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Off Beat...


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for tired music lovers
featuring Ivor Cutler of Y'hup, O.M.P.
and Ann Beach
with Celia van Mullem, Owen Wynne, Terence Rogan, Eric Harrison, Clifford Bevan, Francis Baines, The London Waits Players
Fritz Spiegl
Musical adviser and conductor
The second of three music depreciation programmes.
Including tonight:
The Spiral Staircase Story
Harpsichord Concerto
Leopold Mozart's Symphony for Rifles and Hunting Dogs in the original scoring


Presenter: Ivor Cutler
Performer: Ann Beach
Singer: Celia van Mullem
Singer: Owen Wynne
Singer: Terence Rogan
Performer: Eric Harrison
Tuba: Clifford Bevan
Double-bass: Francis Baines
Musical adviser and conductor: Fritz Spiegl
Graphics: Ken Brazier
Designer: Luciana Arrighi
Production assistant: Anthony Wilkinson
Produced and directed by: Francis Coleman

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