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: A Symphony Concert

Relayed from the New Pavilion, Bournemouth
No. 1 of the Summer Season
THE BOURNEMOUTH AUGMENTED MUNICIPAL
ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Sir Dan GODFREY
CRAIGIE Ross (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Dan Godfrey
Pianoforte: Craigie Ross

: The Children's Hour

(From Birmingham)
' From Dusk to Dawn,' by Dorothy Cooper
JACKO and a Piano
Cyril Davis (Violin) • ' . '
' Just round the Corner—and Beyond,' by Helen M. Enoch

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Cooper
Violin: Cyril Davis
Unknown: Helen M. Enoch

: ORGAN RECITAL

By Dr. HAROLD RHODES
Relayed from Coventry Cathedral

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Harold Rhodes

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

LOUISE SELKIRK (Trumpet Solo)
G. A. DALES (In Norfolk Dialect Songs and Sketches)

Contributors

Unknown: G. A. Dales

: Light Music

(From Birmingham)
THE BIRMINGHAM STUDIO ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
MASSENET, two of whose operas are being included in this year's broadcasts - Our Lady's Juggler (Le Jongleur de Notre Dame) in May and Werther in July-was particularly successful in catching and embodying in his music something of the character of tho scenes which inspired it. He was one of the illustrious French musicians who won the Prix de Rome, the highest award which the Paris Conservatoire gives its students, and one which entails a period of study in Italy. It was no doubt some recollection of his stay there which gave him the idea for this bright and sparkling Suite. The names of its four movements can very well speak for themselves, but, as listeners can hear, the music does indeed bring with it something of the gay and sunny South.
DELIBES, who had enjoyed many years of almost unchallenged eminence as composer of Ballets and similar light music for the stage, cherished the ambition to produce serious operatic music. Listeners recently had a chance of deciding for themselves how far he succeeded in that, when his opera Lakmé was broadcast. It was one of several works composed for the more important Paris stage, and the last of them was an Opera in five Acts called Kassya. Delibes was at work on it when he died, and the Opera was finished by Massenet. It was produced in 1801. In the Ballet music, Delibes was, of course, on ground which he knew wall and intimately, and there is nothing astonishing in the fact that it has escaped the comparative neglect into which the Opera has fallen.

Contributors

Conducted By: Joseph Lewis








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