The Proms At 80

Three prominent musical and cultural historians consider how the Proms have evolved over the years.

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0120070813

Roderick Swanston reflects on changing tastes as seen in the planning for this summer's programme, using recollections from two past Controllers, William Glock and John Drummond

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Christopher Cook explores the particular challenges of presenting these concerts to radio audiences in the 20th and 21st centuries, and how tastes and fashions have changed.

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Ivan Hewett tries to identify the nature and character of Proms audiences and how they differ from classical music audiences elsewhere.