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Omnibus: Nine Symphonies by Whom?


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"Well, is he a great composer or not? And in case you're wondering why an American should conduct English music, I'll first say this - I love it."
The words of conductor, composer and pianist Andre Previn who introduces tonight's programme and conducts music from the symphonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Last week's Omnibus presented a portrait of Vaughan Williams himself. Tonight Andre Previn, who has recently made his home in this country and is currently engaged on a recording project involving all nine of Vaughan Williams's symphonies, concentrates on the music and especially the 4th Symphony.
The London Symphony Orchestra, Led by John Brown
Written by Andre Previn and Herbert Chappell

(see page 12)


Presenter/Conductor/Writer: Andre Previn
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: John Brown
Lighting: Ken McGregor
Sound: Alan Edmonds
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Writer/Producer: Herbert Chappell

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Omnibus: Nine Symphonies by Whom?

BBC One London, 8 March 1970 22.00

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