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: THE CRYSTAL PALACE BAND

Conductor, DENIS WRIGHT
KENNETH ELLIS (bass)

Contributors

Conductor: Denis Wright
Bass: Kenneth Ellis

: THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy WARRACK
In 1916 the Japanese dancer, Michio Ito , produced a ballet at the London Coliseum, and Hoist wrote a number of short dance pieces specially for it. Ito furnished the composer with real Japanese themes, and all six pieces, except the third, are founded on these. The third has melodies of Hoist's own invention.
The several movements are : The
Prelude : The' Song of the Fisherman ', a rather sad and wistful melody,, with the harp prominent in the accompaniment. 1. ' Ceremonial Dance', brilliant and in festive mood, with the drums and bells taking a considerable part in its brightness. 2. 'Dance of the Marionettes ', the movement which has no Japanese theme as the basis ; it is built upon a sort of jumpy rhythm with three quick notes to each of the two beats in the bar. 'Interlude', quite short and slow, makes use of the same theme as the first number, ' The Fisherman's Song'. '. 3. ' Dance under the Cherry Tree.' A tune on the flute begins this delicate, graceful movement. 4. Finale : 'Dance of the Wolves.'
This works up appropriately to a stirring and excited mood ; attentive listeners will notice how the gong and the xylophone are cunningly used to heighten the effect.

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack
Unknown: Michio Ito

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An Appeal on behalf of GLASGOW FOUNDRY Boys' RELIGIOUS SOCIETY, by the Rev. JOHN MAcBEATH , D.D.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]

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Unknown: Rev. John MacBeath
Unknown: John A. Logan

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