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Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Harvey Phillips String Orchestra
Conductor, Harvey Phillips


Clarinet: Harvey Phillips
Conductor: Harvey Phillips

: Edward Chapman in ' GALILEO GALILEI '

English version by Charles Laughton
Edited for radio by H. B. Fortuin and W. A. Glen-Doepel
Music by Hanns Eisler
In Padua:
GALILEO GALILEI (Edward Chapman); ANDREA SARTI (as a boy, Jonathan Margeus ; as a man, William Eedle); MRS SARTI, Galileo's housekeeper (Kathleen Helme); LUDOVICO MARSILI, a wealthy young man (Gabriel Woolf);PRIOLl, Procurator, University of Padua (Norman Claridge); SAGREDO, Galileo', friend (George Hagan); VIRGINIA, Galileo's daughter (Pauline Jameson)
In Florence:
THE Philosopher (Godfrey Kenton); THE MATHEMATICIAN (Rolf Lefebvre); COURT LADIES (Sylvia Coleridge and Jane Jordan Rogers); FEDERZONI (Duncan McIntyre)
In Rome:
FAT PRELATE (George Merritt); INFURIATED Monk (Jon Rollason); OLD CARDINAL (Edgar Norfolk); THE LITTLE MONK (Michael Bryant); Cardinal BELLARMINE (Richard Williams); Cardinal BARBERINI, later Pope Urban VIII (Heron Carvic); Cardinal INQUISITOR (James Thomason); GAFFONE, Rector of the University of Pisa (Rolf Lefebvre); BALLAD SlNGER (Edmund Donlevy); VaNNI, an iron founder (Philip Cunningham); GRAND DUKE COSIMO de MEDICI (John Rye); INFORMER of the Inquisition (Leigh Crutchley)
Titles spoken by Janet Burnell
Commentator. Michael Turner
Music directed by Walter Goehr
Sung by the Schola Polyphonlca (director, Henry Washington), and played by Geoffrey Gilbert (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), and Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
Produced by H. B. Fortuin
DURING THE INTERVAL (7.30-7.40 app.):
Essay for Orchestra. No. 1 (Barber), plaved by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Howard Hanson : gramophone record


Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: Pauline Jameson
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: H. B. Fortuin
Music By: Hanns Eisler
Unknown: Edward Chapman
Unknown: Andrea Sarti
Unknown: Jonathan Margeus
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Mrs Sarti
Unknown: Kathleen Helme
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Norman Claridge
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Pauline Jameson
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown: Duncan McIntyre
Unknown: George Merritt
Unknown: Jon Rotlason
Unknown: Michael Bryani
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Edmund Donlevy
Unknown: Philip Cunningham
Spoken By: Janet Burnell
Commentator: Michael Turner
Directed By: Walter Goehr
Director: Henry Washington
Played By: Geoffrey Gilbert
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Conducted By: Howard Hanson


Thirty-three Variations on a waltz by Diabelll Rudolf Serkin (piano) on a gramophone record


Piano: Diabelll Rudolf Serkin


HELEN GARDNER , Reader in Renaissance English Literature in the University of Oxford, introduces a selection of sonnets by this recusant poet, written in prison and not published until this year.
Reader, Gary Watson


Reader: Helen Gardner
Reader: Gary Watson


Variations Concertantes. Op. 17 Sonata No. 1. in B flat. Op. 46 played by William Pleeth (cello) Margaret Good (piano)
First of two programmer Including all Mendelssohn's works for cello and piano.


Cello: William Pleeth


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