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Unpublished poetry chosen and introduced by George Hartley (The recorded broadcast of Feb. 13)


Introduced By: George Hartley


Dixit Dominus
(Psalm 109) (Vulgate)
Soloists; Chorus and Chamber Orchestra of the Scuola Veneziana. conducted by Angelo Ephrikian : on records


Unknown: Scuola Veneziana.
Conducted By: Angelo Ephrikian


A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
Three speakers comment on whatever seems of most immediate interest in the world of the various arts.

: The Thirteenth Tree

A joke by Andre Gide
Translated by George D. Painter
Produced by Michael Bakewell


Unknown: Andre Gide
Translated By: George D. Painter
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Dr Styx: Max Adrian
Lavignette: Kenneth Williams
Viscount: Godfrey Kenton
Priest: James Thomason
Footman: Geoffrey Hodson
Countess Hester: Paton Brown
Armand: Alan MacNaughtan
Miss Plot: Rosalind Knight
Boccage: John Gabriel


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins )
Conducted by Stanley Pope
Part l
(first broadcast performance)


Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conducted By: Stanley Pope


In the third of his new series of gardening talks Edward Hyams suggests the growing of a number of apples which, he says, ' are as different to the palate as a noble claret is to other wines.'


Unknown: Edward Hyams


Part 2
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14.Berlioz

: ' AXEL '

by Philippe Auguste Matthias. Count Villiers de ITsle Adam
Part 4: ' The World of Passion '


Unknown: Philippe Auguste Matthias.
Sara: Gwen Cherrell
Axel: Robert Eddison
Narrator: Derek Hart


Rene Soames (tenor)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Gounod; Liszt; Duparc


Tenor: Rene Soames
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

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