Elias Bredsdorff , who visited China in 1955 and 1956, speaks about the Chinese Government's recent change of attitude towards intellectuals.
(The recorded broadcast of March 22)
Trio Sonata in E flat
Wir glauben all' an einen Gott,
Vater (S.740); Wir glauben all' an einen Gott. SchSpfer (S.680); Wenn wir in hochsten Nbten sein (S.641)
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor played by Flor Peeters (organ)
From St. Gabriel's Church,
Third of six programmes of organ music by Bach Denis Vaughan , from the Royal Festival Hall: May 26
by Alfred Noyes
Swinburne lived for so long in complete seclusion at ' The Pines' that to the outside world he became a figure of mystery and awe, particularly to a young poet like Alfred Noyes. One day he received unexpectedly an invitation to Swinburne's home, and that evening more than fifty years ago remains for him an unforgettable memory.
(The recorded broadcast of March 24 in the Home Service)
ou II Reste a Trouver by Eugene Ionesco
Music by Pierre Barbaud
Produced by Michel Polac in collaboration with the Club d'Essai of RTF, and recorded in their studios La Photo du Colonel (to be broadcast in the original French) has been adapted by the author from his story published in the Nouvelle Revue Française, The central theme is the problem of evil.
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 2) followed by an interlude at 7.66
Instrumentalists of the Concert du Domaine Musical, Paris Directed by Pierre Boulez
(Concert arranged in collaboration with the Institute of Contemporary Arts)
by G. Burniston Brown, Ph.D.
Reader in Physics
In the University of London
Science is tending more and more to replace former concepts of the physical world with mathematical equations. The speaker argues that this tendency may turn out to be inimical to the growth of the very studies it seeks to advance.
Mass: Puisque j'al perdu sung by the Aachen Cathedral Choir
Conductor, Theodor B. Rehmann on a gramophone record
by Iain Hamilton lain Hamilton, who was in Vienna earlier this year, discusses rehearsal conditions and their effect on Vienna's opera house and orchestras.
Fragments of two works in progress introduced by Aneirin Talfan Davies and read by the poet
The Wall: This poem is an extract from an uncompleted work. It is a small part of a lengthy soliloquy which in places becomes a colloquy between two soldiers of a Roman unit doing guard-duty on the walls of a city in the Near East in the days of Tiberius.
The Tutelar of the Place: This is a fragment of a work in progress which is in effect a prayer for us to be saved from the men who plan.' 4 In the days of the central economies,' the poet begs that ' the hedges of illusion ' be set up 'round some remnant of us.'
(The recorded broadcast of December 18 in the Welsh Home Service)
Ilse Wolf (soprano) Ernest Lush (piano)