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: POETS AND DANCERS

by Frank Kermode
Professor of English Literature in the University of Manchester
Professor Kermode traces the influence of dancers in the 'nineties on the poetry of Arthur Symons , Yeats, Wilde, and others. He stresses the key significance of Loie Fuller as ' the spirit of an unborn aesthetic,' the living embodiment of Mallarme's Idea, or symbol Reader, Denis McCarthy

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Arthur Symons
Unknown: Loie Fuller
Reader: Denis McCarthy

: THE WEAVER'S GRAVE

Arranged for radio by Micheal Oh hAodha from the story of the same name by SEUMAS O'KELLY
Mortimer Hehir , the weaver, has died and is to be buried. But where? As a young man he had bought his plot of earth in the graveyard of Cloon na Morav-now it cannot be found. Only three old men are left alive who would know the spot he had chosen for his last resting-place. and Produced by JOHN GIBSON

Contributors

Unknown: Micheal Oh Haodha
Unknown: Seumas O'Kelly
Unknown: Mortimer Hehir
Produced By: John Gibson
The Storyteller: Frank O'Dwyer
The Grave-diggers: Niall Tobin
The Grave-diggers: Eamonn Kelly
Micheal Lynskey, the nail-maker: Harry Brogan
Cahir Bowes, the stone-breaker: Thomas Studley
The Widow: Pegg Monahan
Nan Roohan: Maire O'Sullivan
Malachi Roohan, the cooper: Arthur O'Sullivan

: THE DELLER CONSORT

Eileen Poulter (soprano) Mary Thomas (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor) Wilfred Brown (tenor) Gerald English (tenor)
Maurice Bevan (baritone)

Contributors

Soprano: Eileen Poulter
Soprano: Mary Thomas
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Gerald English
Baritone: Maurice Bevan

: BILLY BUDD

Benjamin Britten discusses with the writers of the libretto
E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier how they made an opera from Melville's story
: second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: E. M. Forster
Unknown: Eric Crozier








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