• John Gardner
  • Overture 'Half Holiday' (1962)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)
  • 21312210timp.percstr
  • 4 min

Programme Note

Half Holiday was written for a series of works for School Orchestra edited by Geoffrey Bush for the Novello catalogue in 1962. Though the idiom is mid-century 'light' its themes and episodes are elaborately interrelated: a process I found both sponaneous and enjoyable.