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: THE THURSDAY INVITATION CONCERT

Peter Pears tenor
Benjamin Britten Piano
Im wunderschonen Monat Mai Aus meinen Tranen
Die Rose. die Lilie. die Taube
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' Ich will meine Seele tauchen Im Rhein. im heiligen Strome Ich grolle nicht
Und wussten'sdie Blumen Das ist ein Floten und Geigen Hor ichdas Liedchen
Ein Junglingliebt ein Madchen Am leuchtenden SommermorKen Ich hab' im Traum geweinet Allnachttich im Traume Aus atten Miirchen
Die alten, bösen Lieder
Given before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, London. Tickets may he obtained by applying to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten

: COMMENT

A weekly review of the arts

: INVITATION CONCERT

Part 2

: TWO PLAYS

by W. B. YEATS
Calvary, a verse play written in 1920, appears never to have received a professional stage production in this country. This fact can only be accounted for by the treatment Yeats accorded its subject.
The Resurrection was not written until
1931. Although in prose, the treatment of its subject, in its irony and savage questioning, is similar to that of Calvary.
Calvary
Musicians, Philip Talfryn , Philip Todd1: Speaker, Godfrey Kenton : LazarusGabriel Woolf; The Anointed One. Nigel Stock: Judas. Allan McClelland ; Soldiers, William Eedle. Haydn Jones , Michael Turner
The Resurrection
Singer, Philip Todd :; Young man. Philip Talfrvn ; The Hebrew, John Glen ; The Greek, Peter Claughton : The Syrian, Hugh Manning
Songs and incidental music composed by JOHN BucKLAND conducted by Eric Wetherell
The plays produced by JOHN GIBSON : second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Musicians: Philip Talfryn
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Judas. Allan McClelland
Unknown: William Eedle.
Unknown: Haydn Jones
Unknown: Michael Turner
Singer: Philip Todd
Unknown: Philip Talfrvn
Unknown: John Glen
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Composed By: John Buckland
Conducted By: Eric Wetherell
Produced By: John Gibson

: BRAHMS

String Quartet in A minor Op. 51 No. played by the Tatrat Quartet on a gramophone record I








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