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Jack Brymer (clarinet)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Part 1


Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult


(Fiammetta's Tale on the Fifth Day)
Seventh of twelve stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron" in the anonymous translation of 1620 and Rayner Heppenstall
Arranged by Sasha Moorsom
March 23


Arranged By: Sasha Moorsom


Part 2
(Sir Adrian Boult broadcasts by permission of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ltd.)
Another performance:
Saturday at 8.10


Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult


Talk by Bernard Williams
Fellow of New College, Oxford


Talk By: Bernard Williams


Twenty-four Preludes played by Henryk Mierowski (piano) followed by an interlude at 8.45


Piano: Henryk Mierowski


Dramatised from
Andre Malraux 's novel
"La Condition Humaine by Thierry Maulnier
Translation by Edward Hyams
Radio script by R.D. Smith
Martial (Seymour Green), Chen (Malcolm Hayes ), Kyo (John Gabriel), Gisors (Esme Percy ), Katov (Alan Tilvern ), Hemmelrich (Frederick Schiller), Clappique (Heron Carvic ), Ferral (Austin Trevor), Valerie (Valerie White ), May (Joan Miller ). Envoy of the Kuomintang (Ronald Sidney ), Envoy of Chiang-Kai-Shek (Geoffrey Matthews), Liu-Ti-Yiu (Howard Rose ), Vologuine (Henry Oscar), Kama (Bryan Powley ), The Rev. Smith-son (John Cazabon ), Koenig, Chiang's Chief of Police (Trevor Martin)
Special music by John Buckland
Production by Val Gielgud
(Trevor Martin is appearing in repertory at the Royalty Theatre, Morecambe)


Unknown: Andre Malraux
Unknown: Thierry Maulnier
Translation By: Edward Hyams
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: Esme Percy
Unknown: Alan Tilvern
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Valerie White
Unknown: Joan Miller
Unknown: Ronald Sidney
Unknown: Howard Rose
Unknown: Bryan Powley
Unknown: John Cazabon
Music By: John Buckland
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Trevor Martin


Schola Polyphonica
Director, Henry Washington


Director: Henry Washington

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