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Serenade for Strings played by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor, Karl Munchinger on a gramophone record


Conductor: Karl Munchinger


DONALD MITCHELL , who is writing a book on Mahler's life and music, shows among other things how both the Third and the Fourth Symphonies were originally planned to end with the song ' Das himmlische Leben' which had been Composed before either work.
Mahler's Symphony No. 1: Saturday


Unknown: Donald Mitchell


for wind instruments
The Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
Gareth Morris (flute) Leonard Brain (oboe)
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Cecil James (bassoon) Neill Sanders (horn) with Richard Walton (trumpet)
Alfred Flaszvnski (trombone)
John Wilson (tuba) and Ivor Benyon (accordion)
See page 5


Flute: Gareth Morris
Oboe: Leonard Brain
Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Bassoon: Cecil James
Horn: Neill Sanders
Unknown: Richard Walton
Unknown: Alfred Flaszvnski
Unknown: John Wilson
Accordion: Ivor Benyon

: Prospect

A monthly review of current questions in architecture and planning
DESIGNING AN ARCHITECT by Michael Pattrick , F.R.I.B.A.
Principal of the Architectural
Association School of Architecture
Britain produces a great number of architects compared with other countries, yet our progress in improving architectural standards is slow. Mr. Pattrick considers the reasons for this, in particular those related to present methods of training architects. He makes some comparisons with the U.S.A., which he has recently visited.


Unknown: Michael Pattrick

: William Devlin in ' THE ROSE AND THE CROSS'

by Alexander Blok
Translation by L. R. Lewitter
Revised and arranged by Rayner Heppenstall with Charles Leno. Robert Marsden
Raf de la Torre , Alan Edwards and Andrew McAlister
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
The action takes place early in the 13th century at the time of the ' Albigensian Crusade.' The scene changes from a castle in Languedoc to the seashore in Brittany.


Unknown: Alexander Blok
Translation By: L. R. Lewitter
Arranged By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Charles Leno.
Unknown: Robert Marsden
Unknown: Raf de la Torre
Unknown: Alan Edwards
Unknown: Andrew McAlister
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Narrator: Malcolm Hayes
Bertrand: William Devlin
Isaura: Beth Boyd
Alice: Virginia Winter
Aliscan: Frank Duncan
Count Archambaut: Geoffrey Wincott
Chaplain: Howieson Culff
Gaetan, lord of Tromenec: Lan Sadler


by Colin Horsley


Unknown: Colin Horsley


by Bernard Williams
Fellow of New College, Oxford
It is sometimes claimed as one of the achievements of modern linguistic philosophy that it has dissolved the problem of the freedom of the will. Mr. Williams questions this claim.
Last of a group of six talks


A cantata for unaccompanied double chorus
(Poems by Paul Eluard ) sung by the BBC Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate


Unknown: Paul Eluard
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate


by D. J. Wiseman of the Department of Western Asiatic
Antiquities, British Museum
A talk with readings from newly discovered tablets and inscriptions
Reader, Robert Marsden
(The recorded broadcast of Auf. 0


Unknown: D. J. Wiseman
Reader: Robert Marsden

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