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The Wigmore Ensemble:
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (ob.oe)
Jean Pougnet (violin) Thomas Carter (violin)
Frederick Riddle (viola)
Anthony Pini (cello)
Eugene Cruft (double-bass)
Maria Korchinska (harp)
George Malcolm (harpsichord)

Contributors

Flute:
Geoffrey Gilbert
Flute:
Terence MacDonagh
Violin:
Jean Pougnet
Violin:
Thomas Carter
Viola:
Frederick Riddle
Cello:
Anthony Pini
Double-Bass:
Eugene Cruft
Harp:
Maria Korchinska
Harpsichord:
George Malcolm

Season 1955-6
'Golgotha' by Frank Martin
An oratorio from the Gospels and the writings of St. Augustine
(first public performance in this country)
Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
Walter Midgley (tenor)
Gwyn Griffiths (baritone)
Trevor Anthony (bass)
BBC Chorus and BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard)
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
PART 1
Fatherl How far hast thou loved us alll
(St. Augustine Confessions Book 10, 43)
The Entry into Jerusalem (St. Augustine
Meditation 7)
The Discourse in the Temple (St. Matthew
23, w. 1-4, 13, 29-39; St. Augustine Meditation 41)
The Last Supper (St. l.uke 22, vv. 14-16;
St. John 13, vv. 1-2, 21-30; St. Luke 22, vv. 19, 20, 39)
Gethsemane (St. Mark 14, vv. 32-43, 45,
46, 48-50; St. Luke 22, v. 53; St. Augustine Meditation 5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Martin
Soprano:
Joan Sutherland
Contralto:
Marjorie Thomas
Tenor:
Walter Midgley
Baritone:
Gwyn Griffiths
Bass:
Trevor Anthony
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Conductor:
Sir Malcolm Sargent

(continued)
' Golgotha'
An oratorio by Frank Martin
PART 2
Where should I find my beloved? (St.
Augustine Meditation 41)
Jesus before the Sanhedrin (St. Augustine
Meditation 7)
Jesus before Pilate (St. John 18, vv. 28-31,
33-40; 19, w. 1-7, 15, 16)
Calvary (St. John 19, w. 17-19, 23-30;
St. Augustine Meditation 6)
0 death, where is thy sting? 0 grave. where is thy victory? (Exsultet for Holy Saturday morning; St. Augustine Meditations 15 and 18) 0oan Sutherland broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
Sidney Harrison writes on page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Martin
Unknown:
Sidney Harrison

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