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Madrigals sung and played by an ensemble directed by Nadia Boulanger
Amor (Lamento della ninfa) Chiome d'oro
Lasciatemi morire
Zefiro torna
Ecco mormorar l'onde on a gramophone record


Directed By: Nadia Boulanger


Sonatas for unaccompanied violin with harpsichord pieces by Belgian composers played by Manoug Parikian (violin)
Aimée van de Wiele (harpsichord)
The last of three programmes including
Ysaye'. six sonatas for unaccompanied violin.


Violin: Manoug Parikian
Harpsichord: Aimée van De Wiele


by Maxwell Davies
The young composer talks about the time lag between developments on the Continent and in this country.


Unknown: Maxwell Davies


in short forms
Peter Pears (tenor) John Wills (piano)
David Mason (trumpet)
Joyce Hedges (piano) Wilfrid Parry (piano) Harold Clarke (flute)
Oslan Ellis (harp)


Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: John Wills
Piano: David Mason
Piano: Joyce Hedges
Piano: Wilfrid Parry
Flute: Harold Clarke
Harp: Oslan Ellis

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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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