and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Andrew Bryson.
Gramophone records of music by Orlando Gibbons , John Ward , Thomas Bateson , and Thomas Vautor
Rev. B. C. Plowright , Minister of the Congregational Church, Beckenham
Rev. B. C.
' Freddy Grisewood Speaking'
from a selection of records
BBC Midland Light Orchestra : conductor, Rae Jenkins , with Frederick Harvey (baritone)
Overture : NeU Gwynn
Themes from A Princess of Kensington
Charming Chloe London Town
The Guitar Tarantella
Gigue (Much Ado About Nothing) Songs:
Glorious Devon Big Steamers
Melodies from Merrie England
from page 93 of New Every Morning ' and page 32 of Each Returning Day Jesu, the very thought of thee; Psalm 48 ; Father, hear the prayer we offer
Band of the Queen's Royal Regiment : conductor, Mr. R. Barsotti
11.0 'RHYTHM AND MELODY', by Percy Young. 5—' Movement in Melody with illustrations from songs learned this term
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. New developments in the British Empire. 'Mining Problems in Northern Rhodesia '
11.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. Serial play, ' Reynard the Fox', by Julia Goodey : Part 2-How Tybert the cat set off for Reynard's castle, and what happened then
on gramophone records
Sinfonia (Cyrus in Babylon : Rossini) :
E.I.A.R. Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ugo Tamsmi
Ah 1 chi mi dice mai (Don Giovanni :
Mozart) : Luise Helletsgruber with the Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Busch
Don Juan (Richard Strauss ) : London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Busch
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain
Quartet, Op. 95, in F minor, played by the Zorian Quartet
Topical magazine programme
2.0 NATURE STUDY : On the Salt Marsh', by Sybil Ross
2.15 I YSGOLION CYMRU. (For Welsh schools). Hanes Cymru. 12-Y Tuduriaid (ii) : Amaethyddiaeth a diwydiant; Yr uchelwyr ; Y werin ; gan E. Bebb
2.35 SENIOR HISTORY 11. The Changing World. ' The Engineer comes into his Own ' : the story of Telford who made roads, bridges, canals, and harbours, by Sam Langdon
Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra
Kathleen Ferrier (soprano). William Cole (organ)
Entering a coal mine in South Wales at fourteen years of age : H. M. Thomas recounts his experiences
Easy, breezy tunes, on gramophone records
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd'
' The Caravan Cats' : talk by Frances Bellerby
Songs by Winifred Radford
John Grant Robinson, aged eleven, describes' his journey to New Zealand in a talk : ' The Long Way Round'
National and Regional announcements
Two talks by U.S. Fighter Pilots from South-West and North Pacific, now escorting day-bombers to Germany.
'From Bataan to Emden', by Major Jack Donalson , D.S.C., Silver Star, D.F.C.
' Fighter Patrol in the Aleutian
Islands ', by Captain Delynn Anderson
Fuel Watchers from different parts of the country discuss their job, 'and what they have achieved
' Ley Farming,' by A. A. Copland This evening's speaker comes from New Zealand, a Dominion where grass-farming is expertly practised. He has been working for the past two years in one of this country's leading grassland counties-Somerset.
Conducted by Julius Harrison. Irene Scharrer (piano)
' Scrounging and Stealing'. An unfinished discussion on whether 'knocking off' is different from stealing, with John Watson , J.P., as guest expert, and Douglas Allan in the chair
with Horace Percival , Fred Yule , Dorothy Summers , Sydney Keith , Dino Galvani , Bill Stephens , Jean Capra , Paula Green , and Jack Cooper. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Script end lyrics by Ted Kavanagh. Produced by Francis Worsley
First of a series of four programmes tracing the story of this famous London theatre from 1720 to the present day. Written by W. Macqueen-Pope and Nesta Pain. Produced.by Howard Rose
Rev. Frederic Greeves , Minister' of the Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford
George Crabbe , portrayed by Geoffrey Grigson
Ecco. Silvio. Madrigal in five parts for five voices, sung by the BBC Singers : conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Ecco Silvio (Part one)
Ma se con la Pieta (Part two) Dorinda, ah diro (Part three) Ecco piegando (Part four) Ferir que! petto (Part five)
(Edited by Malipiero)
In addition to being a master of the traditional forms and technique of composition. Claudio Monteverdi '(1567-1643) was a great innovator-, for he introduced a new conception of harmony and of instrumentation, chiefly in opera, of which he was the founder of the modern school. ' Ecco Silvio a a madrigal in five parts from Guarini's ' Pastor Fido ', comes from the fifth book of his madrigals, in which he introduces some of his new ideas : the style of the writing is more dramatic-even operatic, for the character of the aria with its recitative is present — -.and for the first time a figured bass for filling in the harmonies on a lute, harpsichord, *or organ is added to the vocal parts.
Story for bedtime : ' Attempted Theft', written by Elleston Trevor , and read by Alan Howland. (Previously broadcast on June 30, 1943)
and his New Ballroom Orchestra, with Edna Kaye , Irene King , and Paul Rich. From the Palais de