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A profile of one of the century's greatest musicians. Adrian Cedric Boult , founder-conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, was born 100 years ago today. Behind the public image of this great champion of British music as 'an English gentleman with a Colonel Blimp moustache' lies a more complex figure: an acknowledged master of conducting technique and a crusader for new music who believed it was immoral to parade his emotions before the public. The programme features rare archive film including excerpts from Elgar's Introduction and Allegro for Strings (1963) and the BBC Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven's Fifth Symphony in 1935. Presented by Vernon Handley with Paul Beard ,
Mrs Gwen Beckett Christopher Bishop Sir Colin Davis
Sidonie Goossens Dame Beryl Grey Andre Previn
Robert Simpson
Malcolm Williamson Marie Wilson
Diary excerpts read by CHRISTOPHER COOK and DEBORAH SAMUEL
BBC Symphony Orchestra led by ARTHUR CATTERALL Philharmonia Orchestra led by HUGH BEAN
London Philharmonic
Orchestra led by GERALD JAR VIS and RODNEY FRIEND Film editor DAVE KING
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Producer RON ISTED
('Adrian Boult ', Radio 3 tonight at


Musicians: Adrian Cedric Boult
Presented By: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Paul Beard
Unknown: Mrs Gwen Beckett
Unknown: Christopher Bishop
Unknown: Sir Colin Davis
Unknown: Sidonie Goossens
Unknown: Dame Beryl Grey
Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Robert Simpson
Unknown: Malcolm Williamson
Unknown: Marie Wilson
Read By: Christopher Cook
Editor: Dave King
Producer: Ron Isted
Unknown: Adrian Boult

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