Bbc Proms Poem by Angela Wybrow

Angela Wybrow

Salisbury, Wilts, UK

Bbc Proms

To be a part of the BBC Proms season,
There are several extremely good reasons.
The majestic building: London's Royal Albert Hall,
Is one of the greatest concert venues of them all.

Each Season, people flock through its many doors.
Different types of music they have come to explore.
The BBC Proms season attracts audiences young and old.
For this great music festival, a shining torch people always hold.

It gives musicians the chance to showcase the amazing art
Of talented composers from Mahler through to Mozart.
People get the chance to hear works old and new.
By the famous works, especially, the fans are wooed.

Singers and musicians from all over the world,
Come together to take part in this musical pearl.
For nearly two whole months, there are concerts every day.
It really is the world's greatest celebration of classical music. Yay!

Ladies and gentlemen dressed in their smart attire,
Come to watch musicians, soloists and choirs.
Every year, the musical proceedings simply must,
Be resided over by Sir Henry Wood's bronze bust.

The final night is world famous for its electric atmosphere.
The sound of music and people singing is what you will hear.
To Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance march, they bob up and down,
All you can see is happy, smiling faces and never a single frown.

People dressed in red, white and blue, the colours of our land,
Experience much enjoyment and the whole event is simply grand.
To the music, concertgoers wave their Union Jacks in time.
They sing along and, by heart, they know every single line.

At the end, the orchestra give a much welcomed encore.
It is always a great pleasure and never ever a chore.
On the Last Night of the Proms, there is much cheer
Signalling the end of the Season for yet another year.

John Brown 22 October 2013

I enjoy The Proms too. Beethoven is one of my favourite composers. Yay!

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