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: Lozells Picture House Orchestra

(From Birmingham)
Conducted by E. A. Parsons

John Herbert Foulds, a native of Manchester, began his musical career as a member of the Halle Orchestra. Since leaving it, he has had' considerable experience as conductor and concert organizer, holding such posts as Musical Director at the London Central Y.M.C.A. and conductor of the University of London Musical Society. He has been a prolific composer, though comparatively few of his bigger works are as yet at all well known. The one which has hitherto made the greatest impression is his World Requiem, a choral piece on a very large scale, produced at the Albert Hall on Armistice Day, 1923. He has invented, or at any rate imported into English music, some quite new orchestral effects by the use of quarter tones, ail innovation which presents difficulties no less to the performers than to the hearers. Here, however, he is in lighter vein, almost in holiday mood, turning, as he has more than once done, to Celtic lore for inspiration. In this Suite he does achieve some resemblance to the Celtic Muse, which is as well as anyone may hope to do who is not himself a Gael.
The first Maid of Aries Suite begins with a prelude for which an old folk tune from Provence forms the foundation. There is a slower middle section in which the saxophone and clarinet have a duet.
The second movement is a joyous Minuet, and here again, in the middle section, the saxophone has a fine melody given to it. A very short, slow movement follows, taken from a point in the play where two old lovers meet after being parted for more than half a lifetime.
The fourth movement is a carillon in which the effect of bells is cunningly made by horns, harp, and strings. The tune for three bells persists through most of the movement, but here again there is a middle section of contrasting character, the flutes having the chief share in it.

Overture, The Siren ' - Auber
LEONARD HUNT (Baritone) Pass, Everyman - Sanderson
Shipmates o Mine (Accompanied on the Organ by FRANK NEWMAN) - Sanderson
ORCHESTRA Suite, ' Gaelic Melodies ' The Dream of Morven ; Deirdre crooning: Merry MacDoon - Foulds
Three Bavarian Dances - Elgar
Cavatina - Raff
First Suite, The Maid of Arles ' - Bizet


Conducted By: E. A. Parsons
Unknown: John Herbert Foulds
Unknown: Man Chester
Unknown: Albert Hall


(Songs and Duets at the Piano)

: A Ballad Concert

LOUISE WAY (Soprano)


Sea Fever - Ireland
The Fisherman's Tomb - Bernard Everett
My Love's an Arbutus - Stanford


(From Birming- ham)
'Thomas the Toad,' by E. M. Griffiths. Songs by PHYLLIS NORMAN (Soprano) and CUTHBERT FORD
(Baritone). 'A Queen who built Castles,' by ESTELLE STEEL


Unknown: E. M. Griffiths.
Songs By: Phyllis Norman
Harper: Estelle Steel

: Light Music

Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS


Conducted By: Joseph Lewis

: Lakmé

An Opera in Three Acts by Delibes

The Wireless Symphony Orchestra

Leader, S. Kneale Kelley

The Wireless Chorus

Chorus Master, Stanford Robinson

Conducted by Percy Pitt

Relayed from The Parlophone Studio

(By courtesy of The Parlophone Company)

Lakmé … Noel Eadie

Mallika … Gladys Palmer

Gerald … Tudor Davies

Nilakantha … John Thorne

Frederic … Herbert Simmonds

Hadji … Tom Purvis

(English Text by Claude Aveling)

Act I


A Short Pianoforte Recital by ERNEST LUSH

: Lakmé

Acts II and III

: Dance Music

Jack Hylton's Ambassador Club Band, directed by Ray Starita, from the Ambassador Club

: Ambrose's Band

from the May Fair Hotel
(until 23.15)

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