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CD85524 Zaide, BBC Concert 1952

CD85524  Zaide, BBC Concert 1952
CD85524 Zaide, BBC Concert 1952
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CD85524 Zaide, BBC Concert 1952

Hi everyone Here is a BBC concert, broadcast on the Third Programme, of Mozart's Zaide. It was a live broadcast of a concert from the Royal Festival Hall, with a good cast. The version I have has been edited to take out all the applause, and the linking narration by Jill Balcon. The original broadcast was 2 hrs, but we only have about one and a half hours, and it cuts off before the end. I am not sufficiently familiar with the opera to know how much music has been lost. Still, I thought it worth posting for what must be one of the earliest recordings of this opera and with Pears in slightly unusual repertoire. Enjoy Tim



Mozart: Zaide Royal Festival Hall, London July 14, 1952 London Mozart Players c. Harry Blech

Zaide - Gre Brouwenstijn Gomatz - Peter Pears Zaram - Llody Strauss-Smith Soliman - Alexander Young Allazim - Bruce Baker Osmin - Owen Brannigan Speaker - Jill Balcon also with Robert Edy and Andrew Gold

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