(' The Italian Girl in Algiers")
A comic opera in two acts Libretto by Angelo Anelli
Music by Rossini
(sung in Italian)
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Peter Gcllhorn )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Steven Staryk )
Conducted BY Vittorio Gui
Producer, Peter Ebert
Head of Music Staff, Jani Strasser
Scene: Algiers in the year 1810 (Continued in next column)
Scene 1: In the Bey's palace. Morning. Scene 2: A seashore
Scene 3: A court of the Bey's palace. Noon
Mustafa Bey of Algiers:
Elvira, his wife:
Zulma, Elvira's confidante:
Haly, captain of a pirate ship:
Lindoro, favourite slave of Mustafa and Isabella's lover:
Isabella, an Italian girl:
Taddeo, her companion:
11-The Conservation of Water by B. J. Mason , D.SC. of Imperial College, London
Half the earth's surface already lacks adequate water supplies. Dr. Mason describes the vital part water plays in world economy, mentions research directed towards augmenting and conserving supplies, and speculates on future developments.
by Jossleyn Hennessy
Sarvodaya (literally, ' the uplift of all ") was the word Mahatma Gandhi used to describe his ideal social order. Implicit is a considerable criticism of the more orthodox view of the welfare state, and Mr. Hennessy suggests that amidst much that seems Utopian Sarvodaya has substantial practical implications both for India and Britain.
A comment on Robert Graves's view by C. E. Stevens
Lecturer in Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Oxford and Fellow of Magdalen College
In three talks recently, Robert Graves stated his attitude to Roman culture in general and retold the story of Nero's reign in particular. Mr. Stevens suggests that in both he neglected the most Intercsting-the political-developments.
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