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: SHORT BALLAD CONCERT

CECIL Lucas (Contralto)
LIDDELL PEDDIESON (Tenor) CECIL Dixon (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Contralto: Cecil Lucas
Tenor: Liddell Peddieson
Pianoforte: Cecil Dixon

: A Children's Party

Relayed from the Walpole Cinema, Ealing
THE WALPOLE CINEMA ORCHESTRA
Under the direction of FRANCIS R. DRAKE DALE SMITH (Baritone) and THE AUDIENCE of CHILDREN THE ORCHESTRA
The Children will sing
THE ORCHESTRA Selection, ' Hansel and Gretel '
THE CHILDREN
Carol, ' Good King Wenceslas '
(Words by A. A. Milne)
Buckingham Palace; At the Zoo; If I Were King
Enter ' Felix '

Contributors

Unknown: Francis R. Drake
Baritone: Dale Smith
Unknown: A. A. Milne

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Good
King Wenceslas, ' a Musical Play, broadcast from the Liverpool Station

: FRANK WESTFIELD'S ORCHESTRA

from the Prince of Wales Playhouse, Lewisham

: WEATHER FORECAST

FIRST GEN
ERAL NEWS BULLETIN
Mr. E. LE BRETON MARTIN: A
Seasonable Chat

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. E. Le Breton

: CHRISTMAS PARTY

MABEL CONSTANDUROS
In ' Mrs. Buggins Gives a Christmas Party '
THE London Station is providing its listeners with an abundance of seasonable fare in the shape of Christmas parties. Yesterday there was the Pickwick Party ; this afternoon a children's party was relayed from the Walpole Cinema, for the benefit of those who can qualify neither by age nor by parentage for children's parties of their own. And this evening Miss Mabel Constanduros is giving yet another party, open to everyone with access to a receiving set; a party that no one who appreciates her characteristic humour, and realizes what an ideal hostess she-will be, will fail to attend.

Contributors

Unknown: Mabel Constanduros
Unknown: Miss Mabel Con

: My Adventure in Norfolk

' by A. J ALAN
T ISTENERS who enjoy Mr. A. J. Alan and his fascinating stories will be sorry to hear that ho has recently met with an extremely unpleasant experience. One of his earliest stories, broadcast many months ago, has just been refused by the editor of a famous London magazine on the grounds that the plot in practically all its details had been used in a story recently published in serial and book form by a well-known novelist.
Mr. Alan has, of course, taken up the matter with the novelist in question, who has admitted quite frankly adopting Mr. Alan's broadcast story. In these peculiar circumstances Mr. Alan naturally wishes to make it quite clear to his radio audience that his stories, however true they may be, are none the less copyright.

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. A. J. Alan

: CAROLS AND WAITS

FROM WHITECHAPEL CHURCH
SITUATED in the Whitechapel Road in the very heart of Old Whitechapel, the Church of St. Mary Matfelon rears a stately tower and noble front to the busy street. Built in early Gothic style, with a vaulted roof seventy-nine feet from the floor, and with accommodation for 1,600 worshippers, the church receives unstinted admiration from its many visitors. The present building is the fourth on the site. The record of rectors goes back to 1327, but the first church was much earlier, without doubt. The first erection had a tower the top courses of which were of white stone and the little building was promptly dubbed the ' White Chapel.' That name was in time given to the whole parish.
The present Rector, the Rev. John A. Mayo , has often been heard from the Studio during
Sunday evening services, being one of the first to give wireless sermons and a. staunch friend of broadcasting from the earliest days. Two years ago arrangements had been made to relay the Carols and Waits from the actual churchyard, but just as the transmission was about to begin the rain came down in torrents, and everyone concerned retreated into the church building itself, taking the microphone with them. The Carols were therefore relayed from the building, with very happy results.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John A. Mayo

: THE UNACCOMPANIED VIOLIN WORKS OF BACH

Interpreted by WILLIAM PRIMROSE
Partita in E
THIS is a favourite work; especially is the First of its seven Movements popular.
1. Prelude. One of the best things ever written by any Composer, it may be left to
. speak for itself.
II. Loure. A courtly Movement in six-beat rhythm.
III. Gavotte en Rondeau. A Gavotte is a sedately tripping measure in which the accent usually comes in the middle of each bit of melody. En Rondeau (in Rondo form) means that the main melody is continually coming round again after the Composer has introduced passages of fresh matter.
IV. Minuets I. and II. These little three-beat dance tunes are set down as one Movement, because they are usually so played.
V. Bourrée, A vigorous piece of dance-music.
VI. Gigue. A lively dance-piece in quick six-beat time.

Contributors

Unknown: William Primrose

: FIVE SONGS BY CYRYL SCOTT

Sung by MARIAN CAREW (Mezzo-Soprano)
Accompanied by the COMPOSER
Autumn's Luto (Words by Rosamund Marriot
Watson)
Spring Song
The New Moon\(Words by Rosamund Marriot
From Afar .... / Watson)
Lullaby (Words by Christina Rossetti)

Contributors

Sung By: Marian Carew
Unknown: Rosamund Marriot

: Dance Music

Kettner's Five, directed by Geoffrey Gelder, and Demos, from Kettner's Restaurant.

Contributors

Directed By: Geoffrey Gelder








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