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: The Station Pianoforte Quintet

Leader, Frank Cantell
The Sabot; The Ballet Shoe; The Court Shoe; The Sandal; The Brogue
Selection, Melodies from the Works of Moussorgsky

The life of Moussorgsky was a tragedy. He was trained for the Army, but threw up his commission and became a Government servant in the lower ranks; poverty soon came into his ill-regulated life, and he died at the early age of forty-two.
In his music is great natural force and ruggedness; he was an ardent 'nationalist,' and drew his inspiration from the history of his country and the life of the people around him. In this Selection we shall hear the repetitive rhythm of peasant dances, as well as some of those melodies, with a plaintive droop in them, that remind us of the troubled course of life in Russia.


Leader: Frank Cantell

: Afternoon Topics

Mabel France, ' Those
Amateur Entertainments '

: Lozells Picture House Orchestra

Conducted by Paul Rimmer


Conductor: Paul Rimmer


Lieut.-Col. W. P. DRURY, 'Historical Sketches-Witchcraft at Westminster ' S.B. from Plymouth

: Programme

S.B. from London (10.10 Local News)

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