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An opera in two parts (six scenes) by GOTTFRIED VON EINEM
Libretto freely adapted from
Georg BUchner , by Boris Blacher and Gottfried von Einem sung in German
Men and Women of the People
Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of NORDDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK
The action takes place in Paris in 1794 Part 1 : Scene I A room
Scene 2 A street Scene 3: A room


Unknown: Gottfried von Einem
Unknown: Georg Buchner
Unknown: Boris Blacher
Unknown: Gottfried von Einem
Conducted By: Leopold Ludwig


by Renford Bambrough
Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
In the Theaetetus, Plato tried and failed to give a definition of knowledge. Renford Bambrough suggests that the failure was inevitable, but that the attempt was a major philosophical achievement.


Part 2
Scene 4: A divided scene-to the right the Square in front of the Conciergerie; to the left the interior of the prison
Scene 5: The Revolutionary Tribunal Scene 6: Square of the Revolution, in the background the guillotine
This recording of a performance broadcast in Germany has been made available by courtesy of Norddeutscher Rundfunk


3: A Kit of Parts
HENRY SWAIN , Deputy County Architect of Nottinghamshire, talks to GRAEME SHANKLAND, architect and planner
Prefabrication, once regarded as a mere expedient to overcome shortage of site labour, now appears as one important means of creating a higher over-all level of design. It was a prefabricated school that last year won for Britain the first prize for architecture at the Milan Triennale. Henry Swain talks about the special features that make the systems of construction now used by thirteen local authorities in Britain interesting to the outside world.
The third of a group of programmes on aspects of public architecture in Britain
; second broadcast
Universities and their Buildings: May 19


Unknown: Henry Swain
Talks: Henry Swain


Dartington String Quartet Colin Sauer (violin) Peter Carter (violin) Keith Lovell (viola)
Michael Evans (cello)
Third of four programmes to include Schubert's chamber music for strings


Violin: Colin Sauer
Violin: Peter Carter
Viola: Keith Lovell
Cello: Michael Evans


by ITALO SVEVO translated by G. H. McWilliam with Maxine Audley , Michael Gough Paul Daneman , Beatrix Lehmann
Production by MARTIN ESSLIN
: second broadcast
Italo Svevo (1861-1928), the Triestine writer who was James Joyce 's friend, has long been acknowledged as one of the great novelists of our century. But until the publication of a volume of his plays two years ago it had not been realised that he was also passionately interested in the theatre. A Husband which Svevo wrote at the turn of the century is a dark comedy of marital love, jealousy, and fidelity.
Maxine Audley and Paul Daneman broadcast by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.25-9.35 app.)
First movement of his
String Quartet No. 9. in D minor played by the Quartetto della Scala on a gramophone record


Unknown: Italo Svevo
Translated By: G. H. McWilliam
Unknown: Maxine Audley
Unknown: Michael Gough
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Beatrix Lehmann
Production By: Martin Esslin
Unknown: Italo Svevo
Unknown: James Joyce
Unknown: Maxine Audley
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Della Scala
Federico Arcetri, a lawyer: Michael Gough
Bice his wife: Maxine Audley
Professor Alfredo Reali, Bice's brother: Nigel Stock
Paolo Mansi: Paul Daneman
Amelia, his wife: Gudrun Ure
Arianna Pareti: Beatrix Lehmann
Augusto, Arcetri's confidential secre tary: Will Leighton
Giovanna, an elderly maidservant: Peggy Butt


Sonata No. 4 played by Angelica May (cello) Gernot Kahl (piano) on a gramophone record


Played By: Angelica May
Piano: Gernot Kahl

: Closedown

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