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Concerning the gift musical family —"the Kennedys"—who will open s »'two night season in Akaroa on Friday next, in the Oddfellows' Hall. The Wellington "Dominion said:— "The company forms one of the mn.t delightful musical combinations which has been heard in these parts. In a measure they remind one of the Mendel.sohn Quintet, which visited New Zealand many years ago. But' there is this differencs ; though they give some classical i'ems, demonstrating their high artistic standard they supply a large preponderance of thoroughly popular pieces. In the programme ! they intermingled the music of snch composers a 9 Vieuxtemps, Wienaweki, and Brahms with the mo3t favours inspirations of Verdi and Sullivan This judicious blending rendered thp bill of fare quite appetising to all. The Kennedy family are ambidexGrou- 1 arti?t3. Tbey shine particularly an instrurrfentaii.t.. each acting in a dual capacity with the exception of the pi.iniat, and one also.adds vocalisation, which is most serviceable in concerted pieces. Tbey are strengthened in the vocal department by a sopraoo and contralto, who supply all the variety that is required " The box plan is open at Mr T E Taylor's, where re served seats may be taken,

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THE KENNEDYS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915

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THE KENNEDYS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915

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