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: Lunch-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: An Afternoon Concert

The Station Orchestra
conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

This sparkling little work is one of Mozart's lesser-known Symphonies. It is supposed to have been composed at Salzburg in 1713-in which year Mozart wrote a Mass, four Symphonies, six String Quartets, and several other things!
The work is rather unusual in form, for the 'classical' period. It consists only of three short Movements, and there is no sort of finality at the end of the First and Second Movements, the First leading straight into the Second, the Second into the Third.

The dashing youth Phaeton, having been permitted by his father, the Sun, to drive the fiery chariot, loses control of the horses. The car of flame is approaching the earth, and must set it on fire if nothing can intervene. At the last instant Jupiter hurls a thunderbolt, saving the universe but destroying the rash youth.
This is the story Saint-Saens illustrates in his Symphonic Poem.

Contributors

Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: Playwrights Past and Present: 6: Shaw

Mr. C.M. Haines

Contributors

Speaker: C.M. Haines

: Service in Guiding

Miss K. Williams

Contributors

Speaker: K. Williams

: The Mind of the Lower Animals

Prof. J. Arthur Thomson
S.B. from Aberdeen

Contributors

Speaker: Professor J. Arthur Thomson

: West to the Sounding Sea

A Programme in Honour of Famous Welsh Sailors from Madog, the Discoverer of North America, to Commander Evans, of H.M.S. Broke.

Nancy Bryant Davies (Solo Harp)
Chorus Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Welsh Anthem)

Contributors

Harpist: Nancy Bryant Davies

: My Favourite Songs: VIII

A Recital by Gwladys Naish (Soprano).

Contributors

Soprano: Gwladys Naish

: S.B. from London

(10.10 Local News)

(to 0.00)








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