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: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Orchester-Ornament, Op. 44
Boris Blacher
SUdwestfunk Orchestra
Conducted by Hans Rosbaud
Symphony No. 7, Op. 50. Vagn Holmboe
SUdwestfunk Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Bour

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Blacher
Conducted By: Hans Rosbaud
Conducted By: Ernest Bour

: ' HUGH LATIMER'

A dramatic poem by E. K. Ellis read by Robert Speaight
Latimer was martyred on October 16, 1555. This poem, which was awarded the Cambridge Seatonian Prize for 1955, is in the form of a monologue spoken by Latimer on the eve of his death.

Contributors

Unknown: E. K. Ellis
Read By: Robert Speaight

: CIPRIANO DE RORE

(1516-1565)
.' Le Vergine '
A setting of the eighth canzone from Petrarch's ' Canzoniere in morte di Madonna Laura ' sung by the London Chamber Singers
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
(Continued in next column)
Part 1: stanzas 1-6
Vergine bella, che di sol vestita
Vergine saggia, e del bel numer, una Vergine pura, d'ogni parte intera Vergine santa, d'ogni grazia piena
Vergine sola al mondo, senza esempio Vergine chiara e stabile in eterno
From St. Gabriel's, Cricklewood

Contributors

Unknown: Madonna Laura
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: THE ANTI-PROTON

Talk by O. R. Frisch F.R.S. ,
Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Cambridge Professor Frisch reviews the report that the fundamental particle suggested by theory-the anti-proton-has now been discovered. Positive and negative electrons have been known for some time, but the new particle, the negative analogue of the nucleus of the hydrogen atom, has so far eluded discovery.

Contributors

Talk By: O. R. Frisch F.R.S.

: BARTOK

Quartet No. 6 played by the Juilliard String Quartet:
Robert Mann , Robert Koft
Raphael Hillyer , Claus Adam
The last of six programmes in which all Bartok's string quartets have been played.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Mann
Unknown: Robert Koft
Unknown: Raphael Hillyer
Unknown: Claus Adam

: ' VINCENZO

A tragi-comedy by Henry Reed
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
The music arranged by Denis Stevens from Monteverdi, Grandi, de Wert and other Mantuan composers with April Cantelo (soprano) Desmond Dupre (lute)
Charles Spinks (harpsichord, organ)
The Ambrosian Singers
An Instrumental Ensemble
(led by Neville Marriner ) Directed by Denis Stevens
The time is the late Renaissance in Italy, between the years 1580 and 1612. The scenes are Mantua, Parma, Florence, Venice, Colorno.

Contributors

Comedy By: Henry Reed
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Arranged By: Denis Stevens
Soprano: April Cantelo
Soprano: Desmond Dupre
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Directed By: Denis Stevens
Vincenzo Gonzaga, Prince of Mantua: Hugh Burden
The Duke of Mantua, his father: Newton Blick
The Duchess, Leonora of Austria, his mother: Mary O'Farrell
Barbara Sanseverino, Countess of Sala: Margaretta Scott
Ippolita Torelli: Rachel Gurney
Agnese del Carretto: Barbara Couper
Adriana Basile: Marjorie Westbury
Elena: Molly Lawson
Margherita Farnese, Vincenzo's first wife: Gwen Cherrell
Ranuccio, her brother: as a boy: Glyn Dearman
Ranuccio, her brother: as a man: Derek Hart
Carlo Borromeo: Neville Hartley
Eleonora de' Medici, Vincenzo's second wife: Barbara Lott
Francesco de' Medici, Eleonora's father: Norman Shelley
Bianca Cappello, Francesco's second wife: Gladys Young
Silvio Gonzaga: D Bryer
GianfrancescoSanvitale: Frank Duncan
Mareello Donati: Robert Marsden
A Florentine Mother: Cecile Chevreau

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Archie Jacob (clarinet)
Dennis Brain (horn) Neill Sanders (horn)
Cecil James (bassoon)
The first of two programmes including recently discovered quintets by J. C. Bach

Contributors

Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Clarinet: Archie Jacob
Horn: Dennis Brain
Horn: Neill Sanders
Bassoon: Cecil James








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