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: MESSIAEN

La Nativihe du Seigneur Books 3 and 4 Les anges
Jesus accepte la souffranco Les Mages
Dieu parmi nous played by Arnold Richardson (organ)
From the French Church
Leicester Square, London
Second of two programme*

Contributors

Played By: Arnold Richardson

: THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT

by H. A. L. CRAIG
'The School of Night* was Shakespeare's nickname for an Elizabethan literary group founded by Sir Walter Ralegh. Among its members were such nobles as the Earl of Northumberland (known as The Wizard Earl') and such poets as Marlowe and Chapman. Under the tutelage of Thomas Harriot , the mathematician, they studied theology, astronomy, philosophy, geography, and chemistry. with John Rye
Arthur Lawrence and Nicholas Edmett
Production by Douglas CLAVERDON : third broadcast followed by an interlude at 7.25

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walter Ralegh.
Unknown: Thomas Harriot
Unknown: John Rye
Unknown: Arthur Lawrence
Unknown: Nicholas Edmett
Production By: Douglas Claverdon
Sir Walter Ralegh: John Neville
The Earl of Northumberland: Denys Blakelock
Dr Thomas Harriot: Roger Delgado
Dr John Dee: Norman Shelley
Kelly: Patrick Magee
Matthew Royden: Harold Reese
Peasie Charles: E Stidwill
Doll: Vivienne Chatterton

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

from the Norwich Triennial Musical Festival
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1 first performance conducted by the composer See page 4

Contributors

Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: THE JAWS OF THE DOG

Short story written and read by Gary Berger Goldhill
* Dang! The Town Hall clock strike* the first note of the half-hour. And time stops..... Now is the time of the dog.'

Contributors

Read By: Gary Berger Goldhill

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2

: UNIVERSITIES TODAY AND TOMORROW

A series of four programmes
In the years 1950-65 universities throughout the world will have grown faster and more widely than ever before. This series examines some aspects of British universities today, considers the need for expansion, how it is to be carried out, and some of the problems that arise.
1: A Provocation of Universities
An introductoryi talk by Sir Eric Ashby
Master of Clare College, Cambridge
Problems of Expansion: June 3

Contributors

Talk By: Sir Eric Ashby

: PURCELL

New York
Pro Musioa Antiqua
Russell Oberlin (counter-tenor) Paul Maynard (harpsichord)
Seymour Barab (viola da gamba)
Love thou canst hear tho' thou art
.blind
Ah! how sweet It is to love Music for a while
Turn then thine eyes Sweeter than roses on a gramophone record

Contributors

Harpsichord: Paul Maynard
Viola: Seymour Barab

: PROKOFIEV'S SECOND THOUGHTS

Illustrated talk by Jeremy Noble
In later life Prokofiev revised a number of his works including the Fourth Symphony, the Fifth Piano Sonata, and the Cello Concerto. Jeremy Noble talks in particular about the Cello Concerto whose material was recast in the Sinfonia Concertante, and examines the light this throws on Prokofiev's changing ideals as a composer.
See Tuesday at 10.25

Contributors

Talk By: Jeremy Noble
Talks: Jeremy Noble

: Closedown









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