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Symphony No. 49, in F minor
St. Nicholas Mass
Edith Osier (soprano)
Astra Desmond (contralto)
Raymond Nilsson (tenor)
Scott Joyrit (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Martlndale Sidwell (organ)
St. Cecilia Orchestra
(Leader. Thomas Carter )
Conductor, Trevor Harvey
Thli is fourteenth of a series of programmes of choral works by Haydn. Thert will be a second performance on Tuesday at 6.30, and the series will end on Good Friday with The Seven Last Words from the Cross. See ' Music Diary ' on page 27.


Contralto: Astra Desmond
Tenor: Raymond Nilsson
Bass: Scott Joyrit
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Thomas Carter
Conductor: Trevor Harvey

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