Played by Brosa and the BBC Orchestra, conducted by Clarence Raybould.
Antonio Brosa was born in Spain and after a distinguished career on the Continent, settled in London during the last war. Since that time he has completely identified himself with British music-making, although as a soloist and as a leader of his own string quartet he has many times toured the United States and the Continent with the greatest success. As a virtuoso his technique is impeccable and his sensitiveness as an artist and his catholic taste make him an equally fine interpreter of both the classics and the works of contemporary composers.
at the theatre organ.
The popular organist from the Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, will be well known to many of his listeners this evening, both somewhere in France and somewhere in England. Fredric Bayco obtained his first job as a cinema organist at the Capitol Theatre, Tonbridge, at the age of sixteen. The following year he joined the Gaumont-British Film Corporation, and has been broadcasting regularly since 1935.
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