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Thais

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Opera in three acts
Libretto by LOUIS GALLET after the novel by ANATOLE FRANCE Music by Massenet (sung in French)
Athanacl, a young Cenobite monk. succeeds in converting the courtesan Thais from her worldly ways. but at the cost of his own faith.
WEXFORD FESTIVAL CHORUS chorus-master
KENNETH CLEVELAND
RTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader COLIN STAVELEY conducted by JACQUES DELACOTE Producer JEREMY SUTCLIFFE Acts 1 and 2 3.25* Sacred and Profane Love ' Sacred? Well, we all have a notion of what that means. But profane? Like most offensive abstracts it is harder to pin down.'
Some reflections on a double theme bv PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE.
3.45* Thais. Act 3
(Radio Telefis Eireann recording from the 1974 Wexford Festival)

Contributors

Unknown: Louis Gallet
Novel By: Anatole France
Leader: Colin Staveley
Conducted By: Jacques Delacote
Producer: Jeremy Sutcliffe

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