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' A WINTER'S TALE ' 'JULIUS CESAR '
' HAMLET ' and ' OTHELLO '
Will be presented by WILLIAM MACREADY and EDNA GODFREY-TURNER
Between the Scenes Shakespearean Songs will be sung by GERTRUDE DAVIES (Soprano)
THE STATION ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
THIS Overture was one of the early successes of Bizet, the Composer of the Opera
Carmen. It was first performed, in 1874, when France was stiH bowed down by misfortune, and any call to patriotism throbbed in her heart. The music of La Patrie is scored for a large Orchestra, with much use of Brass and Percussion. The melodies are vigorous and tender by turns, and the orchestral colouring is vivid.
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