by THE RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE
MALE VOICE CHOIR
MAY BLYTH (Soprano)
JOSEPH FARRINGTON (Bass)
ERNEST Lush (Pianoforte)
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON Yea, cast me from heights of the mountains Whether I find thee After many a dusty mile It's Oh ! to be a wild wind Feasting, ] watch
(To be given before an audience in the Concert
Hal), Broadcasting House)
THE CATTERALL STRING QUARTET:
ARTHUR CATTERALL (Violin), LAURANCE TURNER ( Violin), JOHN FRY (Viola), HERBENT
WILLIAM MURDOCH (Pianoforte) ARTHUR CATTERALL and WILLIAM MURDOCH Sonata in E minor (Op. 82) (1918) 1. Allegro; 2. Romance: Andante; 3. Allegro non troppo Quartet and WILLIAM MURDOCH Quintet in A minor (Op. 84) (1918) 1. Moderato; 2. Adagio; 3. Andante ; •Allegro
All Elgai's chamber music, the Violin S'onata the Quintet, and the Quartet, were written in a Sussex village in the year 1918 and 1919, so that there as a clear assumption that a compelling reaction from the horrors of the preceding years was responsible more than any other cause for their quiet autumnal beauty. They were first heard when the war had ceased.
Each is constructed much on the same plan.
There are three movements, no Scherzo; and the slow movement is in each work the jewel within the setting, a movement of rare beauty. Thus in the Violin Sonata, it is the Romance that lingers longest in the memory. The whole is, however, a piece of lovely writing.
Rut the Quintet is the finest work of the three. Again the slow movement, is the most beautiful; yet in the whole work there are the same breadth, the same richness of thought, and the same technical mastery that one finds in the symphonies, qualities which make it the finest of all English Quintets.
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