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AN ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

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GEORGE PARKER (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by John ANSELL FROM twelve pieces for Piano -
, Duet, written when he , was thirty-four'. Bizet selected a few and orchestratd them. These charming reflections on the pretty ways of children include a miniature March, picturing a procession approaching and passing into the distance, a Cradle Song for Muted Strings and Woodwind, an Impromptu, subtitled The Pegtop, a, Duet between Little Husband and Little Wife, and finally a ballroom scene, The Galop. COCKAIGNE is a picture of London, tho town of the Cockneys. The meaning of Elgar's tunes will be apparent to all who hear them. As the pageant passes, we see a number of people iii a hurry, a sober citizen or two, a pair of lovers, a cheeky miniature version of the sober citizen, a military band, first in the distance and then close by, the lovers seeking seclusion in a church, and the street again with its familiar associations

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