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: A PROGRAMME OF STRING MUSIC

THE STATION STRING ORCHESTRA, conducted by FREDERICK BROWN
THE DELUGE is an Oratorio based upon a * poem by Louis Gallet. The Prelude may be taken as suggesting the idea of God's judgment on the world, and His reconciliation. A majestic. slow Introduction leads to a fugal section, which is followed by a gentle and peaceful songlike portion, concluding the Prelude.
WRITING to his friend and benefactor,
Madame von Meek, in 1880, Tchaikovsky said that his Muse had been very benevolent, for he had written two long works very rapidly. One was the 1812 Overture, of which he said. ' It has no great artistic value ' ; the other was the Serenade in C (his Op. 48), which, he says, 'on the contrary, I wrote from an inward impulse ; I felt it.' It was one of the works he conducted in London in 1888, when he was paying his first visit to this country.
The Serenade contains four Movements-a piece in ' First Movement' form, with themes of an old-world cast; a Waltz ; an Elegy ; and a Finale based on folk-tunes, one a hauling song of the Volga Boatmen, and the other a street song.
KEITH FALKNER
The Galliass...........................Norman Peterkin Molly 0 Herbert Hovells Lord Rendal ................arr. Cecil Pharp
ORCHESTRA
Molly on the Shore ........... Percy Grainger
Handel in the Strand........... Percy Grainger

Contributors

Conducted By: Frederick Brown
Unknown: Louis Gallet.
Unknown: Keith Falkner
Unknown: Norman Peterkin
Unknown: Cecil Pharp
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Percy Grainger

: Music, Humour and a Play

The Station Octet
Clapham and Dwyer
In a Spot of Bother

: 'AND SO I MARRIED ALYS'

A Play adapted by MURIEL LEVY from the Book,
' Under the Cherry Tree.' by PETER TRAIL
(First Performance)
Presented by EDWARD P. GENN , and performed by the LIVERPOOL RADIO PLAYERS
Cast :
Episode I. At the Royal Academy. II. Outside Lady Millbank's House. III. Tea with Lady Millbank. IV, A Telephone Conversation. V, At the ' Embassy ' VI, Leap Year Day.

Contributors

Adapted By: Muriel Levy
Presented By: Edward P. Genn
Lady Millbank: Mrs Fred Wilkinson
Mr Wantage: Philip H Harper
Alys Thureleigh: Marvel Hulme
Arthur: Walter Shore
Beveridge: Hugh H Francis
Mrs Thursleigh: Hilda Henderson








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