Music by Mozart
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Clemens Krauss : Overture, Figaro (Mozart)
Moyse (flute), Laskine (harp), with Orchestra, conducted by Piero Cop pola: Concerto for flute and harp in C (Mozart)-—Allegro; Andantino; Rondo
Music for Two Pianos
Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson :
Variations on a theme of Beethoven (Saint-Saens)
Vronsky and Babin : Suite No. 2 for
Two Pianofortes, Op. 17 (Rachmaninov) -1. Introduction; 2. Waltz; 4. Taiantelle
(Led by LAURANCE TURNER )
Conducted by Sir DAN GODFREY
*Yet there are trials (hard and troublesome, may be)
Very useful unto men ;
All saints have gone through many a trouble—many a harrowing care
Gone through with gain.
Some meet their heaviest trials at the first....
Some at the ending of the way ... Some too are visited, it seems, through al! their lives.
Thomas a Kempis (Imitation of Christ)
This work is a reflection on a simple yet tragic life, the clue to which lies in the final sentence of the extract above; hence there is no main climax, but rather a series. It is built almost entirely on two motives (1) three rising notes, depicting hope, which is constantly dashed by the ' harrowing cares '
! typified by (2) a hammering syncopated rhythm. Twice during the wcrkaftei a rhythmic climax there is a fresh subject descriptive of despair. At the end the introduction reappears and dies away with final reference to (i) on celesta and harp and (2) on drums.
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