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Performance on 3


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Radio Rhapsody
From the Barbican Hall, London, a scintillating recreation of Radio City Music Hall's most famous pre-War programme in the USA, with big band arrangements of popular numbers like Rossini's William Tell overture, Uszt's Liebestraum and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Thrill to the suspense of Lulu Pinkerton - the Dime
Detective, interspersed with commercial breaks, close-harmony male voice trio, and an amazing array of sound effects, jingles - even tap dancing! Written and directed by Denise Lanclot , with special effects by Glyn Matthews.
Henry Goodman (announcer),
Kim Criswell (vocalist), Paul Lewis (piano), City of London Sinfonia Big Band, conductor Marin Alsop


Unknown: William Tell
Unknown: Lulu Pinkerton
Directed By: Denise Lanclot
Unknown: Glyn Matthews.
Unknown: Henry Goodman
Announcer: Kim Criswell
Piano: Paul Lewis
Conductor: Marin Alsop

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