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: Glyndebourne Opera

'FALSTAFF'
A lyric comedy in three acts
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
Based on Shakespeare's comedy 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'
Music by Verdi
(sung in the original Italian)
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Peter Gellhorn )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. Steven Staryk )
Conducted BY VITTORIO GUI
Producer, Carl Ebert
Head of Music Staff, Jani Strasser
(Continued in next column)
Windsor in the reign of King Henry IV
ACT I
Scene 1: The taproom of the Garter Inn Scene 2: The garden of Ford's house
ACT 2
Scene 1: The taproom of the Garter Inn

Contributors

Unknown: Arrigo Boito
Chorus-Master: Peter Gellhorn
Leader: Steven Staryk
Conducted By: Vittorio Gui
Producer: Carl Ebert
Unknown: Jani Strasser
Sir John Falstaff: Geraint Evans
Followers of Falstaff: Bardolph (Bardolfo): John Lewis
Followers of Falstaff: Pistol (Pistola): Hervey Alan
Doctor Caius: Hugues Cuenod
Ford, a wealthy burgher: Antonio Boyer
Mistress Ford (Alice): Orietta Moscuccl
Anne Ford (Nannetta): Antonietta Pastorl
Mistress Page (Meg): Fernanda Cadoni
Dame Quickly: Oralia Dominguez
Fenton, a young gentleman: Juan Oncina

: THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

by V. K. R. V. Rao
Director of the Delhi School of Economics
Dr. Rao talks about the published text of three lectures given in the United States last year by the Canadian historian, Frank H. Underhill. In these lectures, Professor Underhill gives an account of a representative Canadian concept of Commonwealth, and in his comments, Dr. Rao relates this to current Indian thought on the subject.

Contributors

Unknown: V. K. R. V. Rao

: 'ELGA'

A play by Gerhart Hauptmann

Contributors

Play By: Gerhart Hauptmann

: 'FALSTAFF'

ACT 2
Scene 2: Inside Ford's house
ACT 3
Scene 1: Outside the Garter Inn
Scene 2: Heme's Oak in Windsor Forest followed by an interlude at 10.0

: ARE TRADE UNIONS REALLY NECESSARY?

A discussion between
Edward Shackleton , O.B.E.
Chief Registrar of the John Lewis Partnership
Peter Wiles
Fellow of New College, Oxford and George Woodcock , C.B.E. Assistant General-Secretary of the T.U.C.
Mr. Wiles believes that nation-wide trade unions have outlived their purpose and are now the main barrier to social progress in industry. While not denying that some changes may be needed, Mr. Woodcock argues that the unions have an even more important role to play in future.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Shackleton , O.B.E.
Unknown: John Lewis
Unknown: Peter Wiles
Unknown: George Woodcock , C.B.E.

: NIELSEN

Symphony No. 6 (1925)
(Sinfonia semplice)
Orchestra of Statsradiofonien, Denmark
Conducted by Thomas Jensen on gramophone records
Last of a series of programmes
Including all Nielsen's symphonies

Contributors

Conducted By: Thomas Jensen

: COMMENT

A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment








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