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: Organ Music from the Piccadilly Picture Theatre

(to 13.30)


Organist: H.Fitzroy Page

: Women's Half-Hour

Irene Remmir (Mezzo-Contralto)
(to 15.00)


Mezzo-Contralto: Irene Remmir

: Music by the Oxford Picture Theatre Septet

Conductor S. Spurgin
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Oxford Picture Theatre Septet
Conductor: S. Spurgin

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Capt. Neaum
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: Captain Neaum

: Wagner Night

The 2ZY Augmented Orchestra
Conductor: T.H. Morrison
Herbert Thorpe (Tenor), Reginald Whitehead (Bass)
Notes by Moses Bartiz

8.0 Orchestra Overture and Venusberg Music, "Tannhauser."
Siegfried Idyll
Ride of the Valkyries

Herbert Thorpe
"Prize Song" ("The Mastersingers").

Reginald Whitehead
Monologue, "Hans Sachs" ("The Mastersingers").

Introduction to Act 5, "The Mastersingers," and Dance of the Apprentices.
Introduction and Love's Death Scene, "Tristan and Isolde."
Siegfried's Journey to the Rhine.

Herbert Thorpe
"The Narration" ("Lohengrin") ... (11)

Reginald Whitehead
"The King's Prayer" ("Lohengrin").

Introduction to Act I, "Lohengrin."
Introduction to Act III, "Lohengrin."
"Huldigungs March."


Musicians: The 2ZY Augmented Orchestra
Conductor: T.H. Morrison
Tenor: Herbert Thorpe
Bass: Reginald Whitehead
Speaker: Moses Bartiz

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Topical Talk

Local News

: Wagner Night: Orchestra

"Funeral March" ("The Twilight of the Gods")
Entry of the Gods into Valhalla

: Close down


Announcer: Victor Smythe

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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