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: LIGHT Music

VIOLET S. TURNBULL (Contralto)
FAUSTO BONINO 'S SEXTET

: WILLIAM HODGSON'S

MARBLE ARCH PAVILION ORCHESTRA
From the Marble Arch Pavilion

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR :

Busy Bees!'
' The Wicked Uncle' introduces his famous Apiary at Folly Manor with ' The Flight of the Bumble Bee ' and other appropriate music played by THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET

: Mr. A. B. B. VALENTINE: ' Londoners' Country—III, From Leith Hill to the Thames '

To a man from the mountains or the wide open spaces of the Far West, Surrey country would look Lilliputian; but on its miniature scale it abounds in charm. From Leith Hill (famed as a landmark and as a spot from which one gets marvellous views on every side) miles of Surrey scenery-hills and winding roads, meadows and rivers and dense-foliaged woods-running right up to the river on the north, and on the north-east to the outskirts of London on 7.0 (Daventry only) Mr. DONALD MAXWELL: The
Countryman in London-III, Nautical London '
A LTHOUGH the big docks are moving steadily down the river, London itself remains, as , to its Eastern verge, very much a port. Wapping, Poplar and Shadwell are still shipping parishes ; anywhere down the length of the East India Dock Road you may see masts and funnels rising suddenly behind the roofs ; the names of the streets are nautical, and the River dominates it all. It is in many ways the most interesting part of London, and Mr. Donald Maxwell knows it inside out.

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

Moussorgsky's Songs
Sung by TATIANA MAKUSHINA (Soprano)
Peasant's Lullaby
Ragamuffin
A Vision
Minstrel's Song

: Old Folks Programme

JOSEPH FARRINGTON (Bass)
THE WIRELESS SALON ORCHESTRA. Conducted by JOHN ANSELL

ORCHESTRA Overture to ' The Bohemian Girl ' - Balfe
Selection from ' La Poupco ' (The Doll) - Audran, arr. Tavan
7.45 JOSEPH FARRINGTON Rocked in the cradle of the deep - Knight
Down among the dead men - Old English
ORCHESTRA Selection from ' Maritana ' - Vincent Wallace
8.6 JOSEPH FARRINGTON Simon the Collercr - Halton
The Wolf - Shield
ORCHESTRA Gavotte, ' Stephanie ' - Czibulka
Waltz, ' L'Estudiantina ' - Waldteufel
March, ' A Frangesa ' - Kaiser

: The Wireless Singers

SYBIL EATON (Violin)

: Mr. W. McG. EAGAR : 'Housing '

No subject has been more keenly debated in the post-war years than that of housing.
Everybody realizes the grave nature of the problem ; any number of different solutions have been proposed ; many have been tried, much has been done, and more remains to do. In tonight's talk Mr. Eagar will give an impartial survey of the housing problem as it is today.








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