THE MARY ABBOTT PIANOFORTE Trio : FRANK
VENTON (Violin), HARRY STANIER ('Cello),
MARY ABBOTT (Pianoforte)
IN Mendelssohn's Two Trios there is much to admire-in particular their sincerity, tunefulness and good, clean workmanship.
The D Minor Trio (his Op. 49).has four Movements. The First is suavely hurried and well marked in its three-beat rhythm. The Second is more tranquil, and very melodious, as it goes steadily along in four-square time. The deft Scherzo follows, and then the last Movement, the most characteristic of the four, opens with a rhythm that is seldom absent for long. It is tapped in chords or sung in melodies, now loud, now soft, all through the Movement.
(An Episode in the life of Sir Roger do Coverley) Story and Catches by A. F. CROSS . Music by GUY JONES :
Produced by STUART VINDEN i
Members of the Coverley Hunt, Mohocks and The STUDIO CHORUS
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
ACT I. The exterior of Coverley Court, in Worcestershire at the Opening Meet of the Coverley Hounds, on an early morning in September, 1736
ACT II. The Bun-House at Chelsea on a late evening of the same mouth.
Sir Roger de Coverley (High Sheriff of Worcestershire):
Beau Lightfoot (King of the Mohocks):
Sir David Rigby (Sir Roger's neighbour ):
The Crimson Mask (a mys- terious highwayman):
Will Honeycomb (Sir Roger's friend):
Sir Bilberry Bounce (a Mohock):
Lord Dishley (his friend):
Clincher (a Bow Street runner):
Pottle (Sir Roger's butler):
Gadfly (Sir David's servant):
Diana Denbigh (Sir Roger's ward and heiress):
Daphne Firebrace (her friend):
Lydia Manners (the widow that wouldn't):
Jenny Oldacres (a yeoman's daughter):
Martha (Miss Denbigh's maid):
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