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Nottumo No. 4, in F played by the Vierana Chamber Orchestra
Conductor, Franz Litschauer on gramophone records


Conductor: Franz Litschauer

: Novelists of the Twenties: Experiment and Iconoclasm

Chosen and introduced by V.S. Pritchett
The selections arranged and produced by Douglas Cleverdon
'The Apes of God'
'The Flower Beneath the Foot'
'To the Lighthouse'


Chosen and introduced by: V.C. Pritchett
Producer: Douglas Cleverdon
Leopold Bloom: Seamus Kavanagh
Narrator: Roger Delgado
Lord Osmond: Robert Farquharson
Knut: Ian Sadler
Narrator: Felix Felton
Richard Somers: Leonard Sachs
Kangaroo: Allan Cuthbertson
The King: Max Adrian
The- Queen: Maxine Audley
His Weariness the Prince: Leslie French
Narrator: Derek Hart
Reader: Julian Orde

: La Forza Del Destino

Harold Rosenthal writes in this issue

followed by an interlude at 10.5

Edinburgh International Festival Glyndebourne Opera production of 'La Forza Del Destino'

Act I at 7.0
Sc.1: Leonora's bedchamber in her father's castle near Seville
Sc. 2: The kitchen of an inn in the mountain village of Hornachuelos

7.45 Interval

Act 2 at 7.55
Sc. 1: The monastery of Hornachuelos
Sc. 2: The battlefield near Velletri in Italy
Sc. 3: Another part of the battlefield
Sc. 4: A military camp

9.15 Interval

Act 3 at 9.25
Sc. 1: The monastery of Hornachuelos
Sc. 2: Leonora's refuge in the mountains

From the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, at 7.0


Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Music: Giuseppe Verdi
Producer: Carl Ebert
Singers: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Chorus-Master: John Pritchard
Musicians: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Fritz Busch
The Marquis of Calatrava: Stanley Mason
Donna Leonora, his daughter: Walburga Wegner
Curra, Leonora's maid: Bruna Maclean
Don Alvaro, a Peruvian of Inca descent, in love with Leonora: David Poleri
Don Aleade, mayor of Hornachuelos: Dennis Wicks
Don Carlo di Vargas, the Marquis' son and Leonora's brother: Marko Rothmuller Preziosilla, a gypsy: Mildred Miller
Trabuco, a muleteer: Robert Thomas
Fra Melitone, a monk: Owen Brannigan
Fra Guardiano, abbot of the monastery of Hornachuelos: Bruce Dargavel
A Spanish military surgeon: Philip Lewtas


Last of three talks by Lord Kinross
The electoral victory of Dr. Celal Bayar's Democratic Party over the Turkish People's Party in May last year brought about the first major change in the government of Turkey for twenty-seven years. Lord Kinross comments on the results of this change and gives his views on the course of future political development in Turkey.


Sonata No. 2, for violin and piano played by Henry Holst (violin)
Frank Merrick (piano)


Violin: Henry Holst
Piano: Frank Merrick


A talk by Christopher Hollis on the history of the oyster
(The recorded broadcast of April 19)


Talk By: Christopher Hollis


Das wohltempericrte Clavier
Preludes and Fugues, Book 2
A: A minor; B flat; B flat minor; B; B minor played by Eduard Muller (harpsichord)
Last of four programmes


Harpsichord: Eduard Muller

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