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: Michael Redgrave with Catherine Lacey in 'IVANOV'

by Anton Chekhov
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe from the translation by Constance Garnett
Music on the guitar arranged and played by Alexis Chesnakov Produced by Hugh Stewart
David Magarshack writes on page 6
During the interval (7.0-7.10 app.) the following will be broadcast:
The Enchanted Lake played by the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Serge Kousseyitzky on gramophone records


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Broadcasting By: Cynthia Pughe
Translation By: Constance Garnett
Played By: Alexis Chesnakov
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Unknown: David Magarshack
Conducted By: Serge Kousseyitzky
Nicolas Ivanov: Michael Redgrave
Anna Petrovna, his wife: Catherine Lacey
Count Shabelsky, uncle to Ivanov: George Hayes
Misha Borkin, Ivanov's cousin,steward of his estate: Ivor Barnard
Pavel Lebedyev, a neighbour: Gordon McLeod
ZInalda Lebedyev, Pavel's wife: Noel Hood
Sasha their daughter: Annabel Maute
Dr Lvov: Roger Delgado
Marfa Babakin, a rich widow: Fabia Drake
At the Lebedyevs' party:Dimitri Kossih: John Turnbull
At the Lebedyevs' party:Avdotya Nazarovna: Gladys Spencer
At the Lebedyevs' party:First guest: Heron Carvic
At the Lebedyevs' party:Second guest: Peter Prouse
At the Lebedyevs' party:Third guest: Elizabeth Gilbert
At the Lebedyevs' party:Fourth guest: Patricia Coombs


Raymond Nilsson (tenor)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Maurice Clare )
Conductor, Boyd Neel
conducted by the composer
(first performance in this country)
Goffredo Petrassi , one of Italy's leading composers, is on a visit to this country. and during his stay he will conduct the first performances here of two of his most important works: the Four Sacred Hymns to be heard tonight, and the second Concerto for Orchestra, which will be given at a concert of the London Contemporary Music Centre on May 13 (also to be broadcast in the Third Programme). Two of Petrassi's choral works-Psalm IX and Coro di Morti—have been broadcast in recent years, but this is his first work for solo voices and orchestra to be heard in this country. It was written in 1942; the first two hymns are for tenor, the last two for baritone. D.C.


Tenor: Raymond Nilsson
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Leader: Maurice Clare
Conductor: Boyd Neel
Unknown: Goffredo Petrassi


Second of two illustrated talks by Herbert Read
Extracts from writings on art read by Denis McCarthy
In this talk Herbert Read speaks about art criticism as literature. He suggests that the tradition of art criticism that has prevailed for the last fifty years is no longer applicable to many kinds of contemporary art.


Unknown: Herbert Read
Read By: Denis McCarthy
Unknown: Herbert Read


Theodor Uppman (baritone) Ernest Lush (accompanist)


A reminiscent talk by the French poet Fernand Gregh on some of the Symbolists and Impressionists


Unknown: Fernand Gregh


Quartet in G minor
Anime et tres décidé; Ass vif et bien rhythmé; Andantino doucement expresstf: Tres modere played by the Pro Arte Quartet on gramophone records


A reading, with musical illustrations. of Verlaine's L'Art Poetique '
Programme arranged and introduced by Martin Cooper
Reader. Pierre Lefevre
(The music is on gramophone rpcords)
(Previously broadcast on June 2, 19511


Introduced By: Martin Cooper
Reader: Pierre Lefevre

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