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(From Birmingham)
Conducted by E. A. Parsons
Mr. Holst has chosen for this military band arrangement a very merry Fugue of the great Bach's which might have been more popular if it had been called a ' Gigue in Fugue form' rather than a ' Fugue in the style of a Gigue.' The tune shows us Bach in his most playful mood, and in this arrangement for military band its reappearances can be more easily followed than when the piece is played, as Bach intended, on the organ.
Russian composers, probably more than others, have used their native folk tales as bases of operas and other works on a big scale. In The Snow Maiden, from which ' The Dance of the Tumblers' is taken. Rimsky-Korsakov embodies an old story which tells of the first day of Spring. The Snow Maidens' realm is in festive mood, because it was on this day that young bridal couples came to receive their monarch's blessing. The Dance of the Tumblers is the last part of the attendant festivities.

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Conducted By:
E. A. Parsons

(From Birmingham)
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
BIZET, known to all the world as the composer of Carmen, wrote a good deal of other music not only for the theatre, but for the concert room. Among it is a set of twelve pieces for pianoforte duet. composed not, as their name might suggest, as music for singing games, such as are in daily use in schools now, but rather as little meditations on the happiness of childhood and its ways. Five of these he arranged at a later date for orchestra, in which form they have won a wider popularity than they enjoyed as pianoforte duets. The five movements are : a Miniature March, in which a little procession is heard inproaching and passing by; a Cradle Song, in which woodwinds and muted strings share ; an Impromptu with the name of ' The Humming Top'; a Duet with the sub-title ' Little Husband and Little Wife,' and a Merry Dance-a Galop.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Joseph Lewis
Unknown:
Dance-A Galop.

A Comic Opera in Three Acts by DELIBES
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
(Chorus Master, STANFORD ROBINSON)
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY )
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL
Act I.

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Leader:
S. Kneale Kelley
Conducted By:
John Ansell
Benoit:
Heddle Nash
Marquis de Moncontour:
George Baker
Miton:
Kingsley Lark
Baron de Merlussac:
Robert Riley
Gautru:
Stanley Riley
Javotte:
Noel Eadie
Marquis de Flarembelle:
David Brynley
Marquis de Bluette:
James Topping
Marquise de Moncontour:
Gladys Palmer
Philomèle:
Olive Groves
Chimène:
Helen Alston
Agathe:
Joan Vincent
Angelique:
Elsie Griffin

5GB Daventry (Experimental)

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