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A MILITARY BAND CONCERT

on 5XX Daventry

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ANDREW CLAYTON (Tenor)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
9.45 ANDREW CLAYTON
Songs (Soloist, WALTER LEAR> )
NORMAN DEMUTH , composer of the Spanish-Dance Suite, was a successful student of the Royal College of Music in London, studying violin, viola and composition. He has had a wido experience as viola player in such organizations as the Scottish Orchestra.
The" Dance Suite to be played this evening has several specially interest iiig ' features", one of which is that there is a brilliant solo part for saxophone. That the instrument - can make very ugly noises is known to all who have heard modern dance bands, but it is a really musical instrument with a fine tone, and has for long had a place of its own in serious music.
Thoro is a short introduction to the Suite, in a dramatic mood, beginning with a little run on the Xylophone and a cadenza on' the solo instrument. The first dance, a Fandango, follows without a break.
In a slower and more languorous mood, the second movement is a Seguidilla-Gitana. The strongly characteristic melody is played first by the soloist, entering at the third bar, and throughout the movement it is almost entirely in his hands.
The last movement is a Cachucha, another dance of Spanish origin.
10.12 ANDREW CLAYTON
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