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: REITH LECTURES 1960

Art and Anarchy by EDGAR WIND
Professor of the History of Art in the University of Oxford and Fellow of Trinity College S: Critique of Connoisseurship Sunday's recorded broadcast in the Home Service
Fourth lecture: Sunday, Dec. 4 (Home) and Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Third) These lectures are being printed in ' The Listener

: CONCERT

from the Guildhall, Cambridge in which
BENJAMIN BRITTEN conducts his
Cantata Academica first performance in this country *
Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano) Helen Watts (contralto) Peter Pears (tenor)
Owen Brannigan (bass)
Simon Preston (organ)
Choir and Orchestra of Cambridge University Musical Society
Leader, Colin Gough
Conductors, Benjamin Britten and David Willcocks
Part 1 conducted by David Willcocks

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Contralto: Helen Watts
Tenor: Peter Pears
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Bass: Simon Preston
Leader: Colin Gough
Conductors: Benjamin Britten
Conductors: David Willcocks
Conducted By: David Willcocks

: I TOLD YOU SO

Story by Penelope Mortimer
Read by the author
It is the end of a seaside weekend. Children are playing on the cliffs. Their mother and father look on and begin to argue.

Contributors

Story By: Penelope Mortimer

: CONCERT

Part 2 conducted by Benjamin Britten
Britten's CANTATA ACADEMICA Carmen Basiliense was composed for the celebrations of the quincentenary of the University of Basle, and was first performed on July 1, 1960, by the Baste Chamber Choir and Orchestra, directed by Paul Sacher. The Latin text was compiled by Bernard Wyss from the charter of the University and from older orations in praise of Basle.

Contributors

Conducted By: Benjamin Britten

: Mahler

by Egon Wellesz
As a young man Egon Wellesz knew Mahler and attended many of the composer's own rehearsals of his symphonies. In this illustrated talk he recalls these occasions and gives some personal reminiscences.
Mahler's Second Symphony: Wednesday, Nov. 30 (Home, not Scottish) and Saturday, Dec. 3 (Third)

Contributors

Unknown: Egon Wellesz

: STRAVINSKY AND PROKOFIEV

Ruggiero Ricci unaccompanied violin
Elégie (1944) (Stravinsky)
Sonata, Op. 116 (1947) (Prokofiev) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Ruggiero Ricci








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