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THE BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

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Conductor, Sir DAN GODFREY
THELMA REISS-SMITH (Violoncello)
From THE PAVILION, BOURNEMOUTH
GERRARD WILLIAMS was originally an architect by profession, and music was no more than an enthusiastic hobby until he wus over thirty. Since then he has devoted himself to composition and has won many successes. Largely self-taught, he has evolved a style which is very much his own, although there is nothing in his music of that ultra-modern order which makes it difficult to understand and enjoy. It is mostly characterised by sturdy rhythm and is all wholesome, virile music. He is equally at home with the ordinary concert orchestra or with tho Military Band, and the literature for this latter somewhat neglected combination is richer within the last year or two by more than one interesting work of his, and by many effective arrangements. Among the more important of his own works which have already been broadcast are the Ballad opera, Charming Chloe, the operetta, The Tale of a Shoe, as well as a suite made up from it, and a fine example of his chamber music, his second String Quartet.

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Conductor: Sir Dan Godfrey
Conductor: Thelma Reiss-Smith
Unknown: Gerrard Williams

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THE BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

National Programme Daventry, 6 January 1932 15.30






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