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Composer, conductor, viola-player, Frank Bridge is one of the most gifted and most striking personalities in modern British music. At one time people used to think of him as an inhabitant of the austere world of chamber music, though it is a little difficult to connect his vital, exuberant personality with any form of austerity. It is true he began his career in that world, both as a performer and -composer. But he has also composed a number of orchestral works and numerous songs of high artistic value. Bridge now returns to his first love of chamber music, and it will be interesting to hear this evening a product of his maturity.
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