• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

WORLD TOUR

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.
A Radio Pot-pourri by Julius Buerger
The BBC Revue Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Produced and conducted by Stanford Robinson
With Clifford Collinson , famous travel talker as guide, we take you on a musical World Tour
Opening with music descriptive of the ship slowly moving away from the dock, you soon hear 'La Paloma' (Spanish) ; 'Madelon' (French) ; ' Tirritomba ' and ' La Danza' (Italian); authentic Arabian melodies including ' Call from the Muezzin ' and ' Dance of the Dervishes ' ; Hindu melodies, and music from Cambodia, Siam and Java ; Chinese Temple music, a Wedding March, a Funeral March, a Chinese Love Song ; then to Mexico. for ' La Cucaracha', and to the Southern States of North America for old Plantation Songs and Spirituals. An extract from the ' Rhapsody in Blue ' leads to a pot-pourri of Sousa marches, with a short coda founded on ' God Save the King' and the notes BBC to close.
In order to obtain the characteristic sounds in the oriental music, the orchestra includes Mandoline, Guitar, Zither, Banjo, Cymbalom, Celesta, and many unusual percussion instruments.
This feature was broadcast on Sunday in the Regional programme

Contributors

Unknown: Julius Buerger
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Clifford Collinson

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 WORLD TOUR, National Programme Daventry, 19.15, 10 February 1937
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/78bbab7f10f74791beebe1d85dba84dd

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