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1—Marcus Tullius Cicero by J. P. V. D. Balsdon
This is the first of four portraits of great men in the last days of the Roman Republic. The speaker gives a study of Cicero's personality and of the rise and fall of his hopes for political peace, which was to come only after his death.


Unknown: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Unknown: J. P. V. D. Balsdon


A sacred festival drama in three acts by Richard Wagner and and (Continued in next column) and Knights of the Grail youths, boys. flower-maidens
Augmented Chorus of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk. Cologne
Bernhard Zimmermann )
Boys' Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Egon Kraus )
Orchestra of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk. Cologne
Conductor, Richard Kraus
Act 1
In the Grail's domain. The hall of the Grail Castle


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Chorus-Master: Bernhard Zimmermann
Chorus-Master: Egon Kraus
Conductor: Richard Kraus
Amfortas: Heinrich Nillius
Titurel: Helmut Fehn
Gurnemanz: Josef Greindl
Parsifal: Bernd Aldenhoff
Klingsor: Robert Blasius
Kundry: Martha Modi
Knights of the Grail:: Christo Bajew
Knights of the Grail:: Günther Wilhelms
Esquires:: Ruth Schlüter
Esquires:: Waltraud Kolditz
Esquires:: Karl Schiebener,
Esquires:: Walter Kassek
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Trude Eipperle,
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Ilse Hollweg
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Else Veith
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Ursula Kerp
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Kathe Retzmann
Klingsor's Flower Maidens:: Ingoborg Lasser
A solo alto voice: Ilsa Ihme-Sabisch


Demos and Euterpe Martin Cooper talks about the influence of the United States on European music
Fifth of a group of talks


Talks: Euterpe Martin Cooper


Act 2
Klingsor's enchaSited castle and garden


Talk by Rosamund Bayne-Powell
What did the eighteenth century think of education for women? The speaker examines the social accomplishments or intellectual attainments that young Engli h women were set to acquire, and describes the different types of school and the conditions in them.


Talk By: Rosamund Bayne-Powell


Act 3
In the Grail's domain. The hall of the Grail Castle


Patric Dickinson introduces a selection from his poetry
Jill Balcon. Robert Sewell


Introduces: Patric Dickinson
Readers: Jill Balcon.
Readers: Robert Sewell

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