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: Miss BARBARA CARTLAND : 'Settling into a House'

GETTING a house is no easy matter nowadays; decorating a house is costly, and furnishing it is a serious matter. But after all these are accomplished, there remains the crowning problem of ' settling in.' Everyone knows the innumerable little difficulties that occur, when everything refuses to run smoothly, when windows stick and chimneys pour acrid torrents of smoke into the room. How best to live through this trying period of initiation Miss Cartland will tell this afternoon.

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

: Pictures. Descriptive Piano Solos by Beatrice Snell. An Artist's Adventure (Andrew Lang). How to begin to paint, by Ada Barclay,

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

MOZART'S VIOLIN SONATAS
Played by SAMUEL KUTCHER (Violin)
REGINALD PAUL (Pianoforte)
Sonata No. 6, in G

: A LIGHT OPERATIC PROGRAMME

RACHEL MORTON (Soprano)
PARRY JONES (Tenor)
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOHN BARBIROLLI
7.45 ORCHESTRA
fpHE Pilgrim's Chant, approaching and with-L drawing, the wild Dance of the Maidens of the Venus Mount, Knight Tannhäuser's Love Invocation, the Rising of Venus, the Love Song agnin, the Wild Revets of the Court of Venus the Pilgrim's Chant once more-these make up the famous and popular Overture to Tannhäuser.
Thus is pictured the eternal strife between the carnal and the spiritual.

: RACHEL MORTON

JULIEN, a Parisian artist, falls in love with Louise, a working girl. Her parents will not let her marry a man of so happy-go-lucky a profession, as they think it, so the lovers run away together to Montmartre. There, in their charming little garden overlooking Paris, Louise sings this song, teUing Juli n how much happier she is with him than toiling in the dull workshop she used to know.
RADAMES, the hero of Verdi's Opera. has been appointed Leader of tho Egyptian
Army against the Ethiopians. Aidn, a slave of the King's daughter, loves him ; but she is the daughter of the Ethiopian King, so is moved by opposing affections.
After the Egyptians have sent Radames off with acclamations and wishes for his safe return, she is left alone, repeating their words ' Return victorious,' and calling upon Heaven to pity her distress.

: ORCHESTRA Prelude to Act IV of 'La Traviata' Verdi Overture to ' II Seraglio'

IN La Travia/a, the heart of Violetta Vatery , a Parisian courtesan, has at last been touched by the sincerity of a suitor ; but, as she at last finds happiness, she dies Of consumption. This Prelude to the final Act of tho Opera reveals all the sadness of the lovers, and near the end the phrases falter, as falters the breath of life in the breast of poor Violetta.
THE Composer did not call The Harem an 'Opera,' but a Comic Musical Play
(' Komisches Singspiel '). It is concerned with a capture by pirates, a selling into slavery, and threats of death and torture all treated in the gayest and most insouciant fashion, and this bright Overture sets the tone of the work.
It is easily followed, consisting of three sections
—(1) Very quick ; (2) Moving steadily ; (3) Very quick—of which the middle section is an anticipation of tho opening Air of the Opera and the last section a curtailed repetition of the first section.

('The Harem ') - Mozart

: Prof. J. ARTHUR THOMSON, Wonders of Deep Sea Life.' S.B. from Aberdeen.

THE depths of the sea hide innumerable mysteries, glimpses of which we get rarely and partially, when we visit an aquarium, or & o a film photographed under the water, or a news picture of some fearsome monster cast up by a storm. Professor J. Arthur Thomson , who willunveil some more of these mysteries tonight, is a broadcaster of long-established popularity, and a biologist of the very first rank.

: VAUDEVILLE

GRACIE FIELDS (Comedienne) ART FOWLER with his Ukulele
REX EVANS and CICELEY DEBENHAM (Enter. tainers)
NEIL KEXYON (Scots Comedian)








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