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A tragedy in five acts
Libretto by Philippe Quinault
Music by Lully
(sung In French)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate)
The Boyd Neel Orchestra (Leader, Granville Jones)
Thurston Dart (harpsichord)
CONDUCTED BY EDMOND APPIA
Repetiteur, George Coop
The action takes place in 1099 at the time of the Crusades.
See 'Music Diary,' p. 27
Act 1: Armide's palace
Act 2: A pleasant island

Contributors

Libretto:
Philippe Quinault
Music:
null Lully
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Leader:
Granville Jones
Harpsichord:
Thurston Dart
Conducted By:
Edmond Appia
Armide, an enchantress:
Suzanne Daneo
La Haine (the fury Hate):
Janet Howe
Renaud, a crusader:
Richard Lewie
Hidraot, king of Damascus, uncle to Armide:
Andre Vessieres
Ubalde:
Camille Maurane
Artemidore:
Camille Maurane
The Danish Knight:
Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Aronte:
Ronald Evans
Sidonie/Lucinde:
Jennifer Vyvyan
Phenice:
Marion Studholme
A shepherdess:
Marion Studholme
A naiad:
Elizabeth Eriksson
A happy lover:
John Kentish

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