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: HISTORIC PERFORMANCES

on Record
Chaliapin in some of his famous roles from Russian opera
Song of the Viking Guest (Sadko) (Rimsky-Korsakov) : recorded in 1927 Farlaf's Rondo (Ruslan and Ludmilla) (Glinka): recorded in 1931 The Miller's Aria (Rusalka)
(Dargomizhsky): recorded in 1931 The Miller's Mad Scene (Rusalka) (Dargomizhsky): recorded in 1931 Khan Konchak 's Aria (Prince Igor) (Borodin) : recorded in 1927 Clock Scene (Boris Godunov )
(Mussorgsky) : recorded in 1931

Contributors

Unknown: Khan Konchak
Unknown: Boris Godunov

: A MOTLEY TO THE VIEW

Eleventh of twelve programmes in which all Shakespeare's sonnets are being read
Marius Goring reads SONNETS CIX to CXXVI
Introduced by Rayner Heppenstall
: second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Marius Goring
Introduced By: Rayner Heppenstall

: A RECITAL

at the Aldeburgh Festival
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Benjamin Britten (piano) with Peter Pears (tenor) PART 1 first performance

Contributors

Piano: Benjamin Britten
Tenor: Peter Pears

: THE PLAIN MAN

A group of five talks
4: L'esprit laic in literature by J. P. Stern , Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge ' What the artist is committed to is the spirit of restless enquiry and illumination, the esprit laic.' Mr. Stern takes examples to illustrate the sincerity of the literary artist especially in areas of human conflict.

Contributors

Unknown: J. P. Stern

: A RECITAL

PART 2
Recorded at Aldeburgh on July 7

: UNIVERSITIES AND THEIR BUILDINGS

Massive expansion is in progress in our existing universities; six new universities are in different stages of preparation. Yet no one seems to have thought of translating the piece-meal process of expansion into an imaginative joint building programme such as was pioneered in our post-war schools. Are the universities justified in their insistence on individual patronage if it results in lower standards of building and worse value for money? Devised and narrated by THOMAS PAKENHAM , University Correspondent of The Observer
Speakers:
LORD JAMES. Vice-Chancellor of the new University of York
ALAN BULLOCK , Master of the new St. Catherine's College,
Oxford IRENE MANTON , Professor of Botany in the University of Leeds
SIR HUGH CASSON and PETER CHAMBERLIN , architects
ARTHUR Ling , City Architect and Planning Officer,
Coventry ELIZABETH LAYTON , author of a recent report on new approaches to public building
Fourth of a group of programmes on some aspects of public architecture in Britain
Produced by Leonie Cohn

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Pakenham
Unknown: Alan Bullock
Unknown: Oxford Irene Manton
Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown: Peter Chamberlin
Unknown: Arthur Ling
Unknown: Coventry Elizabeth Layton
Produced By: Leonie Cohn

: THE YEAR LACERTIS

A play for radio by GÜNTER EICH translated by Michael Hamburger
Produced by CHRISTOPHER HOLME : repeated Dec. 20
See page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Günter Eich
Translated By: Michael Hamburger
Produced By: Christopher Holme
Paul: James McKechnie
Laparte: Frank Duncan
Manuela: Isla Cameron
Bayard: Denis Goacher
Kingsley: Gabriel Woolf
Zeemans: Bill Horsley
Richards: Kenneth McLellan
The Other Manuela: Barbara Assoon
Oliviera: David Garth

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC Northern Orchestra Led by James Davis
Conducted by John Hopkins

Contributors

Unknown: James Davis
Conducted By: John Hopkins

: AFTER THE STORM

A story by ERNEST HEMINGWAY read by William Sylvester
: second broadcast

Contributors

Story By: Ernest Hemingway
Read By: William Sylvester

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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