Private recording from final evensong of St Michael's College, Tenbury on 14 july 1985. Stanford's Magnificat in G with treble soloist, Tobias Edwards.
A tribute to Bernard Rose
& Douglas Guest
both born 100 years' ago
The Archive also houses a large collection of Radio and TV broadcasts; such as BBC Choral Evensongs, Services, Concerts, Recitals and Documentaries.
An extensive collection of commercial DVDs, together with Film, TV and Radio choir based dramas, are also held in the Archive.
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Whatever the format, whether 78s; reel-to-reel or cassette tapes; mini-discs; LPs and CDs, together with VHS & Betamax video and DVDs, we have the facilities to play and digitze.
Private recordings in all formats together with radio & TV broadcasts are of particular interest.
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