Aboard H.M.S. Sticklebat /
The Scone is tho Word Room, wherein those members of the Ship's Company who have promised to appear in ' A Grand Concert' to be given tomorrow ovening, arc gathered together for a final rehearsal
N° one is better qualified to discuss the subject of family allowances than
Miss Eleanor Hathbone , whoso recent book, ' Tho Disinherited Family,' did so much to bring the question before the public. To base wages on a supposed family of man, wife and threo children means, on Miss Rathbone's showing, that a family wage ia going to many wage-earners with no family obligations, and that those with large families get too little for their needs. Professor MacGregor will discuss tho pros and cons of this problem with Miss Rathbouo.
Francis Russell (Tenor)
Louis Pecskai (Violin)
The Wireless Military Band
Conducted by B. Walton O'Donnell
The Overture begins with the oliin notes of Oberon's horn, twice repeated,with a soft fairylike theme on the strings responding to it. All the first section is fairy music of the daintiest, order, and then, with a sudden crash, we are transported to the rush of the mortal world. The first part of the quick section which follows comes to an end with an echo of the horn, and a reminder of the fairy music, and then there is a very lively themes played first by clarinet and afterwards by violins. The next important tune is that of the great air sung by the heroine Rezial, telling of her love for the knight Sir Huon, and another vigorous passage suggests the chivalry and glittering pomp of the Court of Charlemagne,
The Wireless Military
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.