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A national orchestra: controversial review (3rd of 1)

A national orchestra: controversial review

When historian and critic J. C. Beaglehole wrote a less than enthusiastic review of the National Orchestra's first concert for the Listener in March 1947, it brought forth letters of protest and Beaglehole was forced to defend himself.

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Reference: New Zealand Listener, 21 March 1947, pp. 8–9

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Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - The National Orchestra', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/44510/a-national-orchestra-controversial-review (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014