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BRIEF INTERLUDE

Synopsis

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Presenting a musical novelty—
' Dance Suite' by Eduard Kunneke for dance band and full orchestra
The special dance band
(Players: Dave Shand , Tiny Winters, George Firestone , Bert Read , Tommy McQuater , Archie Craig , George Chisholme , Norman Molony , Reg Leopold , Sid Colin , David Wilkins , and Billy Anstell ) and The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder will be conducted by Stanford Robinson
Stanford Robinson conducted the first performance in England of this 'Dance Suite" on April 23, 1936. It is written in the form of a concerto grosso for dance band and full orchestra, each combination skilfully 8etting off the tone and colour of the other. There are five movements: an Overture in foxtrot tempo, a Blues, an Intermezzo, a Valse mélancolique, and a Finale, again in foxtrot time. The dance element is very much in continental style, and is quite different from American jazz or swing music.

Contributors

Unknown: Eduard Kunneke
Unknown: Dave Shand
Unknown: George Firestone
Unknown: Bert Read
Unknown: Tommy McQuater
Unknown: Archie Craig
Unknown: George Chisholme
Unknown: Norman Molony
Unknown: Reg Leopold
Unknown: Sid Colin
Unknown: David Wilkins
Unknown: Billy Anstell
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson






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