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Virtuoso String Trio: Neville Marriner (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola)
Christopher Bunting (cello)
The last of three programmes of chamber works by Schoenberg.


Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Christopher Bunting

: Peter Ustinov and Peter Jones ' IN THIRD GEAR'

A homage to their betters
Music composed by Bill Williamson conducted by Nat Temple
Produced by Francis Dillon
(The recorded broadcast of September 29)


Composed By: Bill Williamson
Conducted By: Nat Temple
Produced By: Francis Dillon


Symphonic Poem: Hamlet
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conducted by Karl Münchinger on gramophone records


by the Rev. J. N. Sanders
Fellow and Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge
The Gospel of St. John is a theological work. It is also a historical document. Further, it is important in the contemporary practice of Christian religion. Mr. Sanders discusses the relation of these three functions.


Programme devised and introduced by A. Hyatt King
The piano writing in the slow movements of Mozart's concertos is often a mere outline of what he himself played. In 1802 Philipp Hoffmann published elaborated versions of the piano parts of six slow movements based on his memories of Mozart's style of performance. Those for the concertos in C (K.467), in A (K.488), and in C minor (K.491) are being played tonight. Listeners will find the scores useful.
Denis Matthews (piano)
St. Cecilia Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen )
Conductor, Trevor Harvey


Introduced By: A. Hyatt King
Piano: Denis Matthews
Leader: Raymond Cohen
Conductor: Trevor Harvey


by Henry James
Part 3 : ' The Princess walks from Camberwell to Paddington '
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 19)


Susi Jeans
(pedal harpsichord) From Cleveland Lodge. Dorking


A series of five talks recounting some curious vicissitudes in the history of scholarship and letters, and illustrating the attitude of different centuries towards learned invention and forgery.
1—Antiquarian Forgery in the Renaissance
by Charles Mitchell
Why did respectable Renaissance antiquaries like to fake antiques? Mr. Mitchell describes the aims and personalities of some Renaissance collectors of inscriptions, and contrasts their view of forgery and authenticity with that of modern scholars.
(The recorded broadcast of July 17)


Unknown: Charles Mitchell

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