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Andrew McGregor with news, information and music including
Bach Concerto for Three Violins in C, BWV1064
Simon Standage , Micaela Comberti and Miles Golding ,
Collegium Musicum 90
6.37 Strauss Death and Transfiguration New York City Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
7.05 Building a Library: Best of the Bunch
Roderick Swanston 's choice of music by Orlando Gibbons. See Saturday 9.00am
7.32 John McCabe Red Leaves
Bruno Ensemble, conductor Christopher Austin
7.32 Bax, orch Partlett On the Sea Shore
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.32 Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters) Juilliard Quartet


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Simon Standage
Unknown: Micaela Comberti
Unknown: Miles Golding
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Music By: Orlando Gibbons.
Unknown: John McCabe
Conductor: Christopher Austin
Conductor: Vernon Handley

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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