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The Passion according to St. John
Eli7abeth Harwood (soprano) Helen Watts (contralto)
Ernst Haefligcr (tenor) (Evangelist) R chard Richard Lewis (tenor)
Ranken Bushby (baritone) (PHate)
John Noble (baritone) (Peter) John Shirley-Quirk (bass) Richard Standen (bass)
David Ward (bass) (Jesus)
Leslie Fry (tenor) (Officer; servant) Parry Danks (viola d'amore)
Rosemary Green (viola d'amore)
August Wenzinge r (viola da gamba)
Alexander Kok (cello continuo)
Charles Spinks (chamber organ) Alan Haverson (organ)
BBC Chorus
BBC Symphonv Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
From the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1


Soprano: Eli7abeth Harwood
Contralto: Helen Watts
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Baritone: Ranken Bushby
Baritone: John Noble
Bass: John Shirley-Quirk
Bass: Richard Standen
Bass: David Ward
Tenor: Leslie Fry
Viola: Parry Danks
Viola: Rosemary Green
Unknown: August Wenzinge
Cello: Alexander Kok
Unknown: Charles Spinks
Unknown: Alan Haverson
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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