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Gianni Schicchi


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A Comedy in One Act by PUCCINI (English Translation by PERCY Pitt )
Conducted by PERCY PITT
(Relayed from the Parlophone Studios by the courtesy of the Parlophone Company)
The Action takes place in 1299 in Florence Narrator, FILSON YOUNG


Translation By: Percy Pitt
Chorus-Master: Stanford Robinson
Leader: S. Kneale Kelley
Conducted By: Percy Pitt
LAURETTA (His daughter): Elizabeth Nelvi
ZITA (called the ' Old Woman,' a cousin of Buoso): Evelyn Arden
Rinuccio (Zita's nephew, in love with Lauretta): Tudor Davies
GHERARDO (BUOSO'S nephew): Trefor Jones
NELLA (his wife): Evelyn Hanson
GHERARDINO (their son): Elsie Otley
BETTO (of Signa, a cousin of Buoso, poor and shabbily clothed, age unguessable): Bernard Ross
SIMONE (a cousin of Buoso): William Anderson
MARDO (his son): William Parsons
LA CIESCA (Marco's wife): Lila Boddam
MASTER SPINELLOCCIO (the Doctor): Sydney Russell
AMANTIO DI NICOLAS (Notary): Stanley Pope
PINELLINO (Shoemaker): Stanley Riley
Guccio (a dyer): Samuel Dyson

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