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: COMMENT

A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment
It is hoped to include a contribution on the first full stage performance of Handel's oratorio, ' Samson, at the Grand, Theatre, Leeds: and a talk by CHRISTOPHER Logue on Brendan Behan 's new play ' The Hostage at the Theatre Royal, Stratford-atte-Bow. London

Contributors

Talk By: Christopher Logue
Unknown: Brendan Behan

: THE BIRTH OF AN OPERA

'The Ring'
An illustrated study in the origins of Wagner's opera by Harms Hammelmann and Michael Rose
PART 2
'Siegfried and Götterdämmerung'

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Rose

: NEW MUSIC

Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Frederick Stone (piano)
The Robert Masters String Trio :
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
London Piano Quartet: Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Vivian Joseph (cello) James Gibb (piano)
(The first and last items are recorded) Raymond Warren's String Trio is in two
Allegro movements, the second of which has a slow introduction.
The Cornish composer, Inglis Gundry, was asked to compose a song for Jane Vowles from Blake's 'Songs of Experience.' He decided to expand it into a song cycle, which he has dedicated to her. In R. W. Wood's Piano Quartet, written in 1941 and later revised, the piano is treated as one of the ensemble, the composer's problem being to prevent it from predominating over the stringed instruments.

Contributors

Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Piano: Frederick Stone
Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Vivian Joseph
Piano: James Gibb

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