The Pro Arte Quartet: Quartet in C,
Op. 76, No. 3 (Emperor) (Haydn) ; i. Allegro ; 2. Poco adagio, variations ; 3. Menuet-allegro and trio; 4. Finale -presto
Solomon (pianoforte) : Study in F,
Op. 25, No. 3 (Chopin); Study in F, Op. io, No. 8 (Chopin)
A typical cafe orchestra presented by BORIS YVAIN in An Hour of Songs and Dances
The Continentals' consist of two pianos, piano accordion, two violins, and guitar. Their repertoire, which is extensive, consists of music that has been specially arranged from national songs and dances all over the world, particularly Argentine music.
(Northern Edition) including
JESSIE CRONE (contralto-comedienne)
BETH O'DARE (soubrette)
BEATRIX RICHARDS (soprano) WALTER JONES (entertainer)
FRANK PARKER (pianist-entertainer)
BILLY RICHARDS (tenor)
DOUGLAS LEONAROS (ventriloquist and entertainer)
FRANK A. TERRY (comedian) and JACK MURRAY (comedian)
Arranged by FRANK A. TERRY
Produced by CRAWFORD McNAIR
Led by MARIE WILSON
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
I. Clair de lune (Moonlight); 2. Idylle matinale (Morning Idyll) ; 3. Paysage (Landscape) ; 4. Au pays des neiges-Danse des promis (In the Land of Snows-Dance of the Betrothed)
The love-potion that Tristan and Isolda drank together in the first act still holds the lovers in its power. Isolda, now the wife of King -Mark, waits in the dark of the castle garden for Tristan to come to her while the King is at the hunt. The warnings of Brangane, Isolda's woman, to beware of a plot to betray her are ignored and Tristan is signalled to approach. The impassioned love scene which follows is at last interrupted by Kurvonal, Tristan's henchman, bidding Tristan fly. It is too late. The hunting paity enters, headed by the King, who is thus witness of Tristan's treachery and Isolda's guilt. He bitterly reproaches Tristan, on whom Melot, his faithless friend and betrayer, draws his sword. Tristan is severely wounded and falls as though dying into Isolda's arms.
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