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: National Programme

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: ' The First News '

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers

: A Programme of Gramophone Records



Unknown: Christopher Stone

: The B.B.C. Orchestra

(Section G)
(Led by Manus O'Donnell)
Conducted by B. Walton O'Donnell
Samuel Worthington (bass)

Like many of Ravel's orchestral works, the graceful and poetic 'Pavane pour une Infante defunte' was first conceived for piano and later scored for orchestra. This Pavane is scored for a small orchestra consisting of the usual wood-winds with one oboe, two horns, harp, and muted strings; all of which are used with consummate skill and delicate effect. The music is constructed out of a slow sustained melody, the first part being given to the horn and the second to the oboe and bassoon in the form of a duet.


Musicians: The BBC Orchestra (Section G) Leader: Manus O'Donnell
Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Bass: Samuel Worthington

: A Recital

ELSIE OWEN (viotin)
VIVIAN LANGUISH (pianoforte)


Unknown: Elsie Owen
Pianoforte: Vivian Languish

: ' The Second News '

Weather Forecast,
Second General News BuUetm



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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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