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(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY ) Conducted by the Composer
Suite, ' Famous Beauties '
PERCY FLETCHER , well known for many years as Conductor at His Majesty's Theatre, is largely a self-taught musician. He is best known, perhaps, for his incidental music to spectacular plays, such as Cairo, produced at His Majesty's.
He has written four Orchestral
Suites and a good many popular Choral pieces, besides some Pianoforte and Chamber Music.
He is one of the few composers of today who have written large-scale works for the Brass Band. His Epic Symphony was written as the test-piece for the chief competition at the annual Brass Band Festival at the Crystal Palace.
His Suite Famous Beauties, contains three pieces, thus entitled : (1) A Vision of Aphrodite ; (2) In the Palace of Old Versailles; (3) At the Court of Cleopatra.
CHORUS (Female Voices)
Softly sink in slumbers golden
0 May, thou art a merry time
WILLIAM PRIMROSE and Orchestra Poem and Arabesque
CHORUS (Female Voices)
Who liveth so merry (16th Century
The Cloud
The Galway Piper (Irish Folk
Intermezzo, ' Eyes of Dream '
March, The Crown of Chivalry '


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2LO London, 18 May 1928 21.20

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