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: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE

Contributors

Conducted By: Jack Payne

: Light Music

(From Birmingham)
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
7.10 MARGARET HARRISON (Soprano) 7.20 ORCHESTRA
7.37 MARGARET HARRISON
IN the early part of Handel's Cantata we find the shepherd Acis at the feet of hia beloved
Galatea, who first reproaches him for his absence, and then continues with the air :—
' As when the dove laments her love,
All on the naked spray ;
When he returns, no more she mourns,
But loves the livelong day.
Billing, cooing,
Panting, wooing,
Melting murmurs fill the grove, Melting murmurs, lasting love.'
STANFORD was never happier than when setting songs about his native Ireland and its people. The verses entitled The Fairy Lough come from An Irish Idyll, by Moira O'Neill. The poet dreams of 'a little lough, a dark lough, which ' ties so high among the heather ... Loughareema ! Loughareema !'

Contributors

Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Soprano: Margaret Harrison
Unknown: Margaret Harrison
Unknown: Moira O'Neill.

: Chamber Music

GRACE ANGUS (Soprano) ; KATHLEEN Moor HOUSE (Violoncello) ; Eric FOGG (Pianoforte)
THIS early work (it is the Composer's Op. 6) is over forty years old. It is in classical form, in three Movements only. The FIRST is brisk, with a trace of that waltz style which Strauss later used so wonderfully in many of his Operas; the SECOND is the Slow Movement, rather sad ; and the LAST MOVEMENT is both skittish and bold.

Contributors

Soprano: Kathleen Moor
Pianoforte: Eric Fogg

: SPOILING THE BROTH

A Play by BERTHA N. GRAHAM
(From Birmingham)
The Scene is Mrs. Chance's kitchen. Joey, a loutish youth of about seventeen, is sitting by the fire, gazing at the clock and looking very sick. He holds in his hand a doubtful-looking bottle with the cork out.

Contributors

Play By: Bertha N. Graham
Mrs Chance (a widow): Mabel France
Joey Chance (her son): Stuart Vinden
David WeHs (the lodger): Wortley Allen
Melia Hammond: Edith James








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