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With Humphrey Carpenter , including featured pianist Howard Shelley. Strauss Prelude: Capriccio
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
6.30 Balakirev Piano Concerto No 1
Howard Shelley,
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
7.15 Lalo Violin Concerto in F
Olivier Charlier ,
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
7.45 Walford Davies March Past of the Royal Air Force
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Charles Groves
8.00 Lalo Overture in D minor
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
8.55 Rachmaninov Polka de WR
Howard Shelley (piano) Producer Mark Rowlinson


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Pianist: Howard Shelley.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Unknown: Olivier Charlier
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

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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.

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