0 primavera. gioventti de I'anno 0 dolcezze amarissimi d'amore
Mi saluta costei
Io moro, ecco ch'io moro Feritevi, ferite
Dunque addio, care selve Fiamma ch'allaccla sung by the AMBROSIAN CONSORT:
Patricia Clark (soprano) Ursula Connors (soprano) Jean Allister (contralto) Edgar Fleet (tenor)
John McCarthy (tenor) John Frost (bass)
Directed by DENIS STEVENS
Programme introduced by Denis Stevens
talking to DAVID SYLVESTER
While nowadays considered one of the leading British painters of his generation, Medley (born in 1905) was best known before the war as the designer for several of the Group Theatre's productions, including Auden and Isherwood's Ascent of F6 and MacNeice's version of the Aaamemnon
A new play for radio by Brigid Brophy
Three Americans are on vacation in an Italian valazzo and find that it lacks the comforts of home .
Produced by RICHARD IMISON
Second broadcast followed by an interlude at 7.55
Mrs van den Most:
ROHAN DE SARAM (cello)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by Colin Davis
From the Ulster Hall. Belfast
In association with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland
by RAYMOND DURGNAT
Old serial films, such as FeuOlade's Les Vampires, are all the rage again-though with a perhaps more sophisticated audience ..
Raymond Durgnat traces the origins of these films-of Fantomas. Judex and the galère of mad doctors-and suggests some reasons for this curious revival of the serial spirit.
Colin Davis broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company
† ALAN TYSON examines Beethoven's sketches, including some in a sketch-book recently published in Russia, and discusses the light they throw on Beethoven's creative processes. He talks in particular about the Kreutzer Sonata and the Violin Concerto.
The illustrations are played by HUGH BEAN and FREDERICK STONE followed by an Interlude at 10.50