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: For the Children

(Daventry National Programme)
Joan and Betty's Bible Story by Mr. E. R. APPLETON, West Regional Director
THOSE who are joining Joan and Betty in their new adventure will find out how Abraham, by his ' boldness and originality,' made a decision of great importance in the world's history. 'In thee shall all the nations of the World be blessed,' was the amazing promise in which he had trusted, and yet he was ready to sacrifice his only son, Isaac.

: The Western Studio Orchestra

Leader, Louis Levitus

A Monmouthshire man, Parry Jones was born at Blaina in 1891. He comes of musical stock-his father was a well-known Welsh amateur tenor. He studied under Albort Visetti at the Royal College of Music and at Milan under that teacher of famous singers, Ernesto Colli. For two years before the war he sang at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, and on this side he has played leading roles for the B.N.O.C., the D'Oyly Carte, Carl Rosa, and Covent Garden Opera Companies.


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Louis Levitus
Tenor: Parry Jones

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