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(born November 25, 1856)
Piano Quintet, Op. 30 played by The Allegri Quartet:
Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)
Julius Isserlis (piano)
First of three programmes


Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth
Piano: Julius Isserlis


Talk by T. T. Paterson
Senior Lecturer in Industrial
Relations, University of Glasgow
Dr. Paterson believes that British industry is suffering from management's doubts--both conscious and unconscious -about its right to manage.


Talk By: T. T. Paterson


An opera in four acts
Libretto by Arrigo Boito founded on Shakespeare
Music by Verdi
(sung in Italian)
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson )
Covent Garden Orchestra '(Leader, Charles Taylor ) CONDUCTOR, RAFAEL KUBELIK
Producer, Peter Potter
ACT I: Outside Otello's castle in Cyprus


Unknown: Arrigo Boito
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Producer: Peter Potter
Otello, a Moor, governor of Cyprus: Ramon Vtnay
Iago, his ensign: Otakar Kraus
Cassio, his lieutenant: John Lanigan
Roderigo, a Venetian gentleman: Raymond Nilsson
Montano, former governor of Cyprus: Michael Langdon
Lodovico, ambassador of the Venetian Republic: Frederick Dalberg
Desdemona, Otello's wife: Gre Brouwenstijn
Emelia, her companion, Iago's wife: Noreen Berry
A herald: Robert Allman


A poem for voices by R. S. Thomas
Introduced by the author
Read by Ennls Tinnusche. Rhydwen Williams
Wyn Thomas , Brinley Jenkins
Produced by Aneirin Talfan Davies


Voices By: R. S. Thomas
Read By: Ennls Tinnusche.
Read By: Rhydwen Williams
Unknown: Wyn Thomas
Unknown: Brinley Jenkins
Produced By: Aneirin Talfan Davies


Act 2: A hall of the castle overlooking the garden


Talk by Michael Fordham
Editor of the Journal of Analytical Psychology
Psychologists have often felt tempted to emulate the natural sciences in the rigorous exclusion of personality factors from their enquiries. The speaker, an analytical psychologist, argues that such efforts overlook the true nature of the discipline and that natural scientists themselves are beginning to acknowledge the psychic basis of scientific thought.


Talk By: Michael Fordham


Act 3: The great hall of the castle


Talk by Arnold Haskell


Talk By: Arnold Haskell


Act 4: Desdemona's bedroom
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden


by J. R. R. Tolkien
An adaptation in six parts from volumes 2 and 3 of the trilogy
2-' Rohan and Isengard'
The programme adapted and produced by Terence Tiller


Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Produced By: Terence Tiller


Horn Sonata played by Dennis Brain (horn)
Wilfrid Parry (piano)


Horn: Dennis Brain
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

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