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: An Orchestral Concert

(From Birmingham)
THE Birmingham STUDIO Orchestra
Conducted by Frank CANTELL

Contributors

Conducted By: Frank Cantell

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR:

(From Birmingham)
! The Unknown Voice,' a Mysterious Mystery with only one solution, by Mabel France
Songs by JOAN MAXWELL (Soprano)
Dorothy HOOBEN (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Songs By: Joan Maxwell
Pianoforte: Dorothy Hooben

: Jack PAYNE and THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

STANLEY HILL (Comedian)
ALMA VANE (In light Ballads)

: Schubert Chamber Music

The Wireless Male Voice Chorus
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
The Virtuoso String Quartet:
M.vBJOims HAYWARD (Violin); Edwin Vibgo (Violin); Raymond Jeremy (Viola) ;
Cedric Sharpe (Violoncello)
Charles Winterbottom (Double Bass) Victor Hely-Hutchinson (Pianoforte)
Quartet in A Minor
Allegro ma non troppo; Andante; Menuetto, Allegretto; Allegro moderato
Im 1824, Schubert, then twenty-seven, went to Zselesz in Hungary with the Esterhazy family, with whom he had stayed more than once. They were very good to him in many ways, and the household was a really musical one. Schubert was keenly interested in what he could learn of the native Hungarian music round him, and some of the tunes which he picked up from the natives found their way into the pieces which he wrote at that time. This String Quartet was one of them, although the Hungarian character is not so strongly marked in it as in some of the other works of that summer. Schubert made use in the Quartet, of a tune which appears twice elsewhere in his music, in Bosamunde and in one of his Impromptus for pianoforte. To listeners who have not heard this quartet, but to whom the Bosamunde music is bound to be familiar, the second Movement here will seem like an old friend.
9.5 Male Voice Chorus
Forgotten, forgotten
The heart here wells over He whose flag
Each in other's arms Gravedigger's Song
Unnking bong in May
Drinking Song in Winter
Deep Enambushed (from an unfinished Opera, Die Burgschaft)
9.20
Marjorie HAYWARD, RAYMOND JEREMY, CEDRIC SHARPE, CHARLES WINterbottom and VICTOR HELY-HUTCHINSON
Quintet in A ('The Trout')
Allegro vivace ; Andante ; Scherzo, presto ; Andantino ; Finale, allegro giusto
THIS belongs to a date five years earlier than the Quartet at the beginning of the programme. In the summer of 1819, Schubert set off on a carefree holiday with his friend Vogl. The trip began and ended at Steyr, a charming little town near Linz, and Schubert's letters written there are full of enthusiasm for the beauty of his surroundings and for the happy company in which he was making so much music. It was for a group of the friends by whom he was surrounded that this Quintet was written, and the manner of its composition is one of the astonishing feats in the history of music. Schubert wrote the parts without making any score, and played the pianoforte part at the first performance without having written any of it at all. Here, as in the Death and the Maiden String Quartet, Schubert has built up one of the move-movements on a song of his own, Die Forelle (The Trout).
The fourth, the second last movement, begins with the song played simply by strings alone, and six variations of it follow.

Contributors

Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Violin: Edwin Vibgo
Violin: Raymond Jeremy
Viola: Cedric Sharpe
Unknown: Charles Winterbottom
Unknown: Marjorie Hayward
Unknown: Raymond Jer
Unknown: Cedric Sharpe
Unknown: Victor Hely

: Ballad Memories

(From Birmingham)
A Programme of Favourite Songs for Listeners given by EMILIE WALDRON (Soprano) A-LICE VAUGHAN (Contralto)
Geojtrey DAMS (Tenor)
JAMES HOWELL (Bass)
Assisted by THE BrBMiNGHAM STUDIO CHORUS and ORCHESTRA
Conducted bv JOSEPH LEWIS

Contributors

Soprano: Emilie Waldron
Bass: James Howell
Unknown: Joseph Lewis








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