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Racine Fricker talks about his Third Symphony
This is to receive its first performance on Tuesday at 9.20


Talks: Racine Fricker


The Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra Leaders, Vilmos Tatral and Zoltan Dory
Conducted by Janos Ferencsik
Part 1


Leaders: Vilmos Tatral
Leaders: Zoltan Dory
Conducted By: Janos Ferencsik


SYBILLE BEDFORD, who has attended many trials in different European countries and was present at the recent trial of the case of Lady Chatterley's Lover, describes the scene in the court.


Part 2
An opera in one act with libretto by Bela Balazs
Music by BARTOK sung in the original Hungarian
The three previous wives of Blucbeard are silent roles
Hungarian State
Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Janos Ferencsik


Unknown: Bela Balazs
Conducted By: Janos Ferencsik

: The Sound of Africa: 2: The Music of Bechuanaland

Four programmes on the music of African territories - the three High Commission Territories of Basutoland, Bechuanaland, and Swaziland, and the Portuguese Territory of Mozambique.
Introduced by Hugh Tracey, Director of the International Library of African Music, who has spent many years recording the traditional folk music of African peoples


Presenter: Hugh Tracey


Serenade in G, Op. 141a played by Karl Bobzien (flute)
Rudolf Koeckert (violin) Oskar Riedl (viola) on a gramophone record


Flute: Karl Bobzien
Violin: Rudolf Koeckert
Viola: Oskar Riedl

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