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Led by Harold Jones
Conducted by ALFRED BARKER HUDSON BARNSLEY (baritone)
Charles Panzera (baritone) with Orchestra conducted by Piero Coppola : L'lnvitation au voyage ; La vie anterieure ; Phidyle (Duparc)
Alexander Brailowsky (pianoforte) :
Ballade in G minor, Op. 23 ; Study in F, Op. 25, No. 3 ; Study in C sharp minor, Op. 10, No. 4 (Chopin)
, Charles Panzera (baritone) with Orchestra : Nocturne (Franck, arr. Ropartz) ; Chanson de la nuit durable (de Severdc, arr. Coppola) ; Trois ballades de Francois Villon (Debussy), No. 2, Ballade qui Villon fait a la requete de sa mere pour prier Notre Dame ; No. 3. Ballade des femmes de Paris
Directed by HARRY DAVIDSON from the Commodore Theatre,
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Leader, J. Mouland Begbie Conductor, Guy WARRACK
John B. DICKSON (violoncello)
A Haydn Programme
Symphony No. 14, in A
1. Allegro molto ; 2. Andante; 3. Minuetto : Allegretto ; 4. Finale : Allegro
JOHN D. DICKSON AND ORCHESTRA
Violoncello Concerto in D
1. Allegro moderato; 2. Adagio; 3. Allegro
Symphony in F sharp minor (Farewell)
1. Allegro assai; 2. Adagio; 3. Minuetto : Allegretto ; 4. Presto ; 5. Adagio
at the Organ of the Granada, Tooting
(By permission of Col. G. E. C. Rasch, D.S.O.,
Commanding Grenadier Guards)
Conducted by Major G. J. MILLER , M.B.E., Director of Music, Grenadier
Guards from the Zoological Gardens
Major G. J.
A Commentary on the play by C. B. FRY
Broadcast from The Oval
A commentary on the opening ceremony, from the Olympic Stadium, Berlin
Today's broadcast of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, which were last held in Los Angeles in 1932, will start with a five minutes' description by T. Woodrooffe , and then listeners will hear Herr Hitler officially declaring the games open. A fanfare, specially composed by Heger, will follow; the Olympic banner will be hoisted ; a battery will fire the salute ; and pigeons will be released in the arena.
At 5.3 the final relay runner, carrying the torch that has been handed from runner to runner (the first runner started from Olympia, Greece) is due to enter the stadium where he will use the actual torch to light the Olympic fire.
At 5.5 an olive branch will be handed over, then the Olympic hymn, composed by Richard Strauss , will be sung; the flagbearers of the fifty-three nations competing will step forward and give the Olympic oath. After the singing of Handel's ' Hallelujah ', the standard-bearers will make their entry ; finally the competitors will leave the stadium, and the broadcast will close with music. The band consists of 450 instrumentalists and 1,000 singers. This broadcast will be followed by daily running commentaries and eyewitness accounts, full particulars of which will be announced later.
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Listeners will welcome the return to the microphone of the celebrated rhythm pianist, Billy Thorbum , who was broadcasting on 2LO as long ago as 1924- He is to feature the famous Continental compere, Michel Morel , the Three Billy Boys , and Helen Raymond , one of the Three Rhythm Sisters.
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with Ian STEWART and MARJORIE STEDEFORD
Compere, LESLIE MITCHELL
A Recital of Welsh Pianoforte Music played by CLAUDIA LLOYD
Act I of Gluck's Opera
THE VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conductor, BRUNO WALTER
(Kenneth and George)
THE COMEDIAN HARMONISTS
PHYLLIS ROBBINS in Syncopated Songs
The Hebrew Vocal Raconteur
AND HIS BAND
In this evening's bumper programme that grand comedian Wilkie Bard is to broadcast in a brand new act, ' The Music doesn't Matter '. Patter, song, and chorus, patter again..... This little act is a real novelty in which Wilkie Bard should be heard at his best.
The Comedian Harmonists return to Variety after another tour on the Continent. They are a well-known Continental vocal quartet. They are-to broadcast again tomorrow in the Theatre Orchestra concert at 5.10.
With the Western Brothers (' old school ties '), Jack Barty (White Horse Inn), Phyllis Robbins (famous for her former association with Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra), Isey Bonn, (discovered by John Sharman in East London), and Sydney Baynes and his Band, listeners should enjoy an hour of Variety equal to any given in the winter.
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A Programme from America
By courtesy of the Columbia Broadcasting System
At 10 o'clock tonight (5 p.m. in New York) listeners are to hear a relay direct from Coney Island, New York's vast seaside amusement park. It is situated on Long Island, and thousands in New
York flock to it whenever they can escape from the city.
Summer in New York is very hot, and has been especially hot this year, and Coney Island is thronged with people seeking some cooler breezes than they ever get in their New York tenements. They are there for pleasure, for recreation, and hope to find, if they can, a little room in the sea.
A trip on ' the mile sky chaser', and a broadcast from the ' roller coaster ' (a two-seater version of the Dodgems) ; ' Man-in-the-street' interviews on First Avenue, Luna Park ; the cries of barkers, the music, shooting, and other side-shows..... These will all be included in a vivid programme that will show British listeners at first-hand how America enjoys itself.
Immediately afterwards, although
British listeners will not hear it, American listeners are to enjoy a ten minutes' relay from Blackpool in exchange.
An impression of Coney Island by Walter Rault will be found on page 6.
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