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by Gerald Sykes
3-Technology and Religion
The speaker considers the attitudes of Freud and Jung towards religion, and the reasons for the repression of religious consciousness in the U.S.A. today.


Unknown: Gerald Sykes


Aldo Ferraresi (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1


Violin: Aldo Ferraresi
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Talk by Magnus Pike ,
F.R.S.E. Dr. Pike discusses a controversy that goes back to classical times: which is the better, white or brown bread? His talk arises from the recent publication of a book, Bread: White and Brown, by R. A. McCance and E. M. Widdowson.


Talk By: Magnus Pike
Talk By: F.R.S.E. Dr. Pike
Unknown: R. A. McCance
Unknown: E. M. Widdowson.


First of two talks by Iain Hamilton
The speaker discusses the widening rift between the composer and the general public, and the social and artistic reasons for this. In the first of these talks he deals with such established figures as Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Hindemith, and Bartok.


Unknown: Iain Hamilton


Translated and introduced in five programmes by Nora Wydenbruck
Read by Marius Goring
2-Third and Fourth Elegies


Unknown: Nora Wydenbruck
Read By: Marius Goring


sung by Heather Harper (soprano) with Clifton Helliwell (piano)


Soprano: Heather Harper
Piano: Clifton Helliwell


The fourth of a group of Proust reconstructions by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall with Cecile Chevreau , Ilona Ference
Betty Hardy , Julia Lang
Delphi Lawrence. Penelope Metaxas
Mary O'Farrell , Richard Waring
David Peel , Keith Pyott , Thea Wells
Music arranged and performed by Michael Head
The round ' Le furet du bois' recorded by pupils of the Kensington Lycée
It is here claimed (by Albertine herself) that in A la Recherche du Temps Perdu Proust falsified the story of Albertine Simonet both factually and in his imputation of motive.


Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Cecile Chevreau
Unknown: Ilona Ference
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: Julia Lang
Unknown: Delphi Lawrence.
Unknown: Penelope Metaxas
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Richard Waring
Unknown: David Peel
Unknown: Keith Pyott
Unknown: Thea Wells
Unknown: Michael Head
Albertine: Olive Gregg
Marcel: Anthony Jacobs

: Thomas Tomkins MUSICA DEO SACRA

Music for the Communion Service and for the Coronation of James I
Choir of Salisbury Cathedral
Organist and Master of the Choristers, Douglas Guest
Christopher Dearnley (organ)
A verse for organ
Kyrie and Creed
Offertory anthem: He that hath pity upon the poor
Sanctus; Gloria in excelsis
Fifth Collect: Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom
Be strong and of a good courage
Second of three programmes devised and edited by Denis Stevens


Edited By: Denis Stevens


A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
Three speakers comment on whatever seems of most immediate interest in the world of the various arts.
This programme includes a talk by David Sylvester on two current London exhibitions: ' The Exploration of Paint* at Tooth's Gallery, and ' Statements: a review of British Abstract Art in 1956 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts.


Talk By: David Sylvester

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