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An Elephant in Arcady


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by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon
Adapted for radio by Raymond Raikes
Music chosen by Eleanor Farjeon from composers of the eighteenth century
Adapted and orchestrated by Ernest Irvving
with Stephanie Voss, Max Worthley, Eric Shilling, Laurie Payne
Characters in order of speaking and singing:
Chorus of Arcadians
Conducted by LIONEL SALTER

Synopsis of music:
1. Prelude (A. Scarlatti)
2. Duet: Another thousand lire (Mozart)
3. My darting little dingoes (Paisiello)
4. Trio: I never never never (Pergolesi)
5. Awake ye bulls and heifers (Paisiello)
B. Duet: Twenty thousand lire (Mozart)
7. Chorus: Salutation! (A. Scarlatti)
8. The Legend of Helicon (Bononcini)
9. Concerted: Did he say elephant? (G. Sorti )
10. Sweet Florinda (Mozart)
11. Oh me! Heigh ho! (Pergolesi)
12. Oh sorrow and affliction (Pergolesi)
13. Overture to Damon and Chloe (A. Scarlatti)
14. Duet: Damon and Chloe (Mozart)
15. Duet: The Goose (Mozart)
16. Concerted: Stop the show (Piccinni)
17. Chorus: What a night! (Mozart)
18. Chorus: The Banishment (Vinci)
19. Poor Florinda (Mozart)
20. Reprise: The Legend of Helicon (Bononcini)
21. Reprise: Sweet Florinda (Mozart)
22. Finale: Come fill up your goblets (A. Scarlatti)


Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Ernest Irving
Unknown: Stephanie Voss
Unknown: Max Worthley
Unknown: Eric Shilltng
Unknown: Laurie Payne
Unknown: Alan Loveday
Conducted By: Lionel Salter
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: G. Sorti
Murzuq, a mahout: Christopher Carlos
Bertoldo, a circus proprietor: Hamlyn Benson
Count Pomposo: Eric Shilling
Bettina, a milliner: Jane Wenham
Florinda, the Count's daughter: Stephanie Voss
Lelio, a gentleman of Pisa: Max Worthlet
Members of the Arcadian Ortensio: Laurie Payni
Anastasia: Betty Huntley-Wright

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