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Friday Midday Concert


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Under the direction of JOHAN HOCK from Queen's College Chambers Lecture
Hall, Birmingham
Muriel Tookey (violin); Dorothy Hemming (violin); Lena Wood (viola);
Elsa Tookey (violoncello) with ELSA CLIFFORD (pianoforte)
Quintet in A for pianoforte and strings
I. Allegro ma non tanto ; 2. Dumka : Andante con moto; 3- Scherzo (Furiant) : Molto vivace ; 4. Finale : Allegro Dvorak's Piano Quintet was written in 1887. It is one of the finest of his chamber works : ' an absolute revelation ', says Ottokar Sourek, of the personality of Dvorak, a man apparently locked within himself, moving only in the sphere of divine beauty, now plunged in gloomy meditation, his vision lost in eternity, now smiling brightly, bubbling over with happiness and breaking forth in outbursts of the frankest joy. Such a spirit was Dvorak, and thus he appears in this quintet-one of the freshest and most characteristic creations of his genius.'
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Unknown: Johan Hock
Violin: Muriel Tookey
Violin: Dorothy Hemming
Violin: Lena Wood
Viola: Elsa Tookey
Pianoforte: Elsa Clifford

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