11.0 11.30 (London only)
Experimental Television Transmission by the Baird Process
WYLPRID HOWE-NURSE (Baritone)
Directed by GEORGES HAECK
From THE RESTAURANT FRASCATI
Miss C. VON Wyss : ' Nature Study for Town and Country Schools— V, Planting Bulbs'
3.0 Mies MARJORIE BARBER : 'Stories and Story-Telling in Proso and Vorse—V, Norse Myths'
3.30 Mr. LEIGH ASHTON :'The
History of Embroidery-VI, The
DOROTHY' MABELTILLETT (Soprano)
THE JOHN FRY STRING Quartet
BEETHOVEN realized very well that a String Quartet is no job for an inexperienced or immature composer, and when he was offered quite a generous fee, in 1795, to compose one for a wealthy patron, lie declined on the ground that he was not yet sufficiently master of his art; he was then twenty-five. Although he declined the commission, however, he sot to work, for his own education, to composing string quartets, although the two which he is known to have embarked on both turned into other things. It was only four years later, when his style was already maturing towards the great middle period, that he composed the six string quartets which, as Opus 18, are dedicated to Prince Lobkowitz.
Slight in structure and design as compared with the noble quartets of his middle period and the great string quartets which were among the last things he wrote, these first six are all full of fresh and breezy melody, and all so clear in their form as to be easily followed and enjoyed, although that very simplicity demands that they shall be finely played.
Played by ALEX TAYLOR
Relayed from DAVIS' THEATRE, Croydon
Songs and Imitations by RONALD GOURLEY
' Hambling Castle '—an Adventure Story (
David Francis )
"Sorry! " said tho Boot Boy' (Rene M. Worley )
; WEATHER FORECAST,
FIRST GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN
Sung by OLGA HALEY (Contralto)
The Fisher Boy Love's Heaven
The Storm Winds arc roaring Ye Bells of Old Marling Eyes of Beauty
Mn. ROGER FRY 'S last talk in this illuminating series will take the form of a kind of summing up of his general inquiry, i.e., what it is that those who are most interested in the great master-pieces of pictorial art find in them, how they look at them, what they look for, and what they know it is useless to look for. He will a!so give some further consideration to the question (begun last week) of dramatic interest and formal harmony in pictures.
7.45 BERKELEY MASON(Pianoforte)
Waltz Suite, Alt Wien (Old Vienna) Schubert,
Movements I and II
Prelude and Toccata ......... Pick-Mangiagalli March Humoresque, Op. 17, No. 1.... Dohnanyi
An Opera in Four Acts by VERDI
English Version by CHARLES L. KENNEY
The WIRELESS CHORUS
Chorus Master, STANFORD ROBINSON
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY
(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY )
Conducted by PERCY PITT
(Relayed from the Parlophone Studio by the courtesy of the Parlophone Company)
Priests, Priestesses, Ministers,
Captains, Soldiers, Functionaries, Slaves and Ethiopian Prisoners, Egyptian People, etc.
The Scene takos place at
Memphis and at Thebes in the time of the reign of the Pharaohs.
Acts I and II (Scene 1)
WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND
GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN
Act II (Scene 2), Acts III and IV
ALAN GREEN and his BAND, and ART GREGORY and his ST. LOUIS BAND, from THE ROYAL OPERA
HOUSE DANCES, COVENT GARDEN