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(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Bloch's Symphony in E flat (1954-55) was first performed at a Royal Philharmonic Society concert, conducted by Efrem Kurtz , in the Royal Festival Hall last February. It is lightly orchestrated and is in four movements.


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz


Talk by Thomas Gilby of Blackfriars, Cambridge
Father Gilby has spent his life in the company of this most humane of theologians, and Father F. C. Copleston's book in the' Pelican series gives him an occasion to speak his appreciation.
(: originally broadcast on February 3)


Talk By: Thomas Gilby


Sonata, Op. 44 Sonata. Op. 52
(first performances in this country) played by Maria Lidka (violin)
Peter Gellhorn (piano)


Violin: Maria Lidka
Piano: Peter Gellhorn


12—' The Idea of Order at
Key West,' by Wallace Stevens
Talk by R. P. Blackmur
Professor of English at Princeton University
The poem Is read by Guy Kingsley Poynter 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.
To be repeated on October 8


Unknown: Wallace Stevens
Talk By: R. P. Blackmur
Read By: Guy Kingsley

: Marius Goring, Flora Robson ' THE STREETS OF POMPEII'

by Henry Reed
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
Music composed by Anthony Smith-Masters
(Conttnued in next column)
Music conducted by Patrick Savill with Sidney Fell (clarinet)


Unknown: Henry Reed
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Conducted By: Patrick Savill
The Sibyl of Cumae: Flora Robson
The Traveller: Marius Goring
Attillo: Robert Rietry
Francesca: Gwen Cherrell
Lucius, a merchant: Neville Hartley
Flavia, his wife: Thea Wells
Lucretia, his daughter: Molly Lawson
An Old Man: Ernest Jay
Judy: Charlotte Mitchell
Margery: Denise Bryer
Walter: Michael Meacham
Bill: Derek Hart
The Guide: Frank Duncan
MacBride: James McKechnie
MacFarlane: Duncan McLntyre
Silent Old Gentleman: Ronald Simpson
Silent Old Lady: Susan Richmond
The Lizard: Carleton Hobba


Mass for five voices sung by the Deller Consort:
Eileen McLoughlin. Alfred Deller
Wilfred Brown. Gerald English and Maurice Bevan
Last of three programmes


Unknown: Eileen McLoughlin.
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Wilfred Brown.
Unknown: Gerald English
Unknown: Maurice Bevan


by John Midgley
A reflection and assessment ot current German opinion on the issues of conscription and a German contribution to NATO.


Unknown: John Midgley


Trio in F, Op. 16 No. 1 played by the Robert Masters Piano Trio:
Robert Masters (violin)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
Kinloch Anderson (piano)


Cello: Muriel Taylor
Piano: Kinloch Anderson

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