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DJAMILEH

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Opera by Bizet
Libretto by Louis GALLET
English translation by Geoffrey Dunn
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS
Chorus-Master,
Stephen Wilkinson
BBC NORTHERN
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Adapted for radio and produced by GEOFFREY DUNN
Prince Haroun, a Turkish nobleman, pensions off his mistresses every month. His secretary, Splendiano, then buys him a new one from a slave-dealer. But one beautiful slave-girl, Djamileh, falls in love with Haroun, and at the end of her allotted time begs Splendiano to help her to stay. He agrees and she appears in disguise among the slaves presented for Haroun's approval. He is enchanted by her dancing and chooses her as his mistress. When she explains that her love for him is the motive for her deception, he in turn falls in love with her.

Contributors

Unknown: Louis Gallet
Translation By: Geoffrey Dunn
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Produced By: Geoffrey Dunn

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