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: The Daily Service

(Relayed from Daventry)

: Egwyl Gymraeg

A Welsh Interlude
Cerdd-ddarlith fer ar Alawon Gwerin Cymru—V
(A Short Lecture-Recital of Welsh Folk-songs)—V
Gwladys Howell
Humorous Folk-songs
sung by Margaret Owen
Cwyn Mam yng nghyfraith ('Alawon Gwerin Môn')
Collected by Grace Gwyneddon Davies
Torth o Fara (Welsh Folk-song)
Collected by Lady Herbert Lewis
From a collection by Phillip Thomas, Neath
Dydd Llun, Dydd Mawrth, Dydd Mercher
Pan ceddwn i gynt yn fachgen
Hwb i'r galon
From a collection of Welsh Folk-songs by J. Lloyd Williams

Contributors

Speaker: Gwladys Howell
Singer: Margaret Owen

: A Concert

Relayed from THE PATTI PAVILION, SWANSEA
S.B. from Swansea
NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES (Cerddorfa Gonedlaethol Cymru)
(Leader, Louis LEVITUS )
Conducted by WARWICK BRAITHWATE
IN the first act of Tristan and Isolda the scene is the great ship on which Tristan is bringing Isolda back to Cornwall to bo the bride of his King Marke. Isolda and her woman, Brangano, are alone in a curtained-off part of. the poop which serves as their cabin, and only at a later stage are the curtains parted to show the forepart of the vessel. For the benefit of the audience as much as for the long-suffering Brangilne, Isolda sets forth the circumstances of her coming from Ireland, and of the events which brought her and Tristan together there before ho was sent as an envoy to bring her as a royal bride to Cornwall.
THE old legend of Faust and his bargain with the Evil One has attracted dramatists and composers throughout tho ages, and Liszt more than once made parts of the tale the bases of his own music. His ' Faust Symphony,' setting forth in orchestral music different episodes of the story, has more than once been broadcast, and so has this waltz.
The episode which it describes shows us Faust and Mephistophelos on a country walk together.
They come to a village inn where there has just been a wedding and the guests and villagers are dancing in merry rustic fashion. Faust is immediately attracted by one of the village lasses, and Mephistopheles urges him to invite her to dance. Then, taking one of the players' fiddles from him, he boasts that ho will show them how dance music should be played. His wild music sets the dance going more madly than ever, Faust and his lady as gaily as anyone. In the midst of the revelry, the pair dance out through the open door away to the woods, but oven there the sound of Mephistophelos' wild fiddling pursues them.

Contributors

Leader: Louis Levitus
Conducted By: Warwick Braithwate








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