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Choral and Orchestral Concert

on Third Programme

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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

Contributors

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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