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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.'


Unknown: Ernest Gellner


by Ren6 Hague based on the thirteenth-century French poem


3-Rikard Nordraak
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.


Introduced By: Erik Bye
Piano: Frederick Stone
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Unknown: 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.


Unknown: W. E. Swinton Ph.D., F.R.S.E.

: Edinburgh International Festival

Rudolf Firkusny (piano} Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader, Manoug Parikian )
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1


Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Leader: Manoug Parikian
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik


reads a selection of unpublished poems


Part 2: Beethoven
Symphony No.5, in C minor

: Maria Fein and Michael Hordern in 'ELGA'

A play by Gerhart Hauptmann in a new English version by Donald McWhinnie
Her brothers:
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.


Play By: Gerhart Hauptmann
Unknown: Donald McWhinnie
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
The Knight: Glyn Edwards
Peter, his servant: Arthur Ridley
Count Starschenski: Michael Hordern
Marina, his mother: Madeleine Christie
The Child: Sheila Moloney
The Nurse: Kathleen Helme
Elga: Maria Fein
Grishka: Robert Bernal
Dmitri: Geoffrey Frederick
Timoska steward: Charles Alexander
Dortka, Elga's servant: Janette Richer
Prince Oginski: Godfrey Kenton


played by Laurinda Almeida
Two Studies (Villa-Lobos):
Nos. 11 and 6 Preludio (Barrios) Vals (Ponce)
Invention; Preludio y Tremolo
(Almeida) on gramophone records


Played By: Laurinda Almeida

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