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: Sinigaglia

Overture. ' Le Baruffe Chiozzotte.' Op. 32 ( The
Hubbub at Chioggia ')
Movements from Suite. ' Piedmont.' Op. 36 Piedmontese Dances. Nos. 1 and 2. Op. 31

: A Vocal Interlude



Soprano: Evelyn Gibb

: Wagner

Song of the Rhine Daughters The Dusk of the Gods
Entrance of the Gods into
Valhalla (' Rhinegold ')


'Motoring in the South of Ireland '

: Organ Music

Played by GEORGE
From the Classic Cinema

: Chamber Music

JORIE BROWN (Violoncellos )
GEORGE SIMPSON (Clarinet) J. H. CHAMBERS (Baritone) BOCCHERINI. in his own day in the very front rank of violoncello players, was also a composer of immense industry. It used to be said of him that he was a fountain of which it was only necessary to turn on the tap to produce a stream of music. He left no fewer than 467 instrumental works. including twenty symphonies. all of them marked by simple natural melodiousness, and by a dignified and courtly style. He and Haydn had a great mutual regard, and the relation of Boccherini's music to that of the more famous master was characterized in the saying that ' Boccherini was the wife of Haydn.*
It is sad to have to record that his last years were spent in something very like penury and distress. It was an age when royal or noble patronage was almost necessary if a musician was to flourish, and though at one time Boccherini might truly call himself a friend of princes, he realized in his latter years that one may not always count on friendships such as theirs enduring.


Unknown: Doris Bates
Violins: Dorothy John
Viola: Harold Lowe
Viola: John Sowerby
Unknown: Jorie Brown
Clarinet: George Simpson
Baritone: J. H. Chambers

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Regional News)

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