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Op. 11 Nos. 1, 10. 9. 3, 16. 13, 14 Op. 16 No. 1; Op. 15 No. 2 played by Horowitz (piano) on a gramophone record

: An extract from MOLLOY '

The novel by Samuel Beckett
Spoken by Patrick Magee with music by John Beckett


Novel By: Samuel Beckett
Spoken By: Patrick Magee
Music By: John Beckett


The second of three programmes of Italian vocal and instrumental music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
Geraint Jones (chamber organ)


Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Harpsichord: Geraint Jones


A conversation about some of the novels published in the last few months
At Lady Molly's by Anthony Powell A Bit off the Map by Angus Wilson
The Sword of Pleasure by Peter Green
The Habit of Loving by Doris Lessing
Speakers: David Daiches
Stuart Hampshire , William Cooper


Unknown: Anthony Powell
Unknown: Angus Wilson
Unknown: Peter Green
Unknown: Doris Lessing
Unknown: David Daiches
Unknown: Stuart Hampshire
Unknown: William Cooper


Sonata, Op. 49 No. 2 played by John Davies (clarinet)
Else Cross (piano)


Clarinet: John Davies

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