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A play on words and music
The words by Donald Cotton
The music by James Stevens
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
Sinfonia of London conducted by the composer
In this hyper-sophisticated variation of the legend, Narcissus, ignorant of his true parentage, fondly imagines that he was begotten by Jove in the form of a swan. Enamoured of his almost unique chromosome structure, he cannot love any nymph who has not a similar genetic history.
(The recorded broadcast of August 15)


Donald Cotton
Music By:
James Stevens
Production By:
Douglas Cleverdon
Denis Quilley
Stella Chapman
Alan Dudley
Max Adrian

Third Programme

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