Letter from Berg to Boult following broadcast

“Wozzeck – Richard Bitterauf

Tambourmajor- Walter Widdop

Andres – Tudor Davies

Hauptmann – Parry Jones

Marie – May Blyth

Margret – Mary Jarred

Doktor- Percy Hemming

1. Handwerksbursche – Philip Bertram

2. Handwerksburche – Bernard Ross

Narr – Bradbridge White

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Adrian Boult

Wireless Chorus

Leslie Woodgate, chorus master

Recorded at Queen’s Hall, March 14, 1934

Broadcast by the BBC”

Centenary today of British Broadcasting Company, which became Corporation, the BBC.

Did anyone know (I didn’t) that in 1958 Sir Adrian Boult recorded Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’ Symphony for the (equally obscure?) Somerset label? Here is that stereo recording with the London Philharmonic Orchestra transferred from a “near mint” LP…