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An operetta in three acts by JOHANN STRAUSS
Libretto adapted from M. Jokai by Ignaz Schnitzer
Vienna SYMPHONY Orchestra
Conducted by WALTER GOLDSCHMIDT Producer, Adolf Rott
Time: the middle of the 18th century
ACT 1: A ruined village in the province of Temesvar, Hungary


Johann Strauss
M. Jokai
Ignaz Schnitzer
Conducted By:
Walter Goldschmidt
Adolf Rott
COUNT PETER HOMONAY, Governor of the Province of Temesvar:
Alois Pernerstorfer
CONTE CARNERO, Royal Commissioner:
Peter Klein
SANDOR BARINKAY, a young exile:
Jean Cox
KALMAN ZSUPAN, a wealthy pigfarmer:
Karl Donch
ARSENA, his daughter:
Clementine Mayer
MIRABELLA, her governess:
Elisabeth Hongen
OTTOKAR, Mirabella's son:
Paul Spiini
CZIPRA, an old gypsy woman:
Hilde Rossel-Majdan
SAFFI, her foster-daughter:
Hilde Zadek
Three gypsies: Pali:
Friedrich Nidetzkv
Willy Bertl
Alfred Scherhaufer
Istwan, Zsupan's servant:
Hans Lexl
Friedrich Nidetzky

Self Portrait, Part 1
Born in the Bronx in 1923, the New York painter Larry Rivers made, as well as painted, history when seven years ago, at the height of Abstract Expressionism, he produced 'Washington Crossing the Delaware.'

Part 2 of this Self Portrait, which Rivers originally sketched out before an audience of art students in London recently, will be broadcast on December 31.

Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 7
(Corelli) I Musici
Organ Concerto No. 1, in G minor
Karl Richter at the organ of St. Mark's Church, Munich, directing a Chamber Orchestra
Suite No. In C (Bach)
Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra directed by Yehudi Menuhin on gramophone records


Karl Richter
Directed By:
Yehudi Menuhin

Translated into English verse from the medieval Cornish and adapted for broadcasting with additional passages in verse by TERENCE TILLER
The music composed by Elizabeth Poston
The Cavendish Orchestra and a section of the Covent Garden Singers
Conducted by Douglas Robinson with Mary Dunkley (soprano) Edgar Fleet (tenor)
Production by TERENCE TILLER
A new version of the programme first broadcast in 1949


Terence Tiller
Composed By:
Elizabeth Poston
Conducted By:
Douglas Robinson
Mary Dunkley
Production By:
Terence Tiller
Denis Goacher
Olive Gregg
Nicolette Bernard
Samael (the Serpent):
Geoffrey Wincott
Ralph Truman
The Voice of God:
Deryck Guyler
The Archangel Michael:
Gabriel Woolf
Garard Green

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More