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A Light Orchestral Programme

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WATCYN WATCYNS (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA Conducted by JOHN ANSELL
BORN in the South of England in 1872, Hermann Lohr has for long held a foremost place in the affections of English singers and audiences. It is no exaggeration to say that some of his songs are known everywhere. As is only natural, this orchestral Suite is song-like in character, and even the names of the movements, indicating clearly what their composer would have them mean for us, all suggest that he had singing in mind as he wrote them. It is, of course, one of the best compliments one can pay to a melody to say that it would lend itself well to singing.
Morris Dance Tune,' The Cuckoo's Nest' (Orchestrated by Patrick Barrow)

Overture, ' Vanda ' - Dvorak
Love Poems for Orchestra, ' Stars of the East' Chant at Sunset; Song of the Dancer ; Song of the Birds ; Eastern Night Song - Hermann Löhr

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A Light Orchestral Programme

5XX Daventry, 16 July 1929 19.45






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