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MACDOWELL

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Played by ETHEL WALKER
The ' Keltic ' Senata Second and Third Movements
IN the. SECOND MOUVEMENT of the ' Keltic '
Sonata MacDowell dwells upon the lovely
Deirdre. He puts at the head of the Movement the direction ' with naive tenderness.' It opens with a slow melody, whose sweeping supporting chords remind us of the harpers of old who sang their ballads to their own accompaniment. The theme is somewhat developed, with rapidly-increasing emotion, until the entry of the Second Main Tune. Ever broader and more dignified becomes the music until, 'stately and sonorous,' the First Tiine returns, to (lie away extremely softly at the end.
In the LAST MOVEMENT, 'very swift and fierce,'
MacDowell suggests the scene of Cuchullin's death after being wounded in battle.

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Played By: Ethel Walker

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