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An Orchestral Programme'


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(From Birmingham)
Conducted by FRANKCANTELL CHERUBINIborn in Florence in 1760, lived to tho great age of eighty-two. In the important development which music underwent in those long years, he had himself a large share ; the church and theatre music of France in particular, to which he devoted most of his mature work, owe him more than it would be easy to compute. For
, the most part grave and serious, his music dis
plays a breadth and vigour not unlike the great Beethoven's ; it is all sincere and dignified, even in its more lighthearted moods. In its French form this opera is known as J.es Deux Journées (The Two Days) and the story tells how the Water Carrier, who is the hero, within two days extracts his patron from the wrath of the powerful Cardinal Mazarin. In accordance with the tradition of the ago, the Overture begins with a slow and rather pompous introduction and then there is a lively section with two main tunes. Both can be easily recognized as they appear.


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