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: A LIGHT SYMPHONY CONCERT

AKSAROVA (Soprano)
AUBREY BRAIN (Honi)
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY ) Conducted by EDWARD CLARK pPOKOFIEF, born in 1891, is one of the younger band of Russian composers. His frequent use of repeated rhythmic figures. instead' of "development ' of themes in the older manner, is characteristic of much modern music.
The title of his Classical Symphony (written in 1916-17) denotes that we are to have a new view of eighteenth-century style and form. as it appeals to the mind of a highly original twentieth-century Composer. The music is very clear and easy to follow. There are four Movements.
The FIRST MOVEMENT used the orthodox two Main Tunes, the First opening at once, on the Violins, and the Second also being heard from the same instrument.
(This can be recognized by its big leaps of two -octaves and its run downstairs, taking several steps at a leap.)
The SECOND MOVEMENT is a slow one. Its one Main Tune appears several times, with episodes in between.
The THIRD MOVEMENT is a Gavotte, instead of the Minuet almost invariably found in the older Symphony. Strings and Woodwind play the very short first section. Then Flutes and Clarinets have a middle section, and the first- part is repeated.
The FINALE is a very lively dance. Strings open the ball, and the Woodwind has the Second
Main Time.

Contributors

Leader: S. Kneale Kelley
Conducted By: Edward Clark

: TALES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT

The Story of Samson-Judges. eh. xiv, 1-20, xv, 1-6, xvi, 4-31

: LIGHT SYMPHONY Concert (Continued)

IN the year that Queen Victoria Fame to the throne, Berlioz completed his Opera. Benvenuto ('ellini. Next year he produced it at the Grand Opera in Paris, where it was a complete failure. In 1853 it was given in London, at Covent Garden (when the Composer himself conducted it), with no success.

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Relayed from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Hymn. 'All People that on Earth'do Dwell' Confession
Thanksgiving Psalm 46
Bible Reading, Matthew v, 38 to end Nunc Dimittis
Prayers
Hymn, ' Jesus lives '
Address by the Rev. W. P. G. MCCORMICK
Hymn, ' Glory to Thee, my God, this night' Benediction

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. P. G. McCormick

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE : .

Mr. T. W. MOORE, appeal on behalf of the Imperial Merchant Service Guild Fryatt Memorial Fund. S.B. from Liverpool
THIS Fund was founded by the Imperial
Merchant Service Guild in memory of their member,Captain Charles Fryatt, who was shot after the capture of his ship, the Brussels, in July. 1910. The Fund is devoted exclusively to assisting Officers of the Merchant Service who find themselves in urgent need through old age, sickness, unemployment and other causes. Special attention is given to the cases of widows and orphans of these Officers who are left in necessitous circumstances.
Contributions should be sent to
Mr. T. W. Moore , [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Charles Fryatt.
Unknown: Mr. T. W. Moore

: Albert Sandler and the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, Orchestra

Relayed from the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

Grand Fantasia on ' La Traviata' - Verdi
Love's Dream (Liebestraum) (By request ) - Liszt
KEITH FALKNER (Baritone) Young Dietrich - Henschel
False Phillis - arr. Lane Wilson
ALBERT SANDLER (Violin) Zigeunerweisen (' Gipsy Tune ') - Sarasate
KEITH FALKNER Shepherd, see thy horse's foaming mane - arr. Korbay
Love is a Bable - Parry
ORCHESTRA Selection on Famous Works by Grieg - arr. Urbach

Contributors

Musicians: Albert Sandler and the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, Orchestra








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