by Ernest Gellner
Lecturer in Philosophy
In the University of London
2-An Unmysterious World
' The great strength of the linguistic movement is its great weakness ... It tacitly prejudges all issues by taking this world for granted, assuming that it is as it seems.'
The songs of Nordraak sung and introduced by Erik Bye with Frederick Stone (piano)
The part-song sung by the BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Alan G. Melville
Nordraak's songs influenced the music of his fellow-countryman and friend Edvard Grieg.
by W. E. Swinton Ph.D., F.R.S.E. ,British Museum (Natural History)
Dr. Swinton describes the remarkable discovery in Arizona of remains of animals whose skeletons are reptilian but whose physiology was almost certainly of the kind we now attribute to mammals-for example, warm blood and furry coats. This discovery may shed fresh light on the way in which mammals might have evolved from reptiles.
A play by Gerhart Hauptmann in a new English version by Donald McWhinnie
Production by Donald McWhinnie
Founded on a story of the Austrian dramatist Grillparzer, this play is a ballad-like sequence of scenes set in medieval Poland.
Peter, his servant:
Marina, his mother:
Dortka, Elga's servant:
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