(Leader, ROLAND SIRRELL )
Conducted by JOHAN HOCK
Under the direction of EDGAR MORGAN
The Fairy Queen is an anonymous adaptation of A Midsummer Night's
Dream and was produced in 1692. The ' Select Songs' were the only part of the music that appeared in Purcell's lifetime. By the year 1700, the score had been lost. In 1901 the theatre copy of the music was discovered in the library of the Royal Academy of Music.
Conducted by A. E. MEE
WALTER HEARD (flute)
This Male Voice Choir is one of several combinations of high repute in the Nottinghamshire coalfield. Most of the members are miners. Established thirty years ago, the choir has won 119 prizes, including 54 cups and shields. Walter Heard was at one time the flautist with the Midland Studio Orchestra. He appeared as a soloist in the first Birmingham broadcast in November, 1922.
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