Travel Talk-More Notes on Norway.' MARJORIE HOVERD (Soprano)
Conducted by Paul Rimmer
Lieut.-Col. W. P. DRURY: Historical Sketches-
In the Whispering Gallery of St. Paul's.' S.B. from Plymouth
THE STATION ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS THE young Charpentier. having won at the Paris Conservatoire the premier prize in composition (the ' Prix de Rome went. under the terms of the award, to study in Italy, and it was there that he thought out the five pieces comprising an Italian Suite-of which Napoli is the last.
He explains in a note prefixed to his score that he set out ' to depict in music the city of Naples, its population, its outdoor life and joyousness. First, we are aware of scattered sounds and vibrations; of heat. light. and the hum of the' crowd. Songs come flitting from every street dance rhythms ; the amorous languor of. violins and the gay tinkle of guitarsMilitary music rings out proudly, rocking tarantella' dancers move from group to group'