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: THE DAILY SERVICE

On page 75 of ' When Two or Three '

: Living in Cumberland

Mr. Wilfrid Roberts
(Newcastle Programme)
This morning's talk in this vivid series will show listeners the housewife of the fells: a woman who is wife, mother, needlewoman, cook, gardener, dairy-maid, poultry-keeper and often the manager of the farm. A thrifty, hard-working, self-reliant body; up at cock-crow, clattering in clogs across the flagged floors, lighting the fire with faggots brought in overnight, drawing the water from the well.
From before dawn to long after dusk she is on the go, a picturesque figure in her dark frock and bright coloured apron; milking the cows twice a day, digging a bit of garden, plucking the cockerel she has killed for Sunday, or baking girdle cakes in the 'high ovens' of her whitwashed farm.
Always working. No sooner are the children back from school hungry for their meal than in come the men from work hungry for theirs. And even when the last plate is washed up and the children are in bed, and her husband's pipe scents the dark, silent house, her work begins again. There are Johnny's pants to darn, or she must go out with the storm-lamp to give a last feed to the newly-hatched chicks.
She possesses few of the amenities of life. She seldom has the chance of a gossip, yet is she unhappy? Wilfrid Roberts - a Cumberland farmer, too, who meets her and her prototype every day-can best answer the question. He is not only showing characteristic types in these broadcasts, but the extent to which they are resisting the changes of modern life; changes which are even creeping into the fells.

Contributors

Speaker: Mr. Wilfrid Roberts

: TOM JENKINS

At The Organ of The Plaza Cinema,
Swansea

: THE WESTERN STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Leader, Frank Thomas
Gwen Hirst (contralto)
(From Cardiff)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Contralto: Gwen Hirst

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RECEPTION TEST

: ' Science and Agriculture'-I

Sir JOHN Russell , D.S.C., F.R.S :
'Land and Food'

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Russell

: World History

Talk I
Mr. ALEC MACDONALD : The Fight for Empire in Europe'

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Alec MacDonald

: Gramophone Records

A Recital by Irene Scharrer (pianoforte)
Andante and Rondo Capriccioso (Mendelssohn) ; Etude in C minor ; Etude in E flat (Chopin)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Irene Scharrer

: Sports and Pastimes

The Cup Ties
Mr. GEORGE F. ALLISON

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. George F. Allison

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

' Early Stages in German '-I
Herr A. HERMANN WINTER
(Continued overleaf)

Contributors

Unknown: Herr A. Hermann

: A Sonata Recital

ANTONIA BUTLER (violoncello)
DENISE LASSIMONNE (pianoforte)
ANTONIA BUTLER AND DENISE LASSIMONNE

Contributors

Unknown: Antonia Butler
Pianoforte: Antonia Butler
Pianoforte: Denise Lassimonne

: Music by Percy Fletcher

The Scottish Studio Orchestra
Directed by Guy Daines
Overture, Vanity Fair
Ballade and Bergomask (for Strings) Suite, Sylvan Scenes
I. In Beauty's Bower; 2..Sylvia Dances; 3. Pool of Narcissus; 4. Cupid's Carnival
Pearl o' Mine
Valse Caprice, Bal Masque
(Scottish Regional Programme)
, at 4.45

Contributors

Directed By: Guy Daines

: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers

: The Foundations of Music

Mozart's Sonatas for Violin and Pianoforte
Played by DAVID WISE (violin) and EILEEN JOYCE (pianoforte)
Sonata in C (K. 6)
I. Allegro ; 2. Andante ; 3. Minuet I and II ; 4. Allegro molto
Sonata in D (K. 7)
1. Allegro molto ; 2. Adagio; 3. Minuet I and II
(Composed in Paris, 1763)
IN THE WELL known Koechel catalogue of Mozart's works the first five, in order of composition, are tiny piano works, each of about twenty or thirty bars in length ; they are the compositions of an infant, for Mozart was no more than six years old at the time.
The next ten compositions in the catalogue are the Sonatas for Violin and Pianoforte, which are being performed in this week's Foundations. The first of these was composed in 1763, when Mozart was seven, and the tenth in 1764 when he was eight. They have been included amongst the Foundations, not simply because they are wonderful as being the work of a child scarcely more than Kindergarten age, but because they are first-hand witnesses of Mozart's later development.

Contributors

Played By: David Wise
Pianoforte: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: I. Allegro

: ' New Books'

Mr. DESMOND MACCARTHY

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Desmond MacCarthy

: ' Economics in a Changing World'

Commander STEPHEN KING-HALL

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen King-Hall

: 'The National Character'

British, not English : Scottish Character Miss E. S. HALDANE , C.H., LL.D.

Contributors

Unknown: Miss E. S. Haldane

: 'Where's This?'

Another Test of the Listener's Ear
LAST WEEK you may have listened to one or other (or both) of two little programmes entitled Who Was That?, in which listeners were invited to recognise the voices of a number of unannounced broadcasters. Tonight's game carries the same idea into a new field, substituting places for people.
-Within a quarter of an hour you will be taken by microphone to a number of places in Great Britain. The announcer will give each place a number but no name, leaving you to judge for yourselves from the characteristic sounds picked up by the microphone what type of place you are visiting and possibly exactly what place it is. The solution will be broadcast at the end of the programme of dance music that follows.

: CARROLL GIBBONS and THE SAVOY HOTEL ORPHEANS

IN TONIGHT'S broadcast John W. Green , well known as the composer of a new show, Mr. Whittington, now such a success in the North of England, will play some piano duets with Carroll Gibbons. John W. Green is also the composer of the ' Night Club' suite which is to be conducted by Constant Lambert in a broadcast performance later in the month.

Contributors

Unknown: John W. Green
Unknown: Carroll Gibbons.
Unknown: John W. Green

: ' The Second News'

Time Signal, Greemvich
Weather Forecast, Second General News Bulletin

: 'The Far East'

Lady HOSIE :
'The Cities of China'

: Ode to the West Wind',

by Shelley, read by JOHN EMERY

Contributors

Read By: John Emery

: DANCE MUSIC

SYDNEY KYTE and his BAND relayed from The Piccadilly Hotel
(Shipping Forecast, on Daventry only, at 11.0)








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