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The BBC Orchestra
(Section D)
Leader, Paul Beard
The BBC Women's Chorus
Chorus Master, Leslie Woodgate
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Dances from The Faery Queen
Three Choruses from Achilles in Scyros (words by Robert Bridges) 1 0 daughter of Nereus. 2 Now the glorious sun is set. 3 We live well-ruled
The Golden Time (A Carol for all seasons)
Symphony No. 2
1 Adagio molto ed espressivo. 2 Allegretto e grazioso. 3 Andante moderato
(First performance)
A short article on the Symphony, by Jasper Rootham , son of the composer, will be found on page 13


Leader: Paul Beard
Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Jasper Rootham

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National Programme Daventry, 17 March 1939 21.45

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