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Elgar's Oratorio 'THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS'

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Words by Cardinal Newman. Gladys Ripley (contralto), Parry Jones (tenor), Arthur Reckless (baritone). Luton Choral Society : conductor, Arthur E. Davies. BBC Chorus : chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate. BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood
3.0 Introduction by Alec Robertson
3.5 Part 1
3.45 During the interval. ' The Dream of Gerontius' : talk on Newman's poem by the Rev. J. B. McElligott , O.S.B.
3.55 Part 2
Chorus : Demons, Angelicals, and Souls

Contributors

Unknown: Cardinal Newman.
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Contralto: Parry Jones
Tenor: Arthur Reckless
Conductor: Arthur E. Davies.
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate.
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Rev. J. B. McElligott
Gerontius: Parry Jones
The Priest: Arthur Reckless
The Soul of Gerontius: Parry Jones
Angel: Gladys Ripley
Angel of the Agony: Arthur Reckless

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Elgar's Oratorio 'THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS'

BBC Home Service Basic, 3 April 1942 15.00






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