Piano Sonata No.30 in E major Opus 109 Ludwig Van Beethoven
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Wynne Evans: Wynne - an album guide
Novello wrote this popular musical for London's West End in March 1939, telling the tale of a penniless composer and his love for two different women: one, an innkeeper's daughter, the other, an opera singer. "Ivor Novello wrote some magnificent tunes, but I think this one is his best. When I sing this song the emotion wells up inside me. I try to be as tender as I can with it, but we’ve given it a new ‘big’ ending which I think really works."