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: BBC WOMEN'S CHORUS

Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Sidonie Goossene (harp)
Hymn to the Dawn; Hymn to the Waters; Hymn of the Travellers

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Harp: Sidonie Goossene

: Michael Redgrave in 'PRINCE GENJI'

A play by William Cooper
Based on Arthur Waley 's translation of ' The Tale of Genji '
Adapted for broadcasting by William Cooper and Mary Hope Allen
Characters in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column)
Production by Mary Hope Allen
Prince Genii is based on Arthur Waley 's translation of a six-volume novel written by a Lady Murasaki who lived at the court of the Emperor of Japan about A.D. 1000. Little is known of her, but her comments on life, manners, and affairs of the heart are brilliant and touching; she has been described as a Japanese Jane Austen. The hero of her novel was a fabulous gentleman called Prince Genu, who turned the heads of all the ladies in the Imperial Court. The play deals with the period of his unpopularity and exile.

Contributors

Play By: William Cooper
Unknown: Arthur Waley
Broadcasting By: William Cooper
Broadcasting By: Mary Hope Allen
Production By: Mary Hope Allen
Unknown: Arthur Waley
The Storyteller: Lydia Sherwood
The Minister of the Left: Ronald Simpson
Prince Genji, his son-in-law: Michael Redgrave
Shonagon, a nurse: Muriel Aked
Lady Murasaki: Violet Loxley
A soldier: Manning Wilson
Ukon a watchman: Roger Delgado
Yoshikiyo, a young nobleman: Malcolm Hayes
Ki No Kami: Alasrtair Duncan
A messenger: Bryan Powley
Ex-Governor of Harima: Carleton Hobos
His wife: Susan Richards
Lady of Akasibi, their daughter: Peggy Bryan
Nurse: Barbara Trevor
First priest: Martin Lewis
Second prieet: Ronald Sidney

: PUGNANI and BOCCHERINI

Quintetto Boccherini :
Guido Mozzato (violin) Arrigo Pelliccia (violin)
Renzo Sabatini (viola) Arturo Bonucci (cello) Nerio Brunelli (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Guido Mozzato
Violin: Arrigo Pelliccia
Viola: Renzo Sabatini
Cello: Arturo Bonucci
Cello: Nerio Brunelli

: SOME ENGLISH INFLUENCES IN PROUST.

Talk by J. M. Cocking
Professor of French at King's College, London
This is a shortened version of the Inaugural Lecture in the Chair of French given by Professor Cocking in March.

Contributors

Talk By: J. M. Cocking

: HAYDN

Overture: L'Isola disabitata Arianna a Nasso
Symphony No. 96, in D
Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
The Haydn Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Friedman )
Conductor, Harry Newstone
The Ariadne legend, as was heard recently from Glyndebourne, inspired Richard Straussto fashion a complex score. Haydn's setting—a favourite of his own and widely famous in his lifetime—is of her lament alone, and was originally written for solo voice and piano. The piano part is so orchestral in style that in recent years several musicians have made orchestrations; among them is Harry Newstone , who tonight conducts the first broadcast performance of a score recently found in the British Museum, which, if not Haydn's own, must be the work of a skilful contemporary. M.W.

Contributors

Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conductor: Harry Newstone
Unknown: Richard Straussto
Unknown: Harry Newstone

: THE OTHER MIND Talk by Narayana Menon

A talk based on Beryl de Zone 's recently published book on the dances of Southern India.

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl de Zone

: MAX REGER

Canzonetta
Ave Maria Scherzo
Symphonic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor played by Ralph Downes (organ)
From Brompton Oratory

Contributors

Played By: Ralph Downes

: THE GARDENS OF ANDRE LE NOTRE Talk by David Green

In a third talk on the formal garden David Green refers to the game of ' French and English (or ' Beating the French and applies isto large-scale garden-pianning in this country. Not only in Marlborough's day but more recently the English magnifico has fdt impelled to attempt improvement upon the classic achievements of Le Notre in and about Paris.
(The recorded broadcast of July 30)

Contributors

Unknown: David Green

: BACH

Suite No. 1, in G for unaccompanied cello played by Andre Navarra

Contributors

Played By: Andre Navarra

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