HILDA BLAKE (Soprano)
BETTY BANNERMAN (Contralto)
HAYDN WOOD (Violin) 5-45 THE CHILDREN'S Hour (From Birmingham) : ' A Dance with Mozart,' a Musical Playlet by H. G. Sear. Songs by Gertrude Davies (Soprano). S. C. Cotterell (Clarinet)
(Soprano) and Orchestra
Air, ' Una voce poco fa ' (A voice I heard just now, from ' The Barber of Seville ')....... Rossini
T OVERS' plots and counterplots are the keynote of The Barber of Seville. Count Alma-viva adopts various disguises in order to obtain access to the fair Rosina, whose jealous old guardian won't let her out of his sight. The Count has been serenading her. Musing happily on the incident, she sings this elaborate song, .4 voice I heard just now, and determines to outwit her guardian and return the love of her suitor. THE opening scene of Sadko is laid in the partof Novgorod where the assembly of merchants from many countries-Italy, India,
Norway, and other lands, allows the Composer to introduce a great deal of ' local colour ' as these people extol the beauties of their native countries, That colour, very charmingly applied, will be observed in this song.
FIRST BROADCAST OF THE COMPLETE CONCERT
VERSION OF THE OPERA
Written by BASIL HOOD . Composed by EDWARD GERMAN "
THE WIRELESS CHORUS (Chorus-Master : STAN
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA (Leader : S.
KNEALE KELLEY )
Conducted by Sir EDWARD GERMAN
(For story of the opera see page 286.)
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Jill-All-Alone (a supposed witch):
Sir Walter Raleigh:
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