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With Humphrey Carpenter, including
6.30 Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 in D Yo-Yo Ma,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jose-Luis Garcia
7.00 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Thurston Dart (harpsichord), conductor Neville Marriner
7.30 Stenhammar in tne Maple's Shade, Op 37 No 2; Jutta Comes to the Volkungs, Op 37 No .1
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
8.49 Holst Concerto for Trombone and Concert Band
Christian Lindberg, Kosei Wind Orchestra, conductor Chikara Imamura
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: St Martin
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Conductor: Neviiie Marriner
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Unknown: Christian Lindberg

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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.

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