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: A Popular Concert

Relayed from the National Museum of Wales

National Orchestra of Wales

(to 12.45)


Musicians: National Orchestra of Wales

: Mr. A. G. Prys Jones: The Sack of Porto Bello


Speaker: A.G. Prys Jones

: A Popular Concert

Relayed from the Assembly Room, City Hall

National Orchestra of Wales
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

Bruch (1838-1920) was once Conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, and was for many years a famous teacher in Berlin. Kol Nidrei is a prayer intoned in some Jewish synagogues on the Day of Atonement.
Bruch used this sad chant as the basis of a piece for Solo 'Cello, Harp, and Orchestra.

If we do not often hear the larger works of Moszkowski (1854-1925), he is a familiar friend to very many who have played his pianoforte duets. From Foreign Parts, or, of recent years, heard his light orchestral music broadcast. He composed also in the larger forms-a Symphony, Joan of Arc, Concertos for Pianoforte and Violin, a Ballet, and the Opera, Boabdil, The Last King of the Moors. This is founded on an incident in the war of the Spaniards and the Moors in the fifteenth century. The Ballet Music taken from the work consists of three pieces, a Spanish Malaguena (in three time, with a characteristic rhythm beginning with whole beat, two halves, whole), a Scherzo-Valse, and a Moorish Fantasia (two time, commencing with dignified chords and going on to build up the piece over a recurring motif that stumps about in the bass).


Musicians: National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Local Announcements; Sports Bulletin)

: The Merrymakers Look Backward

A Request Programme

III. Dorothy Eaves and Arthur Holland will conspire in perpetrating a duet

VI. Firewater
A Red Indian Drama arranged by Dorothy Eaves
Scene: The Camp of the Tribe of Soda Syphons
The following musical number is included:
Hoojah Boolah.. Squiers
Sung by Elsie Eaves and Jack Evans

VII. Doris Worsley and the Piano

VIII. Dorothy Eaves in a Character Cameo

IX. Jack Evans (Tenor) will sing 'Absent' Metcalfe

X. Arthur Holland (Comedian) in a humorous interlude

XI. Galloping Horses (Longstaffe)


Performer: Dorothy Eaves
Comedian: Arthur Holland
Arranged by (Firewater): Dorothy Eaves
Big Chief Running Nose: Raymond Glendenning
Little Pig Skin, his daughter: Elsie Eaves
The Young Brave, Big Noise: Jack Evans
The Witch Doctor: Dorothy Eaves
The Paleface: Arthur Holland
Singer (Hoolah Boolah): Elsie Eaves
Singer (Hoolah Boolah): Jack Evans
Singer/Pianist: Doris Worsley
Tenor: Jack Evans
Author (Galloping Horses): null Longstaffe
The Showman: Arthur Holland
The Dude: Jack Evans
The Old Man: Raymond Glendenning
The Old Lady: Elsie Eaves
The Coster: Dorothy Eaves

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