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: Carissimi 'JEPHTHA'

Oratorium latinum
Lisa Schwarzweller (soprano) Johannes Feyerabend (tenor)
Johannes Koch (viola da gamba)
Josef Lippert (double-bass) Claudius Lipp (harpsichord) The Norddeutscher Singkreis Conductor. Gottfried Wolters on gramophone records
Deryck Cooke writes on page 5

Contributors

Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller
Tenor: Johannes Feyerabend
Viola: Johannes Koch
Double-Bass: Josef Lippert
Harpsichord: Claudius Lipp
Conductor: Gottfried Wolters
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: Anthony Jacobs in ' THE MYSTERY OF ROBERT THE DEVIL'

Newly translated by W. S. Merwin from the medieval French
Music composed by James Bernard
The singers and orchestra conducted by Christopher Whelan Production by Frederick Bradnum

Contributors

Translated By: W. S. Merwin
Composed By: James Bernard
Conducted By: Christopher Whelan
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
Robert, nicknamed ' The Devil': Anthony Jacobs
The Duke of Normandy, Robert's father: Valentine Dyall
The Duchess, his wife: Catherine Salkeld
The Abbot: Gerik Schjelderup
The Hermit who befriends Robert: Godfrey Kenton
The Pope: Noel Iliff
The Emperor: William Fox
The Squire: Jack Allen
The Emperor's daughter: Barbara Greenhalgh
The Seneschal: Hugh David
God Raf de: La Torre
Our Lady: Mary Wimbush

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1
(Also broadcast yesterday)

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: THE IRON LAW OF OLIGARCHY

K. C. Wheare , Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration in the University of Oxford, talks about British Political Parties, by R. T. Mc Kenzie , a study of the distribution of power within the Conservative and Labour Parties, published this week.

Contributors

Unknown: K. C. Wheare
Unknown: R. T. Mc Kenzie

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Part 2 followed by an interlude at 9.36

: The International Geophysical Year

(July 1957-December 1958)
Talk by the Astronomer Royal, Sir Harold Spencer Jones , F.R.S.
Scientists are laying plans for a great experiment in international scientific co-operation involving the expenditure of many millions of pounds. Sir Harold Spencer Jones explains what the International Geophysical Year is and what it is hoped to achieve by these co-operative researches.

Contributors

Speaker: Sir Harold Spencer Jones

: BACH

Das musikalische Opfer
(Regis Jussu Cantio et Reliqua
Canonica Arte Resoluta)
London Harpsichord Ensemble:
John Francis (flute)
Peter Mountain (violin)
Albert Chasey (violin) Bernard Davis (viola)
John Underwood (viola)
Ambrose Gauntlett (cello)
Derek Simpson (cello)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord)
(Also broadcast on January 16)

Contributors

Unknown: Regis Jussu Cantio
Flute: John Francis
Violin: Peter Mountain
Violin: Albert Chasey
Viola: Bernard Davis
Viola: John Underwood
Cello: Ambrose Gauntlett
Cello: Derek Simpson
Harpsichord: Millicent Silver

: FOREIGN REVIEW

A monthly report on the arts, science, and politics abroad








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