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Overture. When Johnny comes Marching Home: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy
Symphony No. 3: Boston Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Kousse vitsky
Symphony for voices on poems by Walt Whitman : Westminster Choir. conducted by J. Williamson on gramophone records


Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By: Kousse Vitsky
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Conducted By: J. Williamson


Talk by Wilfrid Blunt on the history of a flower unknown in our gardens when Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne, but later destined to create one of the greatest horticultural trading sensations Europe has ever known


Talk By: Wilfrid Blunt


Grand Mass In C minor (K.427)
Olive Groves (soprano)
Elsie Suddaby (soprano) Bradbridge White (tenor)
Trevor Anthony (bass)
Leeds Philharmonic Society
(Chorus-Master, Melville Cook )
BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
From the Town Hall. Leeds


Soprano: Elsie Suddaby
Tenor: Bradbridge White
Bass: Trevor Anthony
Chorus-Master: Melville Cook
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: Carleton Hobbs in ' KEVENHCLLER '

A Swedish folk tale by Selma Lagerlof, retold as a radio play and produced by Edward Livesey. Incidental music composed by Julius Harrison. Orchestra conducted by Harold Gray


Produced By: Edward Livesey.
Composed By: Julius Harrison.
Unknown: Harold Gray
Kevenhiiller: Carleton Hobbs
The Green Troll: Marjorie Westbury
Semla Lagerlof: Kirsten Summers
Kevenhiiller (as a boy): Dorothy English
Gosta Berling: Lester Mudditt
Lilliecrona: Robert Mawdesley
The King: Lionel Dunn
Master Watchmaker: Chris Gittins
Kevenhiiller's father: Fred Fairclough
Frau Olsen: Mary Wimbush
A woman courtier: June Spencer


Conductor, Rene Leibowitz
Emelie Hooke (soprano)
Serge Nigg (piano)


Conductor: Rene Leibowitz
Soprano: Emelie Hooke
Piano: Serge Nigg


A feature programme written and narrated by Dylan Thomas. Produced by P. H. Burton
In February of this year, the poet Dylan Thomas paid a visit to Swansea. In this programme he describes his search for the Swansea he knew as a boy and a young man


Unknown: Dylan Thomas.
Duced By: P. H. Burton
Unknown: Dylan Thomas


* Benjamin Cosyn 's Virginal Book ' The last of three illustrated talks by Harold Craxton and Antony Craxton on the music of the Elizabethan period


Unknown: Benjamin Cosyn
Unknown: Harold Craxton
Unknown: Antony Craxton

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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.

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