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: SAM G. Ross and his BAND

relayed from the Palais de Danso


Relayed from the Albert Hall , Nottingham
Part Songs THE ' Ballad for Chorus and Orchestra,' The Banner of St. George (Op. 33), is one of Elgar's earlier works, written about 1897. It consists of two ' Scenes ' and an Epilogue, It Comes From the Misty Ages, which lias gained popularity as an independent Choral March.
In the two Scenes is told (in the words of a poem by Shapcott Wensley) the well-known legend of St. George and the Dragon. The Princess Sabra is about to sacrifice herself to the Dragon to free her people from his ravages. The Knight St. George arrives and kills the Dragon with his sword, ' Ascalon, keen and brightNever unsheathed but to defend the right.'


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: William Turner

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