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Quartet in F minor played by the Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)
Quartet in A, Op. 2: June 8


Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore


Raymond Aron , political commentator of Le Figaro and Professor of Sociology at the Sorbonne, talks about conditions in France today in the light of Herbert Liithy 's book The State of France.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 14)


Unknown: Raymond Aron
Unknown: Herbert Liithy


sung in French: on records
Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society
Boston Symphony Orchestra CONDUCTOR, CHARLES MUNCH
Part 1: The plains of Hungary
PAitT 2: Germany: Faust's study-Auerbach's wine-cellar in Leipzig—the Elbe valley


Marguerite: Suzanne Danco
Faust: David Poleri
Mephistopheles: Martial Singher
Brander: Donald Gramm
A Voice: McHenry Boatwright


Two talks by Hugh Lloyd-Jones
Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
I-The Theology
Aeschylus, during the last hundred years, has acquired the reputation of an advanced thinker in morals and religion. In these talks Mr. Lloyd-Jones uses the evidence of certain passages in the Oresteia to suggest that this reputation may be exaggerated.


Part 3: Marguerite's room
PART 4: The same-a forest-the ride to the abyss, with epilogue on earth and in Heaven


Prince of Abyssinia' by Samuel Johnson
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Terence Tiller


Unknown: Samuel Johnson
Produced By: Terence Tiller


Partita No. 1, in B flat
Prelude; Allemande; Courante; Saraband; Minuet 1 and 2; Jig played by Rosalyn Tureek (piano)


Piano: Rosalyn Tureek


8—'Byzantium' by W. B. Yeats
Talk by G. S. Fraser
The poem is read by V. C. Clinton -Baddeley before and after the talk In this series critics are invited to take a single poem, or passage from a poem, and examine it in as much detail as they see fit in order to bring out the full meaning.
(The recorded broadcast of May 20)


Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Talk By: G. S. Fraser
Read By: V. C. Clinton

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