' TRISTAN UND ISOLDE'
Music drama in three acts
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival
CONDUCTED BY WOLFGANG SAWALLISCH
Producer, Wolfgang Wagner
(Relayed from the Bayreuth Festival by courtesy of Bayerischer Rundfunk) The action takes place at sea, in Cornwall, and in Brittany in Arthurian days
ACT 1: On board King Marke's ship
Isolde, daughter of the king of Ireland:
Marke, king of Cornwall:
Kurwenal, Tristan's henchman:
Melot, false friend of Tristan:
Brangane, Isolde's attendant:
A young sailor:
W. A. Campbell Stewart
Professor of Education. University
College of North Staffordshire
G. M. Carstairs a psychologist and anthropologist
Cecily de Monchaux
Lecturer in Psychology,
University College, London and Alasdair Maclntyre
Lecturer in the Philosophy of Religion, University of Manchester
' Inhibition ' is one of several unexamined cliches of psychological terminology which have crept into popular usage without losing all their specialised overtones. In this programme four specialists from related disciplines attempt an analysis by discussion of the term and its various shades of meaning.
Act 2: In the garden of Marke's casfk
Robert Furneaux Jordan reflects on the nature and growth of John Ruskin 's intellect and artistic sensibility, as revealed by the Diaries 1835-1847, published last year.
by Basil Bunting
Read by Oliver Burt , Denis Goacher
Malcolm Hayes. Harold Lang
Robert Sansom , Alan Wheatley
Produced by D. G. Bridson
The Spoils is a poem in three parts: part i is set in the Babylonian captivity and part 2 in Persia; part 3 combines themes drawn from the poet's own experience. The whole bears an epigraph in Arabic which might be translated: ' The spoils belong to God.'
Acr 3: In the ruined cattle yard of Kareol in Brittany
Fellow of All Souls College Oxford reads his translation of a short story by Turgenev
In this story Turgenev describes an incident of his early life which was used by his enemies to discredit him. He dictated the story a few months before his death, and in an introduction before the reading Isaiah Berlin speaks about the reasons which made Turgenev finally decide to challenge his detractors.
of the 17th and 18th centuries
The Donington Consort:
Carl Pini (violin)
Penelope Howard (violin)
Robert Donington (viola da gamba)
Joy Hall (viola da gamba)
Raymond Leppard (harpsichord)
A monthly review of current questions in architecture and planning
THE CASE FOR A THEORY
OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE by John Summerson
Curator of Sir John Soane 's Museum
A broadcast version of a recent address to the R.I.B.A.