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Choral and Orchestral Concert


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BBC Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Paul Beard)
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Guest Conductor, Arthur Bliss
BBC Choral Society
BBC Chorus (Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate)
Soloists: Isobel Baillie (soprano), Astra Desmond (contralto), Bradbridge White (tenor), Alfred Deller (counter-tenor), Charles Whitehead (counter-tenor), Harold Williams (baritone)
English music
Part 1
God Save The King
8.2 Festival overture...Britten
(Specially composed for the opening of the Third Programme)
(First performance)
8.11 Music for the Royal Fireworks...Handel
8.32 Cantata: Come Ye Sons of Art...Purcell
Isobel Baillie, Alfred Deller, Charles Whitehead, and Harold Williams


Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Guest conductor: Arthur Bliss
Singers: BBC Choral Society
Singers: BBC Chorus
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Soprano: Isobel Baillie
Contralto: Astra Desmond
Tenor: Bradbridge White
Counter-tenor: Alfred Deller
Counter-tenor: Charles Whitehead
Baritone: Harold Williams

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Choral and Orchestral Concert

Third Programme, 29 September 1946 20.00

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