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: Henry Wood Promenade Concert: Part 1

William Primrose (viola)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Led by Arthur Davison)
Conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Joan Chissell writes on page 7


Viola: William Primrose
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra led by: Arthur Davison
Orchestra conducted by: Basil Cameron

: Prospect: Wooden Walls

A review of current questions in architecture and planning.

Reflections on the architecture of British Columbia by Kenneth Wood, A.R.I.B.A.
Mr. Wood recently visited Vancouver and other Canadian cities to study the use of timber in building and the possibilities of its extension in Britain.
(BBC recording)


Speaker: Kenneth Wood

: The Play of Robin and Marion

A version by Rene Hague of the thirteenth-century French romance by Adam de la Halle.
(Monday's recorded broadcast)


Adapter: Rene Hague
Author: Adam de la Halle
The original songs arranged by: Denis Stevens
Production: Douglas Cleverdon

: J.C. Bach: Piano Quartet in G

Played by the Robert Masters Quartet: Robert Masters (violin), Nannie Jamieson (viola), Muriel Taylor (cello), Kinloch Anderson (piano).
(Recorded broadcast of June 19, 1957)


Violinist: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cellist: Muriel Taylor
Pianist: Kinloch Anderson

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