• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group



We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
An opera in three acts
Libretto by Cesare Meano based on ' The Forty Days '
(Life on the mountain Musa Dagh ) by Franz Werfel
Music by Lodovico Rocca
(sung in Italian)
Chorus and Orchestra of Radiotelevisione Italiana, Milan
(Chorus-Master. Roberto Benaglio )
The action takes place in mountainous regions overlooking the Caspian sea, at the end of the last century. See page 6 ACT 1: The village square of Taragaldai: evening


Unknown: Cesare Meano
Unknown: Musa Dagh
Unknown: Franz Werfel
Music By: Lodovico Rocca
Chorus-Master: Roberto Benaglio
Conducted By: Armando La Rosa Parodi
Vladimiro Kirlatos: Anselmo Colzani
Edali: Leyla Gencer
Imar: Renato Gavarini
Gregor Miroj, priest of the church of Taragaldal: Giorgio Algorta
Naike an old woman: Miriam Pirazzini
The chief of police: Leonardo Monreale
Danilo Kirlatos, Vladimiro's son: Augusto Pedroni
Tepurlov, headman of Taragaldai: Nestore Catalani
Kuttarln: Jole de Maria
Ivanaj, schoolmaster: Walter Brunelli
Maravaid: Leonardo Monreale
Droboj: Salvatore Di Tommaso
A workman: Walter Brunelli

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Feedback about 'MONTE IVNOR', Third Programme, 17.00, 9 November 1958
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/8a488dccb5e843c597b57225de944599

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel