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: Lunch-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: Broadcast to Schools: The Orchestra, and its Instruments

as revealed by Sir Walford Davies and Mr. Warwick Braithwaite, with the Station Orchestra.


Speaker: Sir Walford Davies
Speaker: Warwick Braithwaite
Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Orchestra

Handel's Great Concertos ('Concerti Grossi') are not Concertos in the modern meaning of works for (usually) one Soloist and an Orchestra.
Handel used an Orchestra generally containing Stringed instruments and a Harpsichord, and divided it into two groups of players. One group, called the 'Concertino' consisted of two Violins and a 'Cello, and the other comprised the remainder of the Orchestra.
These groups are played off one against another, all through the work. having alternate cuts at the music, so to speak, and sometimes they are combined.
This Concerto is scored -for the usual 'Concertino' of three Strings, with accompaniment for

: William Davies (Baritone)

Chloe Curtis Morgan
Scene from Welsh Life: 'A Trip to the Seaside' (MS.)


Baritone: William Davies
Entertainer: Chloe Curtis Morgan

: Dress Through the Ages: The 17th and 18th Centuries

Mrs. D. Portway Dobson


Speaker: D. Portway Dobson

: Eastern Cameos: The Birthplace of Confucius

Miss Esylt Newbery


Speaker: Esylt Newbery

: Girl Guides' Programme: Irish Folk Songs

Miss L.M. Barter


Speaker: L.M. Barter

: To-Day and To-Morrow

Including the Fortnight's Work at the Station.
The Station Director


Speaker: The Station Director [name uncredited]

: S.B. from London

(9.25 Local News)

(to 0.00)

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