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Reproducing Piano: Polonaise in A Flat (Chopin)

Elsie Graham (Soprano): "I Love the Moon" (Paul Rubens); ''Be Still, Blackbird" (Phillips)

Nancy Phillips (Solo Violin): "Romance" (Svendsen); Moto Perpetuo (German)

12.0.- Time Signal

Reproducing Piano: "Molly on the Shore" (Percy Grainger) (As played by the Composer).

Elsie Graham: "Wait" (D'Hardelot); "Pipes of Pan" (Monckton)

Nancy Phillips: Minuet (Nancy Phillips); "Siciliano and Rigaudon" (Kreisler)

Reproducing Piano: "Stars and Stripes" March (Sousa); "Lovin' Sam" (Fox-trot)

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Soprano: Elsie Graham
Violinist: Nancy Phillips
Pianist: Percy Grainger

: Concert

Orchestra: Overture, "Romantique" (Keler-Bela); Waltz. "Die Hydropaten" (Gung'l)

John Huntington (Baritone): "The Tramp" (Yvonne Sawyer); "Kashmiri Song" (Amy Woodforde-Finden); "My Song is of the Sturdy North" (German)

Orchestra: Selection. "The Gipsy Princess" (Kalman); Gavotte, "Weymouth Chimes" (Howgill)

John Huntington: "King Charles" (M. V. White); "Absent". (Metcalfe); "When Love Awakes" (Muriel Humphries)

Orchestra: Finale, "I Love Her" (Glogan).

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Baritone: John Huntington

: Women's Hour

Ariel's Society Gossip.

"The Romance of a Busy Broker", by O. Henry.


Speaker (Ariel's Society Gossip): Ariel
Author (The Romance of a Busy Broker): O. Henry

: Children's Stories

"Sabo and David in the Wood", by E. W. Lewis; Jack Hardy: Chap. 10, Part I, by Herbert Strang.


Author (Sabo and David in the Wood): E. W. Lewis
Author (Jack Hardy): Herbert Strang

: Time Signal, 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Weekly Book Talk

John Strachey (the B.B.C. Literary Critic).
S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Literary critic (Weekly Book Talk): John Strachey

: Wagner Evening

S.B. to all Stations

The Augmented Orchestra
conducted by Percy Pitt.
Overture: "The Mastersingers of Nuremburg"; "Good Friday Spell" ("Parsifal").

Gertrude Johnson (Soprano), of the British National Opera Company (with Orchestra): "Elsa's Dream" ("Lohengrin").

Orchestra: Prelude and Death Scene ("Tristan and Isolde").

John Perry (Tenor), of the British National Opera Company (with Orchestra): "Spring Song" ("The Valkyrie").

Orchestra: "Siegfried's Ordeal by Fire" ("Siegfried").

Gertrude Johnson and John Perry: Love Duet ("Lohengrin"-Act III.).

Orchestra: Dedicatory March.


Musicians: The Augmented Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Percy Pitt
Soprano: Gertrude Johnson
Tenor: John Perry

: British Films for British People

Lt.-Col. A. C. Bromhead, C.B.E., President of the British National Film League.
S.B. to all Stations.


Speaker: Lt.-Col. A. C. Bromhead

: Time Signal, 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Orchestra

Ballet Music, "Le Cid" (Massenet).

Gertrude Johnson

John Perry

Orchestra: "Valse Caprice" (Rudistein).


Soprano: Gertrude Johnson
Tenor: John Perry

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Announcer: R. F. Palmer

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