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Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN
MARGARET COLLIER (soprano)
ORCHESTRA
Overture to a Comedy Balfour Gardiner
Balfour Gardiner studied partly in Frankfort, and was there the colleague of Norman O'Neill , Roger Quilter , Cyril Scott and Percy Grainger. He has always been very active in the interests of British music, and an older generation will remember with gratitude the important series of orchestral concerts devoted to the compositions of British musicians which he gave some twenty years ago.
Most of the music of Balfour Gar diner known to listeners was,composed prior to the war, but a number of his works remain in the repertory and increase in popularity. This overture, remodelled from a comparatively early work, was performed for the first time in May, 1911, at Queen's Hall, and has since become a familiar item in concerts of British music.

Contributors

Conductor:
E. Godfrey Brown
Soprano:
Margaret Collier
Unknown:
Balfour Gardiner
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Balfour Gardiner
Unknown:
Norman O'Neill
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Roger Quilter
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Cyril Scott
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Percy Grainger.
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Balfour Gar

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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