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tin conversation with J. M. Cohen
On a recent visit to England the Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes discussed with J. M. Cohen the state of the Latin-American novel today, and in particular its relation to the concept of social realism and to the modern novel in Spain.
In tonight's programme he argues for the view that the Latin-American rovelist must be ' at the same time Balzac and Butor.'


Unknown: J. M. Cohen
Unknown: Carlos Fuentes
Unknown: J. M. Cohen


Heather Harper (soprano)
Shirley Minty (contralto)
John Mitchinson (tenor)
Derrik Olsen (baritone)
BBC Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conductor,
Antal Dorati
Part 1: Bach
Cantata No. 21: Ich hatte vlel
Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe obbligato) Charles Spinks (organ continuo) Alan Harverson
(harpsichord continuo)


Soprano: Heather Harper
Contralto: Shirley Minty
Tenor: John Mitchinson
Baritone: Derrik Olsen
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Oboe: Sidney Sutcliffe
Unknown: Charles Spinks
Harpsichord: Alan Harverson


by John Clare
May: Part 2
A reading by HUGH DICKSON and BASIL JONES from the original manuscript of the poem, edited by Geoffrey Summerfield and Eric Robinson


Unknown: John Clare
Reading By: Hugh Dickson
Reading By: Basil Jones
Edited By: Geoffrey Summerfield
Edited By: Eric Robinson
Introduced By: Geoffrey Summerfield


Part 2: Mahler
Symphony No. 4
Given before an invited audience In Studio 1. Maida Vale. London Requests for tickets for future concerts may be sent to [address removed] enclosing a stamped addressed envelope
Symphony No. S: Friday at
8.0 p.m. (Home)


Philosophers of science are seldom interested in what scientists actually do in their laboratories. Mr. Freeland argues that this ' apparent distaste for the mundane ' has led to the neglect of important features of scientific skill and logic; in particular, the ingenuity of scientists in removing discrepancies between expert-mental results and theoretical predictions.
Second broadcast



Today's overseas commodity and financial news. London Stock Market closing report

: Closedown

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