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: Broadcast to Schools

Mr. E. Kay Robinson, "Fishes of Sport"

: THÉ DANSANT

Music relayed from the ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB

: Mr. A. W. P. GAYFORD

'Makers of Modern
Europe-Cavour '

: The DANSANT Music (continued)

relayed from the ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB

: The CHILDREN'S HOUR

Violin Solo by PEGGY COCHRANE ; RONALD GOURLEY at the PiAno ; ' Courage,' by E. LE BRETON MARTIN

Contributors

Unknown: Peggy Cochrane
Unknown: Ronald Gourley
Unknown: E. Le Breton Martin

: BALLAD CONCERT

VIVIEN LAMBELET (Soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Vivien Lambelet

: Boys' Brigade

Boys' Life Brigade, and Church Lads' Brigade Bulletins

: Mr. W. S. Shoil

National Wireless Week

: WEATHER FORECAST

FIRST GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN
Mr. DESMOND MACCARTHY : Literary Criticism

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Desmond MacCarthy

: Concert

THE AUGMENTED WIRELESS MILITARY BAND.
Conducted by Lieut. B. WALTON O'DONNELL, M.V.O., F.R.A.M., R.M., relayed from The New Chenil Galleries, Chelsea
STUART ROBERTSON (Bass)
PART I.-BRITISH PROGRAMME
BAND
SIR ALEXANDER MACKENZIE has had a long and busy musical life. t.e was born in 1847, and has, happily, by no means retired from active life. Latterly he has been engaged in writing liis reminiscences.
He has written a good deal of music for stale works - Marmion, Ravenswood, Coriolanus, and Barrie's Little Minister, which was produced at the Haymarket Theatre in 1897. All the tunes in the Overture are original, except the familiar air of Duncan Cray, which peeps in dining the first half of the piece, and is a good deal used in the ' development.' Barrie himself suggested the use of this tune.
STUART ROBERTSON
THIS piece was composed for performance by the massed Bands at Wembley on Empire Day two years ago. It is built upon a number of somewhat unfamiliar tunes, the first of which, Il adg Bui (Yellow Tim) was taken down by the Composer from a singer of folk-songs in County Cork. An Antrim tune, and snatches of The Green Ribbon, lead to the appearance, as a Euphonium solo, of A long the Ocean Shore. The Clarinets next start a chorus Jig,' and a Pipers' Dance is heard a little later. Two more tunes are used, and then the last section is made out of two Reels.

Contributors

Bass: Stuart Robertson
Unknown: Alexander MacKenzie

: STUART ROBERTSON

Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
ASTROLOGERS consider that each of the seven planets has an influence on life and affairs. Mais, for example, is the Bringer of War, Saturn the Bringer of Old Age, Uranus th& Magician, and so on. Holst, in his Suite, aims at expressing a series of emotions in keeping with the traditional significance of the planets. Jupiter is the Bringer of Jollity-that jollity, says the composer, that likes good meat and drink. His piece is full of rollicking tunes. In the middle the dignity of Jupiter is presented in a fine folk-songish melody.

: CONGO NIGHT

A Short Melodrama written for Broadcasting by Richard Hughes
Produced by HOWARD ROSE
Characters :
To get the right atmosphere for listening -to this play, lights should be turned down and the play heard in darkness or by fire-light. It will then be easier to imagine the mysterious Congo night, the thick undergrowth, a small clearing, the young English traveller and his companions, a nervous young Cockney, a middle-aged African gold prospector, and also the intrepid girl who is chiefly concerned ; these characters and the distant background of black tribesmen with the accompaniment of the threatening ))eat of the tom-toms and the wailing of the native war chant.
MR. RICHARD HUGHES is a young Welsh story-Writer and playwright who has done as much remarkable work as any other of the Georgians. His first book, ' Gipsy Night and Other Poems,' was published by the Golden Cockerel Press as recently as 1922. Since then he has written several notable plays, including ' The Sisters' Tragedy' and ' A Comedy of Good and Evil,' which aroused peat interest when it was produced at tho Ambassadors Theatre last year ; as well as A Moment of Time,' a book of short stories, and ' Confessio Juvenis. ' He was the author of A Comedy of Danger,' tho first play written specially for broadcasting, which was given in January, 1924.

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Richard Hughes
Produced By: Howard Rose
Unknown: Mr. Richard Hughes
Unknown: Confessio Juvenis.

: BAND PROGRAMME

PART 11.
THE AUGMENTED WIRELESS MILITARY BAND, conducted by Lieut. B. WALTON O'DONNELL
A S a boy of twelve, Elgar wrote some music for a children's play. In 1907 he revived this, and arranged it for a Full Orchestra, in the form of two Suites. We are to hear some of the pieces from the Second of these.
March. This. the opening movement of the Second Suite, begins in the time-honoured way, with the Drums. Then the Violins begin the Tune. There is a light and dainty Trio, followed by the return of the March, and these two are used in alternation.
The Little Bells. This calls for little description. Now the woodwind, now Strings, suggest to us fairy bells, while one bigger bell booms through.
Moths and Butterflies (Dance). Here light, fluttering figures on Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets. Harp and Strings picture for us these dancing creatures.
Fountain Dance. Very rapid figures for Muted Strings and light Woodwind suggest the playing waters.
The Tam Bear and The Wild Bear. Tho tame creature calls for just as big an orchestra as his more uncouth companions, and all seem to have a liking for Big Drum, Cymbals, and, particularly, Tambourine.

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieut. B. Walton O'Donnell

: Mr. T. LISTER

'The League and The Legion'
(Under the auspices of The LEAGUE OF NATIONS UNION) S.B. from Liverpool.

: SCHUBERT

First Week-Song Cycle, 'THE MAID o' THE MILL.'
English Translations hy STEUART WILSON and A. H. Fox-STRANGWAYS
Interpreted by STEUART WILSON (with Spoken Explanation of the Story)
THIS Song Cycle comprises twenty songs which
Schubert selected from a set of poems by Wilhelm Muller. In it we follow the fortunes of a miller's apprentice who wanders off to seek a new master, following the course of a winding brook, to which he confides his thoughts. He linds. his new work in a mill to which the brook leads him, and falls in love with the miller's daughter. He thinks ho has won her, but she gives her love to a forest ranger, and the poor iniller-lad, broken-hearted, seeks rest from his grief beneath the waters of the mill-stream, his one constant friend.
The songs were written in 1823, when Schubert had begun to feet more keenly than before the hardness of life, and when he was suffering, for part of the time, from illness (some of the songs were written in hospital).

Contributors

Unknown: Steuart Wilson
Unknown: A. H. Fox-Strangways
Unknown: Steuart Wilson
Unknown: Wilhelm Muller.

: WEATHER FORECAST

SECOND GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN
Local Announcements

: VARIETY

- NEIL KENYON (Scottish Comedian).
HEDGES BROS. and JACOBSON .(Harmonized Syncopation)
Ivy ST. HELIER (Impersonations)
WILL HAY (Schoolmaster Comedian)
BILLY MILTON and MABEL MARKS (at the Piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Kenyon
Unknown: Billy Milton

: DANCE MUSIC

TED BROWN'S CAFÉ DE PARIS DANCE BAND and THE LYRICALS, from the Cafe de Paris








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