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: THE DAILY SERVICE

From page 78 of ' When Two or Three'

: REGINALD NEW

At The Organ of The Regal, Kingstonon-Thames

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Music and Movement for Very Young
Children
ANN DRIVER

: The New Victoria Cinema Orchestra

Directed by Sydney Phasey
Relayed from
The New Victoria Cinema, Bradford

Contributors

Directed By: Sydney Phasey

: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall

: Friday Midday Concert

Under the direction of Johan Hock
Relayed from Queen's College,
Birmingham
Beatrice Reynolds (soprano) Leonard Isaacs (pianoforte)

Contributors

Unknown: Johan Hock
Pianoforte: Leonard Isaacs

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RECEPTION TEST

: Life and Work ' Sugar Estates in Cuba'

L. M. PEREZ
Most of the travel talks are given by Englishmen who have worked or travelled in the countries they describe. Today the estates of Cuba will actually be described by a Cuban. Schools will hear how Cuba is a natural sugar-growing country, how sugar is grown, how it is manufactured from the cane, how it is exported, and how much we all use it.
Mr. L. M. Perez will say something of the early sugar plantations in the West Indies, and of the people an.1 customs of Cuba and the neighbouring islands.
When you have heard this talk you will know how raw sugars are turned into the white sugars you use.

Contributors

Unknown: L. M. Perez
Unknown: Mr. L. M. Perez

: Music Senior Course-Ia Lesson Ilia, Answer and Sequence

THOMAS ARMSTRONG , D.Mus.

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Armstrong

: Friday Afternoon Story

FRANK Roscoe

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Roscoe

: To Unemployed Clubs

JOHN HILTON : This and That'
This afternoon Mr. John Hilton will continue his weekly commentary on current affairs and the world in general. Club leaders have written to say that this twenty minutes' talk is looked forward to by members because it distracts as well as instructs.
Minds are occupied and interested, and when life is difficult it is good to be able to forget for a moment one's own concerns.

Contributors

Unknown: John Hilton
Unknown: Mr. John Hilton

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Advent Calendar Day 12: The Hard Times 12 December 2016

: THE B.B.C. MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Alfred Cave)
Conducted by H. Foster Clark

Contributors

Conducted By: H. Foster Clark

: THE HOTEL METROPOLE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, A. Rossi )
Under the direction of Emilio Colombo
Relayed from
The Hotel Metropole, London

Contributors

Leader: A. Rossi
Unknown: Emilio Colombo

: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers

: Keyboard Talk

' Beethoven'
D. F. Tovey , Mus.Doc. (Reid Professor of Music, Edinburgh University)
(From Edinburgh)

Contributors

Unknown: D. F. Tovey

: In Your Garden

C. H. MIDDLETON

Contributors

Unknown: H. Middleton

: From Plainsong to Purcell

The Foundations of English Music Under the direction of Sir RICHARD RUNCIMAN TERRY
Tudor Instrumental Music played by a consort of viols led by RUDOLPH
DOLMETSCH

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Richard Runciman

: 'THE AIR-DO-WELLS'

In a New Entertainment with JEAN COLIN , EFFIE ATHERTON, EVE BECKE, RONALD HILL , CLAUDE GARDNER ,
WILFRID THOMAS , MARION DAWSON
THE VARIETY ORCHESTRA, under the direction of KNEALE KELLEY
Devised and produced by MAX KESTER and BRYAN MICHIE
The first broadcast of the ' Air-do-Wells ' in July was such a success that an entirely new version is to be given tonight, and probably yet a third version will be given in about six weeks' time.
Claude Gardner will compere as before, and Eve Becke and Ronald Hill again feature in the cast. Amongst newcomers may be mentioned Marion Dawson , one of the best-known feminine pantomime dames in the north of England, who will be giving an individual act ; Wilfrid Thomas , a baritone of wide concert-party experience ; and Jean Colin , who has been appearing in the recent Saville show, She Shall Have Music.
'Every sketch tonight has been selected from the thousands submitted to the B.B.C. There will be a novelty rhythm number for six voices, a circus scena, and special new numbers written by Austen Croom-Johnson , of' Soft Lights and Sweet Music ' fame.

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Colin
Unknown: Ronald Hill
Unknown: Claude Gardner
Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas
Unknown: Marion Dawson
Unknown: Kneale Kelley
Produced By: Max Kester
Produced By: Bryan Michie
Unknown: Claude Gardner
Unknown: Ronald Hill
Unknown: Marion Dawson
Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas
Unknown: Jean Colin
Written By: Austen Croom-Johnson

: 'Is that the Law'?—

' The Case of the Dead Schoolmaster'

: A Pianoforte Recital

The Four Ballades of Chopin played by SOLOMON
Ballad No. I, in G minor, Op. 23 Ballad No. 2, in F, Op. 38
Ballad No. 3, in A flat, Op. 47
Ballad No. 4, in F minor, Op. 52

: ' The Second News'

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping -

: 'TheCausesofWar'-4

Professor J. B. S. HALDANE , F.R.S.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor J. B. S. Haldane

: Choral and Orchestral Concert

KATE WINTER (soprano) DORIS OWENS (contralto)
PERCY MANCHESTER (tenor)
WILLIAM PARSONS (bass)
EDWIN BENBOW (harpsichord)
BERKELEY MASON (organ)
THE WIRELESS CHORUS
(Section B)
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Section E)
(Led by Marie Wilson )
Conducted by LESLIE WOODGATE
Now that the performance of Bach Cantatas on Sunday afternoons is not at present a feature of the season, the performance of one of them this week is a matter of great interest to Bach enthusiasts.
This is one of the shorter Cantatas and one of the very last Bach wrote. In composing it he made use of parts of a very early work-the first of his Secular Cantatas, composed for a hunting party in honour of Duke Christian of Sachsen-Weissenfels birthday. In it, the deities of mythology unite in doing honour to the Duke :
Pales has an aria on a pastoral theme, which furnished the whole instrumental accompaniment for the soprano song ' Mein glaubiges Herze', ', the best-known piece of the whole series of Cantatas. The melody is a new one, built over the old accompaniment. An aria for the god Pan, ' A Prince in his Country's Pan ', became the fine bass song in the Church Cantata, with only slight alterations. Both choruses, however, are new. The first, on a paraphrase of a verse from the Gospel of John, is accompanied by one of Bach's favourite motives of serene joy ; it is a choral fantasia in form. The other, on a later verse from the same chapter of John is fugal, closing the Cantata, in place of the usual simple choral, with a stem setting of the solemn text.
Though strings and winds accompany the. voices, this last chorus is to all intents and purposes a motet.
An Army paymaster, having contrived in that office to put together a considerable fortune, became in due course the Duke of Chandos, possessor of a huge house at Edgware, a private chapel, and the services of Handel as Master of Music. Handel interpreted at least part of his duties as homage to be paid to his patron. This he did by writing a fine series of choral works known as the Chandos Anthems.

Contributors

Contralto: Doris Owens
Bass: William Parsons
Harpsichord: Edwin Benbow
Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate

: Old China', from Last Essays of Elia, by Charles Lamb

Read by JOHN MAUDE

Contributors

Read By: John Maude

: DANCE MUSIC

HARRY Roy and his BAND
Relayed from The May Fair Hotel

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Roy








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