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THE BIRTH OF AN OPERA

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The twentieth programme in this series by HANNS HAMMEL-MANN and Michael ROSE is a study of Italian music in the late sixteenth and earlier seventeenth centuries and the emergence of Claudio Monte verdi as the pioneer of modern opera. The illustrations are mostly taken from L'incoronazione dt Poppea
Narration by GABRIEL WOOLF with RAYMOND HAYTER (baritone) and DESMOND DU PRÉ (lute) and illustrations from gramophone records
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Rose
Unknown: Claudio Monte
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Baritone: Raymond Hayter
Unknown: Desmond du Pré
Produced By: Christopher Sykes
Monteverdi: Valentine Dyall
Reader: Jonathan Scott

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THE BIRTH OF AN OPERA

BBC Radio 3, 23 March 1968 21.15






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