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A documentary account of the great French poet's years in London, Lincolnshire, and Bournemouth, and of his briefer stavs in Lymington, Oxford, and Salford Compiled and produced by TERENCE TILLER with Carleton Hobbs as Verlaine
Others taking part:
Cécile Chevreau, Sheila Grant Olive Gregg. William Devlin
Frank Duncan , Godfrey Kenton Philip Madoc , Eric Phillips and Norman Shelley
To be repeated on November 18 Rimbaud in London: Nov. 6


Produced By: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Sheila Grant
Unknown: Olive Gregg.
Unknown: William Devlin
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Philip Madoc
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Narrator: Norman Shelley
Narrator: Denis Goacher


Come again, sweet love
Say. love. If ever thou didst find Weep you no more. sad fountains Wilt thou, unkind, thus reave me? Sleep, wayward thoughts Sweet, stay awhile
Fine knacks for ladies
In this trembling shadow cast Where sin sore wounding Thou mighty God sung by the DOWLAND CONSORT OF DUBLIN
Last of three programmes of music by Dowland


A series of four programmes
To some extent the past is always used as a deposit of experience or wisdom; but attitudes towards it vary from time to time, and also in different spheres of human activity. Some of the inheritance -in the form of ceremonies and institutions—is common to all spheres; some is craft-knowledge. At present there is, it seems, a fairly general impatience with tradition. What is it that the impatient ones want to reject ? Can they do it? Frank Kermode discusses such questions, with people variously expert in the arts and professions.
1: Tradition and Creation-
The Breach with the Past
FRANK KERMODE , Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Manchester talks about the subject and presents conversations with HAROLD ROSENBERG , American art critic and author of The Tradition of the New
ERNST GOMBRICH, Director of the Warburg Institute and author of Art and Illusion
JACQUES BARZUN , Professor of History in the Faculty of Political Science, Columbia University, New York, and author of Classic, Romantic and Modern


Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Harold Rosenberg
Unknown: Jacques Barzun


Suite: Masques et Bergamasques (Faure)
Concert Champetre (Ponlenc)
AIMEE VAN DE WIELE (harpsichord)
Conducted by GEORGES PRETRE on gramophone records


Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Unknown: Aimee Van
Conducted By: Georges Pretre



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