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: Gramophone Records

3.0 ORCHESTRAL MUSICrelayed from tho Piccadilly Picture Theatre, conducted by STANLEY C. MILLS

: 'THE SOUL OF NICHOLAS SNYDERS'

A Mystery Play in Three Acts by JEROME K. JEROME
Period : Once upon a time.
Narrator, HENRY INDOE
Arranged for Broadcasting and Produced by VICTOR SMYTHE

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome
Produced By: Victor Smythe
Nicholas Snyders (a Miser): Leo Channing
Christiana (his handmaid): Muriel Alstead
Jan (a' sailor, in love with Christiana): D. E. Ormero
Dams Toelast (a rich old woman, betrothed to Nicholas): Hylda Metcalf
Peter BIes (mate of the Van Dyke): A. G. Mircheso
Won Moenaar (a widow): Lucia Roger
A Burgomaster: E H Bridgstoc
A Barber: Harold Cluff
An Artist: W E Dickman
A Pedlar (of strange wares): F A Nicholls
A Child: Kathleen Keogh

: A LIGHT ORCHESTRAL PROGRAMME.

THE STATION ORCHESTRA
THE Second Suite made from Bizet's music to Daudet's play of Provencal life contains :—
(1) PASTORALE. The chief melody in this piece is taken from a peasant's chorus in the play (Bizet also uses it for a song, Le Matin).
(2) INTERMEZZO. The melody of this is familiar because Bizet used it as the basis of a setting of the Agnus Dei.
(3) MINUET.
(4) FARANDOLE. This, in the play; was a chorus sung in praise of St. Eloi. After a March-like introduction, an old Provencal song-and-dance tune comes in. This is the Farandole, and with it the March theme is later combined.
SOME of the most charming light dances of our time are the work of Edward German. This Suite, first performed at a Crystal Palace
Saturday Concert in 1892, contains four Movements illustrating different sides of. gipsy life, as seen through the eyes of the Composer.
The First is entitled Melancholy Waltz ; the Second is a quick, flamboyant Dance beginning with a stamping rhythm ; the Third, a Lovo Duct, light and graceful, is again in Waltz style ; the Fourth, The Revel, is a Tarantella, a descendant of that wild dance which in a simpler age was esteemed a cure for the bite of the tarantula spider.








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