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Mary and Geraldine Peppin
(two pianos)
Frederick Grinke (violin)
Eric Harrison (piano)
St. Cecilia Trio:
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Norman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)
Introduction and Allegro. Op. 29, for two pianos
Violin Sonata. Op. 3 Piano Trio, Op. 2
(The first and last items are recorded)
Second of two programmes


Unknown: Geraldine Peppin
Violin: Frederick Grinke
Piano: Eric Harrison
Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood


See foot of page and page 7
DTJRINC THE INTERVAL (6.50-7.0 app.): A gramophone record of the second movement of Bliss's Musrc for Strings, played by the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the composer

: Handel Opera Society in an abridged version of ' ALCINA '

An opera in three acts
Libretto by Antonio Marchi Translated into English and edited by Charles Farncombe
Music by Handel
Philomusica of London
(Leader, Granville Jones )
Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Scene: A magic island ruled by Alcina


Unknown: Antonio Marchi
Edited By: Charles Farncombe
Leader: Granville Jones
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Cello: Bernard Richards
Conducted By: Charles Farncombe
ALCINA, a sorceress: Heather Harper
MORGANA, her sister: Marion Studholme
ORONTE, general of Alcina's forces: John Kentish
her ownBRADAMANTE, disguised brother Riccardo: Josephine Veasey
RUGGIERO, a young knight, betrothed to Bradamante.: Margreta Elkins
MELISSO, Bradamante's guardian: John Noble

: Natural Selection Re-Examined

by Ronald D'O. Good, Sc.D.
Criticism of natural selection is not new. In the early days the main objections to it were clearly stated, but subsequently they became muffled by a widespread confusion of thought between the idea of evolution in general and of natural selection in particular.
Professor Good believes that there are valid and pressing reasons why the hypothesis should receive a searching re-examination now.


Christopher Bunting (cello)
Peter Wallfisch (piano)


Cello: Christopher Bunting
Piano: Peter Wallfisch


Manya Harari , the co-translator of Doctor Zhivago, speaks on some problems of translating from Russian into English
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 14)


Unknown: Manya Harari

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