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: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1
Sonata in A, Op. 101 played by Conrad Hansen (piano)

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Piano: Conrad Hansen

: KIPLING THE CONSERVATIVE

Talk by Noel Annan

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Talk By: Noel Annan

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Leonard Dight (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola) Francisco Gabarro (cello)

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Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Leonard Dight
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Francisco Gabarro

: 'THE QUEEN'S GOVERNMENT'

A talk by T. E. Utley based on the recently published book by Sir Ivor Jennings , Q.c.

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Talk By: T. E. Utley
Book By: Sir Ivor Jennings , Q.C.

: 'A CRIMINAL PRODUCTION'

(' Essays and Reviews,' 1860)
Programme written and compiled by Kenneth Hudson

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Unknown: Kenneth Hudson

: Venice Festival The English Opera Group in ' THE TURN OF THE SCREW'

An opera in two acts
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Henry James
Music by Benjamin Britten
Cast in order of singing:
(Continued in next column)
English Opera Group Orchestra
(Leader. Olive Zorian )
CONDUCTED BY THE COMPOSER
Producer, Basil Coleman
The action takes place in and around the country house at Bly
Act 1
Prologue; Scene 1 The Journey; Scene 2 The Welcome; Scene 3 The Lotter; Scene 4 The Tower; Scene 5 The Window; Scene 6 The Lesson; Scene 7 The Lake; Scene 8 At Night

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Story By: Henry James
Music By: Benjamin Britten
Leader: Olive Zorian
Producer: Basil Coleman
The Prologue: Peter Pears
The Governess to Miles and Flora: Jennifer Vyvyan
Mrs Grose, the housekeeper: Joan Cross
Miles: David Hemmings
Flora: Olive Dyer
Miss Jessel, ghost of the former governess: Arda Mandikian
Peter Quint, ghost of the former manservant: Peter Pears

: THE ASSYRIAN LION HUNT

Talk by R. D. Barnett
Deputy Keeper In the Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities,
British Museum
The great sculptured frieze from the palace of Assurbanipal at Nineveh has, after fifteen years, been reopened to the public at the British Museum. Mr. Barnett speaks of its qualities as a work of art and as a historical document for the finest period of Assyrian civilisation.

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Talk By: R. D. Barnett

: THE TURN OF THE SCREW'

Act 2
Scene 1 Colloquy and Soliloquy; Scene 2 The Bells; Scene 3 Miss Jessd; Scene 4 The Bedroom; Scene 5 Quint; Scene 6 The Piano; Scene 7 Flora; Scene 8 Miles
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