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: CHAMBER MUSIC MELODY-4

The Hirsch Quartet
This is the fourth of a series of recitals of light chamber music specially chosen for its melodies and designed to appeal to those who find chamber music difficult to appreciate.
The Hirsch String Quartet has for some time kept chamber music alive in the city of Manchester, and its performances both on the air and in concert-halls have given pleasure to many discerning music-lovers. The original players of this quartet were trained at the Manchester College of Music. They received itheir first professional engagement in 1925, when they appeared with John Coates in 'The Wenlock Edge' song-cycle. Leonard Hirsch , the leader, is a native of Dublin, but Manchester nowadays has a very good claim on him, for it is fifteen years since he joined the Halle Orchestra. The other members of the quartet are Reginald Stead , second violin, Sydney Errington , viola, and Leonard Baker , who is cellist.

Contributors

Unknown: John Coates
Unknown: Leonard Hirsch
Unknown: Reginald Stead
Viola: Sydney Errington
Viola: Leonard Baker

: NEW TUNES FOR OLD

Richard Valery and his Orchestra from the New Central Pier,
Morecambe

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Valery

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Sport

: PLEASURE ON PARADE

under the direction of Frank A. Terry with additional lyrics and music by Claud Branston , Wilcock and Rutherford, Frank A. Terry from the Floral Pavilion,
New Brighton

Contributors

Unknown: Frank A. Terry
Music By: Claud Branston
Unknown: Frank A. Terry

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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