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A talk by Emanuel Litvinoff on some conversations he had with Jews during a recent vis'it to the U.S.S.R.


Talk By: Emanuel Litvinoff


of the eighteenth century
April Cantelo (soprano)
Kathleen Willson (mezzo-soprano)
Janet Baker (contralto) Alexander Young (tenor)
Charles Spinks
(harpsichord continuo)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Arnold Goldsbrough and The last of three programmes devised by Anthony Lewis


Soprano: April Cantelo
Mezzo-Soprano: Kathleen Willson
Contralto: Janet Baker
Tenor: Alexander Young
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: Arnold Goldsbrough
Unknown: Anthony Lewis

: Macdonald Parke in 'THE BIRDS'

by Aristophanes
See below
The Bird! was produced at the feast of the Great Dionysia in 414 B.C.: it won the second prize.


Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 played by the Budapest String Quartet:
Joseph Roisman (violin) Jac Gorodetzky (violin)
Boris Kroyt (viola)
Mischa Schneider (cello) on a gramophone record


Violin: Joseph Roisman
Violin: Jac Gorodetzky
Viola: Boris Kroyt
Cello: Mischa Schneider

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