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Fourth Round of the F.A. Cup


Midland Singers
Conductor, Edgar Morgan
Only one of the songs in this evening's programme — Weelkes's ' My flocks feed not '-is by a contemporary of Shakespeare's. The rest are settings by modern composers who thus adventurously (and on the whole successfully) challenge comparison with the long line of British and foreign musicians-Purcell, Arne, Mendelssohn, and the rest-who have laid hands on Shakespeare in the past.
To attempt to match Shakespeare's word-music with music of one's own is, admittedly, no easy task. Yet these lyrics, scattered through the plays, demand to be sung, and they have called into existence a surprising number of adequate and even more than adequate settings.


Conductor: Edgar Morgan

: Gramophone Records ' VIENNESE WALTZES'

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Clemens Krauss : Music of the Spheres (Joseph Strauss )
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Georg Szell : Voices of Spring (Johann Strauss )


Conducted By: Clemens Krauss
Unknown: Joseph Strauss
Conducted By: Georg Szell
Unknown: Johann Strauss


A Radio Play based on scenes from the novel of the same name by Gwyn Jones


Unknown: Gwyn Jones


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