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Eileen McLoughlin (soprano)
Nancy Thomas (mezzo-soprano)
Maude Baker (contralto)
Instrumental Ensemble
BBC Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Viola Tunnard and Martin Penny
(piano duet)
Reginald Smith Brindle is an English composer who has studied mainly in Italy; he now belongs to the Florentine dodecaphonic group. His setting of Psalm 137, one of his last tonal works, dates from 1951.
Raymond Hocklev, who comes from
Sheffield, studied at the R.A.M. with William Alwyn. His Divertimento (1954) is in six movements.
The Soul's Progress is a sequence of four sacred pieces; the poems, by George Crabbe , Thomas Campian , Sir Thomas Browne , and Francis Quarles , are concerned with the promise of immortality.


Soprano: Eileen McLoughlin
Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Thomas
Contralto: Maude Baker
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Conductor: Viola Tunnard
Unknown: Martin Penny
Unknown: George Crabbe
Unknown: Thomas Campian
Unknown: Sir Thomas Browne
Unknown: Francis Quarles


by Gerald Sykes
A group of three talks in which Gerald Svkes describes some of the psychological effects of industrialisation. based on the evidence of his own country, the United States of America
2-Technology and Love
In this talk the speaker compares the psychology of Freud with that of Jung, and suggests that an understanding of both is necessary in the present age when technology has made its impact on our attitude towards love and morals.


Unknown: Gerald Sykes
Unknown: Gerald Svkes


Philip Dore (organ)
Kyrie eleison; Gloria in excelsis
(Organ Pieces, Op. 59)
Symphonic Fantasia and Fugue, Op.
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
First of a series of four recitals of organ works by Reger


Unknown: Philip Dore
Unknown: Albert Hall


Illustrated talk by Everett Helm
The ' inventor' of the Nocturne was an Irish composer and pianist who studied with an Italian master and lived most of his life in Russia. Dr. Helm discusses Field's style and influence.


Talk By: Everett Helm


Symphony No. 3, in D played by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Igor Markevitch on gramophone records


Conducted By: Igor Markevitch


Talk by A. N. Prior
Professor of Philosophy in the University College. Canterbury, New Zealand, and John Locke Lecturer for 1955-6 in the University of Oxford The series of talks given under this title in the Third Programme during the autumn of 1954 has been published and is the subject of Professor Prior's talk.


Talk By: A. N. Prior
Unknown: John Locke


A chronicle of the development of English drama
4-Mystery Plays: The Betrayal,
Trial, and Crucifixion


Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)


Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Piano: Clifton Helliwell


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 his own translations of Greek folk songs.


Talk By: John Mavrogordato
Reader: Colin Golby

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