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An opera in two acts
Libretto by Felice Romani Music by BELLINI sung in Italian and villagers
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson Covent Garden Orchestra Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by TULLIO SERAFIN Producer, Enrico Medioli
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
The action takes place in Switzerland at the beginning of the nineteenth century
Act 1
Scene 1: The village green


Felice Romani
Douglas Robinson
Charles Taylor
Conducted By:
Tullio Serafin
Enrico Medioli

by Gwyn Williams
The litter-boxes in Benghazi, eastern capital of Libya, carry an image of Ladon, the dragon who once protected the golden apples of the Garden of the Hesperides. Gwyn Williams , Professor of English in the University of Libya, speculates on the antecedents and relations of the mythical beast. : second broadcast


Gwyn Williams
Gwyn Williams

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