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SYMPHONY CONCERT (Continued) THE ORCHESTRA

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Soloist, STANISLAS NIEDZIELSKI
A CENTURY has nearly gone by since Chopin earned for Poland a distinctive place in the world of music. Now there is a promising group of Composers known as ' Young Musical Poland,' the member so far best known to us in this country being Szymanowski.
Ludomir Rozycki is another important figure in the group. He was born in Warsaw forty-three years ago, and studied at the Warsaw Conservatoire, as well as in Berlin under Humperdinek.
His works include several Operas—Boleslas the Bold, dealing with early Polish history; Medusa, which is based on a tale from the life of Leonardo da Vinci ; Casanova ; and Eros and Psyche. The most reoent is Beatrice Cenci , partly founded on Shelley's tragedy.
He has written also symphonic Poems,
Chamber Music and songs, besides the Concerto we are to hear.
This, a work of romantic tendency, not aggressively ' modern,' is in three Movements —the FIRST by turns brilliantly forceful and lyrical, the SECOND a song-like quiet Slow Movement, and the THIRD a bold Movement starting in dance-like style and broadening out, the Piano maintaining a full flow of tone almost the whole time.
GLAZOUNOV was born in Petrograd (where ho still lives) sixty-two years ago. This Symphony, in E Flat, is the fourth of eight that ho has composed, and his forty-eighth work (of about eighty altogether). It is in three movements.
FIRST MOVEMENT. A rather dow, plaintive Introduction, leading into a quick Movement, in which the tune heard at the opening of the Introduction is made use of. SECOND MOVEMENT. A Scherzo, a rapid lively Movement.
THIRD MOVEMENT. Another rather slow Introduction leading into a quick Movement. Hero again, the First Main Tune of the slow portion (it comes on the Clarinet) is employed in the quick Movement proper. In the course of his development of the many ideas he uses, the Composer introduces a reminiscence of the Symphony's opening melody.

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Soloist: Stanislas Niedzielski
Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci
Unknown: Beatrice Cenci

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SYMPHONY CONCERT (Continued) THE ORCHESTRA

2LO London, 25 April 1927 21.35






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