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Second hearings of the talks arranged to mark the tercentenary of the Royal Society
7: BRAIN AND BODY by G. W. Harris , F.R.s.
Fitzmary Professor of Physiology Institute of Psychiatry University of London
A very small section of the brain-the hypothalamus-controls many of our bodily processes. Research is revealing the details of this control and opening up possibilities in the selective treatment of some abnormalities of human behaviour.
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Unknown: G. W. Harris


Eleanor Warren (cello)
Paul Hamburger (piano)


Cello: Eleanor Warren
Piano: Paul Hamburger


E. A. Blair 1903-1950
A portrait drawn from the reminiscences of some of those who knew him
Avril Dunn (nee Blair) Richard Blair W. A. Dunn
Arthur Koestler
. HonDavid Astor
Fredric J. Warburg Brenda Salkeld
Bob Edwards. M.P.
Denys King-Farlow
Compiled and introduced by RAYNER HEPPENSTALL
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Unknown: E. A. Blair
Unknown: Avril Dunn
Unknown: Richard Blair
Unknown: W. A. Dunn
Unknown: Arthur Koestler
Unknown: Hondavid Astor
Unknown: Fredric J. Warburg
Unknown: Brenda Salkeld
Unknown: Bob Edwards. M.P.
Unknown: Denys King-Farlow
Introduced By: Rayner Heppenstall


Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano) Norma Procter (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Forbes Robinson (bass)
Choir of Emanuel Boys ' School Conductor, Donald Cashmore
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson
Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden
Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by Douglas Robinson and Benjamin Britten
Part 1
Chandos Anthem No. 9
0 praise the Lord with one consent for soloists, chorus, and orchestra
CONDUCTED BY DOUGLAS ROBINSON organ continuo, Charles Spinks


Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Contralto: Norma Procter
Tenor: Peter Pears
Bass: Forbes Robinson
Unknown: Emanuel Boys
Conductor: Donald Cashmore
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson
Unknown: Charles Spinks


by Dorothy Pickles author of The Fifth French Republic
Mrs. Pickles visited the U.S.A. for the first time last spring when she spent some months as visiting professor in Columbia University lecturing on French politics. Seeing America in an election year she was struck by contrasts between French and American attitudes towards their own and each other's political systems.


Unknown: Dorothy Pickles


Part 2
SPRING SYMPHONY for soloists, boys' choir, chorus, and orchestra
William Mann writes on page 14 Cantata Academica: November 29


Unknown: William Mann


The Poet's Voice
This edition includes poems by Philip Hobsbaum. David Marno H. W. Massingham
Christopher Middleton , Sylvia Plath Peter Rodgrove , Vernon Scannell Donald Thomas , Anthony Thwaite Arranged and introduced by George MacBeth and read by the poets themselves


Unknown: Philip Hobsbaum.
Unknown: David Marno
Unknown: H. W. Massingham
Unknown: Christopher Middleton
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: Peter Rodgrove
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Donald Thomas
Unknown: Anthony Thwaite
Introduced By: George MacBeth


Four programmes on the music of African territories-the three High Commission Territories of Basutoland, Bechuanaland, and Swaziland, and the Portuguese Territory of Mozambique. 4: THE MUSIC OF MOCAMBIQUE 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


Introduced By: Hugh Tracey


Fantasie, Op. 17 played by Wilhelm Kempff (piano) on a gramophone record


Piano: Wilhelm Kempff

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