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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of Bing Crosby, America's Crooner Number One

: 'ON PARADE!'

Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment on gramophone records

: Music While You Work

played by John Reynders with his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: John Reynders

: and programme summary followed by 'TAKE YOUR CHOICE'

from an armful of records taken at random from the rack

: THE BAND OF HIS MAJESTY'S IRISH GUARDS

(by permission of Colonel the Hon. Thomas E. Vesey , commanding Irish Guards)
Conducted by Lieutenant G. H. Willcocks, Director of Music, Irish Guards
Regimental march of the Irish Guards

Overture: Raymond - Thomas
Elfriede - Swift (Cornet soloist, G. Swift)
Wood nymphs - Coates
Shepherds' hey - Grainger
Selection: The Girl Friend - Rodgers

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas E. Vesey
Conducted By: Lieutenant G. H. Willcocks

: GEIGER

and his Orchestra

: 'DREAMY HAWAII'

No. 6 with The Three in Harmony, accompanied by the Hula Players
Musical arrangements by James Moody
Produced by Eric Fawcett

Contributors

Arrangements By: James Moody
Produced By: Eric Fawcett

: A.J- POWELL

and his Banjo Octet

: ' NEW TUNES FOR OLD '

Which are best ? Decide for yourselves by listening to Richard Valery and his Orchestra with Violet Carson and Wilfred Pickles
From a Northern seaside resort

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Valery
Unknown: Violet Carson
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

and Webster Booth (tenor) on gramophone records
Boston Promenade Orchestra Conducted by Arthur Fiedler

Contributors

Conducted By: Arthur Fiedler

: Music While You Work

played by Dudley Beaven at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Dudley Beaven

: FOLK SONGS

sung by Percy Underwood (baritone)

Contributors

Sung By: Percy Underwood

: EXTRA - ORDINARY JAZZ

Some novelty records by well-known bands

: 'NAVAL LOG'

A description of recent events at sea

: 'GET INTO THE SPIRIT OF SWING'

with Arthur Young and his Swingtette
Written and produced by David Miller Though he started life as a serious musician, Arthur Young has now become one of the leading figures in the world of jazz and swing. His compositions include a tone poem, which was performed by Ambrose at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Young is one of the leading exponents of the novachord, an instrument of the electric-organ class, which, however, has a diversity of range and effects all of its own.

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Young
Produced By: David Miller
Musician: Arthur Young

: AUSTRALIAN NEWS-LETTER

A weekly summary of Australian news, specially presented for Australians in this country and read by Colin Wills

Contributors

Read By: Colin Wills

: Radio Orange

A programme in Dutch under the auspices of the Dutch Government.

: 'VOCAL HISTORY '—

A fictional biography portrayed by Gwen Lewis , Jacques Brown , and Helen Clare. Variety Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell
Devised and presented by Eric Spear
Here is an imaginary biography of a little girl who starts as a child entertainer, goes into the chorus, gets her chance in the West End, and rises to stardom by becoming a guest artist of the BBC.
The ' vocal boy who makes good' will have his turn today fortnight.

Contributors

Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Unknown: Jacques Brown
Unknown: Helen Clare.
Unknown: Charles Shadwell
Presented By: Eric Spear

: ' RECORD TIME'

Sailors — Soldiers — Airmen — what's your favourite record ? Tell us the title, and as many as can be got into half-an-hour will be played to you by Roy Rich
Address your postcards, marked Record Time in the top left-hand corner, to the BBC, Broadcasting
House, London, W.I

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Rich

: Ici La France

Un programme Francais, pour les Francais, par des Francais

: ' LEADING A SHELTER-ED LIFE'

by C. Denier Warren
The Hon. Horace Beckles invites a few intimate friends to his shelter to celebrate his joining the Specials
Those taking part are: Horace Percival , Arthur Chesney , Clarence Wright , C. Denier Warren ,
Alma Vane , and Pat Rignold
Dance Orchestra conducted by Billy Tement

Contributors

Unknown: C. Denier Warren
Unknown: Horace Beckles
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Arthur Chesney
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Unknown: C. Denier Warren
Unknown: Alma Vane
Conducted By: Billy Tement

: EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL CYMRU, 194

Rhaglen gan y Cor Buddugol
(A programme by the winning choir at the National Eisteddfod, 1940)

: 'EVENING STARS'

A gramophone cabaret programme

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ








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