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CD95997 Osud BBC Radio 1971

CD95997 Osud BBC Radio 1971
CD95997 Osud BBC Radio 1971
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CD95997 Osud BBC Radio 1971

Osud BBC Radio 1971

Many thanks to Tim for this upload. As for the date of the re-broadcast, it was on 5th May 1973.


--- In, "tim" wrote: > > Hi everyone > This is rather poignant recording since a couple of months after this recording in December 1971 Marie Collier died after falling from a second-floor window aged just 44. She never heard the broadcast which occurred in January 1972. Collier was a noted interpreter of Janacek, singing a number of his operas at Sadler's Wells in the 1950s and 1960s. This was a new role for her, and indeed it might have been the first time Osud was heard in Britain. The sound is ok stereo, there was a persistent high pitched interference that I have tamed by equalisation and the balance between left and right was all over the place - I have tried to resolve that as best I can. All the commentary and the intermission features are included. This is not from the Jan '72 broadcast but from a re-broadcast in 1973. I can't find the exact date of that. > > Leos Janácek - Osud (sung in English) > BBC Studio recording October 1971, first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 January 22, 1972. > c. Vilem Tausky > > Orpington Junior Singers > BBC Chorus > BBC Concert Orchestra > > Zivný: Gregory Dempsey > Míla Válková: Marie Collier > Míla's Mother: Ann Howard > Lensky/Suda: Roland Jones > Lhotský: William Elvin > Verva: Neil Howlett > Konecný: Gordon Farrell > Kosinska/ School Teacher: Wendy Baldwin > Mayor's Wife: Veronica Lucas > A Student: Emlyn Jones > Old Slovak woman: Yvonne Newman > Dobek: Michael Nichols > Young Girl: Ann Rowley > > 192kps stereo >

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