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From Birmingham
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO
ORCHESTRA
Conducted by FRANK CANTELL
Selection, ' Haydn Wood 's
Popular Songs'
ONE of a family of musical brothers, Haydn Wood has earned the sincere gratitude of all whose task it is to provide light and cheerful music. Bom in Yorkshire, he was a brilliant student at the Royal College of Music, and afterwards carried on his studies of the Violin in Brussels. He visited most countries of the world as a soloist, in a company which included the great Albani.
Although best known as a purveyor of popular music, like the songs of which this melodious selection is made up, he has written more serious works, such as a Pianoforte Concerto, a Suite, and Orchestral Variations, as well as a String Quartet which had the distinction of winning one of the prizes given by Mr. W. W. Cobbett.
DIANA WEBSTER (Contralto)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Frank Cantell
Unknown:
Haydn Wood
Unknown:
Haydn Wood
Unknown:
Mr. W. W. Cobbett.
Contralto:
Diana Webster

FRANKLYN KELSEY (Bass)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL UNLIKE the dance tunes of the present day, many
of those of a former generation can still he played and enjoyed simply as music, without much thought of the dances for which they were written. The waltzes of Johann Strauss arc among the best examples of such music, and there are many others scarcely less worthy. Joseph Gung'l, at one time schoolmaster, then a soldier; and latterly a famous bandmaster and composer of marches and dance tunes, left some three hundred pieces, almost all full of delightful times and vigorous rhythm, many of which still figure from time to time in light and popular programmes. The family tradition was carried on as it was in the Strauss family; his nephew Johann also composed many popular dance tunes, and, like his uncle, made successful tours in Europe with them.

Contributors

Bass:
Franklyn Kelsey
Conducted By:
B. Walton O'Donnell

5GB Daventry (Experimental)

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