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A Programme of Gramophone Records


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'Les Troyens a Carthage' (Berlioz) Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Monteux: Overture
Georges Thill (tenor) and Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Bigot: Inutiles regrets (Vain Regrets)
'Castor and Pollux' (Rameau)
Jane Laval (soprano): Tristes apprets (Mournful Preparations)
Lamoureux Orchestra, conducted by Albert Wolff: Passepied
'Alceste' (Gluck)
Suzanne Balguerie (soprano):
Divinites du Styx (Infernal Powers)
'Dido and Æneas' (Purcell)
Sydney Northcote (tenor), and the A Capella Singers, conducted by Clarence Raybould: Sailor's Song and Chorus
The A Capella Singers, conducted by Clarence Raybould: With Drooping Wings (Final Chorus)
'Orfeo' (Monteverdi)
Yvon Ie Marc 'Hadour (tenor):
Recit., Act 2 - Plaintes d'Orphee (Lament of Orpheus); Air, Act 4 - Quel honor (What honour)
'Orfee' (Gluck)
Jany Delille (soprano): Cet asile aimable et tranquille (In this quiet refuge)
Alice Raveau (contralto), with d'Alexis Vlassoff Russian Choir: Quel nouveau ciel (How mild the air) D' Alexis Vlassoff Choir: Final chorus, Le Dieu de Paphos (The God of Love)


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