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: Don Quixote: Part 1

Music inspired by the ingenious Knight of La Mancha
Third of five programmes devised by Anthony Bernard
Jacqueline Delman (soprano), Jeannette Sinclair (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), Camille Maurane (baritone), James Atkins (bass), Michael Langdon (bass)
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Lionel Bentley)
Conductor, Anthony Bernard

Contributors

Devised by/Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Soprano: Jacqueline Delman
Soprano: Jeannette Sinclair
Tenor: Alexander Young
Baritone: Camille Maurane
Bass: James Atkins
Bass: Michael Langdon
Musicians: London Chamber Orchestra
Leader: Lionel Bentley

: WHAT IS A DICTIONARY ?

by J. Isaacs
Professor of English Language and Literature at Queen Mary College.
London University
The Clarendon Press is at present compiling a new supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary. Professor Isaacs talks about the evolution of the English dictionary and the principles that have guided lexicographers in their compilations.

Contributors

Unknown: J. Isaacs
Talks: Professor Isaacs

: DON QUIXOTE

Part 2
Scenes from THE WEDDING OF
CAMACHO (1826) Mendelssohn

Contributors

Quiteria: Jacqueline Delman
Lucinda: Jeannette Sinclair
Basilio: Alexander Young
Carrasco: James Atkins
Don Quixote: Camille Maurane
Sancho Panza: Michael Langdon

: MUSIC 'THAT GOETH WITH A WHELE'

Recordings of . mechanical musical instruments collected and introduced by Fritz Spiegl
Henry VIII's automatic spinet, ' an instrument that goeth with a whele, without playinge vppon,' does not survive, but similar instruments from the time of Shakespeare are heard in this programme; also a barrel organ that plays operatic pieces by Handel and Arne, a Mozartian mechanical organ, and a Napoleonic trumpet-machine. Such instruments provide fascinating evidence of how the music of the past actually sounded.
Programme produced by Roger Fiske

Contributors

Introduced By: Fritz Spiegl
Produced By: Roger Fiske

: SCHUBERT

Trio in B flat (D.898) played by Jacques Thibaud (violin)
Pablo Casals (cello)
Alfred Cortot (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Jacques Thibaud
Cello: Pablo Casals
Piano: Alfred Cortot








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