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: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in A, Op. 101 played by Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
(The recorded broadcast of April 26)

Contributors

Piano: Wilhelm Kempff

: ADVERTISING: THE IMPACT ON SOCIETY

Talk by Daniel Bell
Lecturer in Sociology at
Columbia University, New York
In this talk Mr. Bell considers what he terms the ' irrational yet necessary' role of advertising in changing the values and habits of Western society.
Last of three talks

Contributors

Talk By: Daniel Bell

: HINDEMITH

Quartet No. 5, in E flat (1943) played by the Koeckert String Quartet:
Rudolf Koeckert , Willi Buchner
Oskar Riedl , Josef Merz

Contributors

Unknown: Rudolf Koeckert
Unknown: Willi Buchner
Unknown: Oskar Riedl
Unknown: Josef Merz

: 'THE LORD OF THE RINGS'

by J. R. R. Tolkien
An adaptation in six parts from volumes 2 and 3 of the trilogy
5— ' Minas Tirith and Mount Doom'

Contributors

Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien

: BRUCKNER

Symphony No. 8, in C minor
Final version edited by Robert Haas played by the Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
Conductor, Eduard van Beinum on gramophone records

Contributors

Edited By: Robert Haas
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

: THE USE OF SCOTS AND ENGLISH

Hugh MacDiarmid discusses the appropriate use of the two media in his poetry

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh MacDiarmid

: ' THE WELSH SONATA'

by James Hanley
Adapted for radio by Dorothy Baker
Produced by Elwyn Evans with Wyn Thomas , Nesta Harris
Sheila Huw Jones , Gwenda Williams
Moses Jones , Icuan Rhys Williams
J. Huw Jones , R. Howell Evans Charles Williams , Emyr Jones
Jane Ann Rowlands. Eileen Graber and Joan Hughes
(The recorded broadcast of June 4)
The Welsh Sonata is a picture of village and small-town life in North Wales. The story describes the search for a simple but devout tramp who is missing from the village. With his loss the villagers feel that the goodness has gone out of ordinary life, and their quest is to bring it back again into the community. Goronwy Jones , P.C. and poet, uncovers many other stories in the course of this tale, and many other personalities; but through all this diversity the unifying element is the search for the good man, the ' man with a cloud on his head.'

Contributors

Unknown: James Hanley
Unknown: Dorothy Baker
Produced By: Elwyn Evans
Unknown: Wyn Thomas
Unknown: Nesta Harris
Unknown: Sheila Huw Jones
Unknown: Gwenda Williams
Unknown: Moses Jones
Unknown: Icuan Rhys Williams
Unknown: J. Huw Jones
Unknown: R. Howell Evans
Unknown: Charles Williams
Unknown: Emyr Jones
Unknown: Jane Ann Rowlands.
Unknown: Eileen Graber
Unknown: Joan Hughes
Unknown: Goronwy Jones
Goronwy Jones, P C and poet: Meredith Edwards
Huw Ellis, publican: Dillwyn Owen
The Moreby Martyr: Vera Meazey
Sir Flook: Hugh David
Mrs Parry: Susan Richards
Olfyr Parry, her son: Basil Jones
Olfyr,as a boy: Tegid Wyn-Jones
Rhys, a tramp: John Darran
Olwen: Lorna Davies
Mrs Prothero, housekeeper: Megan Rees
Inspector Hughes: Prysor Williams

: RECITAL

Sophie Wyss (soprano)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Piano: Ernest Lush

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