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‘Tory! Tory! Tory!’ (3)

May 15, 2017

Musical Matters...

My previous posting‘s video clips — showing the BBC’s Nick Robinson in unappealing action within various televised settings — will no doubt have left a nasty taste in many a reader’s mouth. So let’s start this posting with something that is not only much more pleasant, but which also answers a friend’s question, just received:

What music was that on the old Brian Redhead programme?‘, he asks. ‘I’ve never heard it before!

Well, here — so that everyone can now hear it! — is the entire number from which that little bit of theme music was drawn. As I indicated, it’s by André Messager (1853-1929) — a highly capable and versatile musician active in many fields. Happily, I’ve been able to find a YouTube video that, besides containing the piece I need, also includes a photo of the dear old fossil in his later years…

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