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A play in three acts by Christopher Hassall. Produced by Felix Felton
Music composed and conducted by Leighton Lucas , with the Con Moto Choir. (Incorporating two songs written by the author for the original production at Canterbury)
The play begins in Trebizond in the year 4 B.C., and ends in Jerusalem in A.D. 30

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Hassall.
Produced By:
Felix Felton
Conducted By:
Leighton Lucas
Artaban:
Robert Harris
Melchior:
Mark Dignam
Balthazar:
Dan Cunningham
Kaspar:
, William Trent
Strabo:
Harcourt Williams
The muleteer:
Reginald Beckwith
Captain of the muleteers:
Francis de Wolff
Herod the Great:
Robert Farquharson
Achiabus:
Frank Cochrane
Nicolaus of Damascus:
Patrick Troughton
Physician:
Arthur Ridley
Blind man:
Alexander Sarner
Young man:
Laurence Payne
Robber:
Philip Cunningham
Messenger:
Andrew Faulds
Roman soldier:
Richard Carr
Laila:
Gladys Spencer
Angel of the Tree:
Joseph O'Connor
Narrator:
Ian Cooper

London Harpsichord Ensemble:
Jack Kessler (violin), David Wolfsthal (violin) Bernard Davis (viola), George Roth (cello), John Francis (flute), Joy Boughton (oboe d'amore). Milli -cent Silver (harpsichord) with Charles Gray (double bass)
Peter Pears (tenor)

Contributors

Violin:
Jack Kessler
Violin:
David Wolfsthal
Violin:
Bernard Davis
Viola:
George Roth
Cello:
John Francis
Flute:
Joy Boughton
Harpsichord:
Milli Cent Silver
Unknown:
Charles Gray
Tenor:
Peter Pears

Programme commemorating the French poet who died on July 20, 1945. Including readings made by Paul Valery just after the liberation of Paris; an appreciation by T. S. Eliot ; and ' Cimetiere Marin ,' translated and read by C Day Lewis
Programme produced by Vera Lindsay

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Valery
Unknown:
T. S. Eliot
Unknown:
Cimetiere Marin
Read By:
C Day Lewis
Produced By:
Vera Lindsay

A topical pantomime written and produced by Michael Barsley , with music by Roy Douglas
Other parts played by Lucille Lisle , Charles Maunsell , and Arthur Ridley BBC Revue Orchestra and BBC Revue Chorus, conducted by Frank Cantell

Contributors

Produced By:
Michael Barsley
Music By:
Roy Douglas
Played By:
Lucille Lisle
Played By:
Charles Maunsell
Played By:
Arthur Ridley
Conducted By:
Frank Cantell
Colonel Bogus:
Norman Shelley
Common man:
Reginald Beckwith
Commentator:
Alvar Lidell
Bruin:
Carl Bernard
Ruin:
Sidney Keith
Undoin':
Maurice Denham
Goldilocks:
Marjorie Westbury
Alice:
Jean Capra
Red Queen:
Gladys Young
Dame Trott:
Mabel Constanduros

Motets: Laudate Dominum; Confite-' bor tibi; Exsultate Deo (Palestrina)
Four-part Ricercare in the tenth tone (Giovanni Gabrieli)
Ricercare (Diego Ortiz)
Pastorella (Schmelzer, ed. Claude Crussard)
Motets: 0 quam suavis; Quae est ista (Vittoria)
Kyrie: Orbis factor (Vittoria)
Romance Gaillard and Courante (Biagio Marini, ed. Claude Crussard) Sonata in E minor (Johann Rosenmiiller, ed. Claude Crussard)
Madrigals: La cruda mia nemica; Alia riva del Tebro; I vaghi flori e l'amoroso fronde (Palestrina) on gramophone records

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