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Sonatina for violin and cello
Allegro; Andante; Allegro played by Jan Sedivka (violin)
Sela Trau (cello)


Violin: Jan Sedivka
Cello: Sela Trau


A discussion between two modern translators,
E. V. Rieu, Litt.D. and the Rev. J. B. Phillips
Dr. Rieu, editor of the Penguin Classics, has recently added to the Classics his own transition of the Four Gospels; he was already known as a vivid translator of Homer The Rev. J. B. Phillips, Vicar of St John's, Redhill, who has made a translation of the letters of rhe New Testament, Letters to Young Churches, has recently added to this a new translation of the Gospels. In the prolamine the two translators discuss the principles on which they worked in translating the Gospels.

: The Pearl Fishers

An opera in three acts
Libretto by Carre and Cormon
English translation by Geoffrey Dunn
Music by Bizet Sadler's Wells Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Marcus Dods)
Sadler's Wells Orchestra
(Leader. Walter Price )
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
Producer, Basil Coleman
From Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
(by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.)
The action is set in Ceylon and takes place within a period of about twelve boon
Act 1
The pearl fishers' encampment on the sea shore. Late afternoon
7.66 app. Interval
8.6 app. Act 2
A ruined Hindu temple. Night.
8.45 app. Interval
8.55 app. Act 3
Scene 1: Zurga's tent. Night
Scene 2: A lonely place by the sea, shortly before dawn
René Elvin writes on page 7


Translation By: Geoffrey Dunn
Leader: Walter Price
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky


A comedy by Dryden
Adapted for broadcasting by Peter Watts
Music arranged and conducted by Dennis Arundell from themes of Purcell
Produced by Peter Watts


Broadcasting By: Peter Watts
Conducted By: Dennis Arundell
Produced By: Peter Watts
Amphitryon, a Theban general: John Wyse
Phoebus Apollo: Godfrey Kenton
Mercury: Frank Duncan
Jupiter: Valentine Dyall
Night: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Alcmena, wife to Amphitryon: Denise Bryer
Phaedra, her waiting-woman: Avice Landone
Bromia, wife to Sosia: Doris Rogers
Sosia, Amphitryon's servant: Charles Leno
Judge Gripus: Hugh Manning
Polydas: Donald Eccles
Tranio: Rolf Lefebvre
Singers: Marion Lowe
Singers: Gerald Davies
Singers: Roderick Jones


Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
Eight variations on the theme 'Une fièvre brûlante' by Grétry
Andante favori in F
Rondo a capricclo in G. Op. 129
Six Bagatelles. Op. 126

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