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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS

on Network Three

Opera in one act with a prologue
Music by Strauss
Words by HUGO VON HOFMANNSTHAL
Sung in German on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
The prologue: A hall In the mansion of a Viennese nobleman
The opera: A stage set erected In the hall, representing the outside of Ariadne's cave

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Conducted By:
Herbert von Karajan
The Majordomo:
Alfred Neucebauer
The Music Master:
Karl Dönch
The Composer:
Irmgard Seefried
The Tenor (Bacchus):
Rudolf Schock (tenor)
An Officer:
Gerhard Unger (tenor)
The Dancing-Master:
Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
The Wig-maker:
Erich Strauss
A Lackey:
Otakar Strauss (bass)
Zerbinetta:
Rita Streich ( Soprano)
The Prima Donna (Ariadne):
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)
Brighella:
Hei Mut Krebs (tenor)
Arlecchino:
Hermann Prey
Scaramuccio:
Gerhard Unger
Truffaldino:
Fritz Ollendorf
Naiad:
Lisa Otto (soprano)
Dryad:
Grace Hoffman (contralto)
Echo:
Anny Felbermayer (soprano)

Network Three

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