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The Art of Fugue played, by Pietro Scarpini (piano)
Contrapuncti 12 and 13 (two mirror fugues)
Contrapunctus 14 (quadruple fugue) completed by Sir Donald Tovey
The last of three recitals in which
Pietro Scarpini has played Bach Art of Fugue


Piano: Pietro Scarpini
Unknown: Sir Donald Tovey
Unknown: Pietro Scarpini
Unknown: Bach Art


A topical programme on the arts literature and entertainment
A talk by Vera Traill on the London Film Festival


Talk By: Vera Traill


from Berlioz to the present day
5-Hahn and Faure sung by Ninon Vallin (soprano)
Charles Panzera (baritone) on gramophone records
L'heure exquise; Si mes vers avaient des ailes (Hahn): Ninon VaJlin with piano accompaniment
L'air; Le printemps (Hahn : Ninon Vallin accompanied by the composer
L'horizon chimérique (Fauri) Charles Panzera with Magdeleine Fanzera-
Baillot (piano)
Fifth of sixteen programmes


Soprano: Ninon Vallin
Baritone: Charles Panzera

: Norman Douglas

A biographical portrait compiled by John Davenport and Douglas Cleverdon
With recorded reminiscences by Harold Acton, Edwin Cerio, S. E. Il Principe Vittorio Caracciolo, Martha Gordon-Crotch, Victor Cunard, Richard Curie, Gracie Fields, Constantine FitzGibbon, Theodora FitzGibbon, Louis Golding, Douglas Goldring, Ian Greenlees, Edward Hutton, Viva King, D. M. Low, John Mavrogordato, Sir Compton Mackenzie, Lady Mackenzie, Ian Parsons, Maurice Richardson, Roger Senhouse, Martin Seeker, Michael Swan, H. M. Tomlinson, and Angus Wilson
Introduced by John Davenport
Production by Douglas Cleverdon


Compiled by: John Davenport
Compiled by: Douglas Cleverdon
Production: Douglas Cleverdon
Introduced by: John Davenport
Speaker: Harold Acton
Speaker: Edwin Cerio
Speaker: S. E. Il Principe Vittorio Caracciolo
Speaker: Martha Gordon-Crotch
Speaker: Victor Cunard
Speaker: Richard Curie
Speaker: Gracie Fields
Speaker: Constantine Fitzgibbon
Speaker: Theodora Fitzgibbon
Speaker: Louis Golding
Speaker: Douglas Goldring
Speaker: Ian Greenlees
Speaker: Edward Hutton
Speaker: Viva King
Speaker: D.M. Low
Speaker: John Mavrogordato
Speaker: Sir Compton MacKenzie
Speaker: Lady MacKenzie
Speaker: Ian Parsons
Speaker: Maurice Richardson
Speaker: Roger Senhouse
Speaker: Martin Secker
Speaker: Michael Swan
Speaker: H. M. Tomlinson
Speaker: Angus Wilson


Robert Soetens (violin) Suzanne Roche (piano)
Sonata No. 2. Op. 45. Marcel Mihalovici
(first broadcast in this country)
Marcel Mihalovici, born in Bucharest in 1898, has lived for many years in Paris, where he was a pupil of Vincent d'Indy. His Violin Sonata No. 2 was written in 1954. The Sonatine by the contemporary
French composer and conductor Jean Marrinon was written as a test piece for competition at the Paris Conservatoire in 1951.


Violin: Robert Soetens
Piano: Suzanne Roche
Unknown: Marcel Mihalovici
Conductor: Jean Marrinon

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