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A twelfth-century music drama performed by the New York Pro Musica with boy choristers of the Church of the Transfiguration. New York directed by Noah Greenberg on a gramophone record
Presented by Denis Stevens
Cost (singing in Latin): and The manuscript of the music for this play is in the British Museum. It has been transcribed by Fr. Rembert Weaklando.s.B., and scored for voices and instruments by Noah Greenberg, whose version was given a stage production by the New York Pro Musica in 1958. This gramophone record was previously broadcast in the Home Service in January.


Directed By: Noah Greenberg
Presented By: Denis Stevens
Daniel: Charles Bressler
Belshazzar: Brayton Lewis
Belshazzar's Queen: Betty Wilson
Belshazzar's Prince: Russell OBErlin
Darius: Gordon Myers
Habakkuk: Alan Baker
Wise men:: Jerold Sien
Wise men:: Alan Baker
Advisers:: Alva Tripp
Advisers:: Jerold Sien
Envious counsellors:: Paul Ehrlich,
Envious counsellors:: Jean Hakes
Envious counsellors:: Arthur Squires
An angel: Russell OBErlin
A herald angel: Russell OBErlin


Yehudi Menuhin
(violino piccolo and violin)
Janet Craxton (oboe) Michael Dobson (oboe) Richard Morgan (oboe)
Archie Camden (bassoon)
Barry Tuckwell (horn)
James Quaife (horn)
Kinloch Anderson (harpsichord) and Eugene Cruft (double-bass)
Festival Chamber Orchestra
(Leader,Robert Masters )
Part 1
Brandenburg Concertos
No. 3, in G; No. 6, in B flat


Violino: Yehudi Menuhin
Oboe: Janet Craxton
Oboe: Michael Dobson
Oboe: Richard Morgan
Bassoon: Archie Camden
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Horn: James Quaife
Harpsichord: Kinloch Anderson
Harpsichord: Eugene Cruft
Leader: Robert Masters
Directed By: Yehudi Menuhin


by Leonard Woolf
The first of two reminiscent talks


Unknown: Leonard Woolf


Part 2
Brandenburg Concerto
No. 1. in F


by A. J. P. Taylor
Fellow of Magdalen College. Oxford
This is a version, shortened for broadcasting, of the Raleigh Lecture delivered at the British Academy earlier this year.

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