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: Concerts for School Children

Arranged by the People's Concert Society in co-operation with the B.B.C.
Relayed from the Boro' Polytechnic
Seventh Concert of Fifth Series
Winifred Kennard (Soprano); Herbert Simmonds (Baritone); Olive Bloom (Piano forte); Barbara Watts (Accompanist)
First Part
(Devoted to Music by Mozart 1756-1791)
Baritone Songs:
Serenade ('Don Giovanni')
Birdcatcher's Song ('The Magic Flute')
Soprano Songs:
I Remember Days Long Departed ('Dove Sono' from 'The Marriage of Figaro')
Pianoforte:
Two Movements from Sonata, No. 12, in A
Andante Grazioso, with Variations, 1, 3, 4 and 6; Minuet
Duets:
The Manly Heart ('The Magic Flute')
Give Me Thy Hand ('Don Giovanni')
Second Part
Composed of miscellaneous items, the titles of which will be given by the Announcer.

Contributors

Soprano: Winifred Kennard
Soprano: Herbert Simmonds
Accompanist: Barbara Watts

: Short Viola and Piano Recital

by HARRY BERLY (Viola) and FRED HARTLEY (Piano)

Contributors

Viola: Harry Berly
Piano: Fred Hartley

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

The Piano Sonatas of Mozart

: Prof. C. H. REILLY : ' Some Modern Buildings-VI, The Town of To-day.' S.B. from Liverpool

TO conclude his series of talks, Professor
Reilly will discuss the general question of how far cities can cqntrol their development so as to preserve the æsthetic amenities, and how far this is in fact being done. Various British towns—notably Bath—have arranged to ensure that their growth shall not be merely sprawling, amorphous, and unsightly, but most of them did nothing to prevent, the Victorian jerry-builder from making their suburbs hideous, and very few designed their new accretions as a conscious whole. One of the most striking examples of town-planning on an heroie scale is, of course, the replanning of Paris by the Baron Haussmann. which was begun during the Second Empire. Although the work was interrupted by the Franco-Prussian War, and the Boulevard Haussmann itself was only completed, this year, enough was done to make Paris the best-planned city in Europe. The photograph on this page gives some idea of Haussmann's achievement.
Listeners who have enjoyed Professor Reilly's talks may be interested to know that a series of articles by him on the same subject is now appearing in The Header, the monthly magazine of the National Home-Reading Union, in collaboration with whom thfsa talks were arranged. Full particulars and a free copy of The Reader may be obtained from the Secretary, 16, Russell Square, London, W.C.I.

: VARIETY

BETTY CHESTER
A GRADUATE with the highest honours from that fine school, The Co-Optimists,'
Miss Betty Chester needs no further evidence that she can sing, dance and act. Since she left that talented company she has scored several more successes, notably in Leap Year at the London Hippodrome. At present she is playing in My Son John, at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
ALEC CHENTRENS
MR. ALEC CHENTRENS is the living embodiment of the Entente Cordiale. His Anglo-French humour has made him one of the most popular of broadcast entertainers.
(Picture on Page 438.)
R. A. ROBERTS in 'DICK TURPIN'
Characters :
Jacob Sly (A Bow Street Runner) Soft Sally (The Innkeeper)
Jerry Binks (A Yorkshire Farmer) Lady Maud Romander Dick Turpin
Every character in this sketch will be acted by the author, R. A. ROBERTS
Incidental Music by HERMAN FINCK
THIS is the sketch that has made Mr. .R. A. Roberts
famous as a Protean actor all over the world. There is no doubt that listeners to-night will be equally impressed. for Mr. Roberts is no mere quick-change artist ; his voice and his whole personality change with each part he assumes, and it will be hard to believe that he is really playing all the six characters who appear in this piece.

Contributors

Unknown: Betty Chester
Unknown: Miss Betty Chester
Unknown: Alec Chentrens
Unknown: Mr. Alec Chentrens
Unknown: R. A. Roberts
Unknown: Jacob Sly
Unknown: Jerry Binks
Unknown: Lady Maud Romander
Unknown: Dick Turpin
Unknown: R. A. Roberts
Music By: Herman Finck
Unknown: Mr. .R. A. Roberts

: MY PROGRAMME

by THE CHlEr" KXG1XKKU.








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