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Greenwich Time Signal; The Saint of Bleecker Street


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A music drama.
[Starring] Virginia Copeland
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Granville Jones)
Conducted by Thomas Schippers
(A BBC telerecording of last Thursday's broadcast)


Words and music: Gian-Carlo Menotti
Producer: Rudolph Cartier
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Granville Jones
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Repetiteur/Musical Associate: William Reid
Chorus-Master: Cyril Gell
Assunta: Janet Howe
Carmela: June Bronhill
Maria Corona: Rita McKerrow
Her dumb son: Barry Krost
Don Marco: Jess Walters
Annina: Virginia Copeland
Michele: Raymond Nilsson
Desideria: Rosalind Elias
Salvatore: Ronald Evans
Concettina: Marcia Manolescue
A young man: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
A young woman: Julia Shelley
Bartender: Rankin Bushby
A nun: Enid Lindsey
A young priest: Reginald Jessup

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