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THE BBC SYMPHONYCONCERTS

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Season 193S-9
Fourth Concert from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lesees, Messrs. Chappell and Co. Lid.)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Eugene Goossens
In his analysis of this symphony Sir George Grove suggests that ' Beethoven must have been inspired by the very genius of happiness when he conceived and worked out the many beautiful themes of this joyous composition, and threw in the spirited and graceful features which so adorn them. The work is animated throughout by a youthful exhilaration more akin to that which pervades Mendelssohn's " Italian " Symphony than anything else we can recall-in the Adagio by real passion. Such times were rare in Beethoven's life, and we are fortunate in having so perfect an image of one of them preserved to us.'
The second part of this concert will be broadcast in the Regional programme at 9.20.
Tickets may be obtained from the British Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, W.1, Messrs. Chappell's Box Office, Queen's Hall, Langham Place, W.1, and the usual Agents. Prices : 10s. to 2s.

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Conducted By: Eugene Goossens
Unknown: Sir George Grove

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