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: Hugh Burden, John Ruddock and Mary Wimbush in ' THE DAMASK DRUM'

A Japanese Noh Floy
A programme in two parts arranged by Geoffrey Bownas
Produced by David Thomson
Pari i : THE MEDIEVAL PLAY attributed to Seami Motokivo translated by Arthur Waley , with an introduction written by Geoffrey Bownas and illustrated by excerpts from a Japanese performance recorded at Hosho-Kai Noh Theatre, Tokyo
English cast in order of speaking:
. * *
Part 2: THE MODERN PLAY on the same theme by Yukio Mishima , translated by Donald Keene.
Cast in order of speaking:
The character Iwakichi corresponds to the gardener of the old play; Hanako Tsukioka corresponds to the Princess.
DURING THE INTERVAL (8.40-8.50 app.) : A record of some of Dowland's Lachrimae, played by the Philomusica of London, directed by Thurston Dart


Unknown: Noh Floy
Arranged By: Geoffrey Bownas
Produced By: David Thomson
Translated By: Arthur Waley
Written By: Geoffrey Bownas
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Translated By: Donald Keene.
Directed By: Thurston Dart
Narrator: Ian Lubbock
A Courtier: Charles E Stidwill
An Old Gardener: John Ruddock
Chorus: Hugh Burden
A Princess: Mary Wimbush
Narrator: Ian Lubbock
Iwakichi, an old caretaker Rudock: John Ruddock
Kayoko: Martina Mayne
ShunnosukeFujima: Charles E Stidwill
Toyama: Hugh Dickson
Kaneko: Eric Phillips
Madame, a couturiere: Janet Burnell
Hanako Tsukioka, her client: Mary Wimbush


Quartet in E flat, Op. 127 played by the Stross String Quartet:
Wilhelm Stross , Kurt Christian Stier Valentin Haertl , Rudolf Metzmacher


Unknown: Wilhelm Stross
Unknown: Kurt Christian Stier
Unknown: Valentin Haertl
Unknown: Rudolf MetzmacHer


The first of a series of six short talks in which
Sir Adrian Boult offers his views on problems of conducting


Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult


played by Piero Guarino


Played By: Piero Guarino

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