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For the Schools


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Ⓓ World History
' Stories that are History'
' Roderick and the Moors '
The Mahommedans were great conquerors. In the eighth century they crossed over the sea from Africa into Spain, where their leader Tarik won many victories. We call the Mahommedan conquerors of Spain the Moors. Today's story is about Roderick, the Visigoth, King of Spain, and how he lost his life at the hands of the Moors. It is an old legend of an enchanted tower and a locked door.
' Nor shall it ever ope, old records say,
Save to a king the last of all his line.'
2.25 @ Interval Music
2.30 ' Biology in the Service @ of Man'
' Plagues of Animals '
H. MUNRO Fox , F.R.S.
If all the young of any kind of animal were to live, that kind would soon become so numerous that it would be a plague. But rabbits are killed by stoats, field-mice by owls, antelopes by lions, and so on ; therefore their numbers do not increase. Sometimes, however, the flesh-eating animals cannot kill enough of their prey to keep the number down, and plagues of rabbits, mice, antelopes, and other animals result. The overcrowded animals then catch diseases and die off. So enemies are necessary to keep plant-eating animals healthy. Plagues of some animals come at regular intervals every few years. This is an outline of the talk that Dr. Munro Fox is to give today.
2.50 @ Interlude
3.0 Concerts for Schools
@ The Glasgow Choral and Orchestral Union
Leader, Henri Temianka
Conductor, GEORG SZELL from the St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow
Georg Szell who was born in Budapest forty years ago, studied at the Vienna Conservatoire and has had a distinguished career in Germany as conductor, pianist, and composer. For two years he was assistant conductor under Richard Strauss at the Berlin Royal Opera, and on Strauss's recommendation he succeeded Klemperer at the Strasbourg Municipal Theatre, when scarcely twenty years of age. From 1924-29 Szell was principal conductor at the Berlin State Opera and taught at the State Academy of Music.


Unknown: H. Munro Fox
Leader: Henri Temianka
Conductor: Georg Szell
Unknown: Georg Szell
Unknown: Richard Strauss

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