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: Opening Ceremony

Relayed from the Usher Hall
Organ Recital, W.B. Ross, Mus.Doc.(Oxon.)
Solo Organ.


Organist: W.B. Ross

: Band of 1st Batt. King's Own Scottish Borderers

(By Kind Permission of Lt.-Col. Stewart and Officers.)
Selected Items.


Musicians: Band of 1st Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers

: Pipers of 1st Batt. King's Own Scottish Borderers

Selected Items.


Pipers: Pipers of 1st Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers

: Time Signal from Big Ben; Opening Speeches

S.B. to all stations.
Mr. J.C.W. Reith, Managing Director of the B.B.C.
The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Sir Alfred Ewing, K.C.B., &C, Principal of Edinburgh University.


Speaker: J.C.W. Reith
Speaker: Sir Alfred Ewing

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Local News

: Faust (Gounod) Part II., Scenes 1 and 2

S.B. from London
God Save the King.

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