• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

THE B B C ORCHESTRA

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
(Section E)
Led by LAURANCE TURNER
Conducted by AYLMER BUESST
TREFOR JONES (tenor)
This 'Suite' of Francois Couperin appeared ,n the first of the Concerts Royaux presented by the composer at the Court of Louix XIV while he was clavecinist (from 1716-18). Its original form was that of a trio for clavencin and the two instruments that correspond to our present violin and 'cello. On an old edition in Paris was found a reprint ot the programmes as they appeared when first printed in 1722; also a letter from Couperin, signed with his initials, in which he states that he himself had thought of ' sometime using or adding ' the very instruments that were already chosen for the present score. It was introduced by Mrs. Coolidge at the Berkshire Festival a year ago (in Pittsfield, Massachusetts), and has since been heard in New York several times. One notes, with some surprise, that the Minuet in this Suite is placed at the end. It seems more than probable that the audience danced after the concert was over. (Soloist, TREFOR JONES> ) (Soloist, TREFOR JONES> )
Of the eight numbers forming Elgaes
'Nursery Suite' No. I . Aubade' is structurally the most important, for it is the longest and the most highly developed. The first section flows from a hymn tune ' Hear Thy Children gentle Jesus' that was written by the composer in his youth. The pieces that follow are all beautifully contrasted and in Elgar's most charming and fanciful vein. The last number hnvoy opens with an elaborate cadenza for solo violin. No fresh material is introduced, but instead both soloist and orchestra comment upon what has gone before, finally rounding off the whole work with a longish reference to the first number, ' Aubade '.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Aylmer Buesst
Tenor: Trefor Jones
Soloist: Trefor Jones>
Soloist: Trefor Jones>

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us






About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Feedback about THE B B C ORCHESTRA, National Programme Daventry, 22.20, 21 November 1935
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/76acfe3a75ab4b979b5577126c6d49a7

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel