Scott Goddard recalls the first performance of the opera in Venice in September 1951 and speaks about the libretto and the music with illustrations recorded by Gwen Catley and Alexander Young accompanied by John Wills
See tomorrow at 7.40
Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
Bruce Boyce (baritone)
Gerald Moore (piano)
Wic soll ich frohlich sein; Was soil der Zorn, me:n Schatz; Sterb' ich, so hüllt in Blumen meine Glieder; Und steht Ihr friih am Morgen auf; Benedeit die sel'ge Mutter; Wenn du, mein Licbster, steigst zum Himmei auf; Wie viele Zeit verlor
-ich; Wenn du mich mit den Augen streifst; Gesegnet sei das Griin; 0 war' dein Haus durchsichtig wie tin Glas; Heut' Nacht erhob ich mich; Nietht langer kann ich singen; Schweig' einmal still; 0 wiisstest du, wic viel ich deinetwegen; Verschling' der Abgrund meines Liebsten Hiitte ; Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen
by Arnold Toynbee
In these six lectures Arnold Toynbee deals with the impact of the modern West on the other living civilisations. His first lecture is concerned with Russia's encounter with the West, particularly the race that Russia has been having to run during the last few centuries in order to try to catch up with the West's constantly accelerating technological progreM.
Next lecture, on Islam: January 9
Dvorak's Symphony in D, known as No. t, was actually written in 1880, five years after ' No. 3 ' .
A series of performances of Dvorak's symphonies in chronological order is to run concurrently in both the Home Service and the Third Programme, except that No. 1 begins the series in the Third tonight. No. 2 will be given on Saturday and No. 3 (after Nos. 2 and 4) on January 13.
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