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Gigues; Iberia: Rondes de printemps played by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conducted by Ernest Ansermet on gramophone records


Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet


An exchange of correspondence between King George VI and the Prime Minister before D-Day about the desire they shared to sail with the invasion fleet
A passage from the war memoirs of Sir Winston Churchill
Read by T. S. Gregory


Unknown: Winsnon Churchilt
Read By: T. S. Gregory


The Amadeus String Quartet
Ilona Eibenschiitz (piano)
Quartet in E Hat, Op. 125... Schubert Piano Quintet in F minor. Op. 34


Piano: Ilona Eibenschiitz

: Ralph Richardson in 'A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM'

by William Shakespeare with the music of Mendelssohn played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Leader, David McCallum)
Conducted by John Hollingsworth with a section of the Ipswich Co-operative Girls' Choir
Solo singers: Eileen McLoughlin and Jean England
Production script prepared by Lance Sieveking
Produced by Val Gielgud


Author: William Shakespeare
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth
Singers: Eileen McLoughlin
Unknown: Jean England
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Producer: Val Gielgud
Theseus, Duke of Illyria: Deryck Guyler
Egeus, father to Hermia: Arthur Keane
Lysander, in love with Hermia: Richard Bebb
Demetrius, in love with Hermia: Brendon Barry
Philostrate, master of the revels to Theseus: Arthur Ridley
Quince, a carpenter: Eliot Makeham
Snug, a joiner: Frank Atkinson
Bottom, a weaver: Ralph Richardson
Flute, a bellows-mender: Norman Claridge
Snout, a tinker: Norman Mitchell
Starveling, a tailor: John Rae
Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons, be trothed to Theseus: Margaret Wolfit
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander: Pamela Atem
Helena, in love with Demetrius: Denise Bryer
Oberon, King of the Fairies: Laurence Payne
Titania, Queen of the Fairies: Monica Grey
Puck: Frank Duncan
Fairies - Peaseblossom: Susan Kennaway
Fairies - Cobweb: Margaret Bull
Fairies - Moth: Felicity Harrington
Fairies - Mustardseed: Hilda Schroder


Commissioned by the Arts Council of Great Britain to mark the occasion of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Dedicated bv gracious permission to Her Majesty The Queen
Aubade for Coronation Morning (Henry Reed : Arthur Bliss); What is it like to be young and fair (Clifford Bax : Arnold Bax); Dance, clarion air (Christopher Fry: Michael Tippett); Silence and Music (Ursula Wood : Vaughan Williams); Spring at this hour (Paul Dehn Lennox Berkeley); The Hills (James Kirkup : John Ireland); Inheritance (Walter de la Mare :
Herbert Howells); White flowering days (Edmund Blunden : Gerald Finzi); Canzonet (Louis MacNeice : Alan Rawsthorne); Salutation (Christopher Hassall : Edmund Rubbra)
The Golden Age Singers: Margaret Field-Hyde
Elsie Suddaby , John Wlyhtworth
René Soamee . Maurice Bevan
Augmented Choir of the Cambridge
University Madrigal Society
Conductor. Boris Ord


Singers: Margaret Field-Hyde
Unknown: Elsie Suddaby
Unknown: John Wlyhtworth
Unknown: René Soamee
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Conductor: Boris Ord

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