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: A Symphony Concert

relayed from The National Museum of Wales
National Orchestra of Wales
Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Cymru
Symphony No. 3 in E Flat ('Eroica') Beethoven
(to 14.00)

Contributors

Musicians: National Orchestra of Wales

: An Afternoon Concert

The Station Trio:
Frank Thomas (Violin); Ronald Harding (Violoncello); Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte)

1st Movement

A Comparatively late work of Brahms, this Trio has from the outset a sense of real bigness. The violin and violoncello alone begin the first big subject in octaves. and the second, more smoothly-flowing, grows out of it so naturally that when the pianoforte begins it, it seems to be a continuation of the first. It is a long and elaborate movement, coming to an end with a quicker section in which the pianoforte has a strenuous part while the strings have a slower melody.
The theme of the slow movement has that simple folk-song character which Brahms so often contrives to give his times. As in the first movement, the two strings begin in octaves while the pianoforte accompanies with chords. Another tune appears first as a pianoforte solo, and the opening returns in a more vigorous form. Then there is a flowing, tranquil section, with a tune which the violoncello begins, to be followed by the violin.
The most striking feature of the Scherzo is the figure made up of rapidly repeated notes played by the strings while the pianoforte rushes upwards in scales. The Trio has a fine, song-like melody which the violin begins with rippling accompaniment, and the Scherzo is repeated.
Again in the last movement the two strings play the first big theme in octaves at the outset while the pianoforte accompanies, and it is they also who introduce the second principal tune, another broad melody. Like the first, the movement is an elaborate one, but with the two tunes in mind, it is,easy to follow and to enjoy.

Contributors

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

: A Musical Comedy Programme

National Orchestra of Wales
Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Cymru

Contributors

Musicians: National Orchestra of Wales








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