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Sonata played by Kyla Greenbaum (piano)


Piano: Kyla Greenbaum


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.


Unknown: John Hale
Unknown: Peter Hcyworth


Piano Quintet, Op. 57 played by Dmitri Zyganov (violin) Vasili Shirinski (violin)
Vadim Borisovski (viola)
Sergei Shirinski (cello)
Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)


Violin: Dmitri Zyganov
Violin: Vasili Shirinski
Viola: Vadim Borisovski
Cello: Sergei Shirinski
Piano: Dmitri Shostakovich

: Portuguese Poetry: 3: Medieval and Renaissance Poets

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


Unknown: Gil Vicente
Unknown: Camoes
Introduction written by: Sir Maurice Bowra
Unknown: Aubrey Bell.
Unknown: Leonard Bacon
Unknown: Roy Campbell
Unknown: Gilbert Phelps
Unknown: W. S. Merwin
Readers: , J. B. Trend
Readers: T. St. John Barry.
Readers: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Martin Starkie.
Unknown: Anthony White
Unknown: Sophia Andresen.
Unknown: Alberto de Lacerda
Presented By: Alberto de Lacerda
Produced By: Sasha Moorsom

: Edinburgh International Festival

Vienna Hofmusikkapelle
Conductor, Josef Krips with Richard Lewis (tenor)
Oscar Czerwenka (bass)
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1
MASS in C (Coronation) (K.317)


Conductor: Josef Krips
Tenor: Richard Lewis


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


Unknown: Jules Huret
Unknown: Robert Baldick
Unknown: D.Phil.
Unknown: Jules Huret
Huret: Derek Hart
Sar Péladan: Max Adrian
Paul Adam: Anthony Jacobs


Part 2
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.


Talk By: G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
Book By: W. H. Thorpe, F.R.S.


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


Written By: Nirad C Chaudhurt
Unknown: Nirad Chaudhurl
Played By: Hugh Griffith
Unknown: Basil Jones
Unknown: Richard Bebb
Produced By: Gerard Mansell


Arnold Goldsbrough


Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough

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