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: NEWS

and summary* of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Kate Smith , ' songbird of the South'

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Smith

: 'UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : Audrey Nicol

Contributors

Unknown: Coleman Smith
Unknown: Audrey Nicol

: TUNE FOR TODAY

An anthology of favourites

: ' LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS I

A thought for today : Rev. Dom. Bernard Clements O.S.B. ,

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Dom. Bernard Clements O.S.B.

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' A Man in- the Kitchen '

: 'TAKE YOUR CHOICE'

Records taken at random from the rack

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: HAROLD COOMBS

at the organ of the Regal, Kingston

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 113 of New Every Morning ' and p. 60 of ' Each Returning Day'

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 THE MUSICAL TRAVELLER : ' The Traveller in Scotland' : he meets a Scotsman, who tells him about the music of his native land
11.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH : by Jean-Jacques Oberlin and Andree Duranton. ' Chez Ie medecin ' Chanson : La Paimpolaise
11.40 SENIOR GEOGRAPHY : Making the Americas : Latin America. ' The Great Cattle Pastures of the Plate Basin ', by Douglas Young

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Jacques OBErlin
Unknown: Andree Duranton.
Unknown: Douglas Young

: CELLO SONATAS

played by Haydn Rogerson (cello) and Stephen Wearing (piano)
(First broadcast performance)

Contributors

Played By: Haydn Rogerson
Played By: Stephen

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

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

: VAN PHILLIPS

and his two Orchestras

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 NATURE STUDY : The Invisible Skin ', by Frank Gillard
2.15 Interval music
2.20 PHYSICAL TRAINING: (for use in classrooms) by Edith Dowling
2.35 Interval music
2.40 SENIOR history, 1850-1942 : Learning to know the Empire : ' Stories from our history that I leamt at school'. 2-By an Australian, Colin Wills

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Gillard
Unknown: Edith Dowling
Unknown: Colin Wills

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Simpson and his Sextet
Jack Simpson , who formed his Sextet in May 1940. joined the Royal Dragoon Guards when he was fifteen and was the youngest mounted drummer in the Army. With the Horse Guards Band he used to appear in the Lord Mayor's shows and all the Tattoos. After twelve years' service, he took up dance-band music as a career, and has played drums, tympani, and xylophone with almost all the leading dance bands.

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Simpson
Unknown: Jack Simpson

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Philip Sainton 's symphonic poem ' The Island ' was composed in 1939. The opening passage on an unaccompanied trumpet represents the rocks' challenge to the sea. The composer depicts the Island on a warm and lethargic spring day, in summer's glory, on the approach of winter, and in the storm. Throughout the work the opening phrase recurs. The Island is small, and on its shores pine trees grow down to the great rocks. The music is not intended to be pictorial but it is impressionistic. It represents the emotional effect of the scenery and of the varying lights on the composer.
Sainton is principal viola of the BBC
Symphony Orchestra and he has dedicated this work to his colleague, Ernest Hall , principal trumpet.

Contributors

Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Unknown: Philip Sainton
Unknown: Ernest Hall

: WHAT I'M READING NOW'

by Frank Swinnerton

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Swinnerton

: 'NOR CUSTOM STALE'

wherein woman displays ' her infinite variety'. Pamela Patterson presents the programme

Contributors

Unknown: Pamela Patterson

: GWASANAETH COSBER

(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr Bob Bore o Newydd '

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Family Afloat ' : narrative play in three episodes for adventurers of all ages by Aubrey de Selincourt. Part 1 -' In the Solent '

Contributors

Unknown: Aubrey de Selincourt.
Mr Rutherford: Charles Mason
Mrs Rutherford: Olwen Brooks
Tony Rutherford, aged 13: John Morris
Elizabeth Rutherford, aged 11: Mary Harley

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: 'BLACK GALLERY '

5-julius Streicher (Editor of the ' Sturmer ' : Jew-Baiter No. 1). Written by Arthur Koestler. Produced by Walter Rilla. (Recording of this programme will be broadcast in the Forces programme on Saturday at 1.15 p.m.)

Contributors

Written By: Arthur Koestler.
Duced By: Walter Rilla.

: NORTHERN MUSIC-HALL

Variety from the Grand Theatre, Doncaster

: ANDRES SEGOVIA

(guitar), on gramophone records
Gavotte (Bach)
Tremolo Study (Tarrega) Fandanguillo (Turina)

: LONDON SUMMER CONCERTS

Under the auspices of Allied Governments. Organised by the Royal Philharmonic Society. Ninth concert : London Philharmonic Orchestra (leader, Reginald Morley ): conducted by John Barbirolli
From the Royal Albert Hall , London

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Morley
Conducted By: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall

: 'MARCHING ON'

General editor, Robert Barr. Produced by John Glyn-Jones
Every week the news brings from a worldwide battle-front fresh stories of courage, endurance, humour, and heroism. These topical feature programmes re-tell them in radio form, dramatising the forward march of the peoples of the United Nations.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Barr.
Duced By: John Glyn-Jones

: SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Address by the Rev. Ian Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ian Miller

: ARNOLD BAX

Sonata No. 3, in G sharp minor played by Reginald Paul (piano)
Sir Arnold Bax is one of the two or three foremost composers for the piano in Britain. He writes with great understanding and effect for the instrument, and this is shown to the full in this Sonata, written in 1925. As a key to Bax's music it is interesting to note that he has confessed that he is ' a brazen romantic-hy which I mean that my music is the expression of emotional states. I have no interest whatever in sound for its own sake or in any modernist 'isms or factions

Contributors

Played By: Reginald Paul
Piano: Sir Arnold Bax

: 'THE GREAT-VICTORIANS'

Further selection from the works of great writers who have made the reign of Queen Victoria famous in the history of literature : reading by Collin" Brooks

: MUSIC IN THE 'LEADER' MANNER

by Harry Leader and his Band. From Green's Playhouse, Glasgow

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Leader








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