ETHEL LEWIS (Mezzo-Soprano)
HERBERT SHARP (Tenor)
Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE
Directed by GEORGES HAECK , from the Restaurant Frascati
MOST of us have known, and suffered from, the diet maniacs
—vegetarians, fruitarians, enthusiasts for vegetable marrows and nut cutlets and artificial simulations of meat. In this talk Miss Clarke will discuss some theories about food, and will remind us how the old-fashioned cooks were working on a pretty sound theory of their own when they planned the order of the courses in the ordinary meal.
DOROTHY ROBSON (Soprano)
THE HENRY BRONKHURST TRIO : JULIUS ROSTALL (Violin) ; EDWARD J. ROBINSON (Violoncello) ; HENRY BRONKHURST (Pianoforte) rIS Trio (or Terzett, as Mozart called it) was written in that year of extraordinary productivity 1788 (in July, the month which saw the birth of the G Minor Symphony). This. and the other works for Pianoforte, Violin and 'Cello, were mostly written for his amateur friends. This in C (it is numbered K.548 in the authoritative list) is quite easy, and is in three Movements-two quick ones, between which is a Slow Movement, in singing style.
HURLSTONE, who died in 1906 at the age of thirty, was a composer of sensitive feeling, who left some fragrant Chamber music.
This Trio has. four Movements; the First strong and graceful, the slow Movement in thoughtful mood, a high-spirited Movement and a fiery Last Movement that has as its Second chief tune a Scots folk-song.
Trio in C - Mozart Allegro; Andante Cantabile ; Allegro
4.35 DOROTHY ROBSON How shines the dew - Rubinstein
Morning Song - Rubinstein
Schone Wiege meinor Leiden (Beautiful cradle of my sorrows) - Schumann
Widmung (Dedication.) - Schumann
Roslein (Rosebud) - Schumann
Fruhlingsnaeht (Spring Night)) - Schumann
4.50 TRio Trio in G - Hurlstone Allegro moderato ; Andante ; Molto vivace ; Allegro Comodo.
The Fourth Shelf Down
Wherein another haphazard dive is made into the Children's Hour book-shelf
With (we hope) very interesting results
THE PARKINGTON QUINTET will provide musical interludes
Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE
THIS evening's talk on international affairs is to refer specially to the extremely vexed question of Racial Minorities. Mrs. Edgar Dugdale is a niece of Lord Balfour, and is one of the chief British experts on the subject that she will deal with in her talk.
Piano WORKS BY DEBUSSY
Played by LAFFITTE
La Serenade interrompue (The Interrupted Serenade, from Preludes, Book I)
THE Ballad is early Debussy. Whatever the story it tells (as no one knows it, everyone can make it up for himself), the outlines of the music are very clear, and the story is crisply unfolded.
The first indication of style in the Serenade
—' quasi guitarra '-suggests the scene; the fervent lover, beneath his lady's window, twangs away earnestly, ' expressively, supplicating' her favour. There are one or two moments in which either the player or the lady becomes excited, perhaps even peevish, but the serenade goes its leisurely way, the lover finally taking himself off, still playing.
CONSCIENCE is one of the most difficult things in human nature to explain from the philosophical point of view. In this talk (the third in his series), Dr. Hetherington will discuss how far the ' infallibility ' of conscience can be reconciled with the changes that take place in the moral outlook of men, and lie will attempt to solve the' problem of the ' conscientious objector.'
A Comic Opera in Two Acts by DONIZETTI
The English Text by NATALIA MACFARREN
THE WIRELESS CHORUS
(Chorus-Master, STANFORD ROBINSON) THE WIRELESS Symphony ORCHESTRA
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY ) Conducted by PERCY PITT
IN the second of his series of talks
Professor Gleadowe will distinguish and define the various qualities that may be looked for in a good painting, illustrating his remarks with reference both to the picture on this page and to the twelve masterpieces of the European school, coloured reproductions of which may be obtained from the B.B.C.
A HUNDRED yeait ago was born the boy
A destined to cause a revolution in the artistic world of the mid-Victorian era. Painter, poet, and militant aesthete, Dante Gabriel Rossetti was to change the current of art in England in a measure comparable only to the literary revolution of the romantic school half a century before. This evening's programme will attempt, as far as may be, to represent the astonishing versatility of Rosetti's genius.
Mr. Desmond MaeCarthy will introduce the programme with a short estimate of Rossetti's place in history. He will read a selection from his poems, and review his position as painter.
In addition Mr. Arthur Cranmer will sing half a dozen of the poems which have been set to music : ' Silent Noon,' ' Heart's Heaven,' and ' Love's Last Gift,' from the House of Life,' set by Dr. Vaughan Williams, and ' A Little While' (Cowen), ' Sudden Light' (Loeffler), ' An Old Song Ended ' (Cyril Scott ).
FRANK ASHWORTH and his BAND from the Hotel