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: The Gershom Parkington Quintet


: Chamber Music

, GEORGE PARKER (Baritone)
MlKLOS SCHWALB (Pianoforte)
ONE of the interesting things about Delius' music is that, however large or small the forces for which he is writing, ho contrives to produce the same softly pictorial effect ; listeners to this comparatively slight piece would have no difficulty in recognizing it as by the same composer as, for instance, ' Summer Night on the River.' Listeners have, moreover, by now heard enough of his music to realize that although ho is in all the best ways a modern, and one who is very much a law unto himself, there is nothing in his music which is difficult to understand and enjoy, and certainly nothing to startle even the old-fashioned music lover.


Baritone: George Parker

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: The B.B.C. Theatre Orchestra

GAKDA HALL (Soprano)
CEDRIC SHARPE (Violoncello)


Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Soprano: Cedric Sharpe

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