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A weekly programme of recent records

Overture Andantino, and Final Chorus (The Magic Harp) (Schubert)
Naples Chorus and Orchestra
Conducted by Denis Vaughan

8.21 Ballet: The Seasons (Glazunov)
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Ansermet

Contributors

Musicians:
Naples Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor:
Denis Vaughan
Musicians:
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet

JOHN BETJEMAN introduces the sixth in a series of eleven weekly programmes
Manchester Cathedral CHOIR OF MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL
Organist and Master of the Choristers. DERRICK CANTRELL
Assistant organist, JOHN GITTINS

Contributors

Introduces:
John Betjeman
Unknown:
Derrick Cantrell
Organist:
John Gittins

played by NATALIA KARP
Polonaise in C sharp minor
Two Nocturnes, Op. 32
B major
A flat major
11.18* Sonata in C minor
Three Mazurkas (Op. 33)
G sharp minor D major B minor
Polonaise in A major
Tenth of a weekly series

Contributors

Played By:
Natalia Karp

A complete performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's famous Savoy opera
JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader. Arthur Leavins
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Produced by Michael Moores
Broadcast on January 16. 1966
Denis Dowling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Singers:
John McCarthy
Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
Produced By:
Michael Moores
Learned Judge:
George Baker
Plaintiff:
Cynthia Glover
Defendant:
Kenneth Bowen
Counsel for Plaintiff:
Denis Dowling
Usher:
William Parsons

Opera in a prologue and two acts
Music by Donizetti
Libretto by FELICE ROMANI after the play by Victor Hugo First broadcast performance
Sung in Italian gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
RCA ITALIANA OPERA
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JONEL PERLEA PROLOGUE
Acr 1

Contributors

Unknown:
Felice Romani
Play By:
Victor Hugo
Conducted By:
Jonel Perlea
Friends of Gennaro and Orsini Apostolo Gazella:
Franco Romano
Ascanio Petrucci:
Ferruccio Mazzoli
Jcppo Liverotto:
Franco Ricciardi
Oloferno Vitellozzo:
Fernando Iacopucci
Maffio Orsini, a young nobleman:
Shirley Verrett
Gubetta, secret agent of Lucrezia Borgia:
Vito Maria Brunetti
Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara:
Montserrat Caballé
Don Alfonso, her husband:
Ezio Flagello
Rustighello, the Duke's follower:
Giuseppe Baratti
Gennaro, a young soldier of unknown birth:
Alfredo Kraus
Astolfo, secret agent of Lucrezia:
Robert El Hage

by IDRIS PARRY
Professor of Modern German Literature at the University of Manchester
When the armies of the French Revolution repulsed the Prussians at Valmy, Goethe sensed at once that historical change had broken through into a new dimension. His presence and reaction there symbolise a process of involvement with the world which is central to his genius.

Contributors

Unknown:
Idris Parry

by Maxim Gorky
Translated by DAVID MAGARSHACK
Adapted by BENNETT MAXWELL with Ian Bannen , AIRe
Bass Paul Daneman , Peter Jeffrey Andre Morell
Music composed and played by HENRY KREIN
Produced by JOHN GIBSON
To be repeated on October 20

Contributors

Unknown:
Maxim Gorky
Translated By:
David Magarshack
Adapted By:
Bennett Maxwell
Unknown:
Ian Bannen
Bass:
Paul Daneman
Bass:
Peter Jeffrey
Bass:
Andre Morell
Played By:
Henry Krein
Produced By:
John Gibson
Mikhail Ivanovich Kostylyov, keeper of a doss-house:
Peter Claughton
Vassilisa Karpovna, his wife:
Gudrun Ure
Natasha, her sister:
Carol Marsh
Abram Medvedev, their uncle a policeman:
Denis Shaw
Vassily Pepel:
Paul Daneman
Andrey Mitrich Kleshch, a locksmith:
Alfie Bass
Anna, his wife:
Margaret John
Nastya, a girl:
Barbara Mitchell
Kvashnya, meat - dumpling Seller:
Margaret Robertson
Bubnov, a hatter:
Alexander John
The Baron:
Peter Howell
Satin:
Peter Jeffrey
The Actor:
Ian Bannen
Luka, a pilgrim:
André Morell
Alyoshka a shoemaker:
Christopher Bidmead
Krivoy Zob:
Anthony Jackson
The Tartar:
Humphrey Morton
Narrator:
Alexander John

Two works associated with leading performers
Beethoven
Sonata in A major, Op. 47 dedicated to Rodolphe Kreutzer ERICH GRUENBERG (violin) Eric HARRISON (piano)
10.18* Britten
Suite for cello, Op. 72 a recording of the work's first performance, given by the man who inspired It
MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH (cello)
Seventh of eight fortnightly programmes
The Cello Suite was first broadcast on June 26, 1965

Contributors

Unknown:
Rodolphe Kreutzer
Violin:
Erich Gruenberg
Piano:
Eric Harrison

by Luigi Pirandello
Translated by Frederick May
Read by ROBERT RIETTY
Written in 1911, this story was the germ of Pirandello's famous play Six Characters in Search of un Author, first produced ten years later.
The Cooper's Cockerels, by Pirandello: October 6

Contributors

Translated By:
Frederick May
Read By:
Robert Rietty

Network Three

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