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Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 100 played by Max Rostal (violin)
Colin Horsley (piano)
The second of three programmes in which Brahms's violin sonatas are being played


Violin: Max Rostal
Piano: Colin Horsley


by J. M. Richards
An architectural commentary on the national pavilions at the Brussels Exhibition


Unknown: J. M. Richards


by David Jones
David Jones reads an excerpt from a longer work of his. This particular section concerns some soldiers of a world power on garrison abroad. Hence the text is decidedly familiar to all of us who are living today, even though these soldiers are thought of as being garrisoned in a Roman Procuratorship two thousand years ago.


Unknown: David Jones


Symphony No. 3 played by the New York Philharmonic
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein (Recording made available by courtesy of Voice of America)


Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein

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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.

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.

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