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: The Glyndebourne Opera presents ' MACBETH'

An opera in four acts
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Music by Verdi
(sung in the original Italian)
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus of witches; messengers of the King; Scottish nobles and fugitives; hired assassins; English soldiers; bards; spirits; apparitions
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum ) Conducted by Vittorio Gul
Produced by Carl Ebert
From Glyndebourne
Act 1
Sc. 1: A heath
Sc. 2: A courtyard in Macbeth's castle
Act 2
Sc. 1: A hall in Macbeth's castle
Sc. 2: A terrace in the castle gardens Sc. 3: The banqueting hall in Macbeth's castle

Contributors

Unknown: Francesco Maria Piave
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Vittorio Gul
Produced By: Carl Ebert
Generals in the army of King Duncan: Macbeth: Marko Rothmtiller
Generals in the army of King Duncan: Banquo: Frederick Dalberg
Lady Macbeth: Dorothy Dow
A servant in Macbeth's household: Philip Lewtas
Macduff, a Scottish nobleman, Thane of Fife: James, Johnston
Lady-in-waiting to Lady Macbeth: Patricia Bartlett
Malcolm, son of King Duncan: John Kentish
A murderer: David Read
A doctor: Dennis Wicks

: RECORDED IN NEW YORK

Academic Life in the United States Talk by Mary McCarthy

Contributors

Talk By: Mary McCarthy

: MOZART

Bassoon Concerto in B flat (K.191) played by Leonard Sharrow (bassoon)
NBC Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Toscanini on gramophone records

Contributors

Bassoon: Leonard Sharrow

: 'FOOLS OF TIME'

A Venetian epilogue by Michael Innes
Production by Rayner Heppenstall
The date is 1636. The Young Lord and hit Tutor are making the Grand Tour.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Innes
Production By: Rayner Heppenstall
Young Lord: Hugh Munro
Tutor: John Laurie
Old Man: Felix Felton
Poet's Voice: Robert Eddison

: 'MACBETH' Act 3

Sc. 1: A heath
Sc. 2: On the borders of Scotland and England
Act 4
Sc. 1: A courtyard in Macbeth's castle Sc. 2: On the battlements of the castle Sc. 3: A field of battle

: CAPITALISM WITHOUT CAPITAL

A series of three talks by Harold Wincott
1 — ' The Gingerbread House '
In this talk Mr. Wincott, who is editor of the Investors' Chronicle, considers the threat to our economy inherent in the current consumption of capital.

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Wincott

: MENDELSSOHN

Sextet in D, Op. 110 played by Robert Masters Piano Quartet:
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
Kinloch Anderson (piano)
Kenneth Essex (viola)
J. Edward Merrett (double-bass)

Contributors

Played By: Robert Masters
Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Piano: Kinloch Anderson
Viola: Kenneth Essex
Double-Bass: J. Edward Merrett

: NEWMAN'S SISTER HARRIETT AND THE FAIRY BOWER

Talk by KathleeL Tillotson Reader in English Literature in the University of London
This year is the hundredth anniversary of Harriett Mozley's death.

Contributors

Talk By: Kathleel Tillotson

: BUXTEHUDE Arnold Goldsbrough

(harpsichord)
Suite No. 15, in G minor Suite No. 13, in F
Air, with variations, in A minor
Last of three programmes

: FOREIGN REVIEW

A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad
Compiled by Alan Pryce-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones

: CHARLES CAUSLEY

A selection of his poem*
Read by Noel Johnson and Betty MacDowell

Contributors

Read By: Noel Johnson
Read By: Betty MacDowell








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