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: AN ORGAN RECITAL

by ERIC BROUGH
Organist and Director of the Choir, Lewisham
Congregational Church
Relayed from St. Mary-Ie-Bow Church

: LUNCH-TIME MUSIC

by the HOTEL METRO
POLE ORCHESTRA, from the Hotel Metropole (Leader, A. MANTOVANI)

: Mr. ALLEN WALKER : ' London's Croat Buildings-VII, Westminster Abbey : The Cloisters '

LAST week Mr. Allen Walker talked of the historic Abbey Church of Westminster. This afternoon he will describe the less well known but very interesting buildings that lie behind it, where, grouped around the beautiful cloisters, still survive the domestic quarters of the monks, and the newer habitation of Westminster School.

: CONCERTS FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

Arranged by the PEOPLE'S CONCERT SOCIETY in Co-operation with THE B.B.C. Fourth Concert of Eighth Series relayed from
The People's' Palace, Mile End
THE AUDREY CHAPMAN ORCHESTRA
Conducted by FRANK BRIDGE
Principal Violin: BEATRICE FFORMBY

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

MARATHON
' The Marathon Runner,' a play of Grecian Days, by G. M. Faulding , together with Verse and Prose Comments by great writers, oh the famous battle of 490 B.C.

: FRANK WESTFIELD'S ORCHESTRA,

From the PRINCE OF WALES
PLAYHOUSE, Lewisham

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF 'MUSIC

SCHUMANN'S SONGS
Sung by HELEN HENSCHEL (Soprano)

: Professor C. H. DESCH, 'Metals in the use of Man-I, The Dawn of Metals'

THE wholo history of man's development in the use of his hands and of his tools can bo traced in the story of the metals that he has, one by one, brought under his sway. In this new series of talks, Professor Desch, of Sheffield University, who is one of the greatest authorities on Metallurgy, will trace man's progress in the mastery of the metals, from the time when only gold was known to him, and that used only for ornament, through the discovery and conquest of bronze, iron and steel, to the strange new alloys and rare metals that the modem laboratory produces for the modern engineer.

: Vaudeville

IRENE RUSSELL (Revue Star)
LESLIE SARONY (in Syncopated Songs)
PATRICIA ROSSBOROUGH and IVOR DENNIS (Syncopation on two Pianos)
ENID CRUICKSHANK (Contralto)
JULIAN ROSE (Hebrew Comedian)
GEORGE GARNET (Tenor)

: Major WALTER ELLIOT, M.P., 'Twenty Million Africans'

TN this talk Major Elliot, who is Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, will describe the visit, during the last recess, of a Parliamentary Commission to Nigeria, the enormous colony that reaches from the Gold Coast to the Sahara, and is the source of so much raw material, including palm-oil and rubber, cotton, cocoa and ground-nuts.

: MOISEIWTTSCH

A PIANOFORTE RECITAL
THERE is a Breton legend that the Cathedral
-L of Ys was buried beneath the sea. On a calm day, the peasants used to declare, the tolling of the bolls and the chanting of a phantom congregation could be heard, faint and sweet, from the depths.
Debussy, in his short piece, has given us a mystically imaginative suggestion of this ghostly music. mHERE is a story that one day Schubert met J- a friend, in the garden of a country inn, who was reading Shakespeare. Schubert picked up the book, which opened at Cymbeline, at the poem ' Hark, hark, the lark at Heaven's gate sings,' which Cloten's musicians perform to Imogen, to wake her sweetly in the morning. ' Oh ! ' said Schubert, 'I have thought of such a lovely tune for that ! What a pity I haven't, some music paper here ! ' The friend took up the bill of fare and drew some staves on it, and Schubert at once wrote the tune that so beautifully fits the poem, and that Liszt decorated to make a piano solo.

: TWO PLAYS

Presented by the Scottish NATIONAL
PLAYERS
' CAMPBELL OF KILINHOR '
A Highland Play by J. A. FERGUSON
Cast : .-
Time : After the Rising in '45 Scene : Interior of a lonely cottage on the road from Strtiau to Rannoch in North Perthshire
Traditional Scots Songs and Ballads spoken and sung by NAN SCOTT and ETHEL LEWIS
'A VALUABLE RIVAL'
A Lowland Comedy by NEIL F. GRANT
Cast .-
Alexander Jamieson (Proprietor of the Sweno Advertiner)
R. B. WHARRIE
Maggie (his Daughter)
ELLIOT MASON
William Bain (Proprietor of the Siceno Herald) ATHOLL BLAIR
Time: The Present
Scene : The parlour in Jamieson's house in Sweno, a small town in Scotland

: DANCE MUSIC

: DEBROY
SOMERS' CIRO'S CLUB DANCE BAND, under the direction of RAMON NEWTON from Ciro's Club








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