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: THE DUENNA

A comic opera by R. B. Sheridan with music by Thomas Linley
(father and son) and others
Edited and arranged by ROGER FISKE with Wilfrid Grantham Arthur Gomez and Janette Richer
A section of the AMBROSIAN SINGERS
ENGLISH CHAMBER Orchestra Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz oboe obbligato, Edward Selwyn
Conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE
Produced by Douglas CLEVERDON and JULIAN BUDDEN Second broadcast
For ' The Duenna,' which has elopement as its central theme. Sheridan asked his father-in-law Thomas Linley to provide the music, but Linley passed most of the work to his nineteen-year-old son Thomas. No full score of the whole opera survives. Roger Fiske has edited the younger Linley's contribution from a full manuscript score which for many years has lain virtually forgotten in the British Museum, has found orchestrated originals of some of the songs that were borrowed from Italian operas and other sources, and has scored the rest in the style of the period. Max Adrian broadcasts by permission of the Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stratlordupon-Avon: Kevin Miller. of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Unknown: R. B. Sheridan
Music By: Thomas Linley
Arranged By: Roger Fiske
Unknown: Wilfrid Grantham
Unknown: Arthur Gomez
Unknown: Janette Richer
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Unknown: Edward Selwyn
Conducted By: Bernard Keeffe
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Produced By: Julian Budden
Unknown: Thomas Linley
Unknown: Roger Fiske
Unknown: Max Adrian
Unknown: Kevin Miller.
The Duenna: Marjorie Westbury
Isaac Mendoza: Max Adrian
Ferdinand: Alexander Young
Louisa: Jane Wenham
Antonio: Kevin Miller
Clara: Doreen Murray
Don Jerome: Ian Wallace
Carlos: Lloyd Strauss-Smith

: HINDEMITH AND REGER

FRANZ REIZENSTEIN (piano)
Hindemith
Reihe kleiner Stucke, Op. 37 Reger
Aus meinem Tagebuch, Book 1
Nos. 8, 7, 6, 4

Contributors

Piano: Franz Reizenstein

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