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: A Symphony Concert

Relayed from the National Museum of Wales.

The National Orchestra of Wales

(to 13.45)


Musicians: The National Orchestra of Wales

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Ronald Harding (Violoncello), Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte)


Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Ronald Harding
Pianist: Hubert Pengelly

: Will Evans: The Lost Umbrella


Performer: Will Evans

: The Bristol Orchestra

Relayed from the Glen Pavilion, Clifton, Bristol.

In 1857-8, when he was engaged upon the Music Drama, Tristan and Isolde, Wagner wrote five songs, two of which were published later under the title of 'Studies for Tristan and Isolde'. The opening melody of one of these songs, called Dreams, came into his head when he was working at Tristan in Venice, and he made use of it in the great love-duet in the Second Act of the Music Drama.
Later, he arranged this song for Small Orchestra, and had it performed in 1838 as a birthday greeting for a friend, Frau Wesendonck.


Musicians: The Bristol Orchestra
Musical Director: Richard Austin

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Local Announcements)
(to 23.00)

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