• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: Sinigaglia

ORCHESTRA
Overture. ' Le Baruffe Chiozzotte.' Op. 32 ( The
Hubbub at Chioggia ')
Movements from Suite. ' Piedmont.' Op. 36 Piedmontese Dances. Nos. 1 and 2. Op. 31

: A Vocal Interlude

EVELYN GIBB (Soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Evelyn Gibb

: Wagner

ORCHESTRA
Song of the Rhine Daughters The Dusk of the Gods
Entrance of the Gods into
Valhalla (' Rhinegold ')

: Miss EDITH GREGG :

'Motoring in the South of Ireland '

: Organ Music

Played by GEORGE
From the Classic Cinema

: Chamber Music

DORIS BATES and DOROTHY JOHN (Violins)
HAROLD LOWE (Viola)
JOHN SOWERBY and MAR-
JORIE BROWN (Violoncellos )
GEORGE SIMPSON (Clarinet) J. H. CHAMBERS (Baritone) BOCCHERINI. in his own day in the very front rank of violoncello players, was also a composer of immense industry. It used to be said of him that he was a fountain of which it was only necessary to turn on the tap to produce a stream of music. He left no fewer than 467 instrumental works. including twenty symphonies. all of them marked by simple natural melodiousness, and by a dignified and courtly style. He and Haydn had a great mutual regard, and the relation of Boccherini's music to that of the more famous master was characterized in the saying that ' Boccherini was the wife of Haydn.*
It is sad to have to record that his last years were spent in something very like penury and distress. It was an age when royal or noble patronage was almost necessary if a musician was to flourish, and though at one time Boccherini might truly call himself a friend of princes, he realized in his latter years that one may not always count on friendships such as theirs enduring.

Contributors

Unknown: Doris Bates
Violins: Dorothy John
Viola: Harold Lowe
Viola: John Sowerby
Unknown: Jorie Brown
Clarinet: George Simpson
Baritone: J. H. Chambers

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Regional News)








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.

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