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Don Turner

Name:  Wm. Donald Turner 

Corps:  Frankston

Family:  wife Esther; children Andrew, Jane, Sarah, Lisette, James

Instrument / Make:  Bb Cornet - Getzen Capri

Date Joined MRSB:  September 2001

Favourite Band Piece / Composer:  Symphony No. 9 in E Minor - Dvorak [FS274]

Dvorak's symphony in E minor, 'From the New World', was written in New York in 1893. The poetical expression of the central movements is said to be influenced by Longfellow's 'Hiawatha'; the scherzo being a forest festival [possibly Hiawatha's wedding feast], and the Largo suggested by the burial in the forest.

Interests: Music, horticulture (Cyclamen)

Favourite Bible Verse: Matthew 11: 28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."

Life Influences:  Father; Mother; Band sec. Arthur Rose

 

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