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PEGGY COCHRANE (Violin) MYRA HESS (Pianoforte)

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TONIGHT we welcome Miss Myra Hess back from America-from the jaws of America, we almost said, for the leviathan nation is greedy of good artists and has a great power of absorption. But the London season also has its fascination upon those who perform in public, and London may now be glad that its attractions have again worked upon this London-born, London-trained and largely London-acclaimed pianist. Miss Hess stands high in the esteem of her fellow-musicians. There are no better regulated fingers than hers, but she has not permitted their advanced powers of dexterity to shape her career; they have played servant to her musicianship and her imagination, and it is as an artist of interpretation, of revealing expression and of all-round capacity that Miss Hess is known to both the narrower and the wider worlds of music-lovers.

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PEGGY COCHRANE (Violin) MYRA HESS (Pianoforte)

2LO London, 12 June 1928 21.40






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