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The story behind a great national song-the dramatic cancellation of its first performance-a new version written during the last war
Reminiscences by Elgar's daughter,
Carice Elgar-Blake , Sir Adrian Boult , and Captain W. A. Feather-stone. Dramatised scenes from the life of the composer, Sir Edward Elgar , and of A. C. Benson , who wrote the words
BBC Chorus, BBC Singers, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Clajence Raybould. Mary
Jarred (contralto). Original research and script by Leslie Baily. Narrator, Patric Curwen. Programme produced by C. F. Meehan


Unknown: Carice Elgar-Blake
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar
Unknown: A. C. Benson
Unknown: Clajence Raybould.
Script By: Leslie Baily.
Narrator: Patric Curwen.
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

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BBC Home Service Basic, 24 February 1944 19.25

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