Suite No. 1, In A minor played by AIMÉE VAN DE WIELE (harpsichord)
Some scientific concepts in perspective
6: Causality by 0. R. FRISCH , F.R.S.
Jacksonian Professor of Physics
University of Cambridge
It is one of the tenets of quantum physics that atomic events can never be accurately predicted; for example, we can compute the probability, but no more, that a given radium atom will break up during a given day. But are such events really not determined? And what are the implications of this state of affairs?
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by Zbigniew Herbert
Translated by MAGDALENA CZAJKOWSKA
Musical accompaniment by FREDDIE PHILLIPS (guitar)
Produced by CHRISTOPHER HOLMB
An opera in three acts and fifteen scenes
Libretto based on the play by Georg Buchner in an English version by VIDA HARFORD and ERIC BLACKALL
Music by Alban Berg
Cast in order of singing:
Soldiers and apprentices, women, and children
COVENT GARDEN OPERA CHORUS Chorus-Master,
ORCHESTRA OF THE
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN
Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD
From the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London
Sc. I: The Captain's room
Sc. 2 : A field outside the town
Sc. 3: Marie's room
Sc. 4: The Doctor's study
Sc. 5: Street outside Marie's hans
See page 7
by PETER WILLIS , A.R.I.B.A.
Fellow of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University
Pope's famous garden at Twickenham and Matthew Prior's at Down Hall are no more than incidents in the story of the English landscape garden: yet Dr. Willis's close study of their conception, of the poets' passionate interest, and of their relations with Charles Bridgeman, illuminates the origins of the landscape movement.
Sc. 1: Marie's room
Sc. 2 : A street
Sc. 3: Street outside Marie's house
Sc. 4: The town garden
Sc. 5: Guardroom in the barracks
David Wevill introduces and reads some of his own poems with WILLIAM BUCK and PETER MARINKER
Sc. 1: Marie's room.
Sc. 2: Forest path by a pool Sc. 3: A low tavern
Sc. 4: Forest path by a pool
Sc. 5: Street outside Marie's house followed by an interlude at 10.0
EVERETT HELM discusses Bar-t6k's years in America
He argues that his difficulties arose less from American indifference than Bartók's own idealism.
Recorded by courtesy of the Italian Radio in their Venice studio -
Piano Concerto No. 3 (1945)
GEZA ANDA (piano)
BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by FERENC FRICSAY on a gramophone record