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Swiss Airs


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with Ernest Ansermet, Paul Sacher, Geraint Jones and the Wenzinger Consort of Viols.
This film, which presents less usual aspects of Switzerland-its music, art, and architecture-serves as an introduction to 'Swiss Fortnight', the most comprehensive demonstration of Swiss culture ever organised in this country.
Produced by Kenneth Wright for the Pro Helvetia Foundation who gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Swiss Radio and the BBC


Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Conductor: Geraint Jones
Musicians: The Wenzinger Consort of Viols
Music: Robert Blum
Script: Alan White
Script: Kenneth Wright
Commentary: Colin Wills
Photography and direction: Charles de Jaeger
Film editor: Leonard Trumm
Producer: Kenneth Wright

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