THE Navy of Nelson's day was a very interesting institution, and there was much that is strange to modern ideas in the life that was lived between those wooden walls. This afternoon Miss Rhoda Power will describe life in Nelson's flagship as it appeared to a midshipman of 1805.
' Donkeys ' (Grovlez) .and other
Piano Solos, Played by CECIL DIXON
' Exit Dave Mulloon '—an Adventure Story by Alfred Judd
' Practical Hints on Cricket '—a Chat by D. J. KNIGHT , the famous Surrey cricketer, who has also played for England against Australia '
'Casey the Fiddler ' and other songs. Sung by REX PALMER
BRAHMS' PIANO WORKS
Played by HOWARD JONES
Ballad No. I in D minor (' Edward '), Op. 10
Waltzes from Op, 39
THE first of the four Ballads that make up
Brahms' Op. 10 is described as .' After the Scottish ballad Edward '-the words of which the composer later set as one of his Ballads and Romances (Op. 75). This ancient tale, the spirit of which is caught in the piece we are to hear, is found in Percy's Reliques. It is » dialogue between a mother and her son. He comes in with reddened sword, and she anxiously . asks what is the meaning of it. He says first that he has killed his steed. Pressed, he declares that he has killed his father. In the mother's heart fear and horror grow. He says ho will' ' fare over the sea,' leaving his wife and children for ever. ' And what will ye leave to your ain mither, dear ? ' she tremblingly asks. In anger and despair, the son cries out,' The ourso of hell frao me shall ye bear ! '—for ' sic counsels ye gave to me.'
of Compositions by Sir FREDERIC COWEN
OLIVE STURGESS (Soprano) THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY) Conducted by THE COMPOSER
A Phantasy of Life and Lovo
8.20 OLIVE STURGESS
Movements from the Second Ballet Suite, 'The Language of Flowers'
(2) Cedar: Strength (Dance of the Wrestlers); (3) Moss: Maternal Love (Berceuse); (6) Viscaria (Will you dance with me ?)
Suite, 'In Fairyland'
(3) Flower Fairies; (5) Moonbeam Fairies; (6) Dance of Witches
9.0 WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND
GENERAL News BULLETIN'
9.30 Local Announcements; (Daventry only) Shipping Forecast
A Programme of Music by the B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA
Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE
Here is a programme which will appeal not only to lovers of rhythm, but to those who appreciate clever orchestration and unusual interpretation of well-known melodies.
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