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MUSIC BY NORWEGIAN COMPOSERS

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The BBC Orchestra
(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Hugo Kramm
Theme and Variations
Ludwig Irgens Jensen
Snapshots from a Circus
Pauline Hall
1 Parade. 2 The animals are asleep. 3 Dancing Clowns
Norwegian Rhapsody, No 2
Johan Halvorsen
Hugo Kramm , who is the principal conductor and musical director of the Norwegian State Broadcasting, was born in 1890. He studied both the violin and piano and became a first-rate exponent of each instrument, making his public debut as soloist both in Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Piano Concerto No. 5, in E flat. For some years he played in string quartets and eventually in 1919 he was appointed conductor of the Municipal Theatre Orchestra in Stavanger. In 1924 he became conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Society, and three years later he took over his present post with the Norwegian State Broadcasting at Oslo.

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Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Hugo Kramm
Unknown: Johan Halvorsen
Unknown: Hugo Kramm

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MUSIC BY NORWEGIAN COMPOSERS

National Programme Daventry, 7 May 1938 18.45






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