FASHIONS come, as they go, mys.
F teriously. It is as easy to detect the first shadow of twilight in November as for the ordinary person to trace the new season's fashions to the.r source
Suddenly they appear in the papers, and a little later in the shops; one has to wear them ; that is all one knows.
Mrs. Alison Settle is, however, editor of Vogue, and so behind the scenes of the world in which fashions are made; and she will explain some of its workings in .two talks. the first of which. is being given today.
SUZANNE BERTIN (Soprano) JOSEPH FARRINGTON (Bass)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
Scipio was, in its day, one of the most popular of Handel's operas, and the great air ' Hear me, ye winds and waves,' exhibiting the old master in his most robust and characteristic vein, is one of its most famous numbers.
In recent years there has been a great reawakening of interest in Handel in Germany, more especially in his operas, many of which, after having been totally neglected for generations, have been revived with success. Whether or not Scipio has been among those which have renewed in this manner their glimpses of the foot-lights, we cannot say.
7.48 BAND (Soloist, CHARLES LEGGETT )
It is usual to think of Brahms as rather indifferent about the instruments which were to present his melodies, and he made arrangements of several of his own important works. Whether he would have approved of a Cornet playing one of his spng melodies may be doubted; the instrument is not a popular one in Germany. He once used this same song, however, in a novel way. As a present to one of his godchildren, the son of another distinguished musician, he had a clock specially made which chimed the lines of this song every quarter of an hour. Although the fortunate possessor of the clock is now himself the father of a family, it may well be that he still treasures so unique a gift.
By HOLT MARVELL
FOR the desk-slave, Saturday ia the day of adventure as well as of release. As routine ends, romance begins, and midday Saturday opens the door for a brief glimpse into the glamour of strange and unfamiliar things. The hero of ' Six Strange Saturdays ' did not leave his romance to chance; he advertised his willingness to undertake any mysterious or desperate adventure on Saturday afternoons. Tonight will be told the s.tory of whither the first advertisement led.
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