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British Council Recorded Sound Section

Overview
Works: 402 works in 830 publications in 1 language and 529 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography  Poetry 
Classifications: PR6019.O53, 822.33
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Most widely held works by British Council
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare by Ronald Watkins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This is the first of a series of five talks on the play Julius Caesar and covers the themes of killing, justice, tragedy and the defeat of a noble cause
King Richard II by Peter Orr( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The third in a series of six talks this programme with textual reference examines King Richard in defeat. Richard's personality is discussed and the characteristics which lead to his defeat are analysed
The Bronte sisters by Miriam Farris Allott( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
An informative talk on the lives of the Brontes, demonstrating how their lifestyle influenced their work
The art of the violinist by Yehudi Menuhin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Yehudi Menuhin talks to Peter Orr about his career as a violinist - how it began and the introduction of recording and its effects
The art of the novelist by Iris Murdoch( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Iris Murdoch talks to Peter Orr about her choice of the novel as medium, how she works, her attitude to writing and the didactic function of writing
Poems for the young ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Talks about children's poetry, gives readings of, and analyses 5 poems with the themes of people and places
Androcles and the lion by Harvey Hall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Aimed at students of George Bernard Shaw's play. Using quotations from the text, Hall examines its themes and characters
Macbeth, Shakespeare's technique by Conn Ryan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Macbeth by Conn Ryan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Great expectations ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A series of four readings where Collins comments on different parts and aspects of the novel
[Poetry reading at the University at Buffalo, April 27, 1962] by Peter Redgrove( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Recording of Peter Redgrove reading his poetry
[Poetry reading by James Kirkup( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The operas of Benjamin Britten by Noël Goodwin( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Noel Goodwin talks about the life and operas of Benjamin Britten
Poetry reading by David Jones( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
[Poetry reading by Phoebe Hesketh( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
English music of the 16th and 17th centuries ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Robert Spencer talks to Peter Orr about instrumental music of the time with special reference to the lute. Includes discussion on ballads, dance music and songs of the period
The Royal Ballet ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dame Ninette de Valois talks to Peter Orr about the formation of the Royal Ballet and what it takes to become a dancer in the Company
The Poet speaks : a series of twenty recorded interviews with contemporary poets ( Book )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
George Bernard Shaw by Ivor John Carnegie Brown( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ivor Brown talks about Shaw's philosophy of life and examines his plays in relation to this
[Interview with Edward Lowbury by Edward Lowbury( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this interview, Lowbury discusses his inspiration and how themes come to him; whether public poetry is inherently inferior to its literary counterpart; hallucinatory drugs and their effect on one's perception of art; originality, and his position outside fashionable literary circles; and those who influenced his work
 
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