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A story by Jorge Luis Borges translated by ANTHONY KERRIGAN
J. L. Borges , who was born in the Argentine in 1899, is a writer of international importance; this is the first of his works to be broadcast. In the republic of Babyjon a lottery develops to a point where the whole of men's lives is governed by it.


Story By:
Jorge Luis Borges
Translated By:
Anthony Kerrigan
Read By:
Anthony Jacobs
Read By:
J. L. Borges

A long-playing transfer has recently been issued in Belgium of some of the records made by the great Belgian violinist in 1912. YEHUDI MENU HIN speaks about Ysaye and his influence, and introduces items from the record
The Prize Song (The Master-singers) (Wagner, arr. Wilhelmi)
Lointain passe (Ysaye)
Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Brahms) Finale (Concerto in E minor)
Rondino, Op. 32 No. 2
(Vieuxtemps) accompanist, C. DECREUSE


Yehudi Menu

An opera by Donizetti with libretto by Alfonse Royer and Gustave Waez sung in Italian
Courtiers, guards, monks, ladies of the court, attendants
Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of RADIOTELEVISIONE ITALIANA, Turin
Conductor, Nino SANZOGNO
The action takes place in the Kingdom of Castile in 1340 Act
Scene 1: Inside the monastery uf
St. James of Compostella
Scene 2: The shore of the island of St. Leon
Act 2: The gardens of the palace of the Alcazar


Alfonse Royer
Gustave Waez
Nino Sanzogno

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