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: 'MAISIE'

: STRAVINSKY

' Renard'
A burlesque tale to be sung and played
Text by the composer translated into French by C. F. Ramus sung by Michel Senechal (tenor) Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
Heinz Rehfuss (baritone)
Xavier Depraz (bass) with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
(cimbalom, Istvan Arato )
Conductor, Ernest Ansermet on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: C. F. Ramus
Tenor: Michel Senechal
Baritone: Heinz Rehfuss
Bass: Xavier Depraz
Conductor: Istvan Arato
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

: SPIRIT-RAISING AMONG THE AKAWAIO

by Audrey Butt
Reader in Anthropology
In the University of Oxford
' They have a kind of priest called * Pee-ay-man, who is an enchanter. He finds out things lost. He mutters prayers to the evil spirit over them and their children when they are sick. If a fever be in the village the Pee-ay-man goes about all night long howling and making dreadful noises and begs the bad spirit to depart.....' So wrote the naturalist Charles Waterton in 1820, referring to the ' shaman ' found among the American Indian tribes of British Guiana and neighbouring countries in South America.
Dr. Butt's account of shamanist practices in British Guiana is illustrated with recordings made during an expedition to the remote Akawaio tribe in 1957.

Contributors

Reader: Audrey Butt

: BEETHOVEN

Quartet in C, Op. 59 No. 3 played by the Smetana String Quartet:
Jiri Novak , Lubomir Kostecky Milan Skampa , Antonin Kohout
Last of three programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Jiri Novak
Unknown: Lubomir Kostecky
Unknown: Milan Skampa
Unknown: Antonin Kohout

: TERENCE TILLER

A selection of his recent verse
Introduced by the author
Read by Alan Wheatley

Contributors

Read By: Alan Wheatley

: LUKAS FOSS

Piano Concerto No. 2 played by the composer (piano) with the Los Angeles Festival Orchestra Conducted by Franz Waxman on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Franz Waxman

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