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: THE CARLTON HOTEL OCTET

Directed by RENE TAPPONNIER from the Carlton Hotel

: A Ballad Concert

ERIC GREENE (Tenor)
OLGA THOMAS (Pianoforte)
THE names of Field and Chopin side by side point, the fact that the Nocturne was the invention not of the composer whose works have made the title so familiar to us, but of the Irishman, John Field , whose first Nocturne came out when Chopin was a little boy. Field lived for a time in Russia with Clementi, in whose pianoforte warehouse he demonstrated the qualities of instruments. When Clementi left Russia, Field became a well-known teacher in St. Petersburg. He toured in Europe, took to drink, lost his health, and died, at the age of fifty-five, ill 1837.
FOUNTAINS, written in 1901, when Ravel was twenty-six, was the first piece in which he showed his brilliant powers in pianoforte writing.
It has for preface a few words calling up the sight of one of those sculptured, happy water-gods we have seen smiling beneficently in the midst of an ornamental fountain.

: DANCE MUSIC

JACK PADBURY 'S COSMO CLUB DANCE BAND
DICK FRANCIS and DOREEN SEASON
(Comedy Duo)

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR:

' The Flouting of Don Fernando '
A Play by the author of ' The Professor and the Bee,' in which PATRICIA HAYES , CYRIL NASH , R. DE ROHAN , ROBERT SPEAIGHT and BRUCE BELFRAGE will take part
Incidental Music by THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON
QUINTET

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC:

Sonatas for two Violins
Played by Cecil Bonvalot and Dorothy Churton

: Colonel PHILIP TREVOR: 'A Review of the 1928 Cricket Season'

THE cricket season that is just over has seen some remarkable individual performances a certain reshuffling in the order of the Counties in the Championship table, and the defeat of the West Indies in all three Tests. This evening Colonel Philip Trevor will point the moral that the summer has revealed, which is particularly significant in view of the coming Australian tour.

: VARIETY

THE PARKINGTON QUINTET
HAROLD CLEMENCE and MIRIAM FERRIS in a Cockney Song Scena
ANONA WINN (Light Songs)
T. C. STERNDALE BENNETT (Entertainer at the Piano)
THE WIRELESS SINGERS
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

: From Sullivan's Operas

THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL
Overture to ' The Mikado ' Selection from ' lolanthe '
. Drawing Room Music from ' Utopia, Ltd.'

Selection from ' The Sorcerer - arr. Urich

: Mr. AYLMER MAUDE: 'The Tolstoi Centenary '

ON September 9, 1828, Leo Tolstoy was born at Yasnaya Polyana, the ancestral home of his family. His centenary is being observed throughout the world, wherever educated men realize that the author of ' War and Peace ' and ' Anna Karenina ' is one of the great writers of modern times. Many, however, are not content merely to regard him as an artist, but claim him as one of the greatest prophets of our age. They contend that, he used his superb powers in literature to spread his vital and permanent message, and to help the sufferings of humanity in general, and those of his own distressed country in particular. As an artist philosopher he is comparable to our own more familiar Bernard Shaw.
Mr. Aylmer Maude , who will give the centenary talk tonight, is well known as the translator and editor of many of Tolstoy's works.

: Musical Comedy

ROSE HIGNELL (Soprano)
GEORCE BAKER (Baritone) THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL








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