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: MENDELSSOHN

Quintet in A, Op. 18
Octet in E flat, Op. 20
Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello) with Raymond Keenlyside (violin)
Kelly Isaacs (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
John Moore (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Derek Simpson
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Violin: Kelly Isaacs
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: John Moore

: Flora Robson reading' RETURN JOURNEY TO SYLER'S GREEN'

by Stevie Smith
followed by an interlude at 7.35

Contributors

Unknown: Stevie Smith

: 'TURANDOT'

A lyric drama in three acts
Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
Music by Puccini
Chorus and Orchestra of Radiotelevisione Italiana, Milan
(Chorus-Master, Giulio Bertola )
Conducted BY FERNANDO PREVITALI
Scene: Peking in legendary times
ACT I
Outside the walls of the imperial palace

Contributors

Unknown: Giuseppe Adami
Unknown: Renato Simoni
Chorus-Master: Giulio Bertola
Conducted By: Fernando Previtali
PRINCESS TURANOT: Lucille Udovick
THE EMPEROR ALTOUM: Nino Del Sole
Timur, exiled king of Tartary: Plinio Clabassi
CALAF a prince Incognito, son of Timur: Franco Corelli
Liu, a young slave: Renata Mattioli
Three Mandarins of the court:PING: Mario Borriello
Three Mandarins of the court:PANG: Mario Carlin
Three Mandarins of the court:PONG: Renato Ercolani
A MANDARIN: Teodoro Rovetta

: THE CHURCH BESIDE THE BATH

by the Rev. Basil Minchin
Ihad heard that the bath ... drives anxiety from the mind. I bathed, but was the same man as before.
(ST. AUGUSTINE)
Basil Minchin recently visited the remains of a ' basilica ' at Ostia, the port of Rome. He remembered that St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had visited the place and that she had died there. What did the church look like at that time? Mr. Minchin follows his clues to a conclusion not found in any guide-book.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Basil Minchin
Unknown: Basil Minchin

: ' TURANDOT '

Act 2
Scene 1: A pavilion in the palace
Scene 2: The square outside the palace

: THE PASSION OF WILLIAM MOORCROFT

by Francis Watson
Francis Watson , for whom the mountain ramparts of Central Asia have a particular fascination, considers what it was that in 1819 drove William Moorcroft , veterinary surgeon, on a five-year journey from India through unexplored Ladakh, Kashmir, Afghanistan, and Turkestan to Bokhara, ending with his still-mysterious death.

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Watson
Unknown: Francis Watson
Unknown: William Moorcroft

: ' TURANDOT '

Act 3
Scene 1: The palace gardens, near Turandot's apartment
Scene 2: Outside the palace

: DR. MURKE'S COLLECTION OF SILENCES

Story by Heinrich Boll
Translated by Richard Graves
Read by Gilbert Harding
This is a story about a radio talks producer, deeply depressed by his environment, and about the way he found comfort.
(: fourth broadcast)

Contributors

Story By: Heinrich Boll
Translated By: Richard Graves
Read By: Gilbert Harding

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