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London Czech Trio
Last of three programmes including music by Skalkottas


Talk by Frank Thistlethwaite Fellow of St. John's College Cambridge
Since April 12 the United States hat been issuing commemorative stamps, re-enacting military engagements on site, and generally indulging in an orgy of history. But is it anything more than a salute to the grandeur of Lincoln and the gentleness of Lee-a nostalgic evocation of Yank and Johnny Reb ?
Frank Thistlethwaite believes that it is.
He thinks it is a symbol of a continuing dichotomy which tends to weaken American leadership.


Talk By: Frank Thistlethwaite
Unknown: Johnny Reb
Unknown: Frank Thistlethwaite


Twelve programmes of verse translations from Homer specially made by contemporary poets
6: The Storm (BOOK V)
Translated by Ted Hughes Read by Patrick Garland Naasicaa (BOOK VI)
Translated by Peter Green Read by Gary Watson
Series devised by Louis MacNeice Produced by Anthony Thwaite
: second broadcast
The Palace of Alcinous (Book 7) and Return to Ithaca (Book 13): May 14


Translated By: Ted Hughes
Read By: Patrick Garland
Translated By: Peter Green
Read By: Gary Watson
Produced By: Anthony Thwaite

: W. F. BACH

Three Polonaises played by Nadia Tigrlne (piano) on a gramophone record


Played By: Nadia Tigrlne


Translated by John Holmstrom
Musdc composed and conducted by Roberto Gerhard with Patrick Wymark in the name part Catherine bolan, Michael Turner Mary O'Farrell , Denys Blakelock John Sharp
Woyzeck, the simple batman to a pompous captain in a small garrison town in south-western Germany 130 years ago, is the ' under-dog ' hero of this unfinished play based on a murder case of the time. The Captain, John Sharp : Woyzeck, a poor soldier, Patrick Wymark. ; Andres, his friend, William Eedle ; Marie, Catherine Dolan ; Margret, her friend. Diana Olsson ; Showman, Haydn Jones : The Drum-Major, Michael Turner ; The Corporal, Nigel Anthony ; The Doctor, Denys Blakelock ; Apprentices, Jon Rolla son, Nigel Anthoniy ; Pedlar, Peter Claughton ; Karl, an idiot, John Sharp ; Grandmother, Mary O'Far rell; Kaethe. Mairhi Russsell
Animals played' by Percy Edwards Children's Choir: pupils of the Arts Educational Schools Edited and produced by H. B. FORTUIN
: second broadcast followed by an Interlude at 7.65


Translated By: John Holmstrom
Conducted By: Roberto Gerhard
Unknown: Patrick Wymark
Unknown: Michael Turner
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Patrick Wymark.
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Catherine Dolan
Unknown: Diana Olsson
Unknown: Haydn Jones
Unknown: Michael Turner
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Jon Rolla
Unknown: Nigel Anthoniy
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Mary O'Far
Played By: Percy Edwards
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin


from Berlin
Marga . Hoeffgen (contralto) Peter Pears (tenor)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Hans Werner Henze
Part 1


Contralto: Marga Hoeffgen
Tenor: Peter Pears
Conducted By: Hans Werner Henze


The First Modern Indian by Santha Rama Rau
Rabindranath Tagore was born 100 years ago. His influence on the thinking and attitudes of modem India was more profound than that of anyone else, with the possible exception of Mahatma Gandhi. Yet, is it possible that there is an exaggerated reverence for him now?


Unknown: Santha Rama Rau
Unknown: Rabindranath Tagore
Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi.


from Berlin
Part 2
Broadcast from the Concert Hall of the Berlin Academy of Music in co-operation with RIAS


Three talks by G. Kiteon , Clark Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge A broadcast version of his Ford Lectures given at Oxford in 1960 3: The Political Revolution
: second broadcast


Unknown: G. Kiteon


Vier gfeistliche Motetten for unaccompanied chorus sung by the Choir of the State Conservatoire Freiburg im Breiswau
Conductor, Herbert Froitzheim
Recording from the 1960 Donaueschingen Festival: made available by courtesy of Südwestfunk


Conductor: Herbert Froitzheim

: Closedown

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