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Network, the best of independent radio, this week on 2 eminent figures. Part 1- Swansea Sound interview with leading member of the SDP and former president of the European Commission Roy Jenkins. Covering Jenkins’ Welsh childhood; introduction into politics; admiration for Labour politicians Clement Atlee, Hugh Gaitskill and Nye Bevan; terms in office; the European Commission; recent fall in support for the SDP. Male interviewer not identified. In part 2 Two Counties Radio looks at former conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz. Includes Schwarz on his early experience in Dusseldorf; influence on him of Wilhelm Furtwangler, Otto Nikish and Richard Strauss; the fashion for larger orchestral sound; conducting Mozart and Schumann. With Bruno Walter interview extract and musical excerpts. Male presenter not identified. Male introductory presenter not identified.
Roy Jenkins; 2CR; Swansea Sound; Rudolf Schwarz; Bruno Walter
Politics; Labour Party; EEC; Political parties; Germany; Wales; Conductors (music); Europe; Roy Jenkins; SDP; Politicians; Cabinet ministers; Classical music; Dusseldorf; EC; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Rudolf Schwarz; Wilhelm Furtwangler; Otto Nikish; Richard Strauss; Wolfgang Mozart; Robert Schumann; Clement Atlee; Hugh Gaitskill; Nye Bevan

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