Ballet: Daphnis et Chloe played by the London Symphony Orchestra with the Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Chorus-Master. Douglas Robinson )
CONDUCTED BY PIERRE MONTEUX on a gramophone record
by Leon Roth , F.B.A.
Drawing a contrast between myth which describes the gods in terms of man and monotheism which describes man in terms of God, Dr. Roth concludes that human advance is away from myth and that ' the recrudescence of myth which We have seen in 6ur day is a sign of a diseased condition.'
Ralph Kirkpatrick (clavichord) George Malcolm (harpsichord)
Geraint Jones (organ)
French Suite No. 6. in E Partita No. 6. in E minor
Prelude and Fugue in C minor
(: the last item was recorded in St. Peter's Italian Church. Clerkenwell Road. London)
The last of six programmes including Bach's six Partitas and French Suites.
by Frances Cornford
Read by Frances Cornford
Christopher Hassall and Janette Richer
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
The poems are chosen from those that Frances Cornford has written since the publication of her Collected Poems in 1954. They fall into six groups: Places and Seasons, Children, Time, Night and Morning, Love, Transience.
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