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: The Glyndebourne Opera presents ' DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL'

('The Seraglio')
An opera in three acts
Words by Bretzner
Music by Mozart
(sung in the original Gertnan)
Cast in order of singing:
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
CONDUCTED BY ALFRED WALLENSTEIN
Produced by Carl Ebert
The action of the opera takes place on the coast of Turkey.
Act 1
Outside the Pasha Selim's palace
Ernest Bradbury writes on page 19

Contributors

Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Alfred Wallenstein
Produced By: Carl Ebert
Unknown: Ernest Bradbury

: VOICES OF THE CARIBBEAN

Readings from contemporary West Indian poetry, arranged and introduced by Henry Swanzy

Contributors

Introduced By: Henry Swanzy

: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

Concerto d'Eté (Jonquin Rodrigo ): played bv Chrisitian Ferras (violin) and the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Georges Enesco
Trittico Botticelliano: La Primavera.
L'Adorazione dei Magi. La Nascita di Venere (Respighi): played by the Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Franz Litschauer on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Jonquin Rodrigo
Conducted By: Georges Enesco
Unknown: Franz Litschauer

: TERRA INCOGNITA

Talk by Robert McKenzie
The study of British politics, Mr. McKenzie suggests, has been too little concerned with what happens outside Parliament, so that a whole area of political activity is left virtually unexplored. The speaker, who is a Lecturer at rhe London School of Economics, points to the value in this connection of such empirical studies as The Party System in Great Britain by Ivor Bulmer-Thomas and David Butler 's The Electoral System in Great Britain, both published recently. followed by an interlude at 7.45

Contributors

Talk By: Robert McKenzie
Unknown: Ivor Bulmer-Thomas
Unknown: David Butler

: ' DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL*

Act 2
The garden of the palace harem
9.0 Interval
9.10 Act 3
A terrace outside the harem, overlooking the sea

: Frank Pettingell tells the story of 'BARTLEBY'

by Herman Melville
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by Leslie Stokes with Preston Lockwood as Bartleby and other parts played by Harry Hutchinson , Eric Jones
Alan Keith. Charles Richardson and Norman Shelley
(The recorded broadcast of March 20)

Contributors

Produced By: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Played By: Harry Hutchinson
Played By: Eric Jones
Played By: Alan Keith.
Played By: Charles Richardson
Played By: Norman Shelley

: CHAMBER MUSIC

Ida Presti (guitar)
The Wigmore Ensemble

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