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: AFTERNOON TOPICS

E. M. GRIFFITHS,
' Our Great Grandmothers' Poetry Boobs. GRACE MILLINGTON (Soprano)

: Lozells Picture House Orchestra

conducted by Paul Rimmer

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Rimmer

: SCHUBERT PROGRAMME

THE BIRMINGHAM STATION ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
Overture to ' Fierrabras '
SCHUBERT had bad luck with the Opera,
Fierrabras. Too late the libretto was found to be impracticable, and so the music was wasted.
The Overture is a splendid witness to its Composer's ability to write powerfully dramatis, forceful music.
GLADYS JOINER (Soprano), S. C. COTTERELA
(Clarinet) and NIGEL DALLAWAY (Pianoforte)
The Shepherd on the Heights
(For Soprano Voice, Clarinet and Pianoforte ORCHESTRA
Minuet in D (for Strings only)
The Erl King (Transcribed for Orchestra)
The ' Unfinished Symphony '-Second Movement.
THE ERL KING, one of the finest dramatis songs in existence, pictures a father who in hastening home on horseback, carrying his sick child. The ghostly Erl King, a figure of ill-omen, flies with them, unseen and unheard by the father, but both seen and heard by the boy.
It will be possible to follow, in this transcription, the action in each-verse of the song, thue: The hard riding through the night (verse 1). the boy's terror at seeing the ghostly figuM (verse 2), the Erl King's wheedling invitation (verse 3), the boy's renewed terror and the father's attempt to comfort him (verse 4), the Erl King's second invitation (verse 6), the boy's last outcry and the father's consolation (verse 6), the Erl King's grasp of the boy (verse 7), and the boy's death (verse 8).

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Lewis
Soprano: Gladys Joiner
Soprano: Nigel Dallaway








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