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: A SONATA RECITAL

JOHN SNOWDEN (Cello)
MARION KEIGHLEY SNOWDEN (Pianoforte)

Adagio - Purcell
Sonata in B Flat, Op. 8 - Dohnanyi

: AN ORGAN RECITAL

by LEONARD H. WARNER.
Relayed from St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate (North Wind.) 'It. was a fine loud wind which swept the sky clean in the night and sucked up the snow-pools on the road'
(P. W. D. Izzard).
(East Wind.) ' His weapon is a dagger carried under a black cloak when he goes out on his unlawful enterprises ' (Joseph Conrad)

Prelude and Fugue in D - Bach
North Wind - Alec Rowley
East Wind - Alec Rowley
Allegretto (from Organ Sonata) - Elgar
Toccata in F - Widor

: LUNCH-TIME MUSIC

By the HOTEL METROPOLE ORCHESTRA (Loader,
A. MANTOVANI ), from the Hotel Metropole

: Mr. ALLEN WALKER,' London's Great Buildings-VI, Westminster Abbey '

THE official church of the Empire, and one of the most historic buildings in the world,
Westminster Abbey is full of interest to anybody interested in the story of Britain, as the long queues of sightseers constantly testify. Mr. Allen Walker 's knowledge of the Abbey is, like Sam Weller 's knowledge of London, extensive and peculiar ; this afternoon he will describe the most interesting features of the Abbey Church, leaving the remains of the Monastery buildings for his talk next week.

: PLAYS TO SCHOOLS

'As You Like It'
By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
RONALD CHIVERS (Baritone)

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

CYCLONES and DEPRESSIONS
(from Iceland and elsewhere)
The Programme will include The Deep Depression over Iceland Blues (Roger Eckersley ), Fog at Sea ' (Leslie Hurd ), ' The Battle of the Wind and Trees' (Georgina Mase) and instrumental
Music by THE OLOF SEXTET.

: FRANK WESTFIELD'S ORCHESTRA

From the PRINCE OF WALES PLAYHOUSE,
LEWISHAM

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

SCHUMANN'S KREISLERIANA and PHANTASIE-
TUCKE (Fantasy Pieces)
Played by WILLIBALD RICHTER
Phantasiestiicke : In der Nacht (In the Night) ;
Warum (Why) ; Traumeswirren (Dream Visions)

: The MASTER OF BALLIOL (Dr. A. D. LINDSAY),

' Philosophy and our Common Problems-VJ, The Claim of Politics.' (Relayed from Oxford)
HAVING dealt with the exaggerated claims of economics and of morals to rule all the relations between men in a society, the Master of Balliol concludes his series this evening by examining the claims of politics. Amongst the questions that he will discuss are : How far can the State perform economic functions ? and How far is it the business of the State to make people good ?

: MARIE DAINTON

(Impersonations)

: A NATIONAL SYMPHONY CONCERT

THE NATIONAL ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEOFFREY TOYE
ADILA FACHIRI (Violin)
JELLY D'ARANYI
Relayed from the Queen's Hall

: NATIONAL CONCERT

(Continued)
(Carnegie Collection of British Music)
THIS, Stanford's Op. 56, written in 1894, was inspired by the two poems of Milton named in its title. The work received one of the awards of the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust.
FIRST MOVEMENT. To this are prefixed two quotations from L'Allegro beginning :-r-
Hence, loathed Melancholy,
Of Cerberus and blackest midnight born, In Stygian cave forlorn,
'Mongst horrid shapes, and shrieks and sighs unholy !
Find out some uncouth cell; and Haste thee. Kymph. and bring with thee Jest, and youthful jollity ...
Two little motifs on which the opening
Introduction is based (one On the Flute and the other on the Trombone) are later used as material for development. The Flute theme
. is found in the opening tune of the Movement, and the Trombone theme plays a leading part throughout.
SECOND MOVEMENT (Minuet). This is preceded by the lines describing pastoral scenes and sounds:—
Oft listening how the hounds and horn
Cheerly rouse the slumbering morn.... Sometimes with secure delight The upland hamlets will invite,
When the merry bells ring round, And the jocund rebecks sound
To many a youth and many a maid, Dancing in the chequer'd shade ;
And young and old come forth to play On a sun-shine holy-day ...
THIRD MOVEMENT (Slow and calm). This has as a suggestive background some lines from Il Penseroso:—
But hail, thou goddess sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! ...
Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, Sober, steadfast, and demure ...
But first, and chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeléd throne, The cherub Contemplation ...
LAST MOVEMENT:—
Oft, on a plat of rising ground
I hear the far-off curfew sound
Over some wide-water'd shore,
Swinging slow with sullen roar : Sometime let gorgeous Tragedy
In scepter'd pall come sweeping by ... And, as I wake, sweet music breathe Above, about, or underneath ...
But let my due feet never fail
To walk the studious cloister's pale ... There let the pealing organ blow To the full-voiced quire below
In service high and anthems clear,
As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies,
And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
The curfew is sounded at the opening, and then we go on to the vigorous and stirring musical suggestion of the thoughts of. the poet.

ORCHESTRA Siegfried Idyll - Wagner
JELLY D'ARANYI and Orchestra Tzigane - Ravel
ORCHESTRA Symphony in D, 'L'Allegro ed il Penseroso ' - Stanford

: A PROGRAMME OF POETRY AND SONG

' What is this life if full of care
We have no time to stand and stare ?'
(W.H. Davies )

: (Daventry only) DANCE MUSIC:

DEBROY SOMERS ' CIRO'S CLUB BA.ND, directed by RAMON Newton , from Ciro's Club








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