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Passing Phase or Lasting Feature?
A discussion between
Brian Abel-Smith
Lecturer in Social Science
In the University of London and Alan Peacock
Professor of Economic Science in the University of Edinburgh
Should the Welfare State be allowed to wither away once everyone is capable of fending for himself? Or are there certain social services that can never be left to the whim of the individual?


Virtuoso Ensemble:
Edward Walker (flute and piccolo)
Leon Goossens (oboe) Sidney Fell (clarinet)
Ronald Waller (bassoon)
John Burden (horn)
David Martin (violin)
Patrick Halling (violin) Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Willem de Mont (cello)
James W. Merrett (double-bass)
This is the first of three programmes each including one of the works commissioned by the Virtuoso Ensemble for its concerts at the Wigmore Hall earlier this year.


Flute: Edward Walker
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Clarinet: Sidney Fell
Bassoon: Ronald Waller
Horn: John Burden
Violin: David Martin
Violin: Patrick Halling
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: Willem de Mont
Double-Bass: James W. Merrett


Three talks by H.E. the Philippine Ambassador,
The Hon. Leon Maria Guerrero
3-The Unfinished Revolution
Mr. Guerrero speaks on Asian reactions to Western and Russian economic aid.


Unknown: Hon. Leon Maria Guerrero


Trois Leçons de Tenebres
Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
Gino Sinimberghi (tenor)
Franz Holetschek
(organ and harpsichord) Richard Harand (cello) on a gramophone record


Tenor: Hugues Cuenod
Tenor: Gino Sinimberghi
Tenor: Franz Holetschek
Cello: Richard Harand

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