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Folk Dance Band : Pop Roes the Weasel (Hawkins).The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Stokovski : Carnival of the Animals (Saint-SaÃ«ns)â€”Introduction and Royal March of the Lion ; Hens and Cocks; Mules, Aquarium; Personages with long cars; Cuckoos in the woods; Birds, Fossils, the Swan; Pianists, Finale. Jack Bund and his Bravour Dance Band: Kitten on the Keys (Confrey). Harry Roy and his Orchestra: Tiger Rag (Rocca). Ambrose and his Orchestra: When my little Pomeranian met your little Pekinese (Little, Oppenheim, Schuster).The Plaza Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Frank Tours: The Three Bears (Eric Coates).
A Nautical Burlesque
Book and Lyrics by HERBERT C. SARGENT
Music by JOHN C. HOLLIDAY
The Cast will include :
LAWRENCE BASCOMB; GEOFFREY WINCOTT ";
RONALD HILL ; LESLIE BRADLEY ;
HERMIONE GINGOLD ; ESTHER COLEMAN ; WYNNE AJELLO ; PATRICK WADDINGTON ;
VIOLET MARQUESITA; PHYLLIS EVENS;
HAROLD KIMBERLEY ; JOHN RORKE
THE REVUE CHORUS
Conducted by S. KNEALE KELLEY
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
(Led by MARIE WILSON )
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
HENRY WENDON (Tenor)
The Dance o/ the Tumblers is taken from the opera The Snowmaiden. Festival is at its height in the realm of the Snowmaidens. It is the first day of Spring, and bridal pairs have assembled to receive the King's blesssing. Tumblers are engaged to amuse them,
Although we remember him best as a composer for the stage, and one who understood his own musical public as very few composers have done, Massenet left some purely orchestral music which is hardly less popular than his operas. And among them this Suite has always held a favourite place. Though popular in the best sense, the music is thoroughly sound in workmanship, and full of that sensitive grace which makes French music so easy to enjoy.
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