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Radio Matters / Re: Auntie\'s playing games with the proms listen again
« on: August 25, 2016, 08:17:25 AM »
Prom is short for promenade concert, a term which originally referred to outdoor concerts in London\'s pleasure gardens, where the audience was free to stroll around while the orchestra was playing. In fact this tradition has been revived in parks and stately homes around the UK at promenade concerts such as the Battle Proms. In the context of the BBC Proms Promming now refers to the use of the standing areas inside the hall (the arena and gallery) for which ticket prices are much lower than for the reserved seating.

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