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Gwendolen Mason (harp)
Cynthia Glover (soprano)
BBC West of England Singers Conductor, Reginald Redman
Missa a tre
Kyrie; Gloria; Sanctus; Benedictus: Agnus Dei (first broadcast performance)
Pezzo ostinato. for harp
(first broadcast performance)
Three Tenebrae
From the Church of St. Mary Redcliffe. Bristol
The first of two programmes
This short setting of the Mass, one of Rubbra's most recent works, is dedicated to Henry Washington and the Church Music Association of the Society of St. Gregory. The three Tenebrae (In Monte Olveti, Tristis est anima mea, and Ecce vidimus eum) were written in 1956 and intended for performance on Maundy Thursday at matins.
The second programme, on January 18, will include the first broadcast performance of Rubbra's Oboe Sonata, Op. 100, and of his Festival Gloria, Op. 94.


Harp: Gwendolen Mason
Soprano: Cynthia Glover
Conductor: Reginald Redman


This is the subject of Dr. Austin Farrer's Gifford Lectures published earlier this year. Some of the questions raised in his enquiry are discussed by D. M. MACKINNON , Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen.


Unknown: D. M. MacKinnon

: HAYDN and MOZART Allegri String Quartet:

Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello)
Third of four programmes of string quartets by Haydn and Mozart


Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth

: Michael Hordern, Lionel Harris and Nora Nicholson in 'PARKINSON'S LAW'

A musical satire based on the book by C. Northcote Parkinson
Written for radio by Nesta Pain
Lyrics by David Heneker and Monty Norman
Music composed and conducted by Antony Hopkins
Produced by Nesta Pain
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 25)


Book By: C. Northcote Parkinson
Radio By: Nesta Pain
Unknown: David Heneker
Unknown: Monty Norman
Conducted By: Antony Hopkins
Produced By: Nesta Pain
Miss Trigger: Molly Rankin
The Professor: Michael Hordern
Aunt Adela: Nora Nicholson
Exhausted Civil Servant: Denys Blakelock
First Assistant: Alan Edwards
Second Assistant: Eric Shilling
Desirable Candidate: John Boddington
Finance Committee Chairman: Rolf Lefebvre
Frustrated Successor: Duncan Carse
The Next-ln-Line: Carleton Hobbs
Sir Robert: Lionel Harris


Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 11 played by Gina Bachauer (piano) on a gramophone record


Piano: Gina Bachauer

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