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: ORGAN RECITAL

by Master W. S. L. WEBBER
From St. Mary-le-bow Church

: A Light Orchestral Concert

Relayed from Birmingham
The Birmingham Studio Orchestra
Conducted by Joseph Lewis Dorothy D'Orsay (Contralto)
Cora Astle (Pianoforte)

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR:

FIFTH DAY OF REQUEST WEEK on which THE WICKED UNCLE will once more endeavour to hitch His Wagon to a Very Remote
Star in THE MILKY WHEY, and Vi HELY-HUTCHINSON will give his popular version of Old Mother Hubbard a la Handel, and ' It's a Waste of Time to Bother'

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

SONGS by RICHARD STRAUSS
Subg by JOHN ARMSTRONG (Tenor)

: A FLUTE RECITAL By EDITH PENVILLE

Bourrée - Scarlatti, arr. Revell
Second Impromptu - Joschim Anderson
Serenade (a la Zingari) - Catherine
Allegro Scherzando - Gaubert

: A Charles Ancliffe Concert

THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by THE COMPOSER Intermezzo, ' Sweet Thoughts ' (First Public Performance) Caprice, 'Carnival at Nice ' Novelty Dance, 'Crackling' (First Public Performance)

March, ' Castles in Spain' - arr. Lotler
Suite, 'The Purple Vine' Vintages; The Purple Vine; Evening at theInn - arr. Baynes
Waltz, ' Thrills ' - arr. Lotter
Idyll, 'Call of the Minaret' - arr. Adlington
Two Novelettes Serenade-Miniature; Love Dance Waltz, ' Nights of Gladness ' - arr. Lotter
Intermezzo, ' Secrets ' - arr. Lotter

: An Indian Programme

(Arranged in co-operation with the India Society, London)
It is the intention of this programme to give listeners, in a necessarily brief space, an impression of the life, music and literature of India. The programme will be introduced by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ronaldshay, G.C.S.I., with a talk on India. Lord Ronaldshay will also introduce each subsequent item. Indian music will be represented by a group of folk songs - A Tamil Song (Tarasa Saukum ), a Sinhalese Song (Mata Badagini) and a Nepali Song (Ranee Banai Ma) - sung by Devar Suriya-Sean, assisted by his wife Suriya-Sena Devi (piano) and a tabla (drum) accompaniment. He has arranged these songs himself and will accompany himself, first on the violin, then on the sarangi, one of India's oldest instruments, the grandfather of the violin. The sarangi has a sweeter, slightly deeper tone than the violin; this is the first occasion on which it has been broadcast. The folk songs will be followed by selections from the Poems of Rabindranath Tagore, read in English. Next, Mr. Edward Thompson, author of An Indian Day, etc., will give a brief talk on the People of India. The programme will conclude with a further selection of native music.








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