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: HAYDN HEARD and his BAND

Relayed from The West End Cinema, Birmingham
(From Birmingham)

: REGINALD NEW

At The Organ of The Beaufort Cinema,
Washwood Heath , Birmingham
(From Birmingham)

Contributors

Unknown: Washwood Heath

: THE GROSVENOR HOUSE ORCHESTRA

Directed by RAYMOND A. GODDERE
Relayed from Grosvenor House, Park Lane

Contributors

Directed By: Raymond A. Goddere

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RECEPTION TEST
2.30 World History
Interlude IV
Miss RHODA POWER:' Yoshitsume and Yoritomo, the Japanese Heroes '
2.55 Interval

: Sonata Recital

Lilly Phillips (Violoncello) Anne Mukte (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Anne Mukte

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

French Reading
Mademoiselle CAMILLE VIÈRE : ' Poèmes et Musique '

Contributors

Unknown: Camille Vière

: Music of French Composers

Arranged by H. Mouton
THE SCOTTISH STUDIO ORCHESTRA
Directed by Guy Daines
(Scottish Regional Programme)

Contributors

Arranged By: H. Mouton
Directed By: Guy Daines

: REGINALD DIXON

At The Organ of The Tower Ballroom,
Blackpool
(North Regional Programme)
(Continued overleaf.)

: The Children's Hour

Piano Solos by CECIL DIXON
The Coons of the Old Baswood (Mortimer Batten)
St. Martin's Ie Grand, from ' Potted London,' by Will OWEN

Contributors

Solos By: Cecil Dixon
Unknown: Will Owen

: 'The First News'

WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS
Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers

: The Foundations of Music

CHOPIN'S PIANOFORTE SONATAS
Played by LESLIE ENGLAND
Sonata in C minor, Op. 4 (Posth.)
1. Allegro maestoso ; 2. Menuetto : Allegretto ; 3. Larghetto ; 4. Finale : Presto
Chopin's Sonata No. 1 in C minor was composed in 1828 when the composer was eighteen years of age, but it was not published until after his death in 1851. It is, however, little more than a good student's exercise with quite an attractive slow movement and minuetto.
Chopin did not attempt another full-dress sonata until twelve years later when he produced the Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor. Now Chopin is often characterised as a composer of essentially effeminate music, because of its preponderance of grace, gentleness, and of a certain limpid sentiment. That he could be masculine in the sense of constructing music on a big style and of expressing powerful and turbulent emotions is evidenced by this fine sonata, which for imagination and constructive skill is one of the finest specimens of nineteenth century romantic music. The last sonata, No. 3 in B minor, appeared in 1845, but while the wealth and beauty of the melodic ideas are almost on a level with those of the B flat minor sonata, there is a considerable falling-oft in constructive power.

Contributors

Played By: Leslie England

: ' New Books '

Mr. R. ELLIS ROBERTS

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. R. Ellis Roberts

: ' Some Makers of the Modern Spirit' -X

Mr. GEOFFREY SAINSBURY : 'Nietzsche '

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Geoffrey Sainsbury

: B.B.C. CHAMBER CONCERTS - VII

To be given before an audience in the Concert
Hall, Broadcasting House
THE KUTCHER STRING QUARTET:
SAMUEL KUTCHER (Violin); FREDERICK GRINKE (Violin); RAYMOND JEREMY (Viola); DOUGLAS CAMERON (Violoncello)
WILLIAM MURDOCH (Pianoforte)
SAMUEL KUTCHER , RAYMOND JEREMY , DOUGLAS CAMERON and WILLIAM MURDOCH
In the spring of 1842 Schumann made an exhaustive study of the string quartets of Mozart and Beethoven, and then in less than five weeks ho wrote three quartets of his own, which, however, were afterwards modified and altered.
One day when Schumann was hard at work on . these quartets Mendelssohn, to whom they are dedicated, asked him to accompany him on a walk, but Schumann refused, and when he gave Mendelssohn the reason, the latter replied : ' Oh ! You would have been much better employed walking with us ! ' A kindly-meant jest which Schumann did not altogether appreciate !
Arnold Bax's String Quartet in G major was written in 1918. and whereas the composer's earlier compositions suffer perhaps from over-complexity of style, this work shows the commencement of a mature style characterised by its relative conciseness and clarity. The first movement is a fine piece of writing, and the treatment Qf the very attractive thematic material is full of interest and charm. The slow movement is extremely beautiful, both in melody and harmony, and the finale, which is in the form of a rondo, is pervaded with the spirit of the Irish jig.
Tickets may be obtained from [address removed], and the usual Agents. Prices: 12s., 9s.,
6s., 4s., 2s. 6</. (including Entertainments Tax)
(Brahms's Pianoforte Quintet in F minor will be included in the portion of the programme which will not be broadcast)

Contributors

Violin: Samuel Kutcher
Violin: Frederick Grinke
Violin: Raymond Jeremy
Viola: Douglas Cameron
Pianoforte: William Murdoch
Pianoforte: Samuel Kutcher
Pianoforte: Raymond Jeremy
Unknown: Douglas Cameron
Unknown: William Murdoch

: 'The Second News'

WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: ' Other People's Houses '— XI

Sir RAYMOND GKWIN : ' A Proposal for a National
Housing Board'
This provocative series has so far been descriptive of housing conditions as they exist. Mr. Howard Marshall 's eye-witness accounts have been supplemented by housing authorities and building trade officials, so that the housing problem has been put to the listener from every point of view. This week Sir Raymond Unwin makes a constructive suggestion towards solution. He will outline his proposal for a National Housing Board that will take housing policy away from political control and vest it in an organisation to deal with it in the manner of a public service.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Raymond Gkwin
Unknown: Mr. Howard Marshall
Unknown: Sir Raymond Unwin

: Seven Days' Sunshine

A Musical Cruise
Book and Lyrics by Henrik Ege
Music by Norman Hackforth
Passenger List:
(By permission of Gaumont British picture Corporation, Ltd)
Other members of the crew The Carlyle Cousins
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Produced by Harry S. Pepper and John Watt
Humour and sentiment of the cruising craze are the subject of this amusing light show. Estranged lovers re-uniting, Blackpool 'folk' in Gibraltar, American tourists 'jest crazy' about everything, all appear with effect in Henrik Ege's well-written book and lyrics, tunefully set by Norman Hackforth, presented by an attractive east of Radio favourites.

Contributors

Book and lyrics: Henrik Ege
Music: Norman Hackforth
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
An American Lady: Floy Penrhyn
Her American Husband: Percy Parsons
Maudie (a good sailor): Enid Trevor
Gertie (not so good): Doris Gilmore
A Superior Young Lady: Renee Mayer
Her Young Husband: Claude Hulbert
An Elderly Gentleman: Bobbie Comber
Peter (a jilted lover): Leslie French
Daphne (the girl who jilted him): Wynne Ajello
Mr Higginbottom: Thornley Dodge
A Ship's Officer: Gilbert Bailey
A Steward: Herbert Sherborne

: DANCE MUSIC

HARRY Roy and his BAND, relayed from THE CAFÉ
ANGLAIS
(Shipping Forecast at 11.0)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Roy








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