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A tribute to composers whose melodies have enriched the world of operetta, musical comedy, and revue
Written by Gale Pedrick
Introduced by ' The Man with the Opera Cloak' and illustrated by scenes and music
(Continued in next column)
Chapter 5
The music of Charles Cuvillier
James Tate
Richard Rodgers with Vanessa Lee
George Hancock
Lind Joyce Joan Young Billie Baker
Dudley Rolph
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Guy Daines
Musical Adviser, Harold Neden
Produced by Douglas Moodie


Written By: Gale Pedrick
Unknown: Charles Cuvillier
Unknown: James Tate
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: George Hancock
Unknown: Lind Joyce
Unknown: Joan Young
Unknown: Billie Baker
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Guy Daines
Unknown: Harold Neden
Produced By: Douglas Moodie

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