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Once again, Vienna welcomes the New
Year in inimitable style with a glittering concert from the Musikverein Grosser Saal of works by the illustrious Strauss family. As usual, the programme is played by the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, conducted this year by Zubin Mehta.
Richard Baker presents this spectacular gala occasion live from Vienna.
During the interval
Side by Side with Strauss Richard Baker and Peter
Kemp investigate the work of other composers writing at the same time as the Strauss family, Carl Michael Ziehrer, Carl Friedrich
Zeller, Johann Schrammel and the "Johann Strauss of the North", Hans Christian
Lumbye.
Producer Tim McDonald
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC2 of Part 2 at 11.15am

Contributors

Unknown:
Musikverein Grosser Saal
Unknown:
Zubin Mehta.
Unknown:
Richard Baker
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Strauss Richard Baker
Unknown:
Carl Michael
Unknown:
Carl Friedrich
Unknown:
Johann Schrammel
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Hans Christian
Producer:
Tim McDonald

12.00 Desmond Camngton with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
2.00 Benny Green
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy
4.00 The Magical Musical Box
Dudley Sutton reveals some of the magical sounds of the musical box.
Producer Flick Roskrow
430 Sing Something Simple with the Cliff Adams
Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet.
5.00 We'll Meet Again
Charlie Chester presents his annual Veterans
Reunion Show recorded in October at the Norbreck
Castle, Blackpool. Charlie introduces Lorna Dallas,
Cosmotheka, Joel David and Phil Kelsall , with the Colin Campbell Band.
6.30 Ronnie Hitton with Sounds of the 50s
Repeated next Sunday at 12.05am

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Camngton
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Unknown:
Dudley Sutton
Producer:
Flick Roskrow
Singers:
Cliff Adams
Unknown:
Charlie Chester
Unknown:
Joel David
Unknown:
Phil Kelsall
Unknown:
Ronnie Hitton

Melodies for You featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Edward Warren.
* For details of the Radio
Times music cruise with Richard Baker , see pl50

Contributors

Conducted By:
Edward Warren.
Unknown:
Richard Baker

Is it just nostalgia, or were sitcoms of the Golden Age genuinely funnier than the lame offerings of today?
Broadcaster and journalist Richard Johnson investigates the real strengths, and weaknesses, of British situation comedy. Producer Ruth Cubbin

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Johnson
Producer:
Ruth Cubbin

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More