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from the Promenade Concert at Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
Asfia Desmond (contralto)
Adila Fachiri (violin)
Robert Murchie (flute)
Harriet Cohen (pianoforte)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Ninety players)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD
Suite No. I, in C
1 Overture. 2 Courante. Allegro. 3 Gavotte 1 and 2: Allegro vivace. 4 Forlane: Allegro. 5 Minuet 1 and 2: Andante con moto. 6 Bourree I and 2: Allegro. 7 Passepied 1 and 2: Allegro moderato
Aria, Have mercy, Lord, on me (St.
Matthew Passion)
Violin obbligato, PAUL BEARD
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, in D, for pianoforte, flute, violin, and strings
1 Allegro. 2 Affettuoso. 3 Allegro
Tickets can be obtained from [address removed], and usual agents. Prices (including Entertainments Tax), 7s. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reserved), 3s. (unreserved), promenade (payment at doors only) 2s.


Contralto: Asfia Desmond
Violin: Adila Fachiri
Flute: Robert Murchie
Pianoforte: Harriet Cohen
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Unknown: Paul Beard
Unknown: Adila Fachiri
Unknown: Robert Murchie
Unknown: Harriet Cohen

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