Sonata played by Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
In this edition John Hale , lain Hamilton, and Peter Hcyworth comment on some of the drama, music, and opera presented in the second week of the Edinburgh International Festival.
Piano Quintet, Op. 57 played by Dmitri Zyganov (violin) Vasili Shirinski (violin)
Vadim Borisovski (viola)
Sergei Shirinski (cello)
Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)
Including some cantigas d'amigo, and poems by Gil Vicente and Camoes with an introduction written by Sir Maurice Bowra.
Translations by Aubrey Bell, Leonard Bacon, Roy Campbell, Gilbert Phelps, W. S. Merwin, J. B. Trend.
Readers: T. St. John Barry, Olive Gregg, Martin Starkie, Anthony White, Sophia Andresen, Alberto de Lacerda.
Poems selected and presented by Alberto de Lacerda
Produced by Sasha Moorsom
Introduction written by:
, J. B.
T. St. John
Conductor, Josef Krips with Richard Lewis (tenor)
Oscar Czerwenka (bass)
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
MASS in C (Coronation) (K.317)
Translated and adapted from
Jules Huret 's ' Enquete sur l'Evolution Littéraire' by Robert Baldick , D.Phil.
Lecturer in French at Pembroke College, Oxford
In 1891 Jules Huret conducted, on behalf of the Echo de Paris, an enquiry into the state of contemporary French literature. His enquiry was published in the form of a series of interviews.
Fifth of six programmes
Motet: Ave Verum Corpus (K.618) Requiem (K.626)
Talk by G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
University College. London
Professor Wells speaks on the occasion of the publication of the book by W. H. Thorpe, F.R.S. , of Cambridge.
Four socratic dialogues written by Nirad C . Chaudhurt 3
-In Search of the Muse
In this programme, the third in the series which he wrote following his first visit to England in the spring of last year, Mr. Chaudhuri continues his exploration of the English scene and records his impressions of cultural life in England and its place in the life of the nation as a whole.
The part of Nirad Chaudhurl is played by Hugh Griffith and his two sons by Basil Jones and Richard Bebb
Produced by Gerard Mansell