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: NIELSEN

Arne Skjold Rasmussen (ptano)
Humoreske-Bagatelles (1897)
Symphonic Suite (1894)
Theme and Variations (1916) Recorded in Copenhagen by courtesy of Danmarks Radio Second of three programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Arne Skjold Rasmussen

: HAMLET

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE in its entirety with Michael Redgrave
Basil Sydney , Coral Browne Barry Jones. Jane Wenham
Principal characters in order of speaking
Music by Elisabeth Lutyens conducted by Edward Clark
Production by CEDRIC MESSINA
Part 1

Contributors

Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Basil Sydney
Unknown: Coral Browne
Unknown: Barry Jones.
Unknown: Jane Wenham
Music By: Elisabeth Lutyens
Conducted By: Edward Clark
Production By: Cedric Messina
Barnardo: Gabriel Woolf
Francisco: David Spenser
Horatio: Michael Aldridge
Marcellus: Keith Williams
Claudius King of Denmark: Basil Sydney
Cornelius: Henry Davies
Voltimand: Rolf Lefebvre
Laertes: John Humphry
Polonius: Barry Jones
Hamlet: Michael Redgrave
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark: Coral Browne
Ophelia: Jane Wenham
Ghost: William Devlin
Rosencrantz: Malcolm Hayes
Guildenstern: Hugh Dickson
First Player: John Glen
Prologue: Henry Davies
Player Queen: Paul Vieyra
Lucianus: David Spenser
Fortinbras: John Westbrook
A Captain: Tom Watson
First Gravedigger: Norman Shelley
Second Gravedigger: Jon Rollason
Osric: John Rye
Narrator: Douglas Storm

: PURCELL

Sonatas of three parts
No. 7, in E minor; No. 12, In D played by the Jacobean Ensemble
Neville Marriner (violin) Peter Gibbs (violin)
Desmond Duprg (bass viol) Thurston Dart (organ) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Neville Marriner
Violin: Peter Gibbs
Bass: Desmond Duprg
Unknown: Thurston Dart

: HAMLET

Part 2

: CHAMBER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Michael Dobson (oboe) Thea King (clarinet)
Archie Camden (bassoon) Barry Tuckwell (horn)
London Mozart Players Leader, Robert Masters
Conductor, Harry Blech

Contributors

Oboe: Michael Dobson
Clarinet: Thea King
Bassoon: Archie Camden
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Leader: Robert Masters
Conductor: Harry Blech

: HAMLET

Part 3

: HERMIT SONGS

Translated from anonymous Irish texts of the 8th to the 13th century
Music by Samuel Barber
At St. Patrick's purgatory; Church bell at night; St. Ita's vision: The heavenly banquet; The crucifixion; Sea-snatch; Promiscuity; The monk and his cat; The praises of God: The desire for hermitage
Leontyne Price (soprano) Gerald Moore (piano)

Contributors

Music By: Samuel Barber
Piano: Gerald Moore

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