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: H. C. Burgess and Orchestra

Relayed from the Madeira Cove, Weston-super-Mare.

Dvorak spent some years in America, teaching and conducting. While he was there, he conceived that a national style of American music might be founded upon the folk music of the negroes, and this Symphony, the musical themes of which are influenced by plantation tunes, was one result. One of the chief tunes in the first part of the work is practically identical with that negro 'Spiritual', Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. The Symphony consists of four separate Movements. They are quite distinct, though from the Second Movement onwards one constantly hears bits of tunes from the other Movements. Only the Last is played to-day. This is forceful and dramatic. It contains several tunes from the other Movements, two or three being sometimes heard together.
(to 13.00)

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Musicians: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

relayed from the Madeira Cove, Weston-super-Mare.

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Musicians: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

: Programme

S.B. from London

: Topical Sport

Mr. L.E. Williams

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Speaker: L.E. Williams

: Callender's Cable Works Band

Director of Music, Tom Morgan
(Specially Composed for Crystal Palace Contest, 1926.)

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Musicians: Callender's Cable Works Band
Director of Music: Tom Morgan

: Marion Richardson (Mezzo-Soprano)

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Mezzo-Soprano: Marion Richardson

: Marion Richardson

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Mezzo-Soprano: Marion Richardson

: Band

(Soloist, S. Rudkin)

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Trombonist: S. Rudkin








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