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LEAMINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL.

1-5-16. Attending Leamington Musical Festival Concert. Guarneri Piano Trio. At Royal Pump Rooms. Which Date Back - 1814. During World Two. The Czech Free Army were Based in Leamington. Between 1940-42. The Army Choir, Used to Rehearse at the Pump Rooms. Under Vilem Tausky.

Concert Begins with the Petr Eben Sonatina Semplice. Eben a Pianist in Chamber Music. Really Like The Pianist for the Guarneri Trio. Is Ivan Klansky. He His is So Involved in the Music. He his Professor at The Praha & Lucerne Music Academies. Dabbles as a Travel Expert. Arranges All the Trios Travel Schedules.

Music Continues with Leos Janacek Piano Sonata " From The Street ". Title Refers to a Incident. Between The German & Czech People in Brno. In October 1905. A Twenty Year Old Czech Joiner had Been Killed. Janacek Had Strong Czech & Slovak Feelings at this Time.

Then it is Variations on a Slovak Theme by Bohuslav Martinu. More of Him in Another Blog. Best Part of the Concert For Me. Was the Concert Etude on the Sea Shore By Bedrich Smetana. Felt I Was By the Sea. Even Though the Czech Republic is Land Locked.

Concert Ends with Dvorak Mazurek 049. Then the Piano Trio in C Minor By Josef Suk. The Trio alsi Includes Violinist Cenek Pavlik. Plus Cellist Marek Jerie.

The Leamington Festival was Over Five Days. Would Have Liked to Have Seen the Terezin Concert. Composers Featured Gideon Klein, Pavel Haas, Viktor Ullmann & Hans Krasa. Most of the Concert Musicians Being Czech. Though the Ensemble 360. Are Based in My Home City, Sheffield.

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