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A lyric drama in a prologue and three acts by Temistocle Soiera
Music by Verdi
Chorus and Orchestra of Radio Italiana, Milan
(Chorus-Master, Roberto Benaglio )
Conductor. Carlo Maria Giulini
(This recording Of a performance given at the 1951 Venice Festival has been made availableby courtesy of Radio Italiana)
The action takes place in the Venetian lagoons and in the neighbourhood of Rome in the fifth century
Sc. 1: The piazza in Aquileia Sc. 2: A primitive settlement in the Venetian lagoons
Act 1
Sc. 1: A wood near the camp of Attila Sc 2: Attila's tent
Sc. 3: In the camp of Attila


Music By: Verdi
Chorus-Master: Roberto Benaglio
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Unknown: Aquileia Sc.
Unknown: Attila Sc


Talk by Renato Giordano
The speaker (an independent liberal columnist and himself a Neapolitan) talks about Southern Italy, its contribution to Italian life and thought, and its economic problems with special reference to land reform.


Talk By: Renato Giordano


Act 2
In the camp of Ezio near Rome
2. In Attila's camp
Act 3
Between the camps of Attila and Ezio

: Fay Compton Stephen Murray. Sebastian Shaw in 'THE WINTER'S TALE'

by William Shakespeare Arranged for broadcasting and produced by E. A. Harding with music by Dennis Arundell
The action takes place now in Sicillia. Bow in Bohemia, over the period of » generation Part 1
In the palace of Leontes, King of Sicillia, and on the sea-coast of Bohemia
Part 2
In the Bohemian countryside
Part 3
In Leontes' palace and a chapel in Paulina's house
The Sicillians:
The Bohemians: and Other parts played by Rosamund Greenwood. Stanley Groome
Joan Hart , Bryan Powley and John Turnbull
Music conducted by the composer
During the performance of the play there will be two intervals (approximately 9.15-9.20 and 10.5-10.10) during which the following will be broadcast:
Early English Keyboard Music played by Thurston Dart (harpsichord) on gramophone records


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Produced By: E. A. Harding
Music By: Dennis Arundell
Played By: Rosamund Greenwood.
Played By: Stanley Groome
Played By: Joan Hart
Played By: Bryan Powley
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
The King LeontEs: Stephen Murray
The Queen Hermione, his wife: Elspoth March
The young Prince Mamillius, their son: Gabrielle Blunt
Lords:Camillo: Malcolm Hayes
Lords:Antigonus: Cecil Trouncer
Lords:Cleomenes: David Peel
Lords:Dion: Antony Kearey
Paulina, wife to Antigonus: Fay Compton
Emilia: Susan Richards
The King Polixenes: Sebastian Shaw
Prince Florizel, his son Gabriel Woolf Archidamus, a lord: Frank Duncan
An old shepherd, reputed father of Perdita: John Garslde
A clown, his son: Neville Hartley
Autolycus, a rogue: Charles Leno
Shepherdesses:Mopsa: Marjorie Westbury
Shepherdesses:Dorcas: Betty Baskromb
Perdita: Denise Bryer


(sung in English)
Part 2
Suzanne Danco (soprano) Nancy Evans (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Arnold Matters (bass)
Raymond Clark (cello)
Hubert Dawkes (harpsichord)
Hugh McLean (organ)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
A section of the Philharmonia Orchestra (Leader, Max Salpeter )
Conducted by Boris Ord


Contralto: Nancy Evans
Tenor: Peter Pears
Cello: Raymond Clark
Harpsichord: Hubert Dawkes
Harpsichord: Hugh McLean
Leader: Max Salpeter
Conducted By: Boris Ord


A talk by Osbert Lancaster


Talk By: Osbert Lancaster


Suite: Out of Doors played by Gordon Watson (piano)


Piano: Gordon Watson

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