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Interpreted by TICCIATI CONCERNING this Concerto it is said that
Rubinstein, the great Pianist, suggested that Saint-Saens and he should together appear
. in a concert as Soloist and Conductor respectively. There were three weeks before the event was due. and the Composer promised to write a new Concerto for the occasion. He did it easily, with several days to spare, and, as ever, played his work (the one we are now to hear) brilliantly. It is in three distinct Movements.
The FIRST MOVEMENT, beginning with a slowish Introduction, goes on to the discussion of themes in turn impassioned and calm.
The SECOND MOVEMENT (quick and playful) is a dainty piece of work. The opening-plucked Strings, to an undercurrent of drum rhythm-is a charming way of launching a Movement. In a moment the Piano sets its capricious dance going, and we know we are in for a jolly time.
The THIRD MOVEMENT (the Finale) is also a very lively piece, in the style of the excitable Tarantelle dance.


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2LO London, 3 December 1926 22.15

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