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BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1


Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz


by Alvar Aalto
The distinguished Finnish architect has recently paid a brief visit to London to receive this year's Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, awarded by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
During his visit he gave the first of a series of Annual Discourses, newly established by the R.I.B.A., of which this is a broadcast version.
(The recorded broadcast of April 18)


Part 2
Another performance: Saturday, 8.15


from the story by Vidia Naipaul


Story By: Vidia Naipaul


Fugue in E flat (St. Anne) Concerto in C (Vivaldi) Chorale Preludes:
Herr Jesu Christ dfch zu uns wend (8.656); Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (S.669)
Prelude and Fugue in B minor played by Reginald Moore (organ)
From Exeter Cathedral
Second of six programmes of organ music by Bach


Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Played By: Reginald Moore


4-The Ecologists' Approach to Soil Erosion by R. M. Gorrie , D.SC.
Soil erosion in the tropics is so extensive that it is difficult to appreciate till one has seen the East with its teeming millions of men and cattle. Erosion begins with hungry animals destroying grass and shrub cover and reducing the land to dust: then down comes the monsoon with terrific force. Fire, cutting, and grazing add their quota of damage to forests.
Dr. Gorrie has recently returned from
India and his most vivid examples come from there, but soil erosion is also presenting ecologists with problems much nearer home.


Unknown: R. M. Gorrie


by G. Lowes Dickinson
Arranged for radio and produced by Sasha Moorsom
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 6)


Unknown: G. Lowes Dickinson
Produced By: Sasha Moorsom
G Lowes Dickinson: Cecil Bellamy
Lord Cantilupe (a Tory): Robert Farquharson
Alfred Remenham (a Liberal): Ronald Simpson
Reuben Mendoza (a Conservative): Ernest Milton
George Allison (a Socialist): Denys Blakelock
Angus MacCarthy (an Anarchist): Robert Bernal
Henry Martin (a Professor): Felix Aylmer
Charles Wilson (a Man of Science): James McKechnie
Arthur Ellis (a Journalist): Hugh Burden
Philip Audubon (a Man of Business): Anthony Jacobs
Aubrey Coryat (a Poet): Martin Starkie
Sir John Harington (a Gentleman of Leisure): Robert Harris
William Woodman (a member of the Society of Friends): James . Thomason
Geoffrey Vivian (a Man of Letters): Carleton Hobbs


Dennis Brain (horn)
Alan Civil (horn)
English String Quartet:
Ruth Pearl , Lesley White
Marjorie Lempfert , Helen Just with Anatole Mines (viola)


Unknown: Ruth Pearl
Unknown: Lesley White
Unknown: Marjorie Lempfert

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