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: THE DAILY SERVICE

From page 48 of ' When Two or Three '

: At Home Today

This series is to have an element of surprise that should make it diverting.
Anything topical, the views of foreigners over in England, household hints, from jam-making to taking grease spots out of clothes, may be broadcast on Thursday mornings from now until December 13.
Nothing will be excluded as inappropriate. Hot water systems, washing blankets, mending castors on chairs, and choosing groceries, will figure in the bill, as well as local government elections, and what the Empire broadcasts mean to a housewife in the Malayan jungle.

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

An Orchestral Programme

: THE RUTLAND SQUARE AND NEW VICTORIA ORCHESTRA

Directed by Norman Austin
Relayed from
The New Victoria Cinema, Edinburgh

Contributors

Directed By: Norman Austin

: A Programme of New Gramophone Records

By CHRISTOPHER STONE

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Stone

: THE WESTERN STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Leader, FRANK THOMAS
Reminiscences of Grieg

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas

: EVENSONG

Relayed from WESTMINSTER ABBEY
Psalms 32, 33, 34
Lessons: Ruth i, 1-18 ; I Corinthians xiii
Nunc Dimittis and Magnificat (Lloyd in E)
Anthem, The Heavens declare the glory of God (Boyce)
Hymn (A. and M., 281)

: THE B.B.C. ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
(Led by LAURANCE TURNER )
Conducted by AYLMER BUESST

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Aylmer Buesst

: THE BELFAST WIRELESS ORCHESTRA

Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN

Contributors

Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown

: All Nationals except Daventry

MAURICE WINNICK and his CIRO'S
CLUB ORCHESTRA
5.15 Daventry
The Children's Hour
' Do you believe in Witches? '-a play for the younger children by KATHLEEN HULL
' Bird Watching', by C. M. SKERRETT-ROGERS
, told by MAC

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Winnick
Unknown: Kathleen Hull
Unknown: C. M. Skerrett-Rogers

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers

: Interlude

: THE B.B.C. ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
(Led by LAURANCE TURNER )
Conducted by AYLMER BUESST
CICELY HOYE (soprano)

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Aylmer Buesst
Soprano: Cicely Hoye

: TROISE and his BANJOLIERS

' with DON CARLOS (tenor)

Contributors

Tenor: Don Carlos

: Promenade Concert

Relayed from
The Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
FLORENCE EASTON (soprano)
ALBERT SAMMONS (violin)
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA
(Principal violin, CHARLES WOODHOUSE)
Conducted by Sir HENRY WOOD
Part I
Arthur Benjamin is an Australian by birth and is perhaps best known as a concert pianist. But as a composer he has already attracted notice, particularly with his Pastoral Fantasy which was awarded publication by the Carnegie Trustees, and again, more recently, when his opera, The Devil Take Her, was produced at the Royal College under Sir Thomas Beecham and taken into the repertory of the Old Vie. This violin concerto is dedicated ' with great admiration ' to William Walton. Its first movement, though called Rhapsody, is energetic and formally precise. The second, Intermezzo, has a special colouring, in sombre hues, of its own. The third is a form that Benjamin likes-a Rondo, with the recurring theme to link it together and a rhythmic and fascinating modernity. The solo part is of virtuoso difficulty, yet there is never a moment when musical thought does not dominate the mere passage work. Agatha, the heroine, is looking out from her window in the gathering dusk, awaiting her lover with some anxiety. Fears for his safety pervade the beautiful recitative and the not less beautiful aria which follows it, until at the end its mood changes to one of faith in him and in their good fortune. At the very end she sees him approaching.
Sir Edward Elgar had already composed his three great choral works, The Dream of Gerontius, The Apostles, and The Kingdom, before he turned his thoughts to writing a symphony, and he had passed. his fiftieth year when the work in A flat had its first performance in Manchester, in December, 1908. It was conducted by Hans Richter , ' True artist and true friend', in the terms of the dedication, and introduced by him to London. In a very short time it was heard in every city of musical importance in the world, and had reached its hundredth performance before a year was out.
This noble work established Elgar as a symphonic writer in the direct tradition. It was the first of a series of works in symphonic form, composed by him during the next few years, a period marked by the majestic expenditure of his faculties as a mature artist. The Second Symphony, Falstaff, and the Violin Concerto belong to this period, and the steady flow was interrupted only by the War.
Tickets can be obtained from [address removed]; and usual agents. Prices (including Entertainments Tax), 7s. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reserved), 3s. (unreserved), Promenade (payment at doors only), 2S.

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Henry Wood
Unknown: Arthur Benjamin
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: William Walton.
Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar
Conducted By: Hans Richter

: ' The Second News'

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

By CHRISTOPHER STONE

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Stone

: Passages from 'Ariadne', by F. L. Lucas

Read by NESTA SAWYER

Contributors

Read By: Nesta Sawyer

: DANCE MUSIC

Lou PREAGER and his BAND
Relayed from Romano's Restaurant
Shipping Forecast, on 1,500 m. only at 11.0

Contributors

Unknown: Lou Preager








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