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George Malcolm (piano) Schnell und beweglich;
Sanft, mit Empfindung Mit heftiger Bewegung
(Sieben Charakterstucke, Op. 7)
Capriccio in A minor. Op. 33 No. 1 Three Fantasias, Op. 16
Variations serieuses in D minor.
Op. 54


Piano: George Malcolm


A review of recently published books of verse by Alan Brownjohn
Charles Causley , John Fuller Edward Lucie-Smith
Peter Redgrove , Ruthven Todd Introduced by Roy Fuller with selected poems read by Hugh Dickson and Gary Watson


Unknown: Alan Brownjohn
Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: John Fuller
Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith
Unknown: Peter Redgrove
Unknown: Ruthven Todd
Introduced By: Roy Fuller
Read By: Hugh Dickson
Read By: Gary Watson


David Glazer (clarinet)
BBC Scottish Orchestra Led by Esme Haynes
Conductor, Norman Del Mar


Clarinet: David Glazer
Conductor: Esme Haynes
Conductor: Norman Del Mar


by Michael Hoskin
Lecturer in History of Science. University of Cambridge
Newton recorded all his thoughts on paper and all his papers have been preserved. The mathematical papers are now being prepared for publication. They reveal the evolution of his ideas, and throw new light on Newton, the mathematician and the man.
: second broadcast


Unknown: Michael Hoskin


Part 2


Three talks by Peter Laslett
Lecturer in History In the University of Cambridge 1: English Society in 1901 This first talk deals with the problem of poverty among working class people in the year of Queen Victoria's death, and the paradox of poverty in the most industrial society of the world as it then was. In this respect, above all, English 20th-century experience has been unique and possibly prophetic.


Unknown: Peter Laslett


Translated and adapted by Henry Reed with Stephen Murray and Nigel Davenport
Giovanni Corte , a very lion of a man, gets caught up in the machinery of medicine, hospitals, ageing-death: it is a satire on a mid-twentieth century health service but also on a deeper level a modern morality play on the death of a rich man.
Continued in next column
Other parts played by John Graham , Stanley Lebor , Philip Morant , and members of the cast
Special effects by the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop
Production by Martin Esslin
: second broadcast
Bkalkottas: Five of his Ten Sketches for Strings, played by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra conducted by Szymon Goldberg : on a record


Unknown: Dixo Bizzati
Adapted By: Henry Reed
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Giovanni Corte
Played By: John Graham
Played By: Stanley Lebor
Played By: Philip Morant
Production By: Martin Esslin
Conducted By: Szymon Goldberg
Giovanni Corte: Stephen Murray
His mother: Mary O'Farrell
Anita Corte, his wife: Grizelda Hervey
Bianca Corte, his daughter: Monica Grey
Dr Malvezzi, his family doctor: James Thomason
Professor Claretta: Nigel Davenport
Professor Schroeder: Felix Felton
Gloria, Corte's secretary: Dorit Welles
Menti: Keith Williams
Spanna: John Bryning
Gobbi: Charles Hodgson
Mrs Perozzi: Miriam Karlin
Mascherini: Tom Watson
Patient on the Third Floor: Patrick Magee
Nurses: Janet Burnell
Nurses: Delia Paton
Nurses: Dorothy Primrose,
Nurses: Gladys Spencer
Nurses: Molly Rankin


Dorothy Dorow (soprano)
Rosemary Phillips (contralto)
Alan Loveday (violin)
Charles Spinks
(harpsichord continuo)
Bernard Richards (cello continuo)
Agostino Steffani is now scarcely even a name, but apart from his music he played a decisive role in a matter worth mentioning. When Handel was in Italy in 1708 he met Steffani, who was in the middle of his distinguished career as a diplomat. Steffani urged Handel to visit Hanover, and we in this country therefore owe Handel's appearance in England to his influence. Steffani's chamber duets were immensely popular and are worthy to stand beside those of Handel himself.


Contralto: Rosemary Phillips
Violin: Alan Loveday
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Cello: Bernard Richards
Unknown: Agostino Steffani

: Closedown

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