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: ENGLISH LUTE MUSIC

A series of nine programmes arranged by Thurston Dart
5-The Earliest Musicand Ducts for Voices and Lute Elizabeth Cooper (soprano)
Eileen McLoughlin (soprano)
Michel Podolski (lute)
Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba)

Contributors

Arranged By: Thurston Dart
Arranged By: Lute Elizabeth Cooper
Soprano: Eileen McLoughlin
Soprano: Michel Podolski
Viola: Desmond Dupre

: THE KEEPER OF THE POST HORSE STATION

Short story by Alexander Pushkin A new translation by Mary Collard
Reader, Carleton Hobbs

Contributors

Story By: Alexander Pushkin
Translation By: Mary Collard
Reader: Carleton Hobbs

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Rontgen String Quartet:
Joachim Röntgen (violin)
Pieter Nijland (violin) Manuel Steuer (viola) Cornelis Preut (cello)
(tirst broadcast in this country) ,

Quartet in E flat, Op. 125 No. 1 - Schubert
Quartet No.4 - Willem Pijper

Contributors

Violin: Joachim Röntgen
Violin: Pieter Nijland
Viola: Manuel Steuer
Cello: Cornelis Preut

: THE ETERNAL TRIANGLE

Talk by Denis Healey, M.P.
In a recent talk Jean-Jacques Servan -Schreiber suggested that Britain must choose between a European and an Anylo-Saxon grouping. Denis Healey , who does not altogether, agree witlh M. Scrvan -Schreiber's thesis, proposes another solution.

Contributors

Talk By: Denis Healey, M.P.
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Servan
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: M. Scrvan

: 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES'

A romantic melodrama based on the novel by Charles Dickens
Libretto by Cedric Cliffe
Music by Arthur Benjamin
(Continued in next column)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum ) CONDUCTED BY THE Composer
Producer, Dennis Arundell
Repetiteur, George Coop
The action of the opera takes place at the time of the French Revolution; the action of the prologue, some years earlier
Prologue:
The wine shop, Paris
Act 1
Scene 1: Dr. Manette's garden in Soho,
London
Scene 2: The wioe shop, Paris

Contributors

Novel By: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Music By: Arthur Benjamin
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: David McCallum
Producer: Dennis Arundell
Therese Defarge (soprano): Marjorie Weatbury
Ernest Defarge, her husband, keeper of the wine shop (bass): Norman Lumsden
Dr Manette (tenor): Heddle Nash
Lucie Manette, his daughter (lyric soprano): April Cantelo
Lorry (barilone): Stanley Pope
Miss Pross (contralto): Catherine Lawson
Sydney Carton (baritone): Frederick Sharp
Charles Darnay (tenor): Alexander Young
The Marquis St Evremonde (baritone): Fabian Smith
Gabelle, his steward (baritone): Edmund Donflevy
Jacques 1 (baritone): Douglas Craig
Jacques 2, a cripple (bass): Ian Wallace
Jacques 3 (baritone): Emrys Lloyd
Jacques 4 (tenor): John Cardan
First woman (soprano): Olivia Rossi
Second woman (mezzo-soprano): Valetta Lacopi
Third woman (contralto): Elsie Boardman
The gaoler (tenor): Jan van Der Gucht
The old Marquis (baritone): Fabian Smith
The young Countess (lyric soprano): Beryl Hatt
The hurdy-gurdy man (baritone): Edmund Donlevy
An apple-seller (contralio): Alison Reid
A corporal (spoken part): Christopher Rhodes

: A CONVERSATION

between Ivy Compton-Burnett and Margaret Jourdain
It is one of the attractions of the novels of Ivy Compton- Burnett that rhey arouse speculation about their author In this conversation wiuh Margaret Jourdain she discusses her own work and, by implication, the act of novel writing.
See Friday at 8.20

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Jourdain
Unknown: Margaret Jourdain

: 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES'

Act 2
The Revolutionary Tribunal, Paris
Act 3
Scene 1: A prison cell, Paris
Scene The Place de la République
(Frederick Sharp broadcasts by permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Sharp

: ROBERT FROST

reads his own poems
' The Witch of Coos,' 'Directive,' and On Looking Up by Chance at the Constellations '
(Recordings made available by the Library of Congress)

: MUSIC FOR PIANO DUET

by Dvorak played by Denis Matthews . and Howard Ferguson
Suite. Op. 52
Impromptu: Intermezzo; Gigue: Eclogue
Aus dem Bohmer-Walde, Book 1,
Op. 68
In den Sp-innstuben; Am schwmrzen See; Walpurgisnacht
(The recorded broadcast of March 12)

Contributors

Played By: Denis Matthews

: OUR TRIBAL MONARCHY

Talk by T. S. Gregory
The speaker advances the view that the Briitith Constitution is a ritual game enacting the whole life of the British people and that it is primnive and necessarily unpolitical.

Contributors

Talk By: T. S. Gregory








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