It was not until the early s that his career as a composer began to take off. Around this same time he acquired positions at both St. His music was influenced by his interest in English folk songs and Hindu mysticism, late-Romantic era composers like Strauss and Delius , and avante-garde composers of his time like Stravinsky and Schoenberg. Imogen Holst provides program notes in the score: Hammersmith is a Prelude and Scherzo which was commissioned by the BBC military band in
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The first ever Ideal Home Show was held here in But the show moved to nearby Earls Court in Houses around the edge of Queens Tennis Club enjoy a premium view of the courts — and as a result, are sold for a premium price. Definitely worth a visit for quirky productions at a budget price 5. It has many original features including terracotta facing, wooden benches on the platform with the station name on the back in enamelled metal and Art Nouveau lettering on the approach.
Grade II listed, it looks very much as it would have done when it first open. It was built to replace a previous bridge which had become too weak for the volume of traffic and opened on11 June In the IRA planted two bombs underneath the bridge in an attempt to blow it up. The detonators caused two small explosions but the bombs themselves failed.
Now redeveloped into luxury housing, offices and restaurants, the original Grade II listed buildings have been retained. He also wrote what is probably his best-known work, The Planets while teaching at the school.
Built in the late 18th and early 19th Century, these privately-owned houses are interspersed by three historic pubs, each with their own tales to tell, the Dove, the Old Ship and the Anchor. It was the BBC Television theatre from to , since then it returned to its roots and now holds a host of live rock and pop music events. This is very much a local market which so far has avoided the tourist hype of Camden or Portobello Road.
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