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THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA :
Capt. W. A. FEATHERSTONE. Major C L. COOPER-HUNT will conduct a tour of the Chinese City of Canton, with illustrations of Native Music, Street and Temple Sounds.
Capt. W. A.
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Dialogue written by GEORGE STONE.
Arranged and Produced by WILLIAM R. KEENE and GEORGE STONE.
This evening we shall endeavour to bring to life various well-known paintings, and to add to the interest, it would be well for Listeners previously to make themselves acquainted with the paintings, and on the evening to lower their lights.
"CLAUDE DUVAL ," By W. P. Frith , R . A.
This painting is of a hold-up by the famous highwayman, and his invitation to the young .and beautiful girl to descend from the coach and dance with him to the tune played by one of his masked gang on a flute. This "Picture" begins earlier, and gives the departure from the Inn.
A HOPELESS DAWN,"
By Frank Bramley , R. A.
This painting depicts the close of two fisher folks' lonely all-night vigil for a dearly-loved one who will never return. We begin our " Picture " at the closing stage. and the driving rain and wind and muffled tumult of the sea form the background to this sad little tragedy.
"ON A FARM IN KENT,"
By 7'. Sidney Cooper , R.A.
This painting depicts a typical farm-yard scene. Our "Picture " enlarges somewhat, on the painting, but the main impressions are peace and happiness.
"ANNO DOMINI-THE FLIGHT INTO
By Edwin Long , R.A.
This painting depicts the Holy Mother seated on a donkey with the infant Jesus in her arms and Joseph walking by their side. They are passing a great procession which is taking place in honour of the Egyptian Goddess Isis, and her son Horus, whose images are being borne aloft through crowds of worshippers. In the foreground arc the sellers of idols, charms and necklets-the whole forming a strikingly dramatic contrast. We begin our "Picture" before the arrival of the Holy Family, and with the procession, in the distance.
The Orchestra will provide
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