From page 45 of 'When Two or Three'
'Where the House is Built'
E. MAXWELL FRY and G. M. BOUMPHREY
Horowitz (pianoforte) : Mazurka in E minor, Op. 41 (Chopin)
W. H. Squire (violoncello) ; Humoresque (Chanson a boire) (Drinking Song) (Dunkler) ; Abendlied (Evening Song) (Schumann)
Alexander Brailowsky (pianoforte) :
Prelude in D flat, Study in F, Op. 25, No. 3, and Study in C sharp minor, Op. 10, No. 4 (Chopin)
Jascha Heifetz (violin) : Star of Love
(Ponce, arr: Heifetz); Valse Bluette (Drigo, arr. Auer)
Horowitz: Dream Visions, Op. 12,
No. 7 (Schumann)
OTTO G. LEWALD , Dr. Jur., and MARGOT BERGER
by A. M. HENDERSON
The Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by LESLIE HEWARD
to the SOUTH AFRICAN TOURING
The Chairman, The Rt. Hon. The Earl of ATHLONE, K.G., will propose the Health of the Guests
H. F. WADE , Captain of the South
African Cricket Team will respond
Relayed from The Hotel Victoria
The Practice and Science of Gardening i-' Spring-The Soil Awakes '
B. A. KEEN , D.Sc.
EILEEN POWER (Professor of Economic
History in the University of London)
Schools will remember that they heard last term, in Professor Eileen Power 's talks and Miss Rhoda Power 's dramatic interludes, all about the invasions of the Barbarians, first in the great Eastern Empire of China and then in the Western Empire of Rome. This term they are to hear about the Middle Ages ; about the Church in medieval times, about feudalism, and about the life of the people in country and town.
. The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham : Overture, William Tell (Rossini)
Benvenuto Franci (baritone) with Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conducted by Carlo Sabajno : Resta immobile e ver la terra (Stand still and gaze on the ground) (William Tell) (Rossini)
Eide Norena (soprano) with Orchestra : Matilda's Cavatina (William Tell) (Rossini)
Sydney Rayner (tenor) with Orchestra:
0 Paradiso (Act IV, L'Africaine) (Meyerbeer)
Mlle. Ricquier (soprano) and M. Vezzani (tenor) with Orchestra : Erreur fatale (Fatal Mistake) (Act IV, L'Africaine) (Meyerbeer)
Benvenuto Franci (baritone) with Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conducted by Carlo Sabajno : Averla tanto amata (Act IV, L'Africaine) (To have loved her so much) (Meyerbeer)
Sigrid Onegin (contralto) : 0 prêtres de Baal (0 Priests of Baal) (Le Prophete) (Meyerbeer)
The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York, conducted by William Mengelberg : Coronation March (Le Prophète) (Meyerbeer)
Early Stages in German
A. H. WINTER, assisted by M.-E. GILBERT
This course in German, like the experimental one last year, is designed for pupils who have been studying German for some eighteen months. The principal speaker is again Herr A. Hermann Winter, Lecturer in German at the Polytechnic, Regent Street, London, but in order to accustom listeners to various voices, individual broadcasts will be given by Fraulein Margot Berger , Dr. Otto G. Lewald , and Fräulein Mary-Enole Gilbert (who has been assisting Herr Winter on alternate weeks throughout the year). It is hoped to bring some German boys and girls to the microphone.
Dr. Otto G.
FLORENCE HOOTON (violoncello) DOROTHY MANLEY (pianoforte)
Conductor, GEORGE HAWKINS
PEGGY Dow (contralto)
including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers
This evening Cherry Kearton , whose name is almost synonymous with the photography of birds and animals, is to ta!k of the ingenuity of some of the creatures he has photographed. He will say something of the beaver and its engineering propensity for damming a river; of the termite or white ant with its cathedral-like ant-hills; of trap-door spiders and caterpillars in Algeria that move in processions. Cherry Kearton photographed the first natural history film ever shown.
S. R. LITTLEWOOD
Bach Celebration under the direction of C. SANFORD TERRY , Litt.D., Mus.D., LL.D. (Hon Fellow of Clare College,
ORGAN MUSIC played by BERKELEY MASON
The Eight Short Preludes and Fugues
No. i in C; No. 2 in D minor; No. 3 in E minor; No. 4 in F
Pastoral i. Allegretto; 2. Con moto; 3. Poco allegretto con tenerezza; 4. Allegretto
Series 6 : Chords that Matter Sir WALFORD DAVIES
C.V.O., Mus.Doc., LL.D.
During the war an unknown major wrote from the trenches : ' If I come out of this, I shall want to know what music is about.' Recently a listener in Africa complained that music on the radio was not enough in his desert waste ; what he wanted was a chat on music with illustrations. Robert Louis Stevenson said that books were no use. ' Do you really know a book that tells a fellow ? '
Before the discovery of broadcasting, the position of music among the Arts was heavily handicapped. There was no ' book to tell a fellow'. '. But a broadcast talk on 'what music is about spoken at the keyboard with instant illustration, is another matter. And when the talks are to be given by Sir Walford Davies , they need no boosting.
by TOBIAS MATTHAY
Tobias Matthay , one of the leading modern masters of piano technique, has also written in his earlier days numerous piano compositions. The ' Thirty-one Variations and Derivations on an Original Theme ' is his last important work before he concentrated his energies on his many books on musical interpretation and piano technique. First written forty-four years ago, the Variations were rewritten later and published in 1918. The Variations are in two parts, the second being the more complex. When the work was first heard it was considered to be harmonically daring, in fact revolutionary, but harmonic innovations soon lose their startling character.
Act II of Wagner's Opera
Scene : Fortress at Antwerp
Cast in order of appearance
Nobles and Pages
Sir THOMAS BEECHAM , Bt.
Producer, Dr. OTTO ERHARDT
Relayed from The Royal Opera House,
The villain of the piece in Lohengrin is Baron Frederick Telramund , who, with his lady, Ortrud, plots to seize the lands of Elsa by having her unjustly convicted of her brother's death. The second act begins on the night after Telramund has been defeated in combat by the mysterious Lohengrin, but he is still plotting with Ortrud. Elsa comes out on her balcony above the courtyard where they are, and Ortrud, claiming her compassion, is taken into the castle. Day breaks, and pages, knights and ladies assemble for Elsa's wedding with Lohengrin. A herald announces Telramund's banishment. Still the two conspirators try to sow discord, but are frustrated, and the train passes into the cathedral to the sound of joyous wedding music.
Weather Forecast, Forecast for
Shipping, and News
Led by MARIE WILSON
Conducted by FRANK BRIDGE
Glinka wrote this orchestral piece on two folk-songs (a bridal song, and a snatch of gypsy dance-melody from which the composition takes its name) in 1848 for the Governor of Warsaw's private orchestra. Glinka was the least self-conscious of geniuses (or almost-geniuses). In composing ' Kamarinskaya ' he had no aim deeper than the killing of boredom during an empty winter; actually, he was laying the foundation stone of Russian symphonic music. ' " Kamarinskaya " is astonishingly original', wrote Tchaikovsky. ' From it all the Russian composers who have followed Glinka (including myself) continue to this day to borrow contrapuntal and harmonic combinations directly they have to develop a Russian dance tune..... Glinka managed to concentrate in one short work what a dozen second-rate talents would have invented only with the whole expenditure of their powers.'
JACK JACKSON AND HIS BAND
Relayed from The Dorchester Hotel