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: The Play of Robin and Marion

See foot of page
(BBC recording)
To be repeated on Tuesday at 9.55

: New Music

Bronwen Jones (piano), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Frederick Stone (piano)

Lyra String Quartet: Granville Casey, John Crossan, John Linn, John McInulty
(The second and third items are recorded)

Daniel Jones, whose Fifth Symphony is to receive its premiere during the winter season of BBC Symphony Concerts, is one of the leading Welsh composers of today. His Eight Bagatelles were composed during 1948-53.

Robert Crawford, a thirty-three-year-old Scot, composed his Second String Quartet last year in response to a commission from the McEwen. Trust of Glasgow University; the Lyra Quartet gave the first performance at a Trust Concert. It is in three movements.
The Welsh composer David Wynne, who is music master at Lewis School, Pengam, was born in 1900. His Five Short Pieces were written last year.


Pianist: Bronwen Jones
Clarinetist: Gervase de Peyer
Pianist: Frederick Stone
Violinist (Lyra String Quartet): Granville Casey
Violinist (Lyra String Quartet): John Crossan
Viola (Lyra String Quartet): John Linn
Cellist (Lyra String Quartet): John McInulty

: What Kind of Art Schools?

Talk by Basil Taylor.
This is the first of two programmes considering the future of art education in this country in the light of the changes recently proposed by the Ministry of Education.
In this talk the speaker suggests that these proposals do not go far enough; he provides a preface to the second programme on the subject, a discussion among a group of those at present responsible for the training of artists and designers.
(BBC recording)
Second programme: October 3


Speaker: Basil Taylor

: Elisabeth Schumann (soprano)

with Gerald Moore (piano).
Hugo Wolf
In dem Schatten meiner Locken
Und willst du deinen Liebsten sterben sehen
Wie glanzt der helle Mond
Nimmersatte Liebe
on a gramophone record


Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Pianist: Gerald Moore

: Ezra Pound

reads a selection from the Cantos.
In the second of two programmes devoted to his poetry Ezra Pound reads Cantos I, 45, 51, and 88. Also included is a piece of reminiscent art criticism inspired by the paintings of his artist friend La Martinelli.
Introduced by D. G. Bridson.
(The recorded broadcast of June 27)


Poet/reader: Ezra Pound
Presenter: D. G. Bridson

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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