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CHAMBER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

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Jacques Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Reginald Jacques
Haydn wrote his twenty-fifih symphony about 1765, when he was in his early thirties, a few years after he had entered the service of Prince Esterhazy; it is in four movements.
Vaughan Williams's Five Variants * are scored for string orchestra with harp. The composer's own note on the work reads as follows: ' The tune generally known as * " Dives and Lazarus " (though it is often sung also to other words) is very widespread among traditional singers; we know it, therefore, in many varying forms. These variants are an attempt to show these different aspects of the same tune, though none of them actually embodies any particular version of the melody.'
The Suite Mignonne of Sibelius, which dates from 1921, is scored for two flutes and strings and is in three movements: Patte: scene, Polka, and Epilogue.
The two Dances for harp and strings by Debussy were writrten in 1904 at the request of the firm of Pleyei for use in competitions in harp- playing at the Brussels Conservatoire.
Mozart's Symphony in A, K.I 34, was composed ait Sa:zburg in 1772, when he was sixteen, and is in four movement.
Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: Reginald Jacques
Unknown: Deryck Cooke






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