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A Sacred Trilogy
Words and music by Hector Berlioz
English version by Paul England (soprano) (baritone)(bass)(tenor) (tenor) (bass)(Bass)
The Bach Choir
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, George Stratton )
Conducted by Reginald Jacques
(Continued in next column)
Part 1: ' The Dream of Herod '
Recit. (The Narrator): When in Judah of old
A March by Night
Recit. and Air (Herod): Again, that vision
Chorus: The Soothsayers of Judah Cabalistic Dance and Evocation of Spirits
Chorus of Soothsayers: The dream is true. 0 King
Air (Herod): 'Tis done. 'tis done
Chorus (male voices): Yes, by the sword
Duet (Mary and Joseph): See, darling child
Chorus (unseen angels): Joseph and Mary; Hosanna
Part Z: ' The Flight Into Egypt
Chorus: Thou must leave thy lowly dwelling
The Repose of the Holy Family
Air (The Narrator): How are the weary pilgrims led


Music By: Hector Berlioz
Leader: George Stratton
Conducted By: Reginald Jacques
Mary: Elsie Suddaby
Joseph: Gordon Clinton
Herod: Norman Walker
Narrator: Richard Lewis
A Centurion: Richard Lewis
Polydorus: Richard Standen
The Father of the Family: Richard Standen

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