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: 'ATTILA '

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
Prologue
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

Contributors

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

: ITALY'S ACHILLES HEEL

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.

Contributors

Talk By: Renato Giordano

: 'ATTILA'

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

Contributors

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

: Bach CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

(sung in English)
Part 2
Suzanne Danco (soprano) Nancy Evans (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Arnold Matters (bass)
Continuo:
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

Contributors

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

: ASPECTS OF THE PAST

A talk by Osbert Lancaster

Contributors

Talk By: Osbert Lancaster

: BARTOK

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

Contributors

Piano: Gordon Watson








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