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: THREE POEMS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

1 A Hymn of the Name and Honor of the Admirable Saint Teresa ' by Richard Crashaw
' A Ballad Upon a Wedding ' by Sir John Suckling
' Exequy on his Wife ' by Henry King
Read by Anthony Quayle
Production by Frank Hauser

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crashaw
Unknown: Sir John Suckling
Read By: Anthony Quayle
Production By: Frank Hauser

: CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC

played by Albert Ferber

Contributors

Played By: Albert Ferber

: JOHN RUSKIN

Monk Gibbon reviews the recently published biography by Derrick Leon

Contributors

Unknown: Monk Gibbon
Unknown: Derrick Leon

: PURCELL and BLOW

Concert from the Great Hall at Hampton Court
(by gracious permission of H.M. The King) Programme presented by the London Opera Club in conjunction with the Arts Council of Great Britain
Part 1
A Pastoral Divertissement
Music by Purcell from The Tempest, A Birthday Ode for Queen Mary, Dioclesian, King Arthur, The Comical History of Don Quixote. Abdelazar, Orpheus Britannicus, The Indian Queen
Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Donald Munro (baritone)
A Chamber Ensemble
Conducted by Anthony Lewis

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Field-Hyde
Baritone: Donald Munro
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis

: THE PARABLE OF THE TALENTS

by Robert Graves
During a recent visit to England Robert Graves, whose ' King Jesus ' was published in 1946 recorded some comments on several of the New Testament parables and their historical setting

: PURCELL and BLOW

Part 2
Tercentenary performance of ' Venus and Adonis '
A Masque for the Entertainment of the King by John Blow (soprano)(baritone)(soprano)(tenor)(soprano)(bass)
Chorus of shepherds shepherdesses, huntsmen, cupids A Chorus and Chamber Ensemble
Conducted by Anthony Lewis
Produced by Tom Harrison

Contributors

Soprano: John Blow
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis
Produced By: Tom Harrison

: Hermione Hannen in ' IPHIGENEIA IN TAURIS'

by Euripides
Translated by Philip Vellacott

Contributors

Translated By: Philip Vellacott

: Excerpts in Greek from the 'IPHIGENEIA IN TAURIS '

of Euripides
(vv. 1212-1218, 456-466. 218-235 687-705 1379-1402. 392-120, in the Oxford Text)
Programme compiled and introduced by Philip Vellacott
Readers: Hermione Hannen
Anthony Jacobs , Raf de la Torre and Heather Brown of Girton College
Commentary by R. F. Willetts
Lecturer in Greek in the University of Birmingham
Production by Raymond Raikes

Contributors

Introduced By: Philip Vellacott
Readers: Hermione Hannen
Readers: Anthony Jacobs
Readers: Raf de la Torre
Readers: Heather Brown
Commentary By: R. F. Willetts
Production By: Raymond Raikes

: RAVEL

String Quartet in F played by the Quatuor Haydn:
Georges Maes (violin) Louis Hertogh (violin)
Louis Logie (viola)
Rene Pousseele (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Georges Maes
Violin: Louis Hertogh
Viola: Louis Logie
Cello: Rene Pousseele








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