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Directed by Ernest Leggett
Every member of this celebrated orchestra is a leading orchestral player, and every one is British. Yet under Ernest Leggett 's direction they have assimilated the gypsy style of playing so perfectly that no one can tell them from a gypsy band. They have been broadcasting regularly since March,
Leggett has recently received a number of letters in appreciation of the inclusion in his programmes of several works by British composers. They are of necessity specially arranged for the London Zigeuner Orchestra, but the actual melodies compare most favourably, Leggett affirms, with any Continental work of similar idiom. Tangos and ballads are the type of composition he usually receives. In the near future he hopes to broadcast one or two programmes made up entirely of British compositions in both gypsy and 'straight' melodious styles.


Directed By: Ernest Leggett
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National Programme Daventry, 12 July 1935 17.15

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