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THE HASTINGS MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

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Conductor, JULIUS HARRISON
GEORGE BAKER (baritone)
Relayed from
The White Rock Pavilion, Hastings
Of all the many gifted composers of opéra comique who flourished in Paris during the nineteenth century, Offenbach was undoubtedly the most brilliant. His success as a composer of opéra comique, of which we have no exact equivalent in England, was probably unparalleled in the history of this form of entertainment.
Offenbach's industry was also astonishing, and the number of successful works which he produced in his busy life is almost incredible.
One morning in 1864, Offenbach and his two new librettists, Meilhac and Halevy, called on the celebrated Mile. Hortense Schneider and offered her the title role in a new operetta they had just completed. La belle Helene proved to be one of the biggest of all Offenbach's successes, and for the next twelve years these three were in constant and triumphant association.
GEORGE BAKER
Linden Lea ........ Vaughan Williams Off to Philadelphia
Irish air, arr. Battison Haynes
ORCHESTRA
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4, in D Liszt

Contributors

Conductor: Julius Harrison
Baritone: George Baker
Unknown: Hortense Schneider
Unknown: Linden Lea
Unknown: Vaughan Williams






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