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: Chamber Music

Allegri String Quartet: Eli Goren (violin), James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola), William Pleeth (cello)
(BBC recording)
Third of five programmes including string quartets by Wordsworth.
Quartet in A minor, Op, 47: July 21

Contributors

Violinist: Eli Goren
Violinist: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cellist: William Pleeth

: The Prince of Homburg

by Heinrich von Kleist.
Translated by James Kirkup.
[Starring] Paul Daneman, Jill Bennett, William Devlin and Baliol Holloway

The action takes place in Brandenburg in 1675 at the time of the 'Great Elector' Friedrich Wilhelm's victory over the Swedes at Fehrbellin.
(Recording of broadcast on March 2)

During the Interval (9.55-10.5 app.): Movements from Suite No. 2, Le Journal de Printemps (J. C. F. Fischer): Oiseau-Lyre Orchestral Ensemble, conducted by Louis de Froment: on a gramophone record

Contributors

Author: Heinrich von Kleist
Translated by: James Kirkup
Production: Michael Bakewell
Captain Goltz: Brewster Mason
Count Hohenzollern: Douglas Wilmer
Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg: William Devlin
The Electress: Madeleine Christie
Princess Natalia of Orange: Jill Bennett
Prince Friedrich Arthur von Homburg: Paul Daneman
Field-Marshal Dorfling: Leslie Perrins
Colonels of Infantry: Hennings: Robert Chetwyn
Colonels of Infantry: Truchss: Godfrey Kenton
Colonel Kottwitz: Baliol Holloway
Captain Reuss: Bernard Brown
First Officer: Anthony Viccars
Second Officer: Charles Hodgson
Siegfried von Morner captain of the horse: Frank Partington
Count von Sparren: Trevor Martin
Captain Stranz: David Spenser
Ladies-in-waiting, pages, peasants, officers and men of the armies of Brandenburg: Members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Musicians (Interval): Oiseau-Lyre Orchestral Ensemble
[Ensemble] conducted by (Interval): Louis de Froment

: Recital

Norman Jones (cello), Ernest Lush (piano)
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 23)

Contributors

Cellist: Norman Jones
Pianist: Ernest Lush








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