Part of the Promenade Concert recorded at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the seventy-fifth birthday of The Master of The Queen's Musick, Sir Arthur Bliss.
John Ogdon is soloist in Bliss's Piano Concerto (1939)
Written for the 1939 New York World's Fair
with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss
Before the concerto Sir Arthur and Lady Bliss, in conversation with Richard Baker, recall some of the memorable events in their lives.
(Next Monday: a special edition of Workshop featuring Pierre Boulez in rehearsal, interview, and performance)
The BBC Symphony
Orchestra conducted by/Interviewee:
Written by David Rayfiel.
A series of outstanding film dramas.
This week starring Piper Laurie, Claude Rains and Steven Hill
Blinded at the height of her career, blues singer Lee Wiley gains strength from the renewed relationship with an old flame.
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by Alan Gosling.
A series of six interlinked plays and documentaries about the Pursuit of Happiness.
To some people happiness is as an end in itself; to others an incidental reward for being what a way of life requires them it be. Can they learn from each other?
Would you come with me and find the place-where you can belong and be good?
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In the Play - Johnny:
In the Play - Bun:
In the Play - Angela:
In the Play - Ridge:
In the Play - Lady:
In the Play - Bailiff:
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