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An opera in three acts
Libretto by Josef Wenzig
English translation by Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Music by Smetana
Milada, sister of the murdered burgomaster of Ploskovice.Joan Hammond
Jitka. a peasant girl....Suzanne Danco
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
Philharmonia Orchestra (Leader. Max Salpeter )
Producer, Mark Lubbock
Repetiteur, Bryan Balkwill
The action takes place in Prague in 1498 during the reign of King Vladislav
Act 1
The court
(Also broadcast on May 5)


Unknown: Josef Wenzig
Translation By: Humphrey Procter-Gregg
Unknown: Joan Hammond
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Max Salpeter
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky
Producer: Mark Lubbock
Repetiteur: Bryan Balkwill
Vladislav, King of Bohemia: Dennis Noble
Dalibor, a knight: Richard Lewis
Budivoj commander of the guards: Ian Blair
Benes, a gaoler: Stanley Clarkson
Vitek, Dalibor's messenger: Alexander Young

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