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A programme about the eighteenth-century clarinet, based in part on the recently published book The Clarinet by the late F. Geoffrey Rendall
Bernard Walton
(eighteenth-century clarinet) with a section of the Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Erich Gruenberg )
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
Programme introduced by Alan Frank The music includes Handel's Overture for two clarinets and horn; the first performance in this country of J. M. Molter 's Clarinet Concerto in G (c. 1741); and the slow movement of Vivaldi's Concerto in C (for oboes, clarinets, and strings) and of J. Stamitz 's Clarinet Concerto in B flat.


F. Geoffrey Rendall
Bernard Walton
Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By:
Trevor Harvey
Introduced By:
Alan Frank
J. M. Molter
J. Stamitz

An Occasion Recalled
The occasion is the first performance of Hilda Tablet 's opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
The music realised by Donald Swann
Orchestrations realised by Max Saunders
The words realised by Henry Reed and Characters in the Opera:
(Continued in next column) with a section of the London Symphony Orchestra Conduct of the orchestra by Patrick Savill
The production suddenly realised by Douglas Cleverdon


Hilda Tablet
Donald Swann
Max Saunders
Henry Reed
Patrick Savill
Douglas Cleverdon
Hilda Tablet, a composeress:
Mary O'Farrell
Herbert Reeve, a scholar:
Hugh Burden
Harold Reith, a librettist:
Frank Duncan
Elsa Strauss, a singer:
Marjorie Westbury
Gabriel Hall-Pollock, a critic:
Deryck Guyler
Male Commentator:
Leonard Sachs
Female Commentator:
Betty Hardy
The Narrator of the Plot:
Michael Flanders
The Duke and Duchess of Mulset:
Frank Duncan
The Duke and Duchess of Mulset:
Diana Maddox
Emily Butter:
Marjorie Westbury
Clara Taggart:
Anna Pollak
Helen Sparge:
Marion Studholme
Elizabeth Thwaite:
Rose Hill
Catharine Slot:
Scott Joynt
Mrs Wetherall:
Lily Kettlewell
Diana Maddox
Glenice Halliday

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