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Pelleas et Melisande

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Opera in five acts Music by DEBUSSY Libretto by MAURICE MAETERLINCK (sung in French)
(gramophone records) Cast:
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN conducted by PIERRE BOULEZ
The action takes place In the kingdom of Allemonde in medieval times.
Act 1: Sc 1: A forest; Sc 2: A room in the castle; Sc 3: Outside the castle
Act 2: Sc 1: A well In the Park; Se 2: A room in the castle; Sc 3: Outside a grotto Act 3: Sc 1: One of the castle towers; Sc 2: The castle vaults; Sc 3: A terrace outside the vaults

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Maeterlinck
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez
Arkel, King of Allemonde: David Ward (bass)
Genevieve, his daughter: Yvonne Minton
Golaud. her son by her first marriage: Donald McIntyre (bass)
Pelléas. her son by her second marriage: George Shirley (tenor)
Mélisande: Elisabeth Söderström
Ynlold. Golaud's young son by his first marriage: Anthony Britten (treble)
A doctor: Dennis Wicks (bass)
A shepherd: Dennis Wicks (bass)

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Pelleas et Melisande

BBC Radio 3, 2 January 1971 19.35






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