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: NEWS

and Home Service programme summary

: 'THE DAILY DOZEN'

Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Lena Blackman.

Contributors

Unknown: Coleman Smith
Unknown: May Brown
Pianos: Barbara Laing
Pianos: Lena Blackman.

: This Week's Composer

SMETANA
Gramophone records of his Quartet in E minor (From my Life)

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' The Radio Doctor '

: AT THE BALLET'

BBC Midland Light Orchestra : conductor, Rae Jenkins.

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins.

: AL BOLLINGTON

at the theatre organ

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 69 of New Every Morning ' and page 30 of ' Each Returning Day '. Light's abode, celestial Salem ; Psalm 118, vv. 5-18 ; Paraphrase 61

: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

on gramophone records
Adagio (Concerto for Orchestra, in D :
K. P. t. Bach — Steinberg) : Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Koussevitzky
Symphony No. 80, in D minor (Haydn) :
Orchestra of the New Friends of Music, conducted by Fritz Stiedry

Contributors

Conducted By: Fritz Stiedry

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 SCOTTISH HERITAGE. 'Tantal-Ion Castle ', by Alexander Reid. The castle, washed on three sides by 'the North Sea, withstood attacks and sieges for centuries.
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS, discussed by experts
11.40 MUSIC AND THE DANCE 10—' Family Group ' : a broadcast about the violin and its relatives-viola, cello, double-bass-and how they take part in dance music of various kinds

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Reid.

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Howard Carr

Contributors

Conducted By: Howard Carr

: WORKS WONDERS

War-workers entertain their colleagues during the lunch-hour break at an aircraft factory in the Midlands

: ORGAN MUSIC

played by G. D. Cunningham
From the Town Hall, Birmingham

Contributors

Played By: G. D. Cunningham

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (England). Finding out about Dylsford. ' Cattle Show at Friar's Layton ', by Honor Wyatt
2.10 Interval music
2.15 GENERAL SCIENCE. Your body and its growth : ' What's your Horse-Power ? ', by Philip Egglcton
2.35 Interval music
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH. Serial play based on the story of David : Part 4-David becomes King at last

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conductor: Guy Warrack

: BILLY COTTON

and his Band

: 'LOVE POEMS OF TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO '

by Thomas Percy , William" Shenstone, and Sir William Jones : read by Mary O'Farrell and Charles E. Stidwill

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Percy
Unknown: Sir William Jones
Read By: Mary O'Farrell
Read By: Charles E. Stidwill

: LLEISIAU'R CORFFENNOL'

Heddiw down ag ysbryd R. J. Derfel yn 61 o fro'r cysgodion, i ymddiddan a D. Gwenallt Jones. (Discussion in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Derfel
Unknown: D. Gwenallt Jones.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 'Warrigal — The Red Outlaw': talk about Australian animals, by George Berrie
Alan Paul at a piano
5.50 Talk by Laurens Sargent

Contributors

Unknown: George Berrie
Unknown: Alan Paul
Talk By: Laurens Sargent

: NEWS

followed by National. and Regional announcements

: ' COMMAND PERFORMANCE'

Produced by the Armed Forces Radio Service of the War Department of the United States of America.

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 1
Myra Hess (piano). BBC Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard ) : conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
From a concert-hall in the South
Vaughan Williams's Symphony in D, dedicated to Sibelius, is scored for a classical orchestra, with nearly all double-wind. The writing is flowing and smooth and the colouring very delicate. From the point of view of form the first movement is perhaps the finest, but the most expressive is the lovely * Romanza ', which is inscribed with the following words: ' Upon ' that place there stood a Cross and a little below a sepulchre.- Then he said : " He hath given me rest by his sorrow and life .by his death " '. The finale is a passacaglia; contemplative in mood and moderate in tempo. The work is rounded off with a lovely epilogue.

Contributors

Piano: Myra Hess
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: ' CAN I HELP YOU ? '

Douglas Houghton discusses the many regulations and official forms with which everyone nowadays has to deal

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Houghton

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2
From a concert-hall in the South

: THE SILENT BATTLE'

Dramatic stories from the Underground Front in Europe. 6-' Secret Radio'. Written by John Dickson Carr, with music under the direction of, George Walter. Produced by Walter Rilla

Contributors

Written By: John Dickson
Produced By: Walter Rilla

: IT'S JUST ABOUT TIME

Revue with sketches and lyrics by James Laver , David Yates Mason , Gerrard Bryant , Dorothy Parker , Val Gielgud , and Edward J. Mason ; music by Basil Hempseed , Geoffrey Wright , Richard Philpott , and Charles Zwar. Orchestrations by Alan Paul. Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Cast includes Marjorie West -bury, Billy Milton , Mary Jones , Richard Williams , Rita Vale , Basil Jones , Ann Codrington , and John Blythe. Eugene Pini and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: James Laver
Unknown: David Yates Mason
Unknown: Gerrard Bryant
Unknown: Dorothy Parker
Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Music By: Basil Hempseed
Music By: Geoffrey Wright
Music By: Richard Philpott
Music By: Charles Zwar.
Unknown: Alan Paul.
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Unknown: Marjorie West
Unknown: Billy Milton
Unknown: Mary Jones
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Rita Vale
Unknown: Basil Jones
Unknown: Ann Codrington
Unknown: John Blythe.
Unknown: Eugene Pini

: THE WEDNESDAY STORY

59—' You Never Know ', written by Hilton Brown , read by Gladys Young

Contributors

Written By: Hilton Brown
Read By: Gladys Young

: SCOTS SONGS

sung by Elizabeth MacKinlay (soprano) and John Tainsh (tenor)

Contributors

Sung By: Elizabeth MacKinlay
Sung By: John Tainsh

: BILLY TERNENT ,

and the Dance Orchestra, with Irene King , Ken Beaumont , and Sid Buckman

Contributors

Unknown: Irene King
Unknown: Ken Beaumont
Unknown: Sid Buckman








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