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Omnibus: Instant Nostalgia


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A music documentary on the Glenn Miller Sound
An unashamed wallow in one of the finest big band sounds of the late 30s and early 40s.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton and Benny Green
with The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Danny Street, The Skylarks, Nat Peck, Franklin Engelmann and members of the Glenn Miller Society
Glenn Miller disappeared mysteriously in a three-seater plane over the English Channel in 1944. The much-praised documentary programme repeated tonight recreates the original tunes, rhythms, counterpoint, harmony and orchestration of music that can not only evoke the past but has proved it can still catch the ear of today.



Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Presenter: Benny Green
Musicians: The Syd Lawrence Orchestra
Singer: Danny Street
Singers: The Skylarks
Trombonist: Nat Peck
Interviewee: Franklin Engelmann
Musicians: Members of the Glenn Miller Society
Director: Rodney Greenberg
Producer: Kenneth Corden

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Omnibus: Instant Nostalgia

BBC One London, 9 July 1972 22.35

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