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: - FOUR ROMAN PORTRAITS

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.

Contributors

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

: ' PARSIFAL

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
(Chorus-Master,
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

Contributors

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

: THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE

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

Contributors

Talks: Euterpe Martin Cooper

: ‘PARSIFAL’

Act 2
Klingsor's enchaSited castle and garden

: THE EDUCATION OF LADIES

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.

Contributors

Talk By: Rosamund Bayne-Powell

: 'PARSIFAL'

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

: LIONEL JOHNSON

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

Contributors

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

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