''Elementary Music and Musical Appreciation '
QIR WALFORD DAVIES. who is now SDirector of Music and Chairman of the National Council of Music, University of Wates. lias held many important positions in the musical world during his distinguished career. He has been Professor of Music at University College, Aberystwyth. Organizing Director of Music to the Royal Air Force. Organist and Director of the Choir at the Temple Church from 1898 to 1923, and Conductor of the Bach Choir. His compositions have been performed with success at the most notable British festivals.
Relayed from Battersea Town Hall
BAND OF H.M. GRENADIER GUARDS(by kind permission of Col. B. N. Sergison-Brooke ). Director of Music, Lieut. GEORGE MILLER
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Col. B. N.
A Light Opera bv Basil Hood. Music by G. H. Clutsam and Hubert Bath.
THIS colourful picture of English life in the -L spacious days of Queen Elizabeth, when Drake and the Sea-Dogs were in the heyday of their career, was first produced in London at Daly's Theatre at. Christmas, 1916, when it had a great success.
Drake's Men, Townspeople and the Queen's Court
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS:Conducted by JOHN ANSELL. Chorus Master, STANFORD ROBINSON
The Scenes are laid as follows : Act I;-Old Ply. mouth. Act II.-Deck of Drake's "Ship (' The Golden Hind ') at Deptford. Act III.-Outside Village Church.
IN the Australian-bom George H. Clutsam we have the rather rare combination of Music
Critic and Composer. Mr. Clutsam was well known in this country as an Accompanist, and had written an Opera, before he became Music Critic of the Observer (1908-18).
GRAY and CLAUDE POLLARD
THE theme is that which begins the Trio
(i.e., the central portion) of the Minuet. in Beethoven's Sonata, Op. 31, No. 3. The two pianos give out this tune antiphonally. and then proceed to five ingenious and enjoyable Variations. The Fourth of these is in the style of a Funeral March, and then, after a trill and a cascade of notes, the final section starts in fugal style, one piano setting forth the melody and the other taking up the chase, the two working up the fugue very brilliantly.
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