'The Book Shop of Long Ago' - A New Year's' Play by Mabel France , in which you will be introduced to the Misses Araminta and Belinda Brown, Polly the Parrot, Mr. Grr-Wriggle - a Book Worm, a few Customers, and the Book Binder of All Ages
MARGARET ABLETHORPE (Pianoforte)
ARTHUR LINDSAY will Entertain
Leader, FRANK CANTELL
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
A Dramatic Poem for Mixed Voices, Soprano
Solo, and Orchestra
Text by DAVID STEVENS
Music by LAURENCE POWELL
(Dedicated to Granville, Bantock—first time of performance)
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