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More songs and a commentary
Tom Lehrer's peculiar brand of American humour delighted large audiences at the limited number of concerts he gave in London last summer. Here, on a gramophone record, are some of the later songs these concerts included, with a New Year's Eve commentary specially recorded in New York for this programme.
Arranged by D. G. Bridson


Arranged By: D. G. Bridson


The first of three programmes of music by Haydn, most of which has not been performed since the composer's lifetime. The concert is introduced by H. C. ROBBINS LANDON , who has discovered and edited much of the music included in these programmes.
April Cantelo (soprano)
Arnold Goldsbrough
(harpsichord continuo)
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader. Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conducted by Maurits Sillem
Overture: L'isola disabitata Lira Concerto No. in F flute, David Butt : oboe. Peter Graeme violin, Emanuel Hurwitz
Arie des Schutzgeistes (Alfred) March for the Prince of Wales
Aria: La moglie quando e buona
(for insertion in Cimarosa's opera, Giannina e Bernadone)
Notturno No. 1, in C


Duced By: H. C. Robbins Landon
Soprano: April Cantelo
Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Maurits Sillem
Flute: David Butt
Oboe: Peter Graeme
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violin: Arie Des Schutzgeistes


A weekly review of the arts
In this edition C. DAY LEWIS introduces and comments on some currently available commercial gramophone records of poetry.
His talk is illustrated by records of poems by John Masefield , Dylan Thomas , T. S. Eliot , Edith Sitwell , W. B. Yeats , Roy Fuller , and Edwin Muir.


Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: Edith Sitwell
Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Unknown: Roy Fuller
Unknown: Edwin Muir.


Philip Hope-Wallace presents excerpts from
Offenbach's operetta on gramophone records
The Grand Duchess.Eugenia Zareska Wanda, a country girl.Gisele Prevet
Paris Lyric Chorus Pasdeloup Orchestra


Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Eugenia Zareska
Conducted By: Rene Leibowitz
Fritz, a soldier, her fiance: André Dran
General Bourn: John Riley
Baron Puck: Georges Lacour
Prince Paul: Jean Mollien

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