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British Council Recorded Sound Section

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Works: 404 works in 830 publications in 1 language and 529 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Interviews  Biography 
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 )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare by Ronald Watkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ronald Watkins examines the complexity and humanity of the characters of Portia and Caesar by studying the text of the play
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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare by Ronald Watkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
King Richard II by Peter Orr( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is the fourth in a series of six talks on Shakespeare's play King Richard II. It explores the dramatic function of the lesser characters in the play. The roles of John of Gaunt and the Duke of York are examined in detail
King Richard II by Peter Orr( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 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
Music in Shakespearean drama by Thurston Dart( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Professor Thurston Dart talks to Peter Orr about the use of music in Shakepeare's plays. In a series of three programmes he discusses the functions of the music, the role of the songs and the types of instruments used
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare by Ronald Watkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare by Ronald Watkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 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
Poetry reading by David Jones( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1965 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 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
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
[Poetry reading by James Kirkup( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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
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
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
Macbeth, Shakespeare's technique by Conn Ryan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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