vit halvet; Aus banger Brust: Demanten pa Marssnon; Var det en drom?


Soprano: Liisa Linko
Piano: Frederick Stone
Unknown: Den Forsta Kyssen


A series of five talks
4-Metaphysics and Ethics by Iris Murdoch
Tutor at St. Anne's College. Oxford
Since G. E. Moore, the questions asked by moral philosophers have changed and they are still changing. 'A moral change shows in our vocabulary. How we see and describe the world is morals, too-and the relation of this to our conduct may be complicated.' 'Can the moral philosopher, once he stops being critical and begins to be positive, establish anything at all in the nature of a universal truth? '


Unknown: Iris Murdoch


A radiophonic poem for voices and orchestra by David Gascoyne with music by Humphrey Searle
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon and Sinfonia of London conducted by the composer with James Blades (percussion)
The subject of Night Thoughts is indicated by a verse of Holderlin which Martin Buber quotes in his book Eclipse of God:
The poem is written for a number of voices, and is divided into three parts or movements. The collaboration between poet and composer has involved some tentative experiments in musique concrete which, though highly developed in Continental radio, has not been fully exploited in this country.


Unknown: David Gascoyne
Music By: Humphrey Searle
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
The Voice of the Solitary: Robert Harris
Voice of the Mortal Soul: Hugh David
A Soul in Anguish: David William
The Night Watchers: Frank Duncan
The Night Watchers: Alan Reid
A Commentator: Peter Claughton
A V I P: Norman Shelley
A Master of Spring Opening Ceremonies: Robert Marsden
A Woman: Gladys Young
Voice of a Mask: Jill Balcon
A City Dweller: Leonard Sachs


Ralph Downes (organ)
Prelude and Fugue in G minor
Chorale Prelude and Fugue on 0 Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid
0 wie selig seid ihr doch; 0 Gott, du frommer Gott; Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen


Unknown: Ralph Downes


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

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