Symphony in B fiat for concert band p!ayed by members of the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer on a gramophone record
by LORD BYRON
Read by Stephen Murray
The Second Canto of Childe Harold , from which this reading is drawn, deals with Byron's impressions of Greece and Albania.
Arranged by D. G. Bridson
: second broadcast Third Canto: July 16
An opera in three acts
Libretto by Bailli du Rollet
English version by Arthur Jacobs
Music by GLUCK
Greeks. soldiers, Thessalian warriors, women of Argos and Aulis, slaves from Lesbos, priestesses of Diana
Trained by Alan G. Melville BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Led by Arthur Leavins
Conductor, RUDOLF SCHWARZ
The action takes place at Aulis in ancient times.
Acr 1: The Greek camp
The First Modem Indian by Santha Rama Rau
Rabindranath Tagore was born one hundred years ago. His influence on the thinking and attitudes of modern 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?
: second broadcast
ACT 2: The portico of Agamemnon's palace
ALEC NOVE, Reader in Russian Social and Economic Studies in the University of London, speaks about the technical, administrative, and social problems facing Soviet farming today.
Scene 1: The interior of a tent
Scene 2: Before the altar of Diana on the sea shore followed by an interlude at 8.55
Compiled by Douglas Cleverdon and Guy Brenton from the recollections of Father Martin D'Arcy , s.J. David Jones
Sir Francis Meynell Stanley Morison
Father Con.rad Pepler, o.p. Beatrice Warde
Some members of his family and craftsmen and pupils who worked with him
Introduced by Guy Brenton
Production by Douglas Cleverdon : second broadcast
Tatrai String Quartet Vilmos Tatrai (violin) Mihaly Sziics (violin)
György Konrad (viola) Ede Banda (cello)