A story by Slawomir Mrozek translated by KONRAD SYROF read by Kenneth Griffith
A city is besieged, it is not clear by whom: the storyteller becomes involved in a sinister way in the atmosphere of mock heroism and treason. This short story, like Siesta which was recently broadcast in the Third Programme, comes from a volume of stories by Mrozek called The Elephant.
THE SMETANA STRING QUARTET Jiri Novak (violin)
Lubomir Kostecky (violin) Milan Skampa (viola) Antonin Kohout (cello)
Recorded at a public concert at
Darlington in August 1960: second broadcast
Fifth of seven programmes including string quartets by Dvorak
Quartet in A flat major. Op. 105: September 13
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