Octet (1948) played by the Vienna Octet:
Alfred Boskovsky (clarinet)
Rudolf Hanzl (bassoon)
Josef Valeba (horn)
Willi Boskovsky (violin) Philipp Matheis (violin)
Glinther Breitenbach (viola)
Nikolaus Hubner (cello)
Johann Krump (double-bass) on a gramophone record
A variation in three episodes on the theme of the Odyssey by Ernst Schnabel
Translated from the German by Wolfgang von Einsiedel and Dorothy Baker
Others taking part:
Patience Collier , Ian Lubbock
John Glyn-Jones . Warren Hearnden
Richard Statman. John Bryning Production by Christopher Sykes
The Short-sighted One:
Kathleen Joyce (contralto)
Ernest Lush (piano)
A discussion of motives and methods
Dr. Hendrik Brugmans
Rector of the College of Europe,
Maurice Edelman . and T. E. Utley
The concept of European unity has been a dominant theme in political thinking on the Continent since the war, and recent consideration of the Free Trade Area and Common Market proposals has served as a reminder of the gulf that separates British and European thinking on the matter.
What lies behind the desire of Europe to unite? What part can Britain play? In this programme a Dutch federalist discusses these and other questions with two Englishmen who, in differing degrees, have some sympathy with the European idea.
Cyril Chapman (clarinet)
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Lionel Bentley )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
by Patrick Gardiner
Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford
What is the difference between saying that some action is wrong and saying that it Is widely practised? If it is my business to analyse and explain these two judgments, it is not my business to decide for or against the action. Or is it?
Third of a group of six talks on contemporary moral philosophy
A selection of recent verse
The programme includes contributions from
D. J. Enright , Alan Brownjohn
J. E. M. Lucie-Smith
George MacBetb , and Anthony Thwaite who read their own poems
J. E. M.
Second of two illustrated talks by Gerald Osborne
Two young singers who have recently acquired fame, Curro Utrera and Fosforito, have recorded the illustrations for this talk, some of them with the co-operation of La Emisera de Córdoba.