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A programme of unusual music
Introduced by Sir Steuart Wilson
Steuart Wilson (tenor) Robert Irwin (baritone)
J. Edward Merrett (double-bass) James W. Merrett (double-bass)
Ronald Smith (piano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Lionel Salter (piano)
Humphrey Searle (piano)


Introduced By: Sir Steuart Wilson
Tenor: Steuart Wilson
Baritone: Robert Irwin
Double-Bass: James W. Merrett
Piano: Ronald Smith
Piano: Frederick Stone
Piano: Lionel Salter
Piano: Humphrey Searle


A talk on the political or economic events of the day


Sinfonia a cinque
Canzonetta: Chiome d'oro
Concertato: Con che soavita
Canzonetta a quattro: Amor che deggio far
Dialogo: Presso un flume tranquillo Tre scherzi musicali:
La violetta; La mia turca: Maledetto sia l'aspetto
Madrigale: Questi vaghi
Rosanna Giancola (soprano)
Erika Storm (soprano) Anne Wood (contralto)
Rene Soames (tenor)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
Ambrose Gauntlett
(viola da gamba)
Diana Poulton (bass lute)
Geraint Jones (harpsichord) John Ticehurst (harpsichord)
London Chamber Singers London Chamber Players
Conductor, Anthony Bernard


Soprano: Rosanna Giancola
Soprano: Erika Storm
Contralto: Anne Wood
Tenor: Rene Soames
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Viola: Ambrose Gauntlett
Bass: Diana Poulton
Harpsichord: Geraint Jones
Harpsichord: John Ticehurst
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: Jack Hawkins Margaret Leighton, John Clements and Fay Compton in 'OTHELLO'

by William Shakespeare
Text edited and broadcast introduced by M. R. Ridley
and Other parts played by Basil Jones , Cyril Gardiner , and Ronald Sidney
Produced by Val Gielgud
Part 1


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Introduced By: M. R. Ridley
Played By: Basil Jones
Played By: Cyril Gardiner
Played By: Ronald Sidney
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Duke-of Venice: James Woodburn
Brabantio: Frederick Lloyd
Gratiano: John Probert
Lodovico ,: James Carney
Othello: Jack Hawkins
Cassio: Geoffrey Keen
Iago: John Clements
Roderigo: Heron Carvic
Montano: Edward Forsyth
Clown: Charles Leno
Herald: Hugh Manning
Senators: Bryan Powley
Senators: Arthur Ridley
Desdemona: Margaret Leighton
Emilia: Fay Compton
Bianca: Jane Cotton
Narrator: Duncan Carse


Introduction and Allegro played by John Cockerill (harp)
Arthur Cleghom (flute) Reginald Kell (clarinet)
Jean Pougnet (violin) David Martin (violin)
Frederick Riddle (viola) James Whitehead (cello) on gramophone records


Harp: John Cockerill
Flute: Arthur Cleghom
Clarinet: Reginald Kell
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Violin: David Martin
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Cello: James Whitehead


Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 (Books 1 and 2) played by Tomford Harris (piano)


Piano: Tomford Harris


Talk by Raymond Aron , political and diplomatic correspondent of Figaro


Talk By: Raymond Aron

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