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: J. C. BACH

Lionel Bowman (piano)
Sonata in D. Op. 5 No.
Allegro di molto ; Andante di moJto ; Minuetto
Sonata in C mirror. Op. 17 No.
AMegro; Andante; Prestissimo
Last of three programmes of music by J. S. Bach 's sons


Piano: Lionel Bowman
Unknown: Andante Di Mojto
Music By: J. S. Bach


by William Morris
Read by Margaret Rawlings
Produced by D. G. Bridson


Unknown: William Morris
Read By: Margaret Rawlings
Produced By: D. G. Bridson


Opera in four acts
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Music by Verdi
(Continued) in next column)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Florentine Musical May Festival (Chorus-Master. Andrea Morosini )
Conducted by Vittorio Gui
The action takes place in Scotland and on the borders of Scotland and England
Act 1
Scene 1: A heath
Scene 2: A hall in Macbeth's castle
Act 2
Scene 1: A room in Macbeth's castle
Scene 2: In the castle grounds
Scene 3: The cattle banqueting hall


Unknown: Francesco Maria Piave
Chorus-Master: Andrea Morosini
Conducted By: Vittorio Gui
Generals in the army of King Duncan of Scotland : Macbeth: Ivan Petrov
Banquo: Italo Tajo
Lady Macbeth: Astrid Varnay
Macduff, a Scottish nobleman Thane of Fife: Gino Permo
Lady-in-waiting to Lady Macbeth: Luciana Verom
Malcolm son of King Duncan: Gino Sarri
A doctor: Camillo Reghini


A talk by Conte Guglielmo degM Alberti
On Tuesday V. S. Pritchett talked about Alessandro Manzoni 's work ' I Promessi Sposi. ' Tonight Conte Alberti outlines Manzoni's place in Italian letters.


Talk By: Conte Guglielmo Degm Alberti
Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Unknown: Alessandro Manzoni
Unknown: Promessi Sposi.
Unknown: Conte Alberti


Act 3
A dark cave on the heath
Scene 1: A barren stretch of country near the Border
Scene 2: A hall in Macbeth's castle
Scene 3: A room in the castle
Scene 4: Outside the castle


A new translation for broadcasting by C. Day Lewis
Book 2


The Robert Masters
String Trio:
Robert Masters (violin) Nanme Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
In a letter written from Dorchester in 1927. while he was on a visit to Thomas Hardy, Gustav Hoist told a friend that
' Imogen has won a scholarship for composition at the R.C.M.-the sort that I got in 1895.' Imogen Holst , who was then twenty years old, has followed up this early success by gaining an enviable reputation as a teacher, composer, and author (she has written two admirable books about her father). The work 10 be played tonight was written for the Robert Masters String Trio when they and the composer were working together at Dartington Hall, Devon, nine years ago. There are four movements: Andante, Presto, Poco lento, and Andante.
Harold Rutland


Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nanme Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Unknown: Gustav Hoist
Unknown: Imogen Holst


Louis Jouvet by Desmond Francis Ryan


Unknown: Louis Jouvet
Unknown: Desmond Francis Ryan

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