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: VIRTUOSI DI ROMA

Conductor, Renato Fasano
Vivaldi Concerto in B flat, for oboe, violin, and strings
(oboe, Renato Zanflni )
(violin, Guido Mozzaito )
Concerto Grosso in A
(The recorded broadcast of Sept. 2)

Contributors

Conductor: Renato Fasano
Oboe: Renato Zanflni
Violin: Guido Mozzaito

: Stephen Murray and Barbara Jefford 'THE MAYOR OF ZALAMEA'

by Oalderon
A version of Edward Fitzgerald 's translation by Helena Wood with songs arranged by Dr. Eduardo Torner
Characters in order of speaking:
Guitarist, John Gavall
Castanet player, Camilla Castelli Production by Mary Hope Allen

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Fitzgerald
Translation By: Helena Wood
Arranged By: Dr. Eduardo Torner
Guitarist: John Gavall
Unknown: Camilla Castelli
Production By: Mary Hope Allen
Rebolledo, a soldier: Thomas Heathcole
Chispa, his mistress: Marjorie Westbury
Don Alvaro de Ataide, a captain: William Fox
A Sergeant: Trevor Martin
Don Mendo, a poor hidalgo: Wilfred Fletcher
Nuno, his servant: Alan Reid
Ines: Sulwen Morgan
Isabel: Barbara Jefford
Juan: Nigel Stock
Pedro Oresipo, a farmer of Zalamea: Stephen Murray
A Notary: John Ruddock
Don Lope de Figuerroa: Norman Shelley
King Philip II: Dennis Arundell

: ' LA BELLE HELENE'

Opera bouffe by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy
Music by Jacques Offenbach
(sung in French) on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing: Paris Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
CONDUCTED BY RENE LEIBOWITZ with a recorded introduction by Martin Cooper
Act 1

Contributors

Unknown: Henri Meilhac
Unknown: Ludovic Halevy
Music By: Jacques Offenbach
Conducted By: Rene Leibowitz
Unknown: Martin Cooper

: SIR JAMES GEORGE FRAZER

Talk by Alexander Macbeath, C.B.E., LL.D. Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at The Queen's University, Belfast
In the last of three talks to mark the centenary of the birth of the author of The Golden Bough, Professor Macbeath speaks about Sir James Frazer 's contribution to social anthropology.

Contributors

Talk By: Alexander MacBeath, C.B.E., Ll.D.
Unknown: Sir James Frazer

: PORTRAIT OF IBN SAUD

by Sir Reader Bullard
K.C.B., K.C.M.G., CLE.
Sir Reader Bullard, who spent more than twenty-five years in rhe Foreign Service in the Middle East, had a long personal acquaintance with the late King Ibn Saud. In this talk he describes Ibn Saud's personality, the expioits-both adventurous and diplomatic — by which he achieved his outstanding position among rhe Arab rulers, and his attitude towards his own and the Western world.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Reader Bullard

: ' POEMA DE MIO CID'

A new translation into English by W. S. Merwin of the medieval Spanish epic
Produced by Terence Tiller in six parts
Cantar t: Part
The King of Morocco is defeated, leaving much plunder with the Cid, who now plans to obtain good marriages for his two daughters. King Alfonso recalls the Cid from exile, and bestows the two girls in marriage wdith rhe Princelangs of Carrion.

Contributors

Unknown: W. S. Merwin
Produced By: Terence Tiller

: CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Ena Mitchell (soprano)
Betty Bannerman
(mezzo-soprano)
Alexander Young (tenor)
Francis Loring (baritone)
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Royal Opera House Orchestra,
Covent Garden
(Leader, Charles Taylor )
Conducted by Douglas Robinson

Contributors

Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Mezzo-Soprano: Betty Bannerman
Tenor: Alexander Young
Baritone: Francis Loring
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson

: THE SERMONS OF DONNE

Helen Gardner speaks about the edition of Donne's sermons now in course of publication under the editorship of G. R. Potter and Evelyn M. Simpson

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: G. R. Potter
Unknown: Evelyn M. Simpson

: MEWTON WOOD

(1922-1953)
A tribute by Sir Arthur Bliss
The programme includes selections from recordings made by Mewton Wood
Burnett James writes on page 8

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Mewton Wood
Unknown: Burnett James

: 'GENTLY DIP, BUT NOT TOO DEEP'

Richard Irvine Best. custodian of Dublin memories and sometime Librarian of the National Library of Ireland, dips gently into the pool of reminiscence

: Brahms

Quintet in G, Op. Ill played by the Martin String Quartet with Gwynne Edwards (viols)

Contributors

Unknown: Gwynne Edwards








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