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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Harriet Cohen (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Harriet Cohen

: UP IN THE MORNING EARLY

Exercises for men: George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : Audrey Nicol

Contributors

Unknown: George Welton
Unknown: Audrey Nicol

: 'TUNE FOR TODAY'

An anthology of favourites

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS !

A thought for today : Rev. J. W. C. Dougall

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

Food Reporter : Freddy Grisewood

Contributors

Reporter: Freddy Grisewood

: 'SHOW SOUVENIRS'

Record programme of tunes and songs from the stage, written and arranged by Roy Plomley

Contributors

Arranged By: Roy Plomley

: STANLEY TUDOR

at the theatre organ

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conductor Richard Crean. Cuthbert Ford (baritone)
ORCHESTRA
Overture : The Thievish Magpie... .Rossini
CUTHBERT FORD AND ORCHESTRA So, Sir Page (The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart
Song of Hybrias the Cretan Elliott
ORCHESTRA
Waltz : Thoughts......Alford
CUTHBERT FORD AND ORCHESTRA
Marching along v Harrison Myself when young (In a Persian Garden)
Liza Lehmann
To Anthea......John Hatton
ORCHESTRA
Selection : Patience......Sullivan

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Crean.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 49 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 44 of ' Each Returning Day'

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack White 's Band, under the direction of Jack Lennox

Contributors

Unknown: Jack White
Unknown: Jack Lennox

: ARTHUR WILLIAMS

at the theatre organ

: ARENSKY

Trio in D minor (Op. 32) played by the Albion Trio : Louis Willoughby (violin) ; Vivian Joseph (cello) ; Margaret Chamberlain (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Louis Willoughby
Violin: Vivian Joseph
Cello: Margaret Chamberlain

: CONCERT

by the Revue Chorus and BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas

Contributors

Conducted By: Mansel Thomas

: ' WORKERS' PLAYTIME'

Lunch-hour entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain

: Backs to the Land

'Rearing future layers': discussion between Alan Thompson and Jim Sutton

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Thompson
Unknown: Jim Sutton

: MADRIGALS AND BALLETS

Thomas Morley 's Canzonets to Five and Six Voices (1597)-2. BBC Singers : Margaret Godley , Joyce Sutton , Margaret Rees , Margaret Rolfe , Bradbridge White , Stanley Riley , Emlyn Bebb , Samuel Dyson. Conducted by Trevor Harvey Adieu, adieu, you kind and cruel Fly, love, that art so sprightly Ay me ! the fatal arrow
Love took his bow and arrow Hark, Alleluia
I follow, lo, the footing
(All edited by E. H. Fellowes )

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Morley
Singers: Margaret Godley
Singers: Joyce Sutton
Singers: Margaret Rees
Unknown: Margaret Rolfe
Unknown: Bradbridge White
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Unknown: Emlyn Bebb
Unknown: Samuel Dyson.
Conducted By: Trevor Harvey
Edited By: E. H. Fellowes

: HARRY ROY

and his Band, with Marjorie Kingsley and Renee Lester

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Kingsley
Unknown: Renee Lester

: BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

(leader, Paul Beard ). Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Before an audience of H.M. Forces in a hall in the South
Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F, the lightest, shortest, and most easy-going since the No. I in C, is typical of the composer's vein of rough, untamed humour. The airy, piquant second movement is unique among the whole of Beethoven's works. No less attractive and beautifully wrought is the third movement, which is virtually a Minuet and Trio.
Of the magnificent Finale, which is brilliant and vigorous to a degree. Paul Bekker has said ' the composer abruptly discards the comic mask and abandons make-believe. The laughter of a wholly untroubled spirit, absolute humour unconnected with any world of actuality, is here revealed in music. Compared with it, Haydn's most exquisite whimsicalities appear clownish and provincial.'

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Unknown: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Paul Bekker

: A COUNTRY CALENDAR'

These programmes bring before you, month by month, the changing facets of the rural scene. Country men and women are brought to the microphone to speak about their lives and work.

: ' BRAND NEW'

Variety programme by Northern discoveries. Produced by Richard North

Contributors

Produced By: Richard North

: REGINALD KING

with his Quartet
Reginald King's new ensemble, which made its radio debut last April, is actually a quintet, consisting of himself at the piano and four strings-violin, viola, cello, and bass. To a large extent the piano has become the solo instrument, with the strings forming the background-the effect of it all being original and very pleasing.
Now that this combination has established itself and that he has been able to build up a library of special arrangements. King prefers it in many ways to his late orchestra. The programmes are essentially of a light music character, from non-rhythmic arrangements of popular songs of the Jerome Kern type to some of the evergreen classics.

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome Kern

: 'WHEN SONG IS SWEET'

with Trefor Jones , Bernard Gold stein, and the Girls in Harmony. Presented by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Trefor Jones
Unknown: Bernard Gold
Presented By: Mai Jones

: Y GWEITHIWR A'R RHYFEL'

Sgwrs gan H. T. Edwards. (Talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: H. T. Edwards.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 'The Knockers': Cornish story by Eileen Molony
5.35 Songs by Kathleen Green
5.45 ' Imaginary Islands ', by R. J. E. Silvey

Contributors

Story By: Eileen Molony
Songs By: Kathleen Green
Unknown: R. J. E. Silvey

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: 'SALUTE TO THE FAROE ISLANDS'

Greetings in words and music to the troops of the Northern Garrison who are stationed in these lonely islands. Introduction by Major Eric Link-later. Greetings from relatives and messages from men on leave to their comrades in the islands. Songs by Carol Raye and ' Big-Hearted' Arthur Askey , with Fred Hartley and his Music. Presented by Bill Mac Lurg. (Special recording)

Contributors

Songs By: Carol Raye
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Fred Hartley
Presented By: Bill Mac

: 'THAT CERTAIN TUNE '—5.

and the scene it might suggest, pictured by Jane Grahame

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Grahame

: 'IN TOWN TONIGHT'

' Once again we stop the London traffic in order to bring to you some of the interesting people who are In Town Tonight ' ; introducing personalities from every walk of life in interviews with Joan Clark and Roy Rich. Edited and produced by C. F. Meehan.

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Clark
Unknown: Roy Rich.
Produced By: C. F. Meehan.

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Major David Maxwell Fyfe , K.C., M.P.
[Home Service continued on p. 26

Contributors

Unknown: Major David Maxwell Fyfe

: 'REGIMENTAL FLASH'

The Royal Scots (First Infantry of the Line). Written and produced by John Gough. First of a series of short studies of individual regiments -their customs, rights, and privileges.

Contributors

Produced By: John Gough.

: 'MUSIC-HALL'

with Jean Kennedy , Stainless Stephen, Kitty Masters, Hatton and Manners. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Compere, Philip Slessor

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Kennedy
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell.
Unknown: Philip Slessor

: 'GENERAL RELEASE'

A ' Saturday at 9.35 ' show, presenting the music, arranged by Reginald Burston and Donald Edge , from current and forthcoming film issues : ' Sun Valley Serenade ' ; ' Birth of the Blues'; 'The Chocolate Soldier'. With Anne Lenner , Gladys Ripley , Dennis Noble. At two pianos, Donald Edge and Charles Groves. BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre
Orchestra conducted by Reginald Burston. Compere, Peter Fettes

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Edge
Unknown: Anne Lenner
Unknown: Gladys Ripley
Unknown: Dennis Noble.
Pianos: Donald Edge
Pianos: Charles Groves.
Unknown: Peter Fettes

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

A form of Compline

: 'FIRST NIGHT-

by Harald Melvill. Produced by Fred O'Donovan , with the BBC Drama Repertory Company
The events of this Tplay unfold themselves before and during the premiere of a new musical play in London. The action takes listeners from the portico outside the theatre, into the vestibule, stalls, boxes, upper and dress circles, pit, and gallery. They also visit the stage, and go behind the scenes, up stairs and along corridors into the dressmg-rooms.

Contributors

Unknown: Harald Melvill.
Produced By: Fred O'Donovan

: BBC SCOTTISH' ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte








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