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(Section D)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Douglas Ctarke ' Brigg Fair ' is a Lincolnshire folk song that tells how ' It was the fifth of August, The weather fine and fair,
Unto Brigg Fair I did repair, For love I was inclined.'
For once the course of true love runs smoothly; the singer meet* his sweetheart, takes her ' lily-white hand ' (' and merrily was her heart '), and swears eternal fidelity. That is all.
About the quietly beautiful, lilting melody of the old song , the composer has woven a dreamy orchestral meditation that has long been recognised as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century English music.

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Marie Wilson
Conducted By:
Douglas Ctarke

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National Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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