Sonata in F (L.384) (Scarlatti)
Sonata in C minor (C. P. E. Bach ) Sonata in E minor (Haydn) on gramophone records
Talk by Norman Birnbaum
Lecturer at the London School of Economics
In a recently published book entitled Protestant, Catholic, Jew, an American writer, Will Herberg , has analysed the present religious revival in the United States. In this talk Norman Birnbaum , an American sociologist, reviews Mr. Herberg's book and gives his own evaluation of some current trends in American religious experience against the background of material prosperity.
(The recorded broadcast of May 12)
or Ceol Mot-The ' Great Music'
A programme on the classical music of the Scottish bagpipes, with traditional stories of pipers -human and supernatural-and an account of the old piping schools of the Highlands
An eighteenth - century pibroch Moladh Mairi (The Praise of Mary) played by Donald MacPherson ; Uamh an Oir (The Cave of Gold) sung by Jessie MacKenzie of Lewis; A Cholla mo ghaoil (0 Colla, my love) sung by Alasdair Boyd of Oban
A demonstration of Canntaireachd, the vocal system of notation as learned by Angus MacPherson of Invershin and Pipe-Major William Maclean of Kilcreggan with Finlay J. Macdonald
Duncan Mclntyre , Ian Sadler
Programme arranged by Calum Maclean of the School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh
Produced by David Thomson
T followed by an Interlude at 7.50
Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)
(Leader, Laurance Turner )
Sir John Barbirolll
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Talk by Bernard Lewis
Professor of the History of the Near and Middle East, University of London Biography seeks to distinguish between history and legend, whereas hagiography is influenced by accepted creeds and by the evolution of religious doctrines. Professor Lewis compares The Life of Muhammad by Ibn Ishaq (recently translated by Alfred Guillaume ) with earlier attempts made to discover the historical identity of the last founder of one of the world's great religions.
(first London performance)
Five talks on Liberalism
I-The Enlightenment by Christopher Morris
Fellow of King's College, Cambridge
' Man is our starting-point: we return to man ... Take away my existence and the happiness of my fellows, and what is Nature to me? ' Thus Diderot on the faith of the Encyclopédie. As theological hates evaporated this humane sentiment took their place, especially among the intelligentsia of France and Britain.
THE PEDLAR POET
A biography adapted from his own writings by Marguerite Dasnieres
Produced by Terence Tiller
His first wife:
The Deller Consort:
April Cantelo. Eileen McLoughlin
Alfred Deller , Gerald English and Maurice Bevan
Ralph Downes (organ)