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: A Light Orchestral Concert

Relayed from the National Museum of Wales
The National Orchestra of Wales

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.
A dignified introduction of four bars prepares us for the magnificent scene of Phaeton's ride. The galloping horses are heard, and a bold, imperious theme on the Trumpets and Trombone presumably stands for the youthful ardour of the charioteer.
A broadly melodious passage played by four Horns, may suggest either the Sun, or the lament of Phaeton's sister (who had harnessed the horses, and so had a part in the disastrous adventure). The pace increases and the excitement is worked up. Phaeton's theme is heard, agitatedly, and then the thunderbolt falls, and the end comes with the Sun's lament for Phaeton.
(to 13.45)


Musicians: The National Orchestra of Wales

: Broadcast to Schools: The City Beautiful-The City set on a Hill

Prof. H. J. Fleure


Speaker: Prof. H. J. Fleure

: Romances of Glamorgan Families-The Wreckers of Dunraven

Mr. W. H. Jones


Speaker: W.H. Jones

: John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra

Relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.


Musicians: John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra

: The Children's Hour

"Old Tom Pegsley"
A Play by Mabel Bennett.

"Looney Lackup"
by Sercombe Griffin.


Writer (Old Tom Pegsley): Mabel Bennett
Author (Looney Lackup): Sercombe Griffin

: A Welsh Programme

The National Orchestra of Wales
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

This one-movement work has four pretty definite sections, a little like those of a Symphony, and each of them grows out of some famous old Welsh melody or melodies.
The First (a stately one) is based on 'Loudly Proclaim'.
The Second (a skittish one) is made out of 'Hunting the Hare' and 'The Bells of Aberdovey'.
The Third (a tender one) brings in 'David of the White Rock'.
The Fourth (a march-like Finale) uses the famous 'Men of Harlech'.


Musicians: The National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: Parks Concert Season: The Opening Night

Relayed from the Llandaff Fields Pavilion.
Speech by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff
A Concert by The Manx Mascots Concert Party
In aid of the Royal Infirmary
The Four Ecila Girls in Song and Dance

Dorothy Ford and Norman Langford
In a duet written by the local greengrocer Jack B. Royce, Coon Impressionist, and 'Lily of Laguna'
'Sleepy Gal', by Jack and The Four Ecila Girls
A Fishy story, told to Norman by Claude
Ivor Nelson (Baritone) will sing 'Heart of a Tar'
Claude Derwent, Light Comedian, and 'All for the Ladies'
Pauline Lawrence, Entertainer at the Piano
A Japanese Cameo by the Company
The Famous Manx Mascots wish you all Good Night


Speaker: The Lord Mayor of Cardiff [William Richard Williams]
Performers: The Manx Mascots
Singers/dancers: The Four Ecila Girls
Performer: Dorothy Ford
Performer: Norman Langford
Impressionist: Jack B. Royce
Baritone: Ivor Nelson
Comedian: Claude Derwent
Entertainer/pianist: Pauline Lawrence

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