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: A STUDIO CONCERT

IRENE FRANCIS (Soprano); DAVID EVANS
(Baritone) ; Ivy PARKIN (Pianoforte)

: Georges Boulanger and his Orchestra

From the Savoy Hotel
(Until 14.00)

: SIR WALFORD DAVIES

‘ Elementary Music—VI, Half the Scale
Downward'

: Holidays Abroad: Miss JOYCE WEDGWOOD—‘ Holland'

ONE of the most picturesque of the countries whose coasts face our own, Holland is also as full as any of interesting places in which to make holiday. In this talk Miss Joyce Wedgwood , who spends her own holidays in Holland with her Dutch relatives, will describe the things the holiday-maker can see, from the Zuyder Zee to the marches of Brabant.

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

' By HOOK-OR CROOK ’
-in which HELEN ALSTON , IVAN SAMSON , R. DE ROHAN and certain others will go fishing. This refers to the Wicked Uncle's doings, of course /

: Life in the Dominions : Miss Ross-Hume : Australia Through a Woman's Eyes

CANADA has now been fully described in this series of .talks on ' Life in the Dominions,' and today Miss Ross-Hume will tell her listeners what Australia seems like from the woman's point of view, talking from her own experience in many forms of life, both indoors and out, in Australia. She has also lived in New Zealand, and she will describe that country in a second talk at the beginning of July.

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

BaCH's SONATAS for FLUTE and PIANOFORTE Played by JOSEPH SLATER (Flute) and GORDON BRYAN (Pianoforte)
Second Sonata, in E Flat
Allegro moderato; Siciliano ; Allegro
1 rpHIS, like the First
Sonata, has the character of a Concerto in which Flute and keyboard have distinctive themes, of which at times we hear now one, now the other, and then the two being developed together, each by its own instrument.
7.25 Prof. F. W. BURSTALL : Engines for the Road and the Air-I, General Explanation of Heat and Combustion of Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels.' Relayed from Birmingham
STEAM, the first form of automobile engine ever invented, held sway for a long time, but locomotion by road and air remained impossible until some lighter form of motor was devised. Hence the internal combustion engine which bids fair to develop a new civilization of its own. In this series of talks Professor Burstall, of Birmingham University, will describe its theory and history, and the special problems involved in the construction of engines for the air.

: VAUDEVILLE

THE WEST AFRICAN JUBERS (in a Folk Song,
Dance Songs, and Proverb Song)
THE THREE NEW YORKERS (in Harmony)
CHRISTINE SILVER in ' Which,' by BYERS FLETCHER
CICELY COURTNEIDGE (Musical Comedy and Revue Star from ' Clowns in Clover,' in ' A New
Entertainment,' assisted by IvoR McLAREN )
JACK PADBURY 'S Cosmo CLUB BAND
JOHN KIRBY (Comedian)

: Sir WALFORD DAVIES

' Music and the Ordinary Listener. Series VI-
Music in Double Harness'

: PEGGY COCHRANE (Violin) MYRA HESS (Pianoforte)

TONIGHT we welcome Miss Myra Hess back from America-from the jaws of America, we almost said, for the leviathan nation is greedy of good artists and has a great power of absorption. But the London season also has its fascination upon those who perform in public, and London may now be glad that its attractions have again worked upon this London-born, London-trained and largely London-acclaimed pianist. Miss Hess stands high in the esteem of her fellow-musicians. There are no better regulated fingers than hers, but she has not permitted their advanced powers of dexterity to shape her career; they have played servant to her musicianship and her imagination, and it is as an artist of interpretation, of revealing expression and of all-round capacity that Miss Hess is known to both the narrower and the wider worlds of music-lovers.

: Dance Music

Alfredo's Band and the New Prince's Orchestra from the New Prince's Restaurant
(Until 24.00)








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