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BAND PROGRAMME

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PART 11.
THE AUGMENTED WIRELESS MILITARY BAND, conducted by Lieut. B. WALTON O'DONNELL
A S a boy of twelve, Elgar wrote some music for a children's play. In 1907 he revived this, and arranged it for a Full Orchestra, in the form of two Suites. We are to hear some of the pieces from the Second of these.
March. This. the opening movement of the Second Suite, begins in the time-honoured way, with the Drums. Then the Violins begin the Tune. There is a light and dainty Trio, followed by the return of the March, and these two are used in alternation.
The Little Bells. This calls for little description. Now the woodwind, now Strings, suggest to us fairy bells, while one bigger bell booms through.
Moths and Butterflies (Dance). Here light, fluttering figures on Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets. Harp and Strings picture for us these dancing creatures.
Fountain Dance. Very rapid figures for Muted Strings and light Woodwind suggest the playing waters.
The Tam Bear and The Wild Bear. Tho tame creature calls for just as big an orchestra as his more uncouth companions, and all seem to have a liking for Big Drum, Cymbals, and, particularly, Tambourine.

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Conducted By: Lieut. B. Walton O'Donnell

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