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Last Night of the Proms

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Introduced by Richard Baker
BBC1 joins Radio 3 in stereo for the second half of tonight's closing concert of the 84th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts live from the Royal Albert Hall. Sir Charles Groves conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra leader BELA DEKANY
Elgar March: Pomp and Circumstance No 1, in D major
Tippett Suite in D major (A Birthday Suite for Prince Charles) Henry Wood , arr Sargent Sea Songs
Arne, arr Sargent Rule, Britannia Gillian Knight (mezzo-soprano) Parry, orch Elgar Jerusalem arr Gordon Jacob National Anthem with the BBC Singers director JOHN POOLE
BBC Symphony Chorus conductor BRIAN WRIGHT
Lighting TOMMY THOMAS Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Director IAN ENGELMANN
For the best effect viewers with stereo Radio 3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
Sir Chartes Groves writes on page 27; Fritz Spiegl reviews Proms past and present on page 86

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Baker
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Sir Charles Groves
Unknown: Tippett Suite
Unknown: Henry Wood
Director: John Poole
Conductor: Brian Wright
Unknown: Tommy Thomas
Unknown: Sound Graham Haines
Director: Ian Engelmann
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

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Last Night of the Proms

BBC One London, 16 September 1978 21.00






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