A drama with music by SCHOENBERG with Kieth Engen as The Man' and the Bavarian Radio Choir
Repetiteur. Kurt Prestel
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Conducted by HERMANN SCHERCHEN Recording of a performance broadcast in Germany: made available by courtesy of Bayerischer Rundfunk See page 14
The first broadcast performance in this country of Schoenberg's Dreimal tausend Jahre, Op. 50A, can be heard in this week's Thursday Invitation Concert.
by J. W. N. Watkins Reader in Philosophy in the University of London
We no longer accept social necessity. Does this mean that we do not believe in sociological laws?
Polonaise In C minor
Polonaise in F sharp minor Mazurka in C sharp minor
Op. 50 No. 3 on a gramophone record
A play for broadcasting by SAMUEL BECKETT with Mary O'Farrell and J. G. Devlin
On the face of it, a simple if unexpected affair; an anecdote set in a rural community in Ireland. In fact, a careful synthesis of speech, sound, and silence; a story of the inadequacy of life and death, breathing an atmosphere of vitality and ruin, farce and suffocation.
Mrs. Rooney (Maddy), an old lady, Mary O'Farrell ; Christy, a carter, Allan McClelland ; Mr. Tyler, a retired bill-broker, Brian O'Hig gins; Mr. Slocum, Clerk of the Racecourse, Patrick Magee ; Tommy, a porter, Jack MacGowran ; Mr. Barrell, a station-master, Harry Hutchinson ; Miss Fitt, a lady, Sheila Ward ; A female voice, Peggy Marshall ; Mr. Rooney (Dan), husband of Mrs. Rooney, J. G. Devlin :
Jerry, a small boy, Terrance Farrell and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Production by DONALD McWhinnib
with the London Philharmonic Orchestra Leader, Henry Datyner Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall , London Part 1 played by Igor Oistrakh
The Ethics of Faking by Cecil Gould
Assistant Keeper of the National Gallery
An exhibition of forgeries and fakes It now on view at the British Museum.
Part 2 played by DAVID Oistrakh
Chosen and introduced by Geoffrey Grigson
Readers: Duncan Mclntyre John Sharp , Mary Wimbush
Madrigali guerrieri ed amoroal
Gira il nemico insidioso
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Ambrosian Singers and Players Jean Allister , Edgar Fleet , John Frost ; Neville Marriner , Norman Nelson (violins), Simon Streatfeild (viola), Kenneth Heath (cello); with Ann Dowdall (soprano), Charles Spinks (harpsichordj Directed and introduced by Denis Stevens