Part 2 of a poetic drama for broadcasting, based on the story of Homer's 'Odyssey' by Edward Sackville-West. Orchestral score by Benjamin Britten. Produced by John Burrell
Characters as in Part I, with the addition of BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Clarence Raybould
The scene is the island of Ithaca, several weeks later, and again the action covers a single day from dawn to the following dawn.
From this World to that which is to Come: Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream, wherein is discovered the Manner of his Setting out, his Dangerous Journey; and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country: by John Bunyan. Arranged for broadcasting by Edward Sackville-West, with acknowledgments to W. Nugent Monck
Music specially composed by Vaughan Williams. BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Chorus: conductor, Sir Adrian Boult. Produced by John Burrell
Others taking part are Edgar Norfolk , Preston Lockwood , Deryck Guyler , Joan Carol , Belle Chrystall , Rita Vale , Sehri Saklatvala , Sybil Arundate , Charles Maunsell , William Trent , Heron Carvic , Ann Codnngton , and members of the BBC Chorus. Soloists : Margaret Godley (soprano) ; Margaret Rolfe (contralto) ; Bradbridge White (tenor) ; Stanley Riley (baritone)
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