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A Spring Fairytale after Ostrovsky Opera in four acts and a prologue by Rimsky-Korsakov
English version by EDWARD AGATE
Cast in order of singing:
Tsar's retinue, Boyars and their wives, blind singers, tumblers. shepherds, people, birds BBC CHORUS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, Marcus Dods
Repetiteur, Gordon Kember
The action takes place in the land of the Berendeys in legendary times. Prologue: The Red Mountain near the Tsar's capital
2.30* Act 1 The village of Berendey
3.20* Act 2 The Tsar's palace
3.54* Act 3 The Sacred Forest
4.25* Act 4 The Valley of Yarllo
Recorded before an invited audience in the Camden Theatre. London
Ann Robson. Patricia Kern. Clifford Grant , and John Fryatt broadcast by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Co.; Kenneth Macdonald broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden See page 33
DURING THE INTERVAL at 3.3* between Acts I and I
A minor (L.s.32); C major (L.255) B minor (L.347); G major (L.349) E minor (L.374); E major (L.21)
LUCIANO SGRIZZI (harpsichord) Kramopnone record


Unknown: Ostrovsky Opera
Unknown: Edward Agate
Conductor: Marcus Dods
Repetiteur: Gordon Kember
Unknown: Patricia Kern.
Unknown: Clifford Grant
Unknown: John Fryatt
Unknown: Kenneth MacDonald
Harpsichord: Luciano Sgrizzi
The Spirit of the Woods: Bernard Dickerson
Fairy Spring: Patricia Kern
King Frost: Clifford Grant
Snegourochka, their daughter: Elizabeth Harwood
The Carnival King: Bassett Stevens
Bobylicka, an old peasant woman: Johanna Peters
Bobyl, her husband: John Fryatt
Lei a young shepherd: Ann Robson
Cupava, a young woman: Elisabeth Robinson
Misgir, her fiance: Neil Howlett
Bermata, a minister of state: Michael Rippon
Tsar Berendey: Kenneth MacDonald
A page: Elizabeth Harrison
First Herald: Gordon Farrall
Second Herald: Anson Austin

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