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Concert Number One

November 14th is the 90th anniversary of BBC Radio. Using extensive archive, Simon Elmes recaptures the spirit of the pioneering music broadcasts around 1922 and examines the technical and artistic challenges of transporting the living sound of an orchestra into the mechanised world of the wireless.

20 minutes

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Wed 14 Nov 2012 20:10
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