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(John Bushelle is appearing in The Tea-house of the August Moon ' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)
Miriam John writes on page 8


Unknown: John Bushelle
Unknown: Miriam John

: ' SADKO'

Opera in seven scenes
Text by Rimsky-Korsakov and Byelsky
Music by Rimsky-.Korsakov
(sung in Russian) on gramophone records
Characters in order of singing:
and The Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra
The action takes place in semi-mythicalf semi-historical times
Act 1
Scene 1: The hall of the merchants' guild at Novgorod
Scene 2: The banks of Lake Ilmen


Conducted By: Nikolai Golovanov
Elders of Novgorod: Luka Zinovich (bass): Stepan Nikolai
Elders of Novgorod: Foma Nazarich (tenor): Tikhon Chernyakov
Nezhata, a young gusla-player of Kiev(contralto): Elena Antonova
Sadko, gusla-playcr and singer of Novgorod(tenor): Georgi Nelepp
Duda (bass): Sergei Koltipm
Sopiel (tenor): Alexander Peregudov
Princess Volkhova, daughter of the Kinof the Sea (soprano).g: Elisabeta Shumskaya
The King of the Sea (bass): Sergei Krasovsky
Liubava, Sadko'i wife (mezzo-soprano): Vera Davidova
Soothsayers:: Feodor Godovkin
Soothsayers:: Ivan Dolgy
Soothsayers:: Ivan Khatsov
Soothsayers:: Uri Filin
A Norse merchant (bass): Mark Reizen
A Hindu merchant (tenor): Ivan Koziovsky
A Venetian merchant (baritone): Pavel Lisitsian
Apparition (baritone): Ilya Bogdanov


by William Walsh
In this talk on Coleridge's understanding of children Mr. Walsh suggests that the imagination is still underestimated as an educative force.


Unknown: William Walsh


Act 2
Scene 1: Sadko's house
Scene 2: The harbour of Novgorod, on Lake Ilmen


Talk by Richard Wollheim
Lecturer in Philosophy at University College, London


Talk By: Richard Wollheim


of Dante Alighieri
The second cantica of the Divine Comedy, translated into English triple rhyme by Laurence Binyon
A reading in six parts
Produced by Peter Duval Smith
PART 3 (Cantos 12-17):
Leaving the first terrace of the Proud,
Dante and Virgil climb to the second terrace of the Envious, whose eyelids are stitched up with wire; Guy del Ducs speaks his anger and his prophesy; the poets reach the third terrace of the Wrathful, who move in a suffocating cloud of dark smoke; Mark Lombardo mourns the badness of the times, blaming the worldliness of the Church; Virgil explains the system of Purgatory.


Unknown: Laurence Binyon
Produced By: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: Mark Lombardo
Dante: Marius Goring
Virgil: Esmé Percy
An Angel: Richard Bebb
Sapia: Maxine Audley
Guy del Duca: V C Clinton-Baddeley
Rinier da Calboli: Jack Allen
The Virgin Mary: Elizabeth London
Pisistratus's Wife: Thea Wells
Mark Lombardo: Hugh Burden
Lavinia: Mary Manson


Act 3
Scene 1: At sea
Scene 2: The palace of the King of the Sea Scene 3: A meadow bordering on Lake Ilmen


The Two Kingdoms by the Rev. E. G. Rupp
Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History in the University of Cambridge
Christians owe allegiance to two societies : the Kingdom of God and the human political order. The Rev. E. G. Rupp seeks to illustrate from recent Protestant history the problem of reconciling other-worldliness with political responsibility.
Last of four talks


Unknown: Rev. E. G. Rupp
Unknown: Rev. E. G. Rupp


played by theQuintetto Boccherini : Guido Mozzato (violin)
Arrigo Pelliccia (violin) Luigi Sagrati (viola)
Arturo Bonucci (cello) Nerio Brunelll (cello)


Violin: Guido Mozzato
Violin: Arrigo Pelliccia
Violin: Luigi Sagrati
Cello: Arturo Bonucci
Cello: Nerio Brunelll


E. M. Forster speaks about the book by T. E. Lawrence which was completed in 1927 but has remained unpublished until now. It is an account of Lawrence's experience in the ranks of the Royal Air Force.


Book By: T. E. Lawrence

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