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Monty at large

Title
Monty at large
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:54:55
Description
On his weekly Monty at Large show Monty Modlyn visits Fairfield Halls in Croydon in south London where he looks at the work of and interviews members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) about make-up of the orchestra, their music, and about funding. Speakers include: John Bimson, French horn; Prudence Whittaker, clarinet; Keith Pearson, clarinet; Albert Piafsky(?), violin; Barry Griffiths, leader; Ron and Ted Lee, road managers; John Charles, personnel manager; Sidney Weissblum(?), violin and shop steward; Arthur Davison, conductor. Includes excerpts from recordings by the RPO. Sound is in mono.
Contributors
Monty Modlyn; John Bimson; Prudence Whittaker; Keith Pearson; Albert Piafsky(?); Barry Griffiths; Ron Lee; Ted Lee; John Charles; Sidney Weissblum(?); Arthur Davison
Keywords
London; Musicians; Music; Finance; Theatres; Surrey; Orchestras; Croydon; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Fairfield Halls

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