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A dramatic cantata by Antonio Caldara revised by Luciano Sgrizzi
Cast in order of singing:
Chamber Orchestra of RADIO SVIZZERA ITALIANA
Conducted by EDWIN LOEHRER LUCIANO SGRIZZI
(harpsichord continuo)
Recording of a performance broadcast In Switzerland: made available by courtesy of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation
Il giuoco del qttadriglio was written in 1734 to the order of the Austrian empress, and first performed by four imperial princesses, among them Maria Theresa. This ' ravishing quartet for sopranos with various solo instruments and continuo ' describes the course of a game of cards in which the four ladies playing are clearly characterised.

Contributors

Unknown:
Antonio Caldara
Unknown:
Luciano Sgrizzi
Conducted By:
Edwin Loehrer
Harpsichord:
Luciano Sgrizzi
Ottavia MARIA:
Grazia Ferracini
Camilla:
Luciana Ticinelli
Livia:
Karla Schlean
Clarice:
Basia Retchitzka

† WILLIAM EMPSON attacks the symbolist view that poetry is always a matter of hinting at things by images
He suggests that good poetry can be made out of straightforward argument and quotes from Wyatt, Francis Thompson , and G. S. Fraser in illustration of his thesis.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Empson
Unknown:
Francis Thompson
Unknown:
G. S. Fraser

of Euripides translated by IAN FLETCHER and D. S. CARNE-Ross
Music by THOMAS EASTWOOD starring ELSA VERGHIS with Robert Eddison
Elizabeth Vaughan
ELIZABETH VAUGHAN (soprano)
The Ambrosian Singers and Orchestra conducted by John Matheson Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES Second broadcast

Contributors

Translated By:
Ian Fletcher
Translated By:
D. S. Carne-Ross
Music By:
Thomas Eastwood
Unknown:
Elsa Verghis
Unknown:
Robert Eddison
Unknown:
Elizabeth Vaughan
Soprano:
Elizabeth Vaughan
Conducted By:
John Matheson
Produced By:
Raymond Raikes
Aphrodite:
June Tobin
Hippolytus:
Robert Eddison
Old servant:
Francis de Wolff
Nurse:
Madeleine Christie
Phaedra, Cretan wife ofTheseus:
Elsa Verghis
King Theseus:
Carleton Hobbs
Artemis:
Nicolette Bernard
Huntsmen:
John Baddeley
Huntsmen:
John Pullen
Huntsmen:
Michael Spics
Women of Trozen:
Sheila Grant
JOAN MATHESON:
Henzie Raeburn

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