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The Concerto
Illustrated talk by Thurston Dart on Alban Berg 's Violin Concerto


Talk By: Thurston Dart
Unknown: Alban Berg


A series of twenty readings in prose and verse
17: Poems by Vyacheslav Ivanov Vladislav Khodasevich and Osip Mandel 'shtam selected and read by Dimitri Obolensky , who has written the English introduction read by Peter Norman The other readers are Alexis Bobrinskoy and Victor Gregoriy
Production by Ariadne Nicolaeff


Unknown: Vyacheslav Ivanov
Unknown: Vladislav Khodasevich
Unknown: Osip Mandel
Read By: Dimitri Obolensky
Read By: Peter Norman
Unknown: Alexis Bobrinskoy
Unknown: Victor Gregoriy
Production By: Ariadne Nicolaeff


European Common Market
J. W. Murray , Political Correspondent of the Farmer and Stockbreeder, reports on the negotiations in Brussels
Produced by George Sigsworth


Unknown: W. Murray
Produced By: George Sigsworth

: Record Review

Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Chopin's Impromptus by Harold Rutland
Recent orchestral records reviewed by Noël Goodwin
A Guide to the Bargain Classics: book review by B. J. Webb


Introduced By: John Lade
Review By: B. J. Webb

: Third Programme

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report

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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.

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