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A selection from his verse made and introduced by Raymond Mortimer
Presented by Rayner Heppenstall
Recorded in the original by Roger Blin and Jean Yonnel and read in translation by Nicolette Bernard and Dennis Arundell. (Translations by Frances Cornford. R. J. P. Hewison , and L. E. Jones )


Introduced By:
Raymond Mortimer
Presented By:
Rayner Heppenstall
Roger Blin
Jean Yonnel
Translation By:
Nicolette Bernard
Translation By:
Dennis Arundell.
Frances Cornford.
R. J. P. Hewison
L. E. Jones

Lyric drama in five acts and twelve tableaux by Maurice Maeterlinck
Music by Claude Debussy
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
Philharmonia Orchestra (Leader. Max Salpeter )
Conducted by D. E. Inghelbrecht
Act 1
Sc. 1: A forest glade by a stream Sc. 2: A hall in Arkel's castle Sc. 3: In front of the castle
Act 2
Sc. 1: A fountain in the castle park Sc. 2: A room in the castle
Sc. 3: The entrance to a cave
Act 3
Sc 1: Below the tower of the castle Sc. 2: The castle vaults
Sc. 3: The terrace at the entrance to the vaults
Sc. 4: A space in front of the castle


Maurice Maeterlinck
Music By:
Claude Debussy
Leslie Woodgate
Philharmonia Orchestra
Max Salpeter
Conducted By:
D. E. Inghelbrecht
Grandsons of Arkel:Pelleas:
Camille Maurane
Bertrand Etcheverry
Arkel King of Allemonte:
Andre Vessieres
Yniold Golaud's son by a former marriage:
Marjorie Westbury
A physician:
Ernest Frank
A shepherd:
Ernest Frank
Suzanne Danco
Oda Slobodskaya

Third Programme

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