An eight-part series in which Bob Monkhouse celebrates the composers and arrangers who entertained us before pop. Tonight's opening programme features on record: Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Tolchard Evans , and the Queens' Hall Light Orchestra. In the studio: the BBC
Concert Orchestra conducted by Robin Stapleton.
Music adviser David Ades
Producer Roy Oakshott
In the last of his Lenten series from Wales,
Roger Royle introduces music from Peterson-super-Ely, in the Vale of Glamorgan. The congregation and the Festival Choir of St
Peter's Church are joined by the Girl
Choristers of Llandaf Cathedral School.
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