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The Rite of Spring played by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Leonard Bernstein on a gramophone record See also Saturday at 7.66


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein


Reflections on architecture and planning in Poland by Noel Moffett , A.R.I.B.A.
The bloodless revolution of October 1956 ended Stalinist social realism in Poland, and gave her architects new freedom. But the speaker found that, although there is much interesting new building, there are also severe handicaps arising from the past.


Unknown: Noel Moffett


Eli Goren and James Barton


Unknown: Eli Goren
Unknown: James Barton


A study of Charles Sorley (1895-1915)
Written and narrated by Patric Dickinson
Extracts from Sorley's verse and prose read by Frank Duncan
Others taking part:
Derek Birch , Laidman Browne Oliver Burt , Norman Claridge
Carleton Hobbs , Moultrie Kelsall Norman Shelley. Douglas Storm and Marjorie Westbury
Production by Joe Burroughs
(: second broadcast)


Unknown: Charles Sorley
Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Read By: Frank Duncan
Unknown: Derek Birch
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: Oliver Burt
Unknown: Norman Claridge
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Moultrie Kelsall
Unknown: Norman Shelley.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Production By: Joe Burroughs


Krelsleriana, Op. 16: Arabeske played by Lamar Crowson (piano)


Piano: Lamar Crowson


An Attack on Linguistic Philosophy
Ernest Gellner discusses his book with Bernard Williams
Ernest Gellner 's book has been the subject of comment and controversy in The Times and elsewhere in the press. In this programme Bernard Williams analyses and criticises Gellner's views.
Both participants were bred to philosophy in Oxford. Ernest Gellner is Reader in Sociology and Bernard Wil liams Lecturer in Philosophy in the University of London.


Unknown: Ernest Gellner
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Unknown: Ernest Gellner
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Unknown: Bernard Wil


Ursula Buckel (soprano)
Hertha Topper (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor) Kieth Engen (bass)
Munich Bach Choir
Orchestra of the Bach Festival, Ansbach
Conducted by Karl Richter
Cantata No. 127: Herr Jesus Christ, wahr'r Mensch und Gott
Cantata No. 73: Herr. wie du wlllst, so Schick's mit mir!
Cantata No. 22: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe
followed by an interlude at 9.50


Soprano: Ursula Buckel
Contralto: Hertha Topper
Tenor: Peter Pears
Bass: Kieth Engen
Conducted By: Karl Richter

: 'LENZ'

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