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Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
The Haydn Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen )
Conductor, Harry Newstone
Part 1
This is the first of three programmes in which the last six of Haydn's twelve London Symphonies are to be performed according to the earliest printed sources and available autographs. The texts have been revised by Harry Newstone, who introduces the programmes.


Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Leader: Raymond Cohen
Conductor: Harry Newstone


A talk on T. H. Huxley , his contribution to thought and to education by Charles Raven, D.D.
Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge Dr. Raven refers in his talk to the recently published T. H. Huxley: scientist, humanist, and educator, by Cyril Bibby .


Unknown: T. H. Huxley
Unknown: Charles Raven, D.D.
Unknown: Cyril Bibby

: George Coulouris Ronald Fraser and Sian Phillips in ' THE CAVE AND THE GRAIL'

by Frederick Bradnum with music by Humphrey Searle
Produced by R. D. Smith Cast in order of speaking: and Souls and Memories played by the cast and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Music played by the Sinfonia of London conducted by Humphrey Searle rhe springboard for this play is a story from Norfolk about a magician who kept in a vast cave the souls of sailors drowned of! that coast. The tale tells how one sailor survived, found his way into the cave, and released the imprisoned souls. His name was Perceval. The story goes on to tell how Perceval found the secret of life deep in the cave and how he is still on his way back with it.


Unknown: Frederick Bradnum
Music By: Humphrey Searle
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Conducted By: Humphrey Searle
Calatln: George Coulouris
Bird: Joan Matheson
Fish: Douglas Storm
Cat: Sheila Grant
Perceval: Ronald Fraser
Guardian Angel: Sian Phillips
Giant -: Patrick Magee
Unicorn: James Clarke
Witch: Nan Marriott-Watson
Idiot Crooner: Leigh Crutchley
Grail Debs: Beth Boyd
Grail Debs: Joan Newell
Grail Maiden: Nicolette Bernard
Maimed King: Godfrey Kenton

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