City orchestra in striking form

A.R. Sibson wrote his First Symphony, in A minor, in 1948 in memory of his son Maxell. It was written with the resources of the Bulawayo Municipal Orchestra specifically in mind. In a time of grief it was a courageous undertaking, the more so because the Symphony rises to a final mood of triumph and affirmation. Despite some lapses of discipline, the performance last night by the Orchestra with Mr. Sibson conducting, was both striking and moving.

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