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: SHOSTAKOVICH

Quartet No. 2, in A, Op. 69 played by the Quartet Pro Musica:
Patrick Hailing, Ernest Scott
Gwynne Edwards , Peter Hailing
The second of six programmes including all the string quartets of Shostakovich.

Contributors

Unknown: Ernest Scott
Unknown: Gwynne Edwards

: 'THE DRY RIVER BED'

A new African tale by Muriel Spark
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
"Nothing is quite so dry as a dry river bed. Because it is a place where water should be.....'

Contributors

Unknown: Muriel Spark
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Marjorie: Mary Wimbush
Borden Reeves, her fiancé: Heron Carvic
Sarah, her mother: Betty Hardy
Martha: Anita Sharp Bolster
Lucia: Joan Matheson
Grace: Judy Bailey
Ticky Talbot, a police officer: Frank Duncan
A Nurse: Pearie Celine

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 2
Richard Strauss
TONE POEM: Ein Heldenleben
(violin, Paul Beard )
From the Royal Albert Hall. London

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Violin: Paul Beard
Unknown: Albert Hall. London

: RETURN VISIT

Four talks by Tibor Mende
3-India
After recently revisiting Asia-in particular India, Japan, and China—M. Mende feels that these countries, containing nearly half the world's population, together form a triangle within which the fate of the West and thus of the whole world may be decided.
In this talk At. Mende maintains that
India's development plans have made little impact on the people as a whole, that they have failed to solve some basic national problems, and that these facts combine with others to make doubtful the eventual survival of parliamentary government in its present form.

: ROME, THE POPE AND THE DEVIL

Poems by Belli selected and Introduced by Luigi Meneghello
Belli's sonnets, more than 2,000 in number, paint a picture of Roman life in all its aspects during the latter days of Papal rule. Read in romanesco by Giorgio Vigolo
Translations by Robert Garioch read by Duncan McIntyre

Contributors

Introduced By: Luigi Meneghello
Unknown: Robert Garioch
Read By: Duncan McIntyre








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