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Conducted by ADRIAN C. BouLT
DUSHKIN (Violin)
Relayed from the Town Hall, Birmingham rE five Drum notes which open the First
THE Movement form a motif, of which, as the music unfolds itself, considerable use is made. The Woodwind has both first and second main tunes; while the second is being given out (it begins with a lofty, rising phrase) the Strings reiterate the opening Drum rhythm. Before the Soloist enters and the game is fully afoot, yet a third tune, in Strings and Woodwind, is heard-a loud one, rising boldly up the scale.
The Second Movement is a lovely example of Variation form, in which a tender, noble melody is heard in different forms, as if the Solo Violin were meditating upon and lovingly caressing it. This Movement goes directly, without a break, into the Finale, a gay Rondo.
THE Symphony in C
Minor is in four Movements. The First is very weighty and unusually serious, even for Brahms. The vein of seriousness affects also the Second Movement, a gently-flowing piece, partly song-like, partly rhapsodic. Then comes a more light-spirited Movement.
The last Movement opens with a short, solemn introduction that keeps the Violins in soaring flight for a few bars. Then, after a change from the prevailing minor to a major key and a short pause, the urgent Finale (still in the major) starts on its long, exulting course.


Conducted By:
Adrian C. Boult

(From Birmingham)
There are circles of green upon Cissbury Hill , and the slanting rays of the setting sun shed a glow of evening warmth over the protecting belt of beech trees. Dan'l and NathanT sit talking near a fairy ring in the ancient Roman encampment which crowns the summit.
Incidental Music by THE MIDLAND PIANOFORTE Trio


Reginald Arkell
Cissbury Hill
Dan'l ::
H Howell Davies
Stuart Vinden
Gladys Ward
Vincent Curran
Lawrence Ireland

5GB Daventry (Experimental)

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