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REYNER BANHAM tells about a battle of architectural philosophies behind some of the new buildings of Milan, particularly the design of the Pirelli tower by Gio Ponti and the Torre Velasca by the BPR partnership. The positions taken up by the designers of these two buildings have tome relevance to the present problems of London.


Unknown: Reyner Banham


by W. B. Yeats
Between 1916 and his death in 1939, Yeats wrote a dozen plays based on some of the conventions of the Japanese Noh theatre. At the Hawk's Well (1916) and Purgatory (1939) are the first and last of these.
'At the Hawk's Well'
Music by Edmond Dulac from the original production
' Purgatory'
Music by Max Saunders Orchestra conducted by Max Saunders
Production by Anthony Thwaite


Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Music By: Edmond Dulac
Music By: Max Saunders
Conducted By: Max Saunders
Production By: Anthony Thwaite
First Musician: Alan Wheatley
Second Musician: Gabriel Woolf
Old Man: Patrick Magee
Young Man: Donal Donnelly
Boy: Donal Donnelly
Old Man: Patrick Magee


See panel below. Part 1


by J. H. Grainger
Lecturer in Government in the Welsh College of Advanced Technology. Cardiff
In Britain political faiths and causes have dwindled to a calm. This makes pleasant weather for ministers but is unkind to politicians. The English Parliamentary System needs a casus belli.


Unknown: J. H. Grainger


Part 2


Five poems for recitation with music composed and arranged by Max Saunders
Daniel; General William Booth enters into Heaven; The Santa-Fe Trail; How Samson bore away the Gates of Gaza; The Congo
Voices :
Robert Adams , Marvin Kane
Guy Kingsley Poynter
Orchestra conducted by the composer
Production by Anthony Thwaite
The American poet Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) was essentially a writer for the declamatory voice. He has been described as 'the Jazz Blake, St. Francis of Assisi play Ing the saxophone at the Firemen's Ball.' this programme an attempt is made to at appropriate music to the spoken words.


Arranged By: Max Saunders
Unknown: Robert Adams
Unknown: Marvin Kane
Unknown: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Production By: Anthony Thwaite
Unknown: Vachel Lindsay


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