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: AFTERNOON Topics

SIDNEY ROGERS,
Topical Horticultural Hints-Some Enemies of the Rose.' MABEL SENIOR (Soprano)

: HAROLD TURLEY'S ORCHESTRA

relayed from
Prince's Café

: FOURTH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMME

The Birmingham Station ivas opened on November 15, 1922.
THANKSGIVING
. THE STATION CHORUS and ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
National Anthem
(Our Homage to Sir Edward Elgar. )
THE Enigma is this : the Tune announced at the beginning of the work can be played - with another tune, which the Composer says is well known; but nobody knows what that obliging theme is, and the Composer won't tell. It must be a very remarkable one. for not only will it go hand-in-hand with the Variation rnelody, but with each of the Variations them-
(selves ; and. as some of these stray pretty far from the original melody, it is not surprising that no one has solved the ' Enigma.'
CHORUS and ORCHESTRA
(Our Tribute to one who has helped Broadcast Music)
MANY people will remember the ballad of the three jovial huntsmen, the story of whose adventures is punctuated by a cry, at every verse-end, of ' Look ye there ! '-by this Composer sometimes effectively made into a very soft ' echo.'
' They hunted an' they hollo'd,' and a queer assortment of quarry they found - a tatter't baggart in a field,' ' a fat pig smiling in a ditch ' (which, one opined, was ' a Lunnon Alderman , whose clothes are stole away '), and so on. At the end. ' they'd nought to bring away,' and their philosophic conclusion was that 'This huntin' doesn't pay ; But we'n powler't up an' down a bit, an' had a rattlin' day.'

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar.
Unknown: Lunnon Alderman

: app..RELAXATION

A PROGRAMME of varied items, mainly gay, delivered by the Station Staff, Chorus, and Orchestra. An air of mystery will pervade these proceedings, only to be dispelled as the items are delivered. Listeners are asked to accept this as the only information-and warning!








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