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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: THESE WERE NEW—

four years ago
Popular records of September 1938

: 1 LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS! '

A thought for today : Rev. Michael Bruce

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Michael Bruce

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' The Radio Doctor'

: WYNFORD REYNOLDS ORCHESTRA

Wynford Reynolds, founder of the famous Wyoford Reynolds Octet, won a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied for six years before joining the original Queen's Hall Orchestra. This was in 1922. Seven years later he formed his Octet, which, with its signature tune ' A Cocktail of Happiness', began broadcasting in 1934 and was a popular radio combination for some years.
Reynolds was invited to join the BBC in order to organise the ' Music While You Work programmes, in which he has already used about 160 different combinations, and to the perfecting of which he has given endless research.

: 'STARLIGHT'

Rawicz and Landauer

: 'AT HOME TODAY'

Topical magazine programme

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 5 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 22 of ' Each Returning Day '

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala
Directed By: Harry Bidgood

: 'SONGS WITHOUT WORDS'

Piano music by Chopin, on gramophone records
Cortot: Prelude in C minor, Op. 28,
No. 20
Paderewski : Study in E, Op. 10, No. Solomon : Study in A flat, Op. 25, No. Cortot : Largo (Sonata in B minor,
Op. 58'
Paderewski : Prelude in D flat, Op. 28,
No. 15
Cortot : Waltz in A minor, Op. 34, No.
Rubinstein : Polonaise in A, Op. 40, Np. 1

: WILLIAM REES

and his Orchestra
From St. Anne's-on-Sea

: DELIUS

Violin Sonata No. 3, played by Alfred Cave (violin) (by permission of ENSA), and Victor Hely-Hutchinson (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Victor Hely-Hutchinson

: WORKS WONDERS

Ninety-first in the Northern series of concerts given by war-workers during their lunch-hour break. 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 Guy Weitz

Contributors

Played By: Guy Weitz

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: ' THE BOOK OF RECORDS

Jottings from a notebook kept during two years of work with records, by Raymond Raikes

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Raikes

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harold Collins and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Collins

: MUSIC BY WELSH COMPOSERS

BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Dilys Wynne-Jones (contralto)
J. R. Heath 's Symphonic Study No. 2 is dedicated to the men on the beaches at Dunkirk and was inspired by a reading of John Masefield 's account of the Dunkirk evacuation, ' Nine Days' Wonder '. It is intended to portray the patient agony of the men waiting on the beaches and the heroism of those who manned the rescue craft.

Contributors

Conducted By: Mansel Thomas.
Conducted By: Dilys Wynne-Jones
Unknown: J. R. Heath
Unknown: John Masefield

: ' LOVEbY ... BUT WHAT IS IT ? '--6

More gramophone records presented by Donovan Pedelty

Contributors

Presented By: Donovan Pedelty

: ' I AM JOHN CITIZEN '_

Special night's programme of stirring music played by Debroy Somers and his Citizens Orchestra, sung by the St. David's Singers, with Charles Doming as John Citizen '

Contributors

Played By: Debroy Somers
Unknown: Charles Doming
Unknown: John Citizen

: BETH YW GWERIN?'

Sgwrs gan Hywel D. Lewis. (Talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: Hywel D. Lewis.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Story : ' Darty the Dragonfly', by Aileen Henderson , followed by Agricultural Bee for younger farmers, conducted by J. 0. Thomas
5.55 Children's Hour prayers

Contributors

Unknown: Aileen Henderson

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Leslie Heward

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Heward

: 'POETRY FOR EVERYMAN '—11

Andrew Keith Fraser presents the simple poems he loves, and, he hopes, the poems every man loves. Programme devised by Peter Watts

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Keith Fraser
Unknown: Peter Watts

: « BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Leslie Heward
Elgar wrote of his symphonic study ' Falstaff ' that he wished the word study ro be taken in its literary use and meaning, and therefore the music was intended io be a study of the character of Falstaff. Tht work, which is in one movement with two interludes, falls into four main sections that are continuous : (1) Falstaff and Prince Henry : (2) Eastcheap — Gadshill — The Boar's Head. revelry and sleep ; (3) Falstaff's March-The return through Gloucestershire-The new King-The hurried ride to London : (4) King Henry V's progress-The repudiation of Falstaff, and his death.
Some lines from Shakespeare's plays are occasionally placed under the themes to indicate the mood of the music, but, Elgar says, it is not intended that the meaning of the music, often varied and intensified, ' shall be narrowed to a corollarv of these Quotations only *.

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Heward

: ' DIARY OF CHAOS

' The Story of a Girl from Warsaw '. Adapted by Walter Rilla from the diary of Yanina Monsior. Produced by Walter Rilla

Contributors

Adapted By: Walter Rilla
Duced By: Walter Rilla

: THEATRE IN WARTIME

The Arts Theatre Group of acton in scenes from
' Magic' by G. K. Chesterton , with Penelope Dudley-Ward , Walter Hudd , Graveley Edwards , Stanford Holme, Alban Blakelock , Julian Randall , and Alec Clunes. Presented by John Burrell. (Special

Contributors

Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Unknown: Penelope Dudley-Ward
Unknown: Walter Hudd
Unknown: Graveley Edwards
Unknown: Alban Blakelock
Unknown: Julian Randall
Unknown: Alec Clunes.
Presented By: John Burrell.

: HAYDN WOOD

conducts a programme of his own compositions, played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra
An American Rhapsody
New Suite, London Cameos : 1 Miniature
Overture : The City ; 2 Intermission : St. James'., Park in Spring : 3 Finale : The Chelsea Arts Ball
(First performance)
Two Movements from East ol Suez :
I Mati Lai , the charmer of snakes 2 Suzuki. the geisha
Rhapsody : Romany Life

Contributors

Unknown: Mati Lai

: CEILIDH

Ie Morag NicDh6mhnuill , Catriona Laing Sti ùbhart Cunningham, Coinneach MacRath, lain C MacCalmain, Calum Maclain , Dina Crichton agus Alasdair MacPhilip , fear an tighe. (Gaelic programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Morag Nicdh6mhnuill
Unknown: Catriona Laing Sti
Unknown: Calum MacLain
Unknown: Dina Crichton
Unknown: Alasdair MacPhilip

: THOMAS WEELKES

Ballets and Madrigals to Five Voices (1598)—3. BBC Singers : Margaret Godley , Margaret Rees , Joan Len nard, Margaret Rolfe , Bradbridge White , Emlyn Bebb , Stanley Riley , Leonard Hubbard : conductor, Leslie Woodgatc
Whilst youthtul sports Give me my heart
On the plains fairy trains Lady, your eye
Now is my glorie
(All edited by E. H. Fellowes )

Contributors

Singers: Margaret Godley
Singers: Margaret Rees
Singers: Joan Len
Unknown: Margaret Rolfe
Unknown: Bradbridge White
Unknown: Emlyn Bebb
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Conductor: Leonard Hubbard
Conductor: Leslie Woodgatc
Edited By: E. H. Fellowes

: JACK PAYNE

with his Orchestra and artists








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