Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Leslie Heward
Mozart's ' Linz ' Symphony
Mozart's Symphony No. 36, in C, is called The Linz ' because it was written in the town of Linz. While staying there in 1783 with a certain Count Thun, Mozart gave a special concert. It is more than probable that he is referring to the ' Linz ' Symphony in the following letter: ' As I have not a single symphony with me, I am writing one for dear life, to be ready in time.'
Dvořák's Symphonic Variations
These Variations were originally composed in 1877 and numbered Op. 40, then were apparently forgotten for ten years even by the composer himself. They were resuscitated and revised in 1887 and sent to Richter, who produced them in London in May of that year.
The variations - twenty-eight in number-are essentially melodic (like Elgar's ' Enigma '), not harmonic-structural variations on the lines of Beethoven's greatest sets and those of Brahms-a fact that did not in the least interfere with Brahms's admiration of this Dvorak work.
at the Organ of the Granada Cinema,
Although only twenty-six, John Madin has had ten years of cinema experience, beginning as an orchestral accompanist in the days of silent films.
At the age of fifteen he became organist at Newbold Church, near Chesterfield, and was a pupil of the
The Cellini Trio consists of three well-known instrumentalists: Gordon Walker, who is principal flute of the London Symphony Orchestra and was for ten years principal flute at Covent Garden; Geraint Williams, who is sub-principal cellist of the London Symphony Orchestra; and Roy Douglas, who is a well-known pianist and composer.
A notable feature of the Cellini Trio is the fact that all their programmes are not only very carefully rehearsed, but each number is specially arranged for their combination, as their aim is to perform everything in true chamber-music style.
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Audrey Piggott (violoncello)
(First performance in England)
A short note on this work will be found on page 9
Audrey Piggott is the daughter of H. M. Piggott , well known as a talker on musical subjects. She began to study the piano at the age of four, the cello at eight, and later studied both at the Royal College of Music under Marmaduke Barton and Ivor James respectively.
On leaving the College she was granted a travelling scholarship that enabled her to study for six months in Paris under Diran Alexanian ; she was one of the pupils chosen to play to Casals at his annual visit to the Ecole Normale de Musique. Since 1930 she has broadcast frequently and done a great deal of concert work.
Polonaise (Eugene Onegin )
at Queen's Hall, London
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Noel Eadie (soprano)
Antonio Brosa (violin)
Bernard Shore (viola)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD
Solo violin, ANTONIO BROSA Solo viola, BERNARD SHORE
Tickets can be obtained from Broadcasting House, W.I, Queen's Hall, and the usual agents
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