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FRIDAY MIDDAY CONCERT

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Under [he direction of Johan Hock from Queen's College Chambers
Lecture Hall, Birmingham
The Birmingham Ladies'
String Quartet:
Muriel Tookey (first violin); Dorothy Hemming ; Lena Wood (viola) ; Elsa Tookey (violoncello)
Arnold Bax 's String Quartet in G major was written in 1918, and whereas the composer's earlier compositions suffer perhaps from over complexity of style, this work shows the beginning of a mature style characterised by its relative conciseness and clarity. The first movement is a fine piece of writing and the treatment of the very attractive thematic material is full of interest and charm. The slow movement is extremely beautiful, both in melody and harmony, and the finale, which is in the form of a rondo, is pervaded with the spirit of the Irish jig.

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Unknown: Johan Hock
Unknown: Arnold Bax

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