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: A Symphony Concert

(From Birmingham)
ARNOLD TROWELL (Violoncello)
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
THIS is a comparatively recent work of Elgar's.
It appeared in 1919 along with three works for chamber music. Some of his admirers think that it shows a concise restraint rather unlike the richness of earlier works, and it has often been suggested that the grimness of the war years has something to do with that. It is certainly quite unlike the violin concerto, and it may be that the contrast accounted, in part at least, for its failure to win the public's affection when it was first played. That was in October, 1919, when Felix Salmond played it with the London Symphony Orchestra. However that may be, it has long ago made its way to the hearts of Elgar's admirers as surely as the rest of his big work; it is certainly easier to follow at a first hearing than many of them.
There are four movements. The violoncello begins the first, with a little phrase which serves as a motto for the whole work, and the movement is built up on two main themes, both of them easily recognized and followed. It leads straight into the second movement, which again begins with a phrase for tho soloist, the principal tune growing out of it. The movement is swift and full of exhilaration.
The slow movement, quite short, is a solo almost throughout for the violoncello, and again it leads without a break to the last movement. Once more the figure with which the soloist began the first and second movements is heard, but now expanded into a brilliant cadenza, after which the main theme appears. Other minor themes are heard, but it has the chief say.


Unknown: Arnold Trowell
Leader: Frank Cantell
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Felix Salmond

: Religion in the Light of Psychology

by the Rev. E. S. WATERHOUSE, D.D.—III, 'The Self wo do not Know-Unconscious Experience : Its Meaning'


Conducted by the Rev. Canon GEOFFREY GORDON Relayed from ST. MARY'S CHURCH , NOTTINGHAM
Order of Service
Hymn, Peace, perfect Peace' (A. and M., 537)
Address on Hope in God
Hope for those in the next World Hope for ourselves
Psalm 46
Prayer and Lord's Prayer Blessing
Sevenfold Amen


Unknown: Rev. Canon Geoffrey Gordon
Unknown: St. Mary'S Church

: 'The News'


: Tom Jones

and The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, Orchestra
Relayed from


Soprano: Dorothy Tillett

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