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: SYMPHONIC FEATURE CONCERT

THE STATION SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA : Conducted by Capt. W. A. FEATHERSTONE
ORCHESTRA

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Conducted By: Capt. W. A. Featherstone

: DAISY KENNEDY (Violin)

EDA KERSEY
(Violin) and STRING ORCHESTRA
Double Concerto in D Minor ............ Bach

: ORCHESTRA

THE Italian Symphony,' wrote the twenty-one-year-old Mendelssohn to his sisters, will be the gayest thing I have yet done.' He seems to have been enjoying hugely an Italian tour at that time, and the Symphony certainly agrees well in its spirit with his ecstatic descriptions of his travels.
It is made up of four Movements.
First we have a quick and active Movement, full of youthful joy.
Next follows a rather slow, steadily-moving piece, often called The Pilgrims' March '- though Mendelssohn never gave it that name.
The Third Movement is a graceful, light Minuet. The Finale was, like the First Movement, written in Rome. It perhaps represents the spirit of the Mid-Lent Carnival which Mendelssohn saw when he was there. At any rate, its chief tunes are all typical lively Italian dance-tunes.

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