Another Conjuring Lesson by CYRIL SHIELDS Songs by BERNARD SIMS
'Llew the Gnome,' a Welsh Folk Tale, by Mildred Forster
Musical Selections by CYRIL JOHNSON 'S
COMPOSITIONS OF HERBERT HOWELLS
HENRY BRONKHURST (Pianoforte)
The MARIE WILSON STRING QUARTET:
MARIE WILSON (Violin)
GWENDOLINE HIGHAM (Violin)
ANNE WOLFE (Viola)
PHYLLIS HASLUCK (Violoncello)
Born in 1892, in Gloucestershire, Herbert Howells had his first instruction at the hands of Dr. Herbert Brewer, of Gloucester Cathedral. He was himself an articled pupil there for a time, coming in 1912 to the Royal College of Music in London with an open scholarship. After a brilliant career as a student, he joined the staff of the College and has since earned a distinguished position for himself among the younger native composers. He is at .home in every form of music, except opera, which he has not yet explored, and in all of them displays a sure hand and a real facility of invention. In spite of his duties in London, and the way in which the great world has captured so much of his gifts, Howells remains at heart a real West-countryman, with a keen interest in Gloucestershire.
Fantasy String Quartet, Op. 25 ('To the Hill at Chosen and Ivor Gurney who knows it')
'Chosen' is the local familiar name for Churchdown.
HENRY BRONKHURST (a) Procession (b) Gadabout
PHYLLIS HASLUCK and HERBERT HOWELLS
-de la Mare's Pavane
HERBERT HOWELLS Sir Hugh's Galliard
MARJE WILSON and HERBERT HOWELLS My Lord Sandwich's Dream HERBERT HOWELLS
Hughes's Ballet (from Lambert's 'Clavichord,
MARIE WILSON and HERBERT HOWELLS
Elegy for Violin and Piano (First performance) THE MARIE WILSON STRING QUARTET Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 21
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