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Piano Works by Debussy
Played by Laffitte
Danseuses de Delphes (Delphic Dancers) Voiles (Sails)
Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest (What the West Wind saw) (from Preludes Book 1)
Here are three pieces from the first Book of Preludes. The first, a brief page, reminds us of the decorations on a Greek vase - maidens gravely moving in a ceremonial dance.
Voiles gives us a lovely impression of the light, supple movements of sails as we see them from a distance-like the wings of birds, delicately responsive to the lightest airs.
The West Wind can blow half a gale, though it makes us feel its power by other means than blowing us off our feet. There is, too, a plaintive note in its cry.

WE all know what a danger the housefly is to our health, but few people realize that man himself has invited this menace by his dislocation of the balance of Nature, and that it is only under the conditions created by man that the housefly (as its name implies) can thrive. In his fifth talk Professor Tatter,sall will describe how flies, ants, beetles, cockroaches, weeds. worms, and slugs desert their natural habitat to come and batten on man.

5XX Daventry

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