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: Modern American Music

Suite, The River (Virgil Thomson): American Recording Society Orchestra, conducted by Walter Hendl
Viola Concerto (Quincy Porter): Paul Angerer (viola). American Recording Society Orchestra, conducted by Max Schonherr
on gramophone records

: THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GOVERNMENT

I-The Role of Pressure Groups by S. E. Finer
Professor of Political Institutions
In the University College of North Staffordshire
Professor Finer argues that, so far from pressure groups being anti-social, they are indispensable to a well-run democracy today.
(The recorded broadcast of May 25)
Second talk: Saturday at 9.45

Contributors

Unknown: S. E. Finer

: RECITAL

Ronald Smith (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Ronald Smith

: BUDDHIST SCULPTURE IN INDIA

Talk by John Irwin
Indian sculpture provides a valuable supplement to the literary tradition of Buddhism. The Buddhist scriptures were mostly the work of learned and devout men-Brahmans, monks, and ascetics; but the extraordinarily vital sculptures were carved by illiterate guild craftsmen, living in close contact with the superstitions and folklore of ordinary people. It is the sculpture that reveals the humanity of Buddhism.

Contributors

Talk By: John Irwin

: PORTRAIT OF JAMES JOYCE

A portrait of the artist, drawn from memory, in Dublin, Trieste, ZUrich, and Paris
Based on the recorded conversation of Eva Joyce , Eileen Schaurek
Harriet Weaver , Sylvia Beach
Adrienne Monnier , Carola Giedion
Maria Jolas , Mme. Paul Leon
Cathleen Griffin , Stanislaus Joyce
Oliver St. John Gogarty
James Stephens
Richard Best , George Roberts W. K. Magee (John Eglinton)
Con Curran , Arthur Power
Frank O'Connor Austin Clarke
(Continued in next column)
Niall Sheridan ,
Dr. Kerrigan Adolphus Wright , S. Blake
Frank Budgen , Nino Franck
Hans Gasser. Francois Quintin and Giorgio Joyce
Narrator, Duncan Mclntyre Edited by W. R. Rodgers
Produced by Maurice Brown
Part 1
A Portrait of Joyce as a Young Man
9.30 app. DURING THE INTERVAL
Vagn Holmboe
Notturno. Op. 19 played by Johann Bentzon (flute)
Waldemar Wolsing (oboe) P. A . Erichsen (clarinet)
Kjell Roikjer (bassoon)
Ingbert Mikkelsen (horn) on gramophone records
9.45 app. Part 2
The Artist in Maturity

Contributors

Unknown: Eva Joyce
Unknown: Eileen Schaurek
Unknown: Harriet Weaver
Unknown: Sylvia Beach
Unknown: Adrienne Monnier
Unknown: Carola Giedion
Unknown: Maria Jolas
Unknown: Mme. Paul Leon
Unknown: Cathleen Griffin
Unknown: Stanislaus Joyce
Unknown: Oliver St. John Gogarty
Unknown: James Stephens
Unknown: Richard Best
Unknown: George Roberts
Unknown: W. K. Magee
Unknown: Con Curran
Unknown: Arthur Power
Unknown: Frank O'Connor
Unknown: Austin Clarke
Unknown: Niall Sheridan
Unknown: Dr. Kerrigan Adolphus Wright
Unknown: S. Blake
Unknown: Frank Budgen
Unknown: Nino Franck
Unknown: Hans Gasser.
Unknown: Francois Quintin
Narrator: Giorgio Joyce
Narrator: Duncan McLntyre
Edited By: W. R. Rodgers
Produced By: Maurice Brown
Flute: Johann Bentzon
Oboe: Waldemar Wolsing
Clarinet: P. A Erichsen
Bassoon: Kjell Roikjer
Horn: Ingbert Mikkelsen

: DOMENICO SCARLATTI

Stabat Mater Hampstead Choral Society
Conductor, Martindale Sidwell
Charles Spinks (organ continuo)

Contributors

Unknown: Stabat Mater Hampstead
Conductor: Martindale Sidwell
Conductor: Charles Spinks

: IN PRAISE OF CABBAGES

In the last of his four talks Edward Hyams praises the cabbage-a humble vegetable in which he finds a great deal of interest and delight.
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 27)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Hyams








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