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Conductor, Trevor. 0.
Davies Janet Hamilton-Smith (soprano)
Albert Sammons (violin) from the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
The Swansea Festival Orchestra, numbering sixty players, was formed by a few musical enthusiasts shortly after the National Orchestra of Wales ceased to exist. The object of the orchestra has been to give first-class orchestral concerts, and to encourage choral societies to co-operate with it in the production of suitable works.


Soprano: Davies Janet Hamilton-Smith
Violin: Albert Sammons


Rhaglen o farddoniaeth a chan 'Gwedwch. fawrion o wybodaeth,
0 ba beth y gwnaethpwyd Hiraeth,
A pha ddefnydd a roed ynddo
Na ddarfyddai wrth ei wisgo ?
(A Miscellany of words and music)


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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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