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: DVORAK

(1841-1904)
THE STATION ORCHESTRA
Carnival Overture, Op. 92
DALE SMITH (Baritone)
Leave Me Alone Springtide The Mower
ORCHESTRA
Slavonic Dances (Xos. I and from First Set),
Op. 46
ELSIE STELL (Violin)
Sonatina-Indian Canzonetta and Finale
IN several of Dvorak's works written after his stay in America we find the influence of the native tunes (chiefly those of the Negroes) that he heard there. His ' Nigger ' Quartet (Op. 96) and New World Symphony are perhaps the best-known examples.
This Sonatina, which is Op. 100, has a Movement generally known as the ' Indian Canzonetta,' in which a serious, rather plaintive tune is used, that probably came from one of those native American sources from which the Composer drew other inspirations about this time. It is not, however, certain that the Movement's title was given to it by Dvorak himself.
ORCHESTRA
The ' New World ' Symphony-Last Movement
DALE SMITH
Biblical Songs, Op. 99
Clouds and Darkness; Lord, Thou art my Refuge; Hear my Prayer; The Lord is my Shepherd; I will Sing new Songs of Gladness
Humoresque
ORCHESTRA
Festival March, Op. 54a

Contributors

Baritone: Dale Smith

: AN ITALIAN INTERLUDE

' VENICE—THE CITY BEAUTIFUL '
A Play written for Broadcasting by IDA M. DOWNING
Characters :
IN this is portrayed the dream of an English girl, spending a holiday in Venice. She is taken back to the ancient days of the city's glory, and views the .sights as they then were.
The action is laid on a stone terrace outside one of the large houses on the Venice Lagoon in summer time. The tide is high, and the lapping of the water is faintly heard. The calls of the gondoliers and their music is occasionally wafted across by the light Italian breeze.

Contributors

Gondolier (a Shade): Edgar Lane
The Singer in a Boat: David Scott
Monk (The Spirit of the Stones): Stuart Vinden
Idalia (an English Girl): Phyllis Richardson
Her Father: David Scott








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