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: Michael Hordern and David Kossoff in * THE DOCK BRIEF'

by John Mortimer

Contributors

Unknown: John Mortimer

: 'WILLIAM TELL'

Opera in tour acts by Jouy and Bis
Music by Rossini sung in Italian: on records
Chorus and Orchestra of Radio Italiana. Turin
CONDUCTED BY Mario Rossi
ACT 1: In front of William Tell's cottage by a mountain torrent

Contributors

Conducted By: Mario Rossi
A fisherman (tenor): Antonio Pirino
William Tell (baritone): Giuseppe Taddel
Hedwig Tell's wife (mezzo-soprano): Miti Truccato Pace
Jemmy, their son (soprano): Graziella Sciutti
Arnold, a Swiss patriot in love with Mathilde (tenor): Mario Filippeschi
Melchthal, Arnold's father (bass): Plinio Clabassi
Leuthold, a shepherd (bass): Mario Zorgniotti
Rudolf, follower of Gessler (tenor): Tommaso Soley
Mathilde, a Hapsburg princess(soprano): Rosanna Carteri
Walther Fiirst, a Swiss patriot (bass): Giorgio Tozzi
Gessler, Austrian governor of the district (bass): Fernando Corena

: Living Heritage: The Balance of Nature: 7: Landscape Reconstruction

by R.J. Benthem, Consultant to the Netherlands State Forest Service, Utrecht

Planning for better living conditions involves, in addition to economic measures, the responsible use of land - in other words, the creation of a dignified human environment. This vast task, which involves managing and protecting man's natural surroundings, had to be discovered anew in this modern world, and to it the Netherlands have made possibly a unique contribution by the creation of new agricultural landscapes in the polders and the reconstruction of existing areas.
(Next talk, by Dr. G.C.L. Bertram: May 25)

Contributors

Speaker: R.J. Benthem

: ' WILLIAM TELL

Act 2: Nightfall in a mountain valley overlooking the lake of Lucerne

: THE POET AND HIS PUBLIC

A series of four talks
I-Donne by A. Alvarez
Donne is usually regarded by modern critics as an extremely obscure poet, and it is frequently assumed that he was found obscure by the contemporary audience for whom he was writing. Air. Alvarez believes that this assumption is false: Donne wrote his poems for a small, specific group whose background of knowledge and experience was the same as his own.

Contributors

Unknown: A. Alvarez

: ' WILLIAM TELL

ACT 3: The square at Altdorf
Act 4: Scene 1: A cottage
Scene 2: By the lake of Lucerne
Rossini's opera ' Elisabetta, Regina d'lnghilterra ': May 20

: COMMENT

Three speakers comment on whatever seems of most immediate interest in the world of the various arts: exhibitions, new productions in the theatre, new films and books.

: BAX

Sonata No. 3 played by Frederick Grinke (violin)
Eric Harrison (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Frederick Grinke
Piano: Eric Harrison








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