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VESPER MUSIC

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TUE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA, conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
LEONARD GOWINGS (Tenor)
MARIE WILSON (Violin)
IIADOV'S piece also has the title
Valse Badinage. It was originally a little jest written for the Piano, and dedicated to the Composer's son. Then Liadov scored it for Piccolo, two Flutes, three Clarinets, Bells and Harp. The effect is very realistic.
A S most people know, the plot of Humperdinck's most typical and charming work,
Hansel and Gretel, is taken from Grimm's fairy tales. It tells of the witch who enticed boys and girls to her gingerbread house, and then cooked and ate them.
The Dream Music (also called Dream Pantomime) comes in the Second Act. Two children have lost their way in the forest. They fall asleep and dream that angels descend a golden staircase and move in procession around them. In Humperdinck's music to this scene we hear two leading themes, one a cradle-song and the other a hynin-like tune-a prayer.

ORCHESTRA Overture to tho Ball - Sullivan
A Musical Box - Liadoo
The Flight of the Bumble Bee. - Rimsky-Korsakov
LEONARD Gowinos with Orchestra. Kecit, Deeper and (Jephtha) - Handel
Deeper Still' - Handel
Alr ' Waft her angels' - Handel
MARIE WILSON with Orchestra Concerto in E Minor - Mendelssohn
LEONARD GOWINGS with Piano A Island Sheiling Song - arr. Kennedy-Fraser
Pleading - Elgar
Murmuring Breezes - Jensen
ORCHESTRA Egyptian Ballet - Luigini
MARIE WILSON with Piano Minuet - Mozart
Viennese Caprice - Kreisler
ORCHESTRA Dream Pantomime (' Hansel and Gretel ') - Humperdinck

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