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Gareth Morris (flute)
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Gwendolen Mason (harp)
Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Reginald Morley (violin)
Max Gilbert (viola)
Harvey Phillips (cello)
Loredana Franceschini (piano)
String Quartet
Gaspard de la Nuit , for piano: Ondine: Le gibet: Scarbo
Introduction and Allegro, for flute, clarinet, string quartet, and harp


Flute: Gareth Morris
Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Harp: Gwendolen Mason
Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Reginald Morley
Viola: Max Gilbert
Cello: Harvey Phillips
Piano: Loredana Franceschini
Unknown: Gaspard de la Nuit


reads his Four Quartets ' on gramophone records


Mass in B minor
Elsie Suddaby (soprano)
Anne Wood (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Bruce Boyce (baritone) Trevor Anthony (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate ) George Thalben-Ball (organ)
Winifred Davey (harpsichord)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Part 1


Soprano: Elsie Suddaby
Contralto: Anne Wood
Tenor: Peter Pears
Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Bass: Trevor Anthony
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Chorus-Master: George Thalben-Ball
Harpsichord: Winifred Davey
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult


A birthday review by Harold Nicolson
The Third Programme is two years old today.


Review By: Harold Nicolson


Mass in B minor
Part 2
(Bruce Boyce broadcasts by arrangement with the Nero London Opera Company)


Unknown: Bruce Boyce


Sir Osbert Sitwell reads his short story.


Unknown: Sir Osbert Sitwell


Hubert Barwahaer (flute)
Maskan Stotyn (oboe)
Piet Houwekemeyer (violin)
Koen van der Molan (viola)
Johan De Nobel (cello)


Flute: Hubert Barwahaer
Oboe: Maskan Stotyn
Violin: Piet Houwekemeyer
Viola: Koen van Der Molan
Cello: Johan de Nobel

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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