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Denis Matthews (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1


Piano: Denis Matthews
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Talk by Mark Anderson , d.sc.
Professor of Forestry.
University of Edinburgh
Professor Anderson argues his case for a new approach to forest policy which would rebuild our forests as permanent ecological units rather than as great blocks of trees to be cut periodically like a corn crop.


Talk By: Mark Anderson


A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad
Compiled by Alan Pryce-Jones
This month's programme consists of a report by Stephen Spender on a meeting of the Society of European Culture in Venice, with special reference to the East European delegates; an account by W. Sluckin, Lecturer in Psychology in the University of Durham, of some current trends in psychology in Russia and Poland; and a talk by Alf Martin, London correspondent of Handehtidningem, on a new procedure in Swedish trade union politics.


Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones


Quartet in E flat, Op. 51 played by the Allegri String Quartet:
Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)


Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth


by Leo Marquard and C. W. Prinsloo
The legislation of 1953 and 1954 relating to the education of Africans in South Africa has been among the most controversial in the apartheid policy, both within the Union and abroad. In this programme a brief summary of the provisions of the Act is given, followed by two different views. The first speaker, Leo Marquard, is President of the South African Institute of Race Relations; the second, C. W. Prinsloo, is Chief Information Officer of the Department of Native Affairs.


Unknown: Leo Marquard

: Eric Portman in 4 THE RETURN'

by Walter de la Mare


Unknown: Walter de la Mare

: Carissimi * JEPHTHA '

Oratorium latinum
Lisa Schwarzweller (soprano) Johannes Feyerabend (tenor)
Johannes Koch (viola da gamba)
Josef Lippert (double-bass) Claudius Lipp (harpsichord) The Norddeutscher Singkreis Conductor, Gottfried Woltera on gramophone records


Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller
Tenor: Johannes Feyerabend
Viola: Johannes Koch
Double-Bass: Josef Lippert
Harpsichord: Claudius Lipp
Conductor: Gottfried Woltera

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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