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BBC International Festival of Light Music


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The final concert direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London in the South Bank Pops series Part 1
Melodies for You
Introduced by David Jacobs BBC Concert Orchestra leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conductor Ashley Lawrence
8.30* During the Interval
Steve Race looks at the light music scene as reflected in tonight's concert.
8.50* Festival Part 2 Stars of Friday Night is Music Night
Introduced by Paddy O'Byrne BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Michael Moores Band of HM Royal Marines School of Music conductor LT-COL PAUL NEVILLE , MVO, FRAM, RM,
Principal Director of Music Elizabeth Tippett John Lawrenson
John McCarthy Singers
John Wilbraham (trumpet) William Davies (organ)
(Presented by the BBC in association with the GLC)


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Introduced By: Paddy O'Byrne
Conducted By: Michael Moores
Conductor: Lt-Col Paul Neville
Music: Elizabeth Tippett
Music: John Lawrenson
Singers: John McCarthy
Singers: John Wilbraham
Unknown: William Davies
Producer: Robert Bowman

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