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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: ORCHESTRE RAYMONDE

Conducted by George Walter , on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: George Walter

: THESE WERE NEW-

four years ago
Popular records of August 1938

: 'LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS I

A thought for today : Rev. McEwan Lawson

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. McEwan Lawson

: NEWS

Programme Parade

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' Planning the week's food' : Mrs. Ingillson

: REGINALD KING

with his Quartet
Reginald King first broadcast with this ensemble just over a year ago. While he calls it a quartet, it is in fact a quintet, consisting of King at the piano and four strings-violin, viola, cello, and bass. The piano is used as the predominating instrument with the strings forming the background.
King has been broadcasting for some twelve years now, and is among the few in the country whose compositions are regularly played and broadcast by other light music combinations. Before founding his present ensemble he frequently broadcast with his Celebrity Trio.

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald King

: 'STARLIGHT'

Pat Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Taylor

: AT HOME TODAY

Topical magazine programme

: RAWICZ AND LANDAUER

(piano) on gramophone records

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 77 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 34 of ' Each Returning Day'

: NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD OF WALES, 1942

Opening ceremony at Cardigan. Addresses by the Archdruid of Wales, the Mayor of the Town, and others, and a short choral programme by the Eisteddfod Choir. From the Pavilion, Cardigan
This great annual event is of course restricted by war conditions, but remains a focus of the patriotism and a symbol of the unity cf the Welsh people. Its origin is obscure, and some scholars believe it to date back beyond the Roman occupation of Britain, but authorities agree that Eistcddfodau have been held for at least fifteen centuries. The Royal National Eisteddfod is the culmination of the year's cultural activity throughout the country ; in trmes of peace each locality holds its own competition, in which amateur singers, violinists, pianists, poets, and dramatists are as it were ' seeded ' for further competitions in the larger towns by which means competitors are provided for the National Eisteddfod itself. To take part in the National event is the ambition of every musical and literary enthusiast ; normally, the proceedings last for a week ano attract an audience of
100.000 people.

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Ronald Biggs
Overture : The WaspsVaughan Williams Symphony No. 101, in D (The Clock) Haydn
Variations on Cadet Roussel Bax, Bridge, Ireland, and Goossens, orch. Goossens

Contributors

Conducted By: Ronald Biggs

: CELLO SOLOS

played by Livio Mannucci
Sonata in G Brival Pavane pour une Infante defunte (Pavane at the Passing of a Princess) Ravel-Pitsch
Papillon de Caix d'Hervelois-Pollain

Contributors

Played By: Livio Mannucci

: 'WORKS WONDERS'

Eighty-seventh in the Northern series of lunch-time concerts presented to their fellow workers by members of the staff of a works engaged on war production. Arranged and presented by Victor Smythe

Contributors

Presented By: Victor Smythe

: ' RADIO ALLOTMENT'

Plotside broadcasts from a BBC allotment cultivated by the Outside Broadcasting Department. Commentator, Michael Standing. Adviser, Roy Hay. From a London Residential square

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Standing.
Unknown: Roy Hay.

: ORGAN MUSIC

played by Jozef Delafaille
From Newry Cathedral

Contributors

Played By: Jozef Delafaille

: TWENTIETH-CENTURY SERENADERS

with Monia Liter
Monia Liter , who made his first appearance in this country playing with Al Bowlly at the Holborn Empire in 1933, was born in Odessa on the Black Sea. At an early age he was admitted to the Imperial School of Music, and after studying there for some time, went to Harbin in North China where he gained his first professional experience. While at Harbin he fell in with a dance band run by some 'American soldiers stationed in the town ; he soon had a band of his own in Hankow, and later played in Calcutta and Singapore. He has appeared with nearly all the big dance bands in this country.

Contributors

Unknown: Monia Liter
Unknown: Monia Liter
Unknown: Al Bowlly

: 'INTERMEZZO 1

Famous operatic intermezzos, on gramophone records

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

New Organolians, with Jimmy Leach at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Leach

: AL BOLLINGTON

at the theatre organ

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Kemlo Stephen
Overture : Ruy Bias Mendelssohn Le Rouet d'Omphale (Omphale's Spinning-
Wheel)Saint-Saëns
Suite for string orchestra : Capriol Warlock
Chant sans parolesTchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugen Onegin) Tchaikovsky Overture : The Yeomen of the Guard Sullivan

Contributors

Conducted By: Kemlo Stephen

: ' AM JOHN CITIZEN '—3

Charles Doming, the musical man in the street, is the centrepiece of another programme of vigorous music, with Debroy Somers and his Citizens Orchestra, and the St. David's Singers. Also ' Joe Citi zen ', an ordinary listener celebrating a milestone in his life. Presented by Howard Thomas. (Recording of Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Debroy Somers
Unknown: Joe Citi
Unknown: Howard Thomas.

: EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL CYMRU, 1942

Newyddion o'r Eisteddfod ; hanes y Coroni, gair o'r feimiadaeth, a llais y bardd buddugol. (Eisteddfod news and interviews in Welsh)

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Young artists: John Penny (boy soprano) ; Robert Norville (piano accordion) ; Betty Hardy (soprano) ; Mary Mitchison (cello)
5.55 Children's Hour prayers

Contributors

Soprano: Robert Norville
Accordion: Betty Hardy
Cello: Mary Mitchison

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ' IN BRITAIN MOW'

A national magazine introduced by Geoffrey Grigson

Contributors

Introduced By: Geoffrey Grigson

: NORTHERN MUSIC-HALL

Variety from the Hippodrome, Preston

: PRAYER AND POLITICS

3-' Prayer and Action ' : talk by the Rev. Father Gerald Vann , O.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Father Gerald Vann

: PROMENADE CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard ) : conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
From the Royal Albert Hall

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Albert Hall

: FROM THE THEATRE IN WARTIME-13

Wilfrid Lawson , Frank Pettingell , Arthur Sinclair , Terence de Mamey , and others in scenes from ' Lifeline', by Norman Armstrong (by permission of O'Bryen, Linnit, and Dunfee Ltd. and Bronson Albery ). Presented by Peter Creswell

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Lawson
Unknown: Frank Pettingell
Unknown: Arthur Sinclair
Unknown: Terence de Mamey
Unknown: Norman Armstrong
Unknown: Bronson Albery
Presented By: Peter Creswell

: Band of H.M. Scots Guards

Conducted by Lieutenant S. Rhodes, Director of Music, Scots Guards

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieutenant S. Rhodes

: OIDHCHE CHRIDHEIL

comhla ri lain A. MacNeacail , am measg sheinneadairean is luchd-ciùil. (Gaelic music)

Contributors

Unknown: A. MacNeacail

: PIANO MUSIC

played by Mrs. Norman O'Neill
Allegro in C ; Tempo di ballo in D ; Pastorale in D minor : Allegro in C Scarlatti
Six Preludes, Nos. 1, 3, 4. 8, 23, 24 Chopin
Intermezzo, Op. 119, No. 3 Brahms Etude in F sharp, Op. 36Arensky Danse nègreCyril Scott

Contributors

Played By: Mrs. Norman O'Neill

: And So To Bed

Reading of prose or poetry selected by a guest to the microphone. Presented by Edward Sackville-West

Contributors

Presenter: Edward Sackville-West

: HARRY LEADER

and his Band








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