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: Morning Concert

H.C. Burgess and Orchestra, relayed from the Madeira Cove, Weston-super-Mare

Referring to the Marche Heroique by Saint-Saens, this March is the composer's tribute to a friend, the painter Henri Regnault, who was killed in the Siege of Paris in 1871. It is less a funeral march than a piece suggestive of the indomitable spirit and energy of brave men who, though defeated, are not utterly vanquished; whose pride yet burns within them, and whose heads are held high.
The composer of the overture to The Bartered Bride (Smetana) was the first man who caused the outside world to take notice of the music of Bohemia (or Czecho-Slovakia, as we now call that country).
Two years ago his countrymen celebrated the centenary of his birth by holding a great Smetana Festival at Prague.
His Bartered Bride Overture, one of the most exhilarating ever written, gives us the spirit of open-air merrymaking, and adds a few touches of tenderness as relief.
(to 13.00)


Musicians: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

relayed from the Madeira Cove, Weston-super-Mare.


Musicians: H.C. Burgess and Orchestra

: Programme

S.B. from London

: Rugby News and Views

by Capt. A.S. Burge.


Speaker: Captain A.S. Burge

: The Harp of Golden Wires

Mildred Dilling (Solo Harp)
(a) Le bon petit roi d'Yvetot
(b) Et ron ron ron, petit patapon


Harpist: Mildred Dilling

: Sydney Lewis (Bass)


Bass: Sydney Lewis

: The Harp of Golden Wires: Mildred Dilling


Harpist: Mildred Dilling

: The Parting of the Ways in Rugby

Major Leonard Tosswill
S.B. from London


Speaker: Major Leonard Tosswill

: Two-Piano Music

Interpreted by Isabel Gray and Claude Pollard.
S.B. from London


Pianist: Isabel Gray
Pianist: Claude Pollard

: Caretaker Calling

George 'Erbert in a Melange of Moans, Musings and Monologues.


Comedian: George 'Erbert

: Dance Music

The Savoy Bands
S.B. from London


Musicians: The Savoy Bands

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