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Contemporary Chamber Music—II

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Relayed from The Arts Theatre Club
MARGOT HINNENBERG-LEFEBRE (Soprano)
LEON GOOSSENS (Oboe)
THE VIENNA STRING QUARTET
RUDOLPH KOUSCH (Violin), FELIX KHUNER
(Violin), EUGEN LEHNER (Viola), BENAR HEIFETZ
(Violoncello)
LEON GOOSSENS and THE VIENNA STRING
ARTHUR BLISS (born 1891), lately spent three years in California, during which he produced but few pieces. His output is not very great, and practically all his published compositions date from after the war. The Colour Symphony and the Conversations for String and Wind instruments (chamber music) are perhaps his best known works.
This Quintet, published in 1928, is dedicated to the notable American patron of Music, Mrs. Elizabeth Spraguo Coolidge, who inaugurated the Berkshire (Mass) Festivals of chamber music, and has given an annual prize of 1,000 dollars for a composition.
The Quintet is in three Movements. In the First, the engaging theme that opens the ball is much used, in one form or another-changed in pace, mood, and rhythm. Tho Second Movement (At a comfortable, not slow pace) has some bold sweeps of melody and striking figuration, and works up to a powerful emotional climax before its delicate, pastoral-piping end.
The Last Movement starts a lively, jigging tune, that runs an exhilarating course. In the middle the composer introduces a tune called ' Connelly's Jig,' which the bboe gives out whilst the Strings slightly support it. RUDOLF KOLISCH, EUGEN LEHNER and BENAR MARGOT HINNENBERG - LEFEBRE, LEON GOOSSENS, EUGEN LEHNER and BENAR HEIFETZ
(3) and (4) 'Litanei' and Entruckung,' Poems by Stefan George
(Soprano, MARGOT HINNEN
BERG-LEFEBRE)

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