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played by, the Mabillom Trio: William Bennett (flute) Philip Jones (oboe)
Susan Bradshaw (piano)


Flute: William Bennett
Oboe: Philip Jones
Piano: Susan Bradshaw


Art and Anarchy by EDGAR WIND
Professor of History of Art In the University of Oxford and Fellow of Trinity College 1: Oar Present Discontents
In this lecture Professor Wind ascribes the causes of our discontent to our success in removing art to a zone of safety where it does not touch the central energies of life. He claims that the wide diffusion of art today has brought with it a loss of density: while we get more art than any previous generation, for that very reason we get less out of it.


An Occasion Recalled
The first performance of Hilda Tablet 's opera at Covent Garden
The music realised by DONALD SWANN
Orchestrations realised by MAX SAUNDERS
The words realised by HENRY REED and Assumptions in the opera:
Sinfonia of London
Conduct of the Orchestra by Patrick Savill
Production suddenly realised by Douglas CLEVERDON
: fifth broadcast
The new production of February 26, 1968


Unknown: Hilda Tablet
Unknown: Donald Swann
Unknown: Max Saunders
Unknown: Henry Reed
Unknown: Patrick Savill
Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Hilda Tablet, a composeress: Mary O'Farrell
Herbert Reeve, a scholar: Hugh Burden
Harold Reith, a librettist: Frank Duncan
Elsa Strauss, a singer: Marjorie Westbury
Gabriel Hall-Pollock, a critic: Deryck Guyler
Male Commentator: Michael Flanders
Female Commentator: Betty Hardy
The Duke and Duchess of Mulset: Frank Duncan
The Duke and Duchess of Mulset: Cecile Chevreau
An Official of the Opera House: Leonard Sachs
Poets and Composers.: David March.
Poets and Composers.: Hugh Manning
Poets and Composers.: Harold Reese
Poets and Composers.: Jeffrey Segal
Emily Butter: Marjorie Westbury
Clara Taggart: Anna Pollak
Helen Sparge: Marion Studholme
Elizabeth Thwaite: Rose Hill
Catherine Slot: Scott Joynt
Mrs Wetherall: Silvia Beamish
Marilyn: Ann Dowdall
Dorothy: Glenice Halliday


Sonata In F, Op. 64
Sonata in G, Op. 31 No. 1 on gramophone records

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