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A LIGHT ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

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HARDY WlLLIAMSON (Tenor)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA (Leader, S. KNEALE
KELLEY)
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL
MUSIC for plays first brought
Edward German into prominence. He began with Richard III in 1889, when. a couple of years after he had left the Royal Academy of Music, he had become conductor at the Globe Theatre. That music was his first - notable suceess.
Since then he has written music for dozens of stage works, much of which we recall, to our pleasure. Nell Gwyn is a play by Anthony Hope , that was produced in 1900. SAINT-SAËNS. always a devotee of the classics, which strongly influenced him on one side of his musical nature, had a happy touch in casting his music into ancient forms. The Sarabande, with its grave grace, was long the chief slow dance of the told Suite that was the forerunner of later Sonatas and Symphonies. Saint-Saens shows all his accustomed 'urbanity and clean-cut musicianship in this charming slight piece.

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