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The last of the series in which Derek Jameson tells the stories of the great composers through the eyes of a newspaper editor of today: Liszt.


Derek Jameson

from the Hippodrome,
Goiders Green, London.
Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, leader Martin Loveday.
Friday Night's Star Singers are Gillian Humphreys and Donald Maxwell , with the BBC Singers, conducted by Simon Joly , and Stephen Bell (horn). Introduced by Robin Boyle.
Producer Alan Boyd


Martin Loveday.
Gillian Humphreys
Donald Maxwell
Conducted By:
Simon Joly
Conducted By:
Stephen Bell
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle.
Alan Boyd

Frank Renton takes over as the regular presenter of network radio's only weekly brass and military band programme. Tonight he welcomes as his first guests the current European Champions, the Williams Fairey Band, conducted by Peter Parkes.


Frank Renton
Conducted By:
Peter Parkes.

with the Radio 2 Arts
From the stage of the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, Austin investigates the town's claim to be the poetry capital of Britain.
He also reflects on the continuing success of the world-famous Huddersfield
Choral Society and the town's cultural newcomer, the equally renowned
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
The programme also marks the centenary of Rugby League - formed in Huddersfield and celebrated this year with a revival of John Godber 's
Up 'n' Under.
Producer Geoff Sargieson


John Godber
Geoff Sargieson

with the Saturday Show Until now perhaps better known as a barrister and politician, John brings his own blend of favourite music, stories of the law and a passion for sport to Saturday mornings. A TH production

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