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Last night of the proms: an official miscellany

Last night of the proms: an official miscellany

Celebrate the nation's classical knees-up! Ever since Sir Henry Wood's Proms were first broadcast in 1927, Last Night has become an essential appointment to listen and to view and is enjoyed by millions all around the world. This official miscellany from the Radio 3 team explores the history and traditions that have developed on the last night of the world's biggest and longest-running classical music festival. From flag waving and Thomas Arne's iconic 'Rule, Britannia' to the most memorable conductors' speeches, and the story of how the Proms survived the Blitz, in 'The Last Night of the Proms,' we salute this uniquely British institution

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: BBC Books, 2018
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Available at Battersea Park Library.

  • Battersea Park Library – One available in 780.78421

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    90300000604692 780.78421 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Putney Library – Earliest copy due back 6th February

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Statement of responsibility: foreword by Katie Derham
ISBN: 1785943383, 9781785943386
Physical Description: 224 pages ; 21 cm
Subject: Music.; BBC Henry Wood Promenade Concerts History.