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THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA
(Leader, FRANK CANTELL)
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS rIS is the music from a Russian Ballet, ' The Nutcracker and the Mouse King,' telling of the wonderful adventures of a little girt, and of a beautiful pair of nutcrackers which she received as a Christmas present.
There is a Miniature Overture, and then a set of six short pieces - 'Characteristic Dances,' Tchaikovsky calls them, and the title is very apt. They are all vivid, and some are amusing. The Suite, when played as a whole, is rounded off by the Valse of the Flowers.
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