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THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
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.
The little Minuet, which is his most famoua piece at the present day, is a happy example of the easy graceful melodiousness of which his music is full.
J. H. SCOTLAND (Light Songs)
POWELL EASTBURY and MARJORIE BOWYA (Entertainers)
JANET JOYE in ' Types and Notions'
LEONARD HENRY (Comedian)
STANELLI and EDGAR (The Violin Duo)
PHILIP BROWN'S SHAKESPEARIANS DANCE BAND
'Two Women and a Telephone'
By Rica BROMLEY TAYLOR
Pauline is discovered in a well-furnished boudoir becomingly dressed in negligee
By ROLAND PERTWEE
The action takes place in a Branch Post Office
Incidental Music by THE EDGAR WHEATLEY
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