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directed by Victor Silvester Jnr.
The original orchestra was created by Victor Silvester in 1935 specifically to play strict tempo music for dancing. Victor Silvester Jnr took over the baton from his father in 1971 and carries on the family tradition. Producer Ray Harvey

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Directed By:
Victor Silvester Jnr.
Unknown:
Victor Silvester
Unknown:
Victor Silvester Jnr
Producer:
Ray Harvey

Tonight's concert features music from a wide variety of sources; the great classical composers, films, musicals and old time favourites.
Introduced by Ken Bruce. BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , conducted by Stanley Black .
Producer John Langridge

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Bruce.
Unknown:
Martin Loveday
Conducted By:
Stanley Black
Producer:
John Langridge

from Buxton in Derbyshire.
As part of the town's recent Arts Festival, Buxton Methodist
Church held a ballot to choose their favourite hymns by Charles Wesley. Frank Pagden introduces a selection.
0 for a Thousand
Tongues; 0 thou who
Camest; Ye Servants of God; And Can It Be; All
Praise to Our Redeeming Lord; Jesu, Lover of My Soul; Give Me the Faith Which Can Remove; Thou God of Truth;
Rejoice the Lord Is King. Conductors
Rosemary Morten and Andrew Hodkinson.
Organist Mary Morten. Pianist John Anfield.

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Unknown:
Charles Wesley.
Introduces:
Frank Pagden
Conductors:
Rosemary Morten
Conductors:
Andrew Hodkinson.
Organist:
Mary Morten.
Pianist:
John Anfield.

with Your Hundred
Best Tunes
The widow of conductor Sir John Barbirolli makes her choice of music.
Including works by Mozart, Schubert, Verdi, Elgar, Duke Ellington and Billy Mayerl.
Producer Bridget Apps

Contributors

Conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli
Conductor:
Billy Mayerl.

Sheridan Morley looks at the history of the Royal Shakespeare Company and talks to its past artistic directors, including Trevor Nunn and Terry Hands.
He also goes behind the scenes at the current Stratford season. Producers Stella Hanson and Madeleine Cuming

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheridan Morley
Unknown:
Trevor Nunn
Unknown:
Terry Hands.
Producers:
Stella Hanson
Producers:
Madeleine Cuming

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