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A reading of Lamb's essay ' Dream Children', with gramophone records of Elgar's music

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Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by Fritz Brase
The story of this ballet by the celebrated Spanish playwright, Martinez Sierra , is founded on a folk-tale, the gruesome subject of which is the ghostly jealousy of a young gypsy woman's dead lover, who appears to her and her new lover whenever these two are thrown passionately together, and terrifies them into separation. Candelas, the young gypsy, attempts by various dances and other rites to exorcise the spectre, but it is not until she employs her friend, Lucia, to distract the furious ghost while Candelas is with her lover that she is enabled to get rid of him for ever.


Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Fritz Brase
Unknown: Martinez Sierra


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Unknown: Peter Fitzpatrick


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