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BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Jens Schroder
Danish Music
The Overture by Carl Nielsen , which dates from 1903, was inspired by the rising and setting of the sun over the Aegean sea.
Riisager, who will be sixty-one in March, wrote his ballet Quarrisiluni in 1938: the title is taken from a passage in the fairy tale The Eagle's Gift by Knud Rasmussen , in which an old Eskimo woman speaks of a ' silence ... called Quarrtsiluni, which means waiting for something to burst ... it was the belief of our forefathers that songs are bom in the silence.....'
Holmboe's Fifth Symphony, written in 1944, is in three movements: Allegro non troppo, Andante affettuoso, Vivace.


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Jens Schroder
Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Knud Rasmussen


A discussion among scientists
Metals and Enzymes
In recent years it has been found that metal ions are frequently necessary for the functioning of biological catalysts (enzymes). Present research is directed towards finding which enzymes are metal-activated and the mode of activation.
R. S. Nyholm , D.SC., Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry,
University College, London
B. R. Rabin , Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry,
University College, London
Charles Vernon
Department of Chemistry, University College, London
E. C. Webb, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Cambridge
R. J. P. Williams, D.Phil.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory,


Unknown: R. S. Nyholm
Unknown: B. R. Rabin


The Deller Consort:
April Cantelo, Eileen McLoughlin
Alfred Deller , John Whitworth Wilfred Brown , Gerald English and Maurice Bevan
Julian Bream (lute)
Charles Spinks (organ)
Elegy on the death of Willaert:
Concordes adhibete animos
Bettings of Petrarch:
Per mezz' I boschi; Fontana di dolore; Signor mio caro; Tutto '1 di piango; L'alto Signor
Anchor che co'l partire Se ben 11 duol Dido's lament:
Dissimulare etiam sperasti
Second of two programmes devised and introduced by Jeremy Noble.


Unknown: Eileen McLoughlin
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: John Whitworth
Unknown: Wilfred Brown
Unknown: Gerald English
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Unknown: Julian Bream
Unknown: Charles Spinks
Introduced By: Jeremy Noble.


Iulia de Beausobre speaks about marriage and divorce as seen by the Greek Orthodox Church, of which she is a member
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 3)

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