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by William Bardwell
Cantata on Chinese poems translated by Ezra Pound (first broadcast performance)
Ann Dowdall (soprano)
Eileen McLoughlin (soprano) Jeannette Sinclair (soprano)
Norman Piatt (baritone)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
An instrumental ensemble
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
The Beautiful Toilet Old Idea of Choan (1) The City of Choan
Old Idea of Choan (2) The River Song
The Song of the Bowmen of Shu The Jewel Stairs' Grievance
Lament of the Frontier Guard The River-Merchant's Wife Sennin Poem by Kakuhaku
A Ballad of the Mulberry Road Postlude


Unknown: William Bardwell
Translated By: Ezra Pound
Soprano: Ann Dowdall
Soprano: Eileen McLoughlin
Soprano: Jeannette Sinclair
Baritone: Norman Piatt
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

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