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by James Gibb


Unknown: James Gibb


Talk by 1. S. Maxwell
Lecturer in Geography, University of Sheffield
Talking about the book by W. G. Hoskins published under this title, Mr. Maxwell argues that only the geographer ' has been trained to observe, to describe and-as far as it is possible-to explain the landscape as a whole.' He speaks particularly of the physical factors underlying the formation of the landscape, both rural and urban.
(The recorded broadcast of Sept. 25)


Book By: W. G. Hoskins


Trio for flute, viola, and guitar played by Poul Birkelund (flute)
Richard Dahl Eriksen (viola)
Ulrik Neumann (guitar) on gramophone records


Flute: Poul Birkelund
Viola: Richard Dahl Eriksen
Guitar: Ulrik Neumann


Talk by J. B. Harrison Portuguese Goa is one of the strangest and most enchanting monuments of European colonial expansion remaining in the East. Its future has been the subject of dispute between the governments of Portugal and India. J. B. Harrison, Lecturer in the History of Modern India at London University, gives the impressions of his recent visit to Goa against the background of this conflict of views


Talk By: J. B. Harrison


'Le Nozze di Figaro '
An illustrated study in the origins of Mozart's opera by Hanns Hammelmann and Michael Rose
(Continued in next column)
(in a scene from ' Le Mariage de Figaro ' by Beaumarchais, translated into English by Christopher Sykes )
(in excerpts from Mozart's ' Le Nozze di Figaro.' ' L'Oca del Cairo,' ' Lo Sposo deluso,' and Coronation Mass; and Paisiello's ' II Barbiere di
Siviglia Adele Leigh , Joan Sutherland
Catherine Lawson. Rowland Jones
John Kentish , Geraint Evans
John Hargreaves , Michael Langdon
Hugo D'Alton (mandolin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins)
Conducted by John Pritchard
Repetiteur, George Coop
Production by Christopher Sykes
The aria Manner suchen stets zu nasehen' has been specially reconstructed by Dr. H. F. Rcdlich, whose version of three items in ' L'Oca del Cairo ' is also used. The opening duet from ' L'Oca del Cairo and the overture to ' Lo Sposo deluso are from the version by Hans Erismann.


Unknown: Hanns Hammelmann
Readers: Michael Rose
Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Siviglia Adele Leigh
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Catherine Lawson.
Unknown: Rowland Jones
Unknown: John Kentish
Unknown: Geraint Evans
Unknown: John Hargreaves
Unknown: Michael Langdon
Unknown: Hugo D'Alton
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Production By: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Lo Sposo
Unknown: Hans Erismann.
Mozart: David Markham
Narrator: James McKechnie
Leopold Mozart: Bryan Powley
Michael Kelly: Derek Hart
Da Ponte: Denys Blakelock
Beaumarchais: George de Warfaz
Bartholo: Manning Wilson
Figaro: Geoffrey Matthews
The Count: Charles Hodgson
Marceline: Betty Hardy
Brid'oison: Gordon Davies
Suzanne: Mairhi Russell


Nancy Evans (contralto)
Rene Soames (tenor)
Camille Maurane (baritone)
London Chamber Singers
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. Arthur Leavins)
Conducted by Anthony Bernard
La Mort d'Orphee: Monologue et
Bacchanale, for tenor, chorus, and orchestra
(first performance in this country)
Six Songs (Les Nuits d'Ete) :
Villanelle; Le spectre de la rose; Sur les lagunes-Lamento; Absence; Au cimetière-Clalr de lune; L'ilo inconnue
Sara la Baigneuse, Op. 11: ballad for three choruses and orchestra
Priere et Final (La Prise de Trole.
Tableau 2, Act 3)


Tenor: Rene Soames
Baritone: Camille Maurane
Conducted By: Anthony Bernard
Conducted By: La Mort


by Robert BaldickD, .phil. 2-Spleen and Disillusion


Unknown: Robert Baldickd, .Phil.


Thomas Matthews (violin)
Eileen Ralf (piano)


Violin: Thomas Matthews
Piano: Eileen Ralf

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