Directed by RENEE TAPPONIER , from the Carlton
DOROTHY PHILLIPS (Soprano)
THE Prelude of Jarnefelt is a very unassuming and free-and-easy piece. Over a tripping quick-march accompaniment a gay tune is given out by one instrument after another, usually overlapping itself in orderly confusion. Then comes n little touch of sentiment in another key, find the first part returns. Jarnefelt (one of the few prominent Finnish Composers besides Sibelius) happened to hit off the right thing with this bit of musical frivolity. Nothing else of his is nearly so well known.
THE opening scene of Sadko is laid in the part, of Novgorod, where the assembly of merchants from many countries— Italy, India, and Norway, and other lands, allows the Composer to introduce a great deal of 'local colour,' as these people extol the beauties of their native countries.
A Hindu merchant sings this placid, dreamy song.
Including the B.B.C. Dance Orchestra, Personally conducted by Jack Payne
Relayed from the Albert Hall
Like Mutt and Jeff and Felix and the Katzenjammer Kids, those three companions in adversity - Pip, Squeak, and Wilfred - have become household words, national institutions and almost real characters to their admirers. Unlike their American counterparts, however, the native products have founded a real organized cult, and the World League of Gugnuncs is spreading their worship further every day. This afternoon a vast army of them will be assembled at the Albert Hall, but those who cannot get there can do the next best thing by listening to the broadcast.
' Alice attends a Mad Tea-Party and (later) meets the Mock Turtle,' being incidents from ' Alice in Wonderland' (Lewis Carroll ), put into play form by C. E. HODGES
By REGINALD FOORT from the Palladium
Sung by TATIANA MAKUSHINA
When I was young and beautiful 'Twas April
Only for Thee
A MATEUR football is apt to get crowded out of the newspapers by the more sensational exploits of the professionals, with their enormous crowds, gate receipts, and transfer fees. But the number of playing amateurs in the country is legion, and their matches and competitions excite an interest none the less keen because it is not expressed by crowds of eighty thousand at the same time. Any number of listeners will, therefore, welcome this review of the season's happenings by Mr. Sloley, himself a former Cambridge Blue, and now a member of one of the most famous of all amateur clubs.
Relayed from the Kingsway Hall
Arranged by GATTY SELLARS
THE BAND OF H.M. ROYAL HORSE GUARDS
(By permission of Lieut.-Col. Lord A. R.
Director of Music, Lieut. W. J. DUNN
TOURING the war between Turkey and Serbia in 1876, the great Russian pianist. Nicholas Rubinstein , brother of the still more famous Anton Rubinstein , organized a charity concert for, the relief of the wounded, and for the occasion Tchaikovsky, who was enthusiastic for the Slavonic cause, wrote this Slavonic March, which. in fact, he sometimes called a ‘ Russo-Serbian' March.
The opening of the March is very sombre ; in fact, it begins ' in the manner of a funeral march.' Later, the Russian National Hymn is heard, and the whole ends brilliantly and joyously.
IN tonight's talk Mr. Watson Parker will tackle a subject that is apt to be distasteful to the owner-driver—the ever-present problem of keeping the car clean. Whether to shelve it by merely driving to the garage, or whether to be really heroic (and economical) and go through all the wet and messy process oneself : that dilemma will be discussed by an expert tonight.
DAVID Wise (Violin)
1 EFFIE KALisz (Pianoforte)
ACKERMAN and WYNN
UNA O’CONNOR in Irish and Cockney Character Sketches
THE SAVOY ORPHEANS, FRED ELIZALDE, and his Music, and THE SAVOY TANGO BAND, from the Savoy Hotel