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This sweet, delicate piece is one of the light music composer’s most popular. It was composed in 1955 as incidental music for a radio play, ‘The Story of Cinderella’, accompanying the moment where Prince Charming meets Cinderella and is struck by her beauty and charm. Tomlinson subsequently turned into an independent, and well-loved, concert item.
Second of a two-part BBC Four series showcasing the Golden Age of British light orchestral music. Interviews with Ernest Tomlinson, Brian Kay, Angela Morley, Vera Binge and featuring the music of Eric Coates, Robert Farnon, Ronald Binge, Mantovani, Ernest Tomlinson and a host of others. Broadcast in 2007.