by ROGER DATALLER
4. Mrs. Wakerfield's Ghost
Not least among the many difficulties with which a miner is faced is the twofold condition of isolation and darkness. The mind works apprehensively, and the incalculable forces of nature seem perilously near. The mine is indeed a forcing chamber of the occult. Certainly, superstition dies hard in such a community.
In this, the fourth chronicle,
Roger Dataller will recount a tragi-comedy of such darkness, replete with a haunted gallery, and a spectre of mysterious proportion.
A Concert Version of the Opera in Three Acts by MICHAEL BALFE
THE STOKE-ON-TRENT CHORAL
THE B.B.C. NORTHERN
(Leader, ALFRED BARKER )
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON
Arline (his daughter, the Bohemian Girl):
The Queen of the Gypsies:
Thaddeus (a Polish exile):
Florestien (nephew of the Count):
Devil's-Hoof (leader of the gypsies):
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