Pamela McElwain-Brown wrote:
>Interesting point; the first few notes definitely qualify. The WC theme
>seems more to me like ersatz Rachy; yet as a child I was enchanted, and
>even now, though I acknowledge the entire piece is over-written and showy
>and that's probably why it has not endured in terms of public interest,
>it still holds a special magic.:-)
Especially when you hear it in my favorite arrangement...done for chorus
by Fred Waring!