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: The Children's Hour will cross .the Channel (in spirit), since there will be selections from the works of Saint-Saens and Debussy. played by the Daventry Quartet. The. Story of 'The Goat of Monsieur Seguin ,' from Lettres de mon Moulin,' by Alphonse Daudet. A Glimpse of ' La Belle France '
IN choosing music for a ' French Day ' programme, the names of Charles Camillo
Saint-Saens and Claude Achille Debussy figure prominently in one's mind. for they are perhaps the two most famous French composers of the last century.
Saint-Saens, who died in 1922, was born as long ago as 1835. As a student he showed enthusiasm and energy. As a composer he wrote easily and well, in a style that is typically French. His works include many operas and concertos, and much chamber music.
Debussy lived from 1862 to 1918. Curiously enough he came of unmusical parents, but when quite young he showed talent which was to make him the chief musical influence of his time-not only in France, but in all Europe. He revolutionized musical art by his symphonies, operas. chamber music, pianoforte works and songs.


Unknown: Monsieur Seguin
Unknown: Alphonse Daudet.
Unknown: Charles Camillo

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