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Sonata in G played by Bernard Michelin (cello) and Tasso Janopoulo (piano) on gramophone records


Played By: Bernard Michelin

: Cyril Cusack Vivienne Chatterton. Esme Percy in 'RETURN TO NAPLES'

by Henry Reed
' To see them again would be something more than a mere return; joined with the khope of rediscovering something lost was the tear that it might never be found again.
Production by Douglas Cleverdon


Unknown: Henry Reed
Production By: Douglas Cleverdon
Narrator: James McKechnie
Henry: Cyril Cusack
Mother: Vivienne Chatterton
Father: Esmé Percy
Bruno: Peter Jones
Alberto (as a boy): David Page
Alberto (as a young man): Roger Delgado
Leo (as a boy): Timothy Harley
Leo (as a young man): Anthony. Jacobs
Simone: Michael McGrath
Elizabeth: Dorothy Reynolds

: Edinburgh International Festival Verdi REQUIEM

Requiem aeternam: Dies Irae;
Offertorio: Sanctus; Agnus Dei ;
Lux aeterna: Libera me
Renata Tebaldi (soprano)
Fedora Barbieri (mezzo-soprano)
Giacinto Prandelli (tenor)
Cesare Siepi (base)
Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
Conducted by Victor de Sabata
Prom the Usher Hall, Edinburgh


Unknown: Agnus Dei
Soprano: Renata Tebaldi
Mezzo-Soprano: Fedora Barbieri
Tenor: Giacinto Prandelli
Tenor: Cesare Siepi
Conducted By: Victor de Sabata


In his second talk A. C. Crombie , of University College, London, discusses the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century


Unknown: A. C. Crombie


Sonata in C, Op. 53 (Waldstein) Sonata in C minor, Op. 111 played by Solomon (piano)


Angus Wilson talks about the value and influence of the work of Virginia Woolf


Talks: Angus Wilson


The Rowley Poems
A selection introduced by E. H. W. Meyerstein Read by Carleton Hobbs
Derek Hart , James McKechnie and Marjorie Westbury


Read By: Carleton Hobbs
Read By: Derek Hart
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury

: Edinburgh International Festival CLOSING CEREMONY

from the Castle Esplanade
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt. played by sections of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the bands of the Royal Scots Greys
9th Queen's Royal Lancers
Royal Scots
Highland Light Infantry
Mounted Band of the Life Guards followed by a speech by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh the Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew Murray
Fireworks Display
During part of this display there is to be a reading from the studio of excerpts from Moray McLaren's recent book ' The Capital of Scotland '
The National Anthem
The scene is set and the proceedings are described by Sandy Munro


Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Sir Andrew Murray
Unknown: Sandy Munro

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