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: ' ' SENSE AND SUSTENANCE '—IV

Professor S. J. COWELL : Eating for Health '

Contributors

Unknown: Professor S. J. Cowell

: REGINALD FOORT

At THE ORGAN of THE REGAL, KINGSTON-ON-
THAMES

: LEONARDO KEMP and his PICCADILLY

HOTEL ORCHESTRA
From THE PICCADILLY HOTEL

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

. Nature Study
Mr. ERIC PARKER : Round the Countryside--
VII, Summer Butterflies'

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Eric Parker

: Music

Sir WALFORD DAVIES : 'Chorded Rhythms and Rounds’ (2.30 Juniors; 3.0 Seniors)

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

: French

Monsieur E. M. STEPHAN : ‘Early Stages in French '—VII

Contributors

Unknown: Monsieur E. M. Stephan

: 'THE CLAIMS OF SCIENCE ’— IV

Mr. GERALD HEARD: ‘Man and his Mind-I,
Psychology '

: THE GROSVENOR HOUSE ORCHESTRA

Directed by JOSEPH MEEUS
From GROSVENOR HOUSE, PARK LANE

Contributors

Directed By: Joseph Meeus

: The Children's Hour

2nd Day of Request Week
‘THE TOYTOWN MYSTERY'
(S. G. Hulme Beaman )
With Incidental Music
Played by THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET

Contributors

Unknown: G. Hulme Beaman

: ' The First News '

WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN; London Stock Exchange Report and Bulletin for Farmers , at 0.30

: The Foundations of Music

SCHUBERT'S MISCELLANEOUS
PIANOFORTE MUSIC
Played by VICTOR HELY -
HUTCHINSON
Fantasia or Sonata, Op. 78
(concluded)
3. Allegro moderato. 4. Allegretto
Scherzo in B Flat
Scherzo in E Flat
' QCHUBERT has produced model songs,'
Richard Wagner said on one occasion, ' but that is no reason for us to accept his pianoforte sonatas or his ensemble pieces as really solid work, no more than we need accept Weber's songs, his pianoforte quartet or the trio with a fluto because of his wonderful operas. Schumann's enthusiasm for Schubert's trios and the like was a mystery to Mendelssohn. I remember Mendelssohn speaking to me of the note of Viennese bonhomie which runs through those things of Schubert's. Curiously enough, Liszt still likes to play Schubert. I cannot account for it; that Divertissement a ]a Hongroise verges on triviality, no matter how it is played.'

Contributors

Played By: Victor Hely
Unknown: Richard Wagner

: FRENCH TALK

Monsieur E. M. STÉPHAN

: The Wireless Military Band

Conductor, B. WALTON O'DONNELL
LAURENCE HOLMES (Baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Baritone: Laurence Holmes

: ' LIFE AMONG NATIVE TRIBES’—III

Major G. ST. J. ORDE BROWNE , O.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown: Major G. St.
Unknown: J. Orde Browne

: ' The Second News '

WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: Choral and Orchestral Concert

Three Famous Poems
THE WIRELESS CHORUS
THE B.B.C. ORCHESTRA
(Section G)
(Led by MARIE WILSON )
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
' It is curious that all the literary men of our day feel the same about music. Balzac abhorred it, Hugo cannot endure it. Lamartine has a horror of it ! ' So wrote Jules de Goncourt in 1800, and the same might be said of almost any literary age from that of Charles Lamb , who was almost ribald about the sister art, to our own, which is thick with heretics.
The poet is, as a rule, fiercest in his denunciation of music, for the plain reason that having created what he reasonably considers a work of art rhythmically and emotionally complete, he is resentful of the musician who lays hands on his lily with the intention of gilding it. But even poets cannot have it both ways, and it is questionably open to doubt whether, for example, Maeterlinck is not, however reluctantly, deeply indebted to Debussy for such immortality (as Pelleas and Melisande may achieve, while the lyric writers from Herrick to Housman without contradiction live in the lay mind more vigorously in song than out of it. One may conclude, therefore, that in the world of poetry there is no elixir to touch music in prolonging life. And, in any case, whatever Scott, Cowper and Tennyson may, given the chance, have thought of the use of their verses in these musical settings, there is no denying that they are among the successful collaborations of poet and composer to produce a well-proportioned work of art.

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Charles Lamb

: DANCE MUSIC

BERTiNi and his BAND, from the TOWER BALLROOM, WINTER GARDENS, BLACKPOOL








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