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BIRTH OF AN OPERA

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Bizet's ' Carmen' by Hanns Hammelmann and Michael Rose
Narration by GABRIEL WOOLF
Musical illustrations of Bizet's sources by DAVID LENNOX (tenor)
GEORGETTA PSAROS (mezzo-soprano) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Musical illustrations of the opera from a recording made by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
Orchestre NATIONAL DE LA RADIODIFFUSION FRANCAISE and Victoria DE LOS ANGELES in the name part
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES Shortened version of broadcast on .'ugust 2, 1963 (Third)

Contributors

Unknown: Hanns Hammelmann
Unknown: Michael Rose
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Tenor: David Lennox
Mezzo-Soprano: Georgetta Psaros
Mezzo-Soprano: Victoria de Los Angeles
Produced By: Christopher Sykes
Bizet: Trader Faulkner
Saint-Saëns: Arthur Lawrence
Merimee: Geoffrey Wincort
Halevy: Michael McClain
Miss Stuart Henry: Margaret Robertson
Madame Galli-Marie: Cecile Chevreau

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