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TOM CLARE (Entertainer)
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL UNLIKE the dance tunes of the present day, many of those of a former generation can still be played and enjoyed simply as music, without much thought of the dances for which they were written. The Waltzes of Johann Strauss are -among the best examples of such music, and there are many others scarcely less worthy. Joseph Gung'l, at one time schoolmaster, then a soldier, and latterly a famous bandmaster and composer of marches and dance tunes, left some three hundred pieces, almost all full of delightful tunes andvigorousrhythm,many of which still figure iroin time to time in light and popular programmes. The family tradition was carried on, as it was in the Strauss family; his nephew Johann also composed many popular dance tunes, and, like his uncle, made many successful tours in Europe with them.


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5XX Daventry, 27 July 1929 19.45

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