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: GUILLAUME DE MACHAUT

Secular Works
Pro Musica Antiqua
Director, Safford Cape on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Safford Cape

: A MYTH OF CATASTROPHE

First of two talks by Frank Kermode
The seventeenth-century ' dissociation of sensibility ... from which we have never recovered' (in T. S. Eliot 's very successful formulation) should be seen, Mr. Kermode suggests, as a local variant of the doctrine of the Renaissance as a great spiritual disaster. * The myth of catastrophe,' he argues, 'was imposed upon English literature, not after a dispassionate survey of the facts, but in order to satisfy certain needs that became urgent in the nineteenth century.' In his first talk he considers the myth itself, in the second the needs it was invented to satisfy.

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: T. S. Eliot

: 'THE DEATH OF VIVIEN'

A work for radio
Adapted from the ' Chanson de Guillaume
Words by René Hague
Music by Peter Racine Fricker
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
(Continued in next column)
Sinfonia of London with male chorus conducted by the composer Repetiteur, Bryan Balkwill
(Another performance of the programme first broadcast on May 6)
Rene Hague has taken the words for Peter Racine Fricker 's music from the ' Chanson de Guillaume,' one of the eleventh-century poems which celebrate the devotion of Count William of Orange and his nephews.

Contributors

Unknown: René Hague
Music By: Peter Racine
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Repetiteur: Bryan Balkwill
Unknown: Rene Hague
Unknown: Peter Racine Fricker
Jongleur: Alexander Young
Count William of Orange: Thomas Hemsley
Vivien, his nephew: Denis Quilley
Girart: Francis Loring
Tedbalt: Norman Shelley
Esturmi: Alan Reid
Guiboure, Count William's wife: Rachel Gurney
Guy Vivien's young brother: Patricia Hayes
Messenger: Francis Loring

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Renata Tarrago (guitar)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Pedro de Freitas Branco
Part 1
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Conducted By: Pedro de Freitas Branco

: THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Two talks by Steven Runciman
In this second talk on Christian minorities Steven Runciman examines their political background.

Contributors

Unknown: Steven Runciman
Unknown: Steven Runciman

: EDUCATION

A monthly series of talks on current problems and thought in the educational world
1-The Futureof the Humanities by J. P. Corbett
Tutor in Philosophy and Jowett Lecturer in Philosophy at Balliol College. Oxford

Contributors

Unknown: J. P. Corbett
Unknown: Jowett Lecturer

: APOLLINAIRE

Part of ' La Chanson du Mal Aimé' with seven short poems, read by Edwige Feuillere , Sylvia Monfort , Jean Vilar and Daniel Gelin

Contributors

Read By: Edwige Feuillere
Read By: Sylvia Monfort
Read By: Jean Vilar
Read By: Daniel Gelin

: PURCELL

The Jacobean Ensemble :
Neville Marriner (violin)
Peter Gibbs (violin)
Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba) Dennis Nesbitt (viola da gamba)
Thurston Dart
(organ and harpsichord)
Fantasy No. 7 (four parts)
Sonata No. 5, in A minor, for two violins, and continuo
Suite No. 2. for harpsichord Fantasy No. 8 (four parts)
Sonata No. 6 in C, for two violins and continuo
Suite No. 3, for harpsichord Fantasy No. 9 (four parts)
Third of six programmes of music by Purcell

Contributors

Violin: Neville Marriner
Violin: Peter Gibbs
Viola: Desmond Dupre
Viola: Dennis Nesbitt
Unknown: Thurston Dart

: FAMOUS SINGERS

Titta Ruffo by Joseph Hislop
Mr. Hislop talks about the great Italian baritone whom he knew when they were both singing with the Chicago Opera Company in the twenties.
The illustrations include arias from
'Hamlet' (Thomas), ' Dinorah ' (Meyer-beer), and ' Chatterton' (Leoncavallo)
(The recorded broadcast of July 15)

Contributors

Unknown: Titta Ruffo
Unknown: Joseph Hislop








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