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Casanova and the Food of Love


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' " If you feel disposed to hear some good music," said the Spaniard. " follow me into the next room. The prima donna of Ancona lives there." The words prima donna interested me very much ...'
CHARLES CUDWORTH describes the musical sidelights on the life of Giacomo Casanova , with FRANK DUNCAN as Casanova.
His main pursuits, the twin passions of the tables and the flesh, frequently took Casanova to the main opera houses of Europe and into the company of professional and amateur musicians.
These readings from his memoirs include music by Vivaldi. Handel, Galuppi, Scarlatti and others.
Producer KEITH HORNER gramophone records


Unknown: Charles Cudworth
Unknown: Giacomo Casanova
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Producer: Keith Horner

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Casanova and the Food of Love

BBC Radio 3, 9 March 1974 22.10

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