"Le Coq d'Or" scrapbook : part 1 / by Andrew McLennan.
Duration: 69 min.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.
Summary: The first of a two-part program. Alexander Pushkin's "The Golden Cockerel" became an opera by Rimsky-Korsakov and then a ballet by Michel Fokine. Its scenario was depicted on the walls of a Sydney restaurant, owned by Walter Magnus and painted by Australian artist Elaine Haxton. She won the Sulman Prize for this mural in 1943. Readings by Arthur Dignam, Andrei Shabunov and Myrope Moine, with Irina Baronova, Valrene Tweedie, Peter Magnus and Oliver Shaul.
Broadcast on The Listening Room, ABC Classic FM, 11 August 2003.
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