It is always pleasant to hear of the success of New Zealanders in London. So many aspirants to musical fame journey to the great Metropolis with the hope of making names for themselves, but few indeed attain their object. Occasionally one hears of an exception to the rule. Mr. George Clutsam, the accom-
plished pianist and composer, wellknown in New Zealand, has through sheer perseverance pressed forward until he now takes place in the front rank of musicians. His compositions are, as a rule, of considerable merit and invariably become popular. One of Mr. Clutsam's most recent pianoforte pieces, " Bleus Papillon/' has reached the Colony, and is on sale at the music sellers.
solo it is sure to meet with the approval of connoisseurs. " By the Old Stile " is the title of a sweet little song by Ethel Wright,, who is responsible for both words and music. It is of easy range, and should prove attractive.
Messrs. Eady and Co. are also the publishers of a caprice, " Apollo/ the music of which is by Chas. Courtney. In construction it is bright, sparkling and melodious, and should command a good sale.
As a concert or drawing-room
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MUSICAL NOTES, New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, 1 March 1904
MUSICAL NOTES New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, 1 March 1904
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