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: 'TANNHÄUSER'

An opera in three acts by Richard Wagner
English version by Ernest Newman
Sadler's Wells Chorus
(Chorus-Master. John Barker )
Sadler's Wells Orchestra
(Leader. Barry Collins )
Conducted BY JAMES ROBERTSON
Producer, Anthony Besch
From Sadler 's Wells Theatre. London
ACT t
Scene 1: The interior of the Venusberg
Scene 2: The valley in front of the Wartburg

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Ernest Newman
Chorus-Master: John Barker
Leader: Barry Collins
Conducted By: James Robertson
Producer: Anthony Besch
Unknown: From Sadler
Venu: Marie Collier
Tannhäuser: Ronald Dowd
A shepherd boy: Iris Kells
Hermann Landgrave of Thuringia: Stanley Clarkson
Walther von der Vogelweide: Alberto Remedios
Biterolf: Donald McLntyre
Wolfram von Eschenbach: John Lawrenson
Heinrich der Schreiber: Tom Swift
Reinmar von Zweter: Leon Greene
Elisabeth, niece of the Landgrave: Judith Pierce

: MUSICAL SCHOLARS

England v. Germany
H. C. ROBBINS LANDON, an American scholar living in Vienna, has witnessed the cold war between English and German musicologists from either side.

: ' TANNHAUSER

ACT 2: The hall of song in the Wartburg

: SLANDER'S MARK

Shakespeare's Sonnets
LXIX-LXXVII
Read by Michael Redgrave
Introduced by Rayner Heppenstall (: second broadcast)
This programme was one of a series in Which all Shakespeare's sonnets were read during 1959.

Contributors

Read By: Michael Redgrave
Introduced By: Rayner Heppenstall

: 'TANNHAUSER'

Act 3: The valley in front of the Wartburg








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