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: BACH

Trio Sonata In C
Chorale Prelude: 0 Mensch, bewein' dein' Sunde gross
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor played by Denis Vaughan (organ)
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Fourth of six programmes of organ music by Bach

Contributors

Played By: Denis Vaughan

: THE TIMBILA ORCHESTRA

of the Chopi tribe, Mozambique by Guy Belmore
Technical adviser. David K. Rycroft , Lecturer in Southern Bantu Languages, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University
* The Portuguese authorities in Mozambique,' says Mr. Belmore, are much to be congratulated on doing their best to keep alive in their territory the true African arts which are, unfortunately, so fast disappearing from almost every part of Africa.' It was due to their encouragement that he was able to record what is probably the biggest orchestral ensemble in Africa : thirty timbila (Chopi pianos), eighty-five singers and dancers.
Mr. Belmore describes the musical instruments and unusual scale used by the Chopi, together with the special function of the timbila orchestra in their social life; and he introduces a performance of Mzeno Banguza (The Song of Banguza) by Gomu Komu , who leads the orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: David K. Rycroft
Unknown: Mzeno Banguza
Unknown: Gomu Komu

: A DIALOGUE ON POLITICS

between Savonarola and Machiavelli by Maurice Cranston

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Cranston

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Zadel Skolovsky (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Part 1

Contributors

Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: LIVING HERITAGE: THE BALANCE OF NATURE

Man Pressure by G. C. L. Bertram , Ph.D..
William Evans Visiting Professor,
University of Otago
At the present time, every day sees 80,000 more mouths to feed in the world. Dr. Bertram reflects on some of the effects of the enormous pressure man exerts on his environment.

Contributors

Unknown: G. C. L. Bertram
Unknown: William Evans

: THE POET AND HIS PUBLIC

A series of four talks
2-Drydenby Frank Kermode
Lecturer in English
In the University of Reading
'Nothing is easier than to expose Dryden as the slave of a not altogether admirable public. But no one who thinks of him as a great poet will have difficulty in seeing that this is not the whole truth-that he was in various ways remote from his audience.' Mr. Kermode shows how Dryden wrote both for the contemporary ' mob of gentle. men' and for an immortal ' community of poets.'

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Kermode

: CHERUBINI and MENDELSSOHN

The Hirsch String Quartet: Leonard Hirsch , Leonard Dight
Stephen Shingles , Francisco Gabarro
Fifth of six programmes of quartets

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Hirsch
Unknown: Leonard Dight
Unknown: Stephen Shingles
Unknown: Francisco Gabarro

: Faith and the Mind: 1: The Night Battle

Two talks on Newman by J.M. Cameron, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy in the University of Leeds
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 7)

Contributors

Speaker: J.M. Cameron








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