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THE YEOVIL TOWN SILVER PRIZE BAND : Musical
Director, R. W. DAVISON
WHY Schubert left his Eighth Symphony unfinished, nobody knows. Its two-
Movements-and-a-bit were written, probably in the space of no more than a week or ten days, in 1822, six years before the Composer's death, and the music remained in manuscript, quite unknown, for forty-five years !
We are now to hear the First Movement, which contains some of Schubert's finest melodies, and nobly expresses his deeper, graver emotions.
Most listeners will be familiar wjth the original orchestra! form of the Movement and will doubtless be interested to hear how it is transcribed for a Band consisting entirety of Brass instruments. Regimental March of the Somerset Regiment'
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