Aboard H.M.S. Sticklebat /
The Scone is tho Word Room, wherein those members of the Ship's Company who have promised to appear in ' A Grand Concert' to be given tomorrow ovening, arc gathered together for a final rehearsal
A Discussion between Miss ELEANOR RATHBONE and Professor D. M. MACGREGOR
No-one is better qualified to discuss the subject of family allowances than
Miss Eleanor Hathbone , whose recent book, 'The Disinherited Family,' did so much to bring the question before the public. To base wages on a supposed family of man, wife and three children means, on Miss Rathbone's showing, that a family wage is going to many wage-earners with no family obligations, and that those with large families get too little for their needs. Professor MacGregor will discuss the pros and cons of this problem with Miss Rathbone.
Francis Russell (Tenor)
Louis Pecskai (Violin)
The Wireless Military Band
Conducted by B. Walton O'Donnell.
The Overture begins with the magic notes of Oberon's horn, twice repeated, with a soft fairylike theme on the strings responding to it. All the first section is fairy music of the daintiest order, and then, with a sudden crash, we are transported to the rush of the mortal world. The first part of the quick section which follows comes to an end with an echo of the horn, and a reminder of the fairy music, and then there is a very lively themes played first by clarinet and afterwards by violins. The next important tune is that of the great air sung by the heroine Rezial, telling of her love for the knight Sir Huon, and another vigorous passage suggests the chivalry and glittering pomp of the Court of Charlemagne,
Overture, 'Oberon' - Weber
7.55 FRANCIS RUSSELL
Love's Secret - Bantock
Christmas Roses - Carlos Buchardo
A Summer Idyll - Michael Head
8.2 Louis PECSKAI
Sonata in A - John Collett, arr. Alfred Moffat
Selection, 'The Tales of Hoffmann' - Offenbach
8.28 FRANCIS RUSSELL
L'Alba Sefara - Tosti
Sigh no more - Aiken
I saw from the beach (Old Irish) - arr. Herbert Hughes
8.35 Louis PECSKAI
Romanza - Wieniaucski
Am Springbrunnon (At the Fountain) - Schumann, arr. Rudorff
Ballet, 'Les Erinnyes' - Massenet Danse Grecque; Le Troyenne regrottant sopatrio; Finale.
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