Grainger: Handel in the Strand (1911-1912)
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9. Grainger: Handel in the Strand (1911-1912)
Percy Grainger’s title was originally Clog Dance. But he changed the name to ‘Handel in the Strand’ because the piece suggested both the music of Handel and the then home of London musical comedy, The Strand (pictured).