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In Memory of Debussy
THE
WIMELESS SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA: Leader,
S. KNEALE KELLEY
Conducted by ERNEST
ANSERMET
THERE is unusual interest in this programme in memory of Debussy, who died just ten years ago, for not only are several of his works included, besides a piece by Stravinsky intended as a tribute to him, but two older works are added of which
Debussy was very fond, and which had some influence upon his mind.
The conductor, M. Ansermct , whom we know very well, was a personal friend of Debussy, and brings to the interpretation of his music keen sympathy and intimate understanding.

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Leader:
S. Kneale Kelley
Conductor:
M. AnsermcT

(Continued)
THE title of this work, first heard here in 1921, does not signify a Symphony in the usual meaning of the term, but a sounding together of wind instruments (twelve Woodwind and eleven Brass). The composer has said that ' the tonal masses are to be regarded objectively by the ear,' and he desires that the instruments shall be played without emotional inflexions.

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