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: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Emanuel Hurwitz (violin)
Clifton Helliwell (harpsichord)
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Lawrence Leonard
Symphony in C....attributed to Mozart The Symphony in C was discovered in 1943 in Cremona. In the same volume were found two others by Pleyel and Wranitsky, both of whom were associates of Haydn. Perhaps because of this, the symphony to be heard this evening originally bore Haydn's name on the title-page, although this was altered later (still in an eighteenth-century hand) to ' del Signor Mozart.' Lawrence Leonard

Contributors

Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Harpsichord: Clifton Helliwell
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: Lawrence Leonard
Unknown: Lawrence Leonard

: CLIMATE AND FOOD PRODUCTION

Talk by Lionel P. Smith
Head of the Agricultural Branch,
Meteorological Office
The speaker discusses how changes in climate, both natural and artificial, can be used to best effect in food production.

Contributors

Talk By: Lionel P. Smith

: Gloriana

An opera in three acts
Libretto by William Plomer
Music by Benjamin Britten

Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson
Covent Garden Opera Orchestra
(Leader, Charles Taylor)
Conducted by John Pritchard
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
(by arrangement with the Covent Garden Opera Trust)
(Previously broadcast on June 8)
The action takes place during the later years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Act 1
Sc. 1: Outside a tilting ground
Sc. 2: The Queen's ante-room in the Palace of Nonesuch

Contributors

Libretto: William Plomer
Music by: Benjamin Britten
Singers: Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: Covent Garden Opera Orchestra
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Producer: Basil Coleman
The Earl of Essex (tenor): Peter Pears
Henry Cuffe, secretary to Essex (baritone): Ronald Lewis
Lord Mountjoy (baritone): Gerant Evans
Queen Elizabeth (soprano): Joan Cross
Sir Waiter Raleigh (bass): Frederick Dalberg
Sir Robert Cecil (baritone): Arnold Matters
The Recorder of Norwich (bass): Michael Langdon
The Spirit of the Masque (tenor): William McAlpine
Penelope Rich, sister of Essex and wife of Lord Rich (soprano): Jennifer Vyvyan
Lady Essex (contralto): Monica Sinclair
Lady-in-waiting (soprano): Adele Leigh
Master of Ceremonies (tenor): David Tree
A ballad singer (bass): Inia Te Wiata
A housewife (mezzo-soprano): Edith Coates
City Crier (baritone): Rhydderch Davies
Sir John Harrington (bass): Leonard Law
The French Ambassador (baritone): Ronald Firmager

: A VENETIAN EXPERIMENT

Bernard Wall , historian and critic, speaks of the new European Society of Culture centred in Venice

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Wall

: ' GLORIANA

Act 2
Sc. 1: A Progress at Norwich
Sc. 2: Essex's garden by the Thames
Sc. 3: The Great Room in the Palace of Whitehall

: TANGIER: OUTPOST OF ANARCHY

Talk by Honor Tracy, who has recently visited Tangier

: 'GLORIANA'

Act 3
Sc. l:The Queen's ante-room m the Palace of Nonesuch
Sc. 2: A street in [he City of London
Sc. 3: A room in the Palace of Whitehall

: WALTER DE LA MARE

reading his own poems

: SCHUMANN and FAURE

Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano) Josephine Lee (accompanist)
Dennis Braiin (horn)
James Whitehead (cello)
Peter Beavan (cello)
Deniis Matthews (p:ano)
Harry Isaacs. York Bowen (pianos)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Accompanist: Josephine Lee
Horn: Dennis Braiin
Cello: James Whitehead
Cello: Peter Beavan
Cello: Deniis Matthews
Unknown: Harry Isaacs.
Pianos: York Bowen

: THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS'

A talk by Dilyg Powell on Dylan Thomas ' experimental film scenario

Contributors

Talk By: Dilyg Powell
Unknown: Dylan Thomas

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