Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom,1923-1996

Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom,1923-1996

by Alastair Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859282393

ISBN-13: 9781859282397

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This work provides detailed information taken from the 'Programmes-as-Broadcast' daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works in the United Kingdom, and include details of: the date of the broadcast, the composer, the title of the work

Overview

This work provides detailed information taken from the 'Programmes-as-Broadcast' daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works in the United Kingdom, and include details of: the date of the broadcast, the composer, the title of the work, performers and conductor. In addition to its usefulness as a reference tool, the Chronicle enables us to gauge the trends in twentieth-century British musical life, and the role of the BBC in their promotion. Contents: Preface; Methodology; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Chronological listing; Index of composers; Index of titles of works; Index of conductors and performers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859282397
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Pages:
798
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 7.86(h) x 2.10(d)

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