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BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Maurice Miles


Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Maurice Miles


A series of talks commenting on current legal issues
36-Compulsory Purchase at East Elloeby H. W. R. Wade
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge


Unknown: H. W. R. Wade


Scott Joynt (bass) with Josephine Lee (piano)


Bass: Scott Joynt
Piano: Josephine Lee


by William Plomer
2-By the Indian Ocean Shore
William Plomer found the province of Natal full of strong contrasts, not least between the liberal all-English 'colony' that Natal is often thought to be, and the reality. He describes and reflects on the significance of persons and things seen in the clear sub-tropical sunshine.


Unknown: William Plomer
Unknown: William Plomer


The twenty years' conflict between William Law the mystic and John Wesley : studied from their works and correspondence by T. O. Beachcroft
Production by Douglas Cleverdon with Martin Lewis , Trevor Martin
Peter Neil , Olaf Pooley
' I was once a kind of oracle of Mr. Wesley,' wrote William Law. John
Wesley's earliest biographers say that Law was ' a great forerunner of the revival that followed and did more to prompt it than the rest of the nation taken collectively.' Yet the quarrel which distressed their friends was perhaps to be expected-a quarrel symbolised in the story of Martha and Mary.


Unknown: William Law
Unknown: John Wesley
Unknown: T. O. Beachcroft
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Martin Lewis
Unknown: Trevor Martin
Unknown: Peter Neil
Unknown: Olaf Pooley
William Law: Felix Aylmer
John Wesley: Anthony Jacobs


Excerpts from the last three books of Mikrokosmos played by the composer (piano) on gramophone records


Talk by John Mavrogordato
Reader, Colin Golby
The Afterlife depicted in modern Greek folk songs is set in the gloomy underworld of Homer: good and bad alike can expect only a shadowy survival after death, and there is no trace of the rewards and punishments of a Christian heaven and hell. Professor Mavrogordato illustrates this pagan survival with some of his own translations of Greek folk songs.


Talk By: John Mavrogordato
Reader: Colin Golby


The Virtuoso Chamber Ensemble:
Edward Walker (flute)
Roger Lord (oboe)
Sidney Fell (clarinet)
John Burden (horn)
Granville Jones (violin) Gwynne Edwards (viola)
' Willem de Mont (cello)
George Yates (double-bass) Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
Quartet in E flat, for clarinet, violin, viola, and cello
Septet in D minor. Op. 74, for piano, flute, oboe, horn, viola, cello, and double-bass


Flute: Edward Walker
Oboe: Roger Lord
Clarinet: Sidney Fell
Horn: John Burden
Violin: Granville Jones
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: Willem de Mont
Double-Bass: George Yates
Piano: Kyla Greenbaum


A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 6)

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