W. B. Bonnor, Ph.D. Reader in Mathematics at Queen Elizabeth College, London
Hermann Bondi, F.R.S.
Professor of Applied Mathematics in the University of London
R. A. Lyttleton, F.R.S.
Reader in Theoretical Astronomy in the University of Cambridge
Chairman: G. J. Whitrow, Ph.D.
Reader in Applied Mathematics in the University of London
The speakers in the three talks in this series (recently broadcast again) discuss the basic differences in outlook which lead them to support conflicting cosmological theories. They also consider what further observations are likely to prove decisive in settling their differences.
Cantata for tenor solo mixed chorus, piano duet strings, percussion, and organ
Words by Eric Crozier
Peter Pears (tenor)
David Hemmings (treble)
Aldeburgh Festival Choir
Girls' choir of Sir John Leman School, Beccles
Boys' choir of the preparatory department of Ipswich School Three boys from the choir of St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich
Ralph Downes (organ)
Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra
CONDUCTED BY THE COMPOSER
on a gramophone record
Inrroduction-The birth of Nicolas-Nicolas devotes himself to God-He journeys to Palestine-He comes to Myra and is chosen bishop-Nicolas from prison-Nicolas and the pickled boys-His piety and marvellous works-The death of Nicolas
A series of monthly discussions each comparing different interpretations on gramophone records of a single work.
3-Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Conducted by FURTWANGLER,
KLEMPERER TOSCANINI. and WEINGARTNER
Deryck Cooke , Walter Goehr and Denis Matthews
Chairman, J. A. Westrup Heather Professor of Music in the University of Oxford
Friedrich von Schiller
(b. November 10, 1759) by Erich Heller
Professor of German
In the University of Swansea
Professor Heller sees Schiller's work not only as the creation of a naturalist dramatist but as the embodiment of the noble and precarious beliefs held by idealism about the nature of man.