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With Andrew McGregor , including Handel Occasional Suite in D
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.19 Dellus Violin Sonata No 1
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano)
7.03 Gabriell Hic Est Filius Dei
Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh
7.32 Saint-Sains Cello Concerto
No 1 in A minor
Gregor Piatigorsky ,
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Frederick Stock
8.05 Wagner Tristan und Isolde (Prelude to Act 1)
Vienna Philharmonic , conductor Hans Knappertsbusch
8.35 Strauss Oboe Concerto
Gordon Hunt ,
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Gregor Piatigorsky
Conductor: Frederick Stock
Conductor: Wagner Tristan
Conductor: Vienna Philharmonic
Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch
Unknown: Gordon Hunt
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

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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.

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