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: CHAMBER MUSIC

From Birmingham
GORDON BRYAN (Pianoforte) ; S. C. COTTERELL
(Clarinet)
THE MIDLAND STRING QUARTET ; FRANK CANTELL (First Violin), ELSIE STELL
, ARTHUR KENNEDY (Viola). LEONARD DENNIS
(Violoncello)
4.0 DANCE MUSIC
THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA, personally conducted by JACK PAYNE
FRANK STAFF (Entertainer)
REX EVANS
(Songs at the Piano)
5.45 The CHILDREN'S HOUR
(From Birmingham): Zip and Others,' by Idina Ray. Songs by Harold Casoy (Baritone). ' Great Friendships in History-The Legend of Amis and Amile,' by" the Rev. R. Kirby. Gordon Bryan (Pianoforte)
6.30 TIME SIGNAL, GREEN
WICH; WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN

Contributors

Pianoforte: Gordon Bryan
Violin: Elsie Stell
Viola: Arthur Kennedy
Viola: Leonard Dennis
Unknown: Jack Payne
Unknown: Idina Ray.
Songs By: Harold Casoy
Unknown: Rev. R. Kirby.
Pianoforte: Gordon Bryan

: LIGHT MUSIC

ANDREW BROWN'S QUINTET ; LILIAN KEYES
(Soprano); CYRIL WHITTLE (Baritone)
8.0 VARIETY
ELSIE and Doris WATERS (Duets)
SYDNEY E. TURNER (Anecdotes) PETER BERNARD (Anecdotes)
KEL KEECH and ORD HAMILTON (Syncopated
Harmony)
CLAPHAM and DWYER (A Spot of Bother)

Contributors

Soprano: Lilian Keyes
Soprano: Cyril Whittle
Unknown: Peter Bernard
Unknown: Kel Keech

: A SULLIVAN PROGRAMME

From
Birmingham Sullivan 's compositions covered a wide range-from Church Music to Grand Opera. This programme has been arranged to include examples of his many styles.
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO CHORUS and AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA (Leader, FRANK CANTELL)
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
JOHN TURNER (Tenor)
CHORUS and ORCHESTRA
Hymn, 'Onward, Christian
Soldiers' (Tune: ' St. Gertrude ')
ORCHESTRA
Overture to the Ball (di
Ballo)
THIS work was written for the Birmingham Festival of 1870. After a short Introduction, there begins a very rhythmically leaping dance-tune (started by the First Violin-chief accompaniment, Horns). Later, there follow several waltz-tunes. Towards the end the dancers break into a Galop.
9.15 CHORUS
Part Songs:
Oh, hush thee, my baby The long day closes
JOHN TURNER and Orchestra
Introduction to Act III, and Air, 'Come, gentle sleep'....(from 'Ivanhoe')
9.30 ORCHESTRA
Selection from ' The Pirates of Penzance '
JOHN TURNER
Let me dream again The Sailor's Grave
9.50 ORCHESTRA
Finale from ' Irish ' Symphony
WHEN Sullivan came home from Leipzig after completing his period of study as Mendelssohn Scholar, he had to east about for work, like most young musicians. Later in life, speaking of this time, he said: I was ready to undertake anything that came in my way-symphonies, overtures, ballets, anthems, hymn-tunes, songs, part-songs, a concerto for the 'cello, and eventually comic and light operas.'
His Irish Symphony (the only work he wrote in that form) belongs to this period. It was sketched during a visit to Ireland when he was twenty-one.
There are in the work four Movements, of which we are to hear the last-a vigorous, well-sustained affair.
10.0 WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
Bulletin

Contributors

Unknown: Birmingham Sullivan
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Tenor: John Turner
Unknown: John Turner








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