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With Penny Gore, including
Elgar Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.05 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, conductor Horia Andreescu
7.32 Handel Comus
Patrizia Kwella (soprano), Margaret
Cable (mezzo), David Thomas (bass), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
8.05 Rachmaninov, arr Sanderling Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
St Petersburg Philharmonic, conductor Yuri Temirkanov
8.18 Benjamin Godard Two Pieces, Op 61
Mats Lindstrom (cello), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
8.49 Vivaldi Flute Concerto in D,
RV428 (Goldfinch)
Janet See , Philharmonia Baroque
Orchestra, director Nicholas McGegan


Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Horia Andreescu
Soprano: Patrizia Kwella
Bass: David Thomas
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Conductor: Benjamin Godard
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Unknown: Janet See
Director: Nicholas McGegan

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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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