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: Pictures for the Home

Mr. Isaac J. Williams, Keeper of Art in the National Museum of Wales.


Speaker: Isaac J. Williams

: The Dansant

relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.

: S.B. from London

(9.15 Local Announcements)

: When Music Smiles

'Reader, who art too seriously disposed, you may take yourself far away hence'. (Martial)
The Station Orchestra
conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

The Musical Joke is one of Mozart's light recreations, in which he shows his sense of fun by caricaturing the ways of shoddy composers who, having got an idea, don't know what in the world to do with it, and of indifferent players, who come in at the wrong time, and produce false notes. One funny example of the latter point is the First Violin's last cadenza, a masterpiece of futility in which, in his last grand dash aloft, he comes a cropper on several notes of the scale, and finishes a note too high.
The work, which is scored for Strings and two Horns only, is in four short Movements.

The Cartref Quartet
Margaret Wilkinson (Soprano); Elsie Duddridge (Contralto); David Evans (Tenor); Reg Davies (Baritone)


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Warwick Braithwaite
Soprano: Margaret Wilkinson
Contralto: Elsie Duddridge
Tenor: David Evans
Baritone: Reg Davies

: Lee Morse

In some of her Southern Character Songs and Darkie Ditties.
At the Piano: Bob Downey
(to 23.00)


Singer: Lee Morse
Pianist: Bob Downey

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