The names of the composers in this programme will be announced only after the performance of their works. The listener is invited to preserve his ' innocence ' by not trying to guess the composer, and by approaching the music with fresh judgment, freed from prejudice
A Piano Concerto in three movements and A Symphony
In three movements played by Artur Balsam (piano)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Leader, Raymond Cohen )
Conducted by Berthold Goldschmidt
Programme devised and produced by Robert Simpson
A similar programme of chamber music: December 2
Robert Simpson writes on page 6
Basil Taylor introduces the series of broadcasts on this current in twentieth-century art, to be given in the Third Programme during November and January
The spirit of anti-art, with Dadaism as its principal manifestation, has been distinguished from other radical tendencies by a concern to challenge and attack the foundations of modem culture and society. Mr. Taylor considers reasons for the emergence of this spirit and the significance of the revived interest in anti-art since the war.
Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin)
Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Second of three programmes of string quartets by Haydn and Beethoven played by the Amadeus String Quartet Haydn's Op. 76 No. 1 and Beethoven's Op. 135: November 9
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