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David Willcocks (organ)
Fugue in A flat minor
Herzlich tut mich verlangen (two settings)
0 Welt, ich muss dich lassen (Eleven
Chorale Preludes, Op. 122)
From Holy Trinity Church,
Leamington Spa


Unknown: David Willcocks


Six talks by A. J. P. Taylor
Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford 6-Between the Wars
(The recorded broadcast of May 9)


Quartet in A flat, Op. 105 played by the London String Quartet:
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Carl Pini (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)
Quartet in G, Op. 106: May 20


Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Carl Pini
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron


Talk by the Rev. T. F. Torrance
Professor of Christian Dogmatics,
University of Edinburgh
Ever since Karl Barth published a pamphlet during the war attempting to reassess the place of baptism in reformed theology the Churches of his persuasion have been debating the meaning of infant baptism. The Church of Scotland has recently published a report following a most careful study of the subject, and in this talk Professor Torrance considers the principal issues dealt with in the report.


Unknown: Rev. T. F. Torrance
Unknown: Karl Barth


A biography adapted from his own writings by Marguerite Dasnieres
Produced by Terence Tiller


Unknown: Marguerite Dasnieres
Produced By: Terence Tiller
David Love: Lan Sadler
His first wife: Yvonne Hills'
His brother: Donald Bisset
Recruiting sergeantl: Donald Bisset


(' Le Rossignol ')
A musical fairy-tale in three acts
Words by Igor Stravinsky and Stepan Mitousov after the story by Hans Andersen
English version by Geoffrey Dunn
Music by Igor Stravinsky
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Granville Jones )
Producer, C. Denis Freeman
Repetiteur, Bryan Balkwill
Acr 1: On the edge of a wood by the sea
Acr 2: The throne-room in the porcelain palace of the Emperor of China
Acr 3: The Emperor's bedchamber followed by an interlude at 9.10


Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Stepan Mitousov
Story By: Hans Andersen
Unknown: Geoffrey Dunn
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Granville Jones
Conducted By: Nicholas Goldschmidt
Producer: C. Denis Freeman
Repetiteur: Bryan Balkwill
The Chambermaid: Marjorie Westbury
The Nightingale: Mattiwilda Dobbs
The Fisherman: William McAlpine
The Chamberlain: Hervey Alan
The Bonze: Norman Lumsden
The Emperor of China: Arnold Matters
Death: John Carvalho

: J. G. Devlin in 'THE WORD'

by Kaj Munk
Translated by R. P. Keigwin and freely adapted for radio by John D. Stewart
John McBride , and Charles Owen
Music composed by Christopher Whelen
Produced by John Gibson


Unknown: Kaj Munk
Translated By: R. P. Keigwin
Unknown: John D. Stewart
Unknown: John McBride
Unknown: Charles Owen
Composed By: Christopher Whelen
Produced By: John Gibson
A Voice: Charles Witherspoon
Michael, a strong farmer: J G Devlin
His sons:Peter: Harry Towb
Andrew: Maurice O'Callaghan
John: Denis Hawthorn
Agnes, Peter's wife: Margaret Darcy
The Minister: Charles Witherspoon
Mary: June Rodgers
Ruth: Margaret Beattie
The Doctor: Harold Goldblatt
Reuben, a tailor and preacher: James Boyce
Esther, Reuben's daughter: Kathleen Feenai
Annie, a village convert: Elizabeth Begley
Villagers: Gertrude Lenon,


Fantasy in C, Op. 17 played by Clifford Curzon (piano) on gramophone records


Played By: Clifford Curzon

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