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: The Station Orchestra

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Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Orchestra

Suite from the Christmas Play, 'The Miracle' Humperdinck

: The Station Director: Our Christmas Programmes

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Speaker: The Station Director [name uncredited]

: Holiday Football

Mr. L.E. Williams

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Speaker: Mr. L.E. Williams

: Heigh-Ho, The Holly

Holly and Nicotine

The Station Orchestra, conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
In 1910 Coleridge-Taylor was commissioned by Sir Herbert Tree (for some of whose productions he had already written incidental music) to compose music for Alfred Noyes' fairy play, The Forest of Wild Thyme. The play was not, after all, put on the stage by Tree, and the composer issued some of his music under various titles -Three Dream Dances and Scenes from an Imaginary Ballet, among others. This Christmas Overture is another part of that incidental music. There are in the complete suite five pieces.

Glyn Eastman (Baritone) and The Station Repertory Choir and Orchestra
Fantasia on Christmas Carols Vaughan Williams

Contributors

Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Baritone: Glyn Eastman
Singers: The Station Repertory Choir

: S.B. from London

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