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: An Afternoon Concert

The Station Orchestra, conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

Gladys Courtland (Mezzo-Soprano)


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Mezzo-Soprano: Gladys Courtland

: Fools and Exports

Miss Elspeth Scott


Speaker: Elspeth Scott

: The Dansant

relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.

: The Children's Hour

The Orchestra

Pets' Club Talk by Ray Kay

Augustus Goat comes to the Farmyard, by Olwen Bowen.


Speaker (Pets' Club Talk): Ray Kay
Author (Augustus Goat comes to the Farmyard): Olwen Bowen

: Today and tomorrow

including the fortnight's work at the Station.
The Station Director


Speaker: The Station Director [name uncredited]

: Excerpts from the Opera "Maritana"

by Wallace.
Act II, Scene 2: A Ballroom in the Castle
The Station Augmented Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Busfield)
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

I Soprano, 'Scenes that are Brightest'
II Bass, 'Hear me, gentle Maritana '
III Tenor and Soprano, 'Oh, Maritana'
IV Tenor and Bass, 'The King of Spain'
V Tenor, 'Yes, let me like a soldier fall'

In Act II Maritana has been brought to the Castle, and the King of Spain makes violent love to her. She is rescued by the timely arrival of Don Caesar, who tells the King that the Queen is aware of his unfaithfulness.
The King and Don Caesar engage in the merry game of fooling one another; after which, the King leaves, and Don Caesar and Maritana sing a love duet.
Don Caesar then sings his famous song, 'Yes, let me like a soldier fall'.


Musicians: The Station Augmented Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Leonard Busfield Orchestra conducted by: Warwick Braithwaite
Maritana: Mavis Bennett
King of Spain: Harry Brindle
Don Cæsar de Bazan: Parry Jones

: S.B. from London

(9.10 Local Announcements)

(to 23.00)

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