Romance in F - Beethoven
Tambourin - .Leclair
Tango - Castelnuovo-Tedesco, arr. Hcifetz
Poem - D. M. Stewart
Ballet Music (Rosamunde) - Schubert, arr. Kreisler
Witches' Dance. - Paganini
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN
It is curious that Mussorgsky's ' Pictures from an Exhibition ' was not conceived as an orchestral work by the composer, although the music and most of the programmatic subjects demand orchestral treatment to do them justice. Nevertheless, it is not until one has compared the original piano solo with Ravel's orchestral version, made at the request of Koussevitzky in 1922, that one realises the great understanding and imagination that went to the making of the latter. In some of the numbers Ravel uses the full resources of the modern orchestra, in others a mere handful of instruments with which he secures the most masterly and striking effect.
The Berlin State Opera House
Orchestra, conducted by Ernst Viebig : Overture, Les Dragons de Villars (Maillart)
Joseph Rogatchewsky (tenor), with Orchestra: Aubade Le Roi d'Ys (Lato)
Mile. G. Cemay (contralto), Georges
Thill (tenor), with Orchestra: Mon cÂœur s'ouvre a ta voix (Softly awakes my heart) (Samson and Delilah) (Saint-Saens)
Toti Dal Monte (soprano), with Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conducted by G. Nastrucci : Brahma, gran dio (Brahma. great Deity) (The Pearl Fishers) (Bizet)
M. Narcon (bass), with Orchestra, conducted by Georges Truc : Astres Ã©tincelants (Herod's aria, Act III, Herodiade) (Massenet)
Georges Thill (tenor), with Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Bruneau : Adieux a la foret (L'Attaque du moulin) (Bruneau)
Ines Jouglet (soprano), with Orchestra : Depuis le jour (Since the day) (Louise) (Charpentier)
Armand Crabbc (baritone), with Orchestra, conducted by Piero Coppola , Victor Pascal (violoncello) : Errer travers les mers (Quo Vadis) (Nougucs)
COLLIERY SILVER BAND
Conductor, W. WORMALD
LEONARD HANKS (baritone)
Joan and Betty's Bible Story
By E. R. APPLETON , West Regional
'Pilgrim's Progress '-7
A study of the relations between psychology and religion, by a medical psychologist
3-' Does man invent God ? '
By R. Ellis ROBERTS
George Stratton (violin) ; Watson Forbes (viola); John Moore (violoncello);
Reginald Paul (pianoforte)
HUGHES MACKLIN (tenor)
Quartet in B minor (unfinished).. Lekeu i. Dans un emportement douloureux tres animé); 2. Lent et passione
Guillaume Lekeu was one of Cesar Franck 's most gifted and promising followers. He studied under Franck and d'Indy, but in 1894 at the early age of twenty-four he died from typoid fever. Lekeu left less than a handful of chamber works, all of which, however, show a highly original mind and a very free approach to sonata form. He modelled his style on that of Beethoven's last period, and it was his avowed intention to make his music a medium for the expression of his own personal emotions.
In a letter to Ysaye while writing his
Piano Quartet, Lekeu says that " The subject of the first movement is bitter, convulsive sorrow, softened now and again into passionate melancholy. But as the second movement is to indicate Love as the source of this sorrow, I am forced, while working at the first movement to keep the second clearly before me, and to weave my themes and pattern so that they may be completely unified with those to follow later '. Lekeu did not live to finish the second movement, but in 1909 d'Indy completed it for publication.
Neue Liebe (New Love)
Lebewohl (Farewell) - .... Wolf Verborgenheit (Secrecy)
Befreit (Death, the Releaser).. Strauss The Clock .............. .Sachnowsky
Quartet in C minor, Op. 13.... Strauss
1. Allegro; Scherzo: Presto; 2. Andante; 3. Vivace
Strauss's early works are strictly classical in style : his first eighteen published works include sonatas, quartets, two concertos and a symphony. At the age of twenty Strauss came under the influence of Brahms and for a little time his style developed along Brahmsian lines. Then came his infatuation for Liszt and Wagner which led him away from classicism to full-blooded romanticism.
The Piano Quartet that was composed in the winter of 1883-4, and won the Berlin Tonkunstlerverein prize, marks the turning point of his artistic development. Though Brahmsian in style, the music shows great invention and individuality in treatment, and clearly foreshadows the mature Strauss of the symphonic poems.
Excerpts from new publications on the tieme of ' Man and Wife', edited by RICHARD CHURCH
LAIRE CROIZA (soprano)
RENÉ LE ROY (flute)
BERKELEY MASON (pianoforte)
From The Studio
Conducted by the Rev. G. F. MACLEOD ,
Order of Service
Hymn, Take my life and let it be (Rv-
C.H. 512 ; E.H. 582)
Scripture, Sentences Prayer
Reading, Ephesians ii, 13-22 ; John xi, 20-27
Hymn, For ever with the Lord (Rv.
C.H. 583 ; A. and M. 231)
Rev. G. F.
Section 5—' Abundant Life'
' ... as it is in Heaven'
By the Rev. G. F. MACLEOD , M.C.
On June 16, the Rev. G. F. MacLeod pave a talk on Abundant Life on Earth ; tonight he is to talk on Abundant Life as it is in Heaven. On July 21, he will broadcast answers to listeners' questions arising out of these two lectures. Letters should be addressed to him c/o BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W. 1 , and envelopes marked ' Way to God ' in the left-hand corner.
Mr. MacLeod was minister of the Second Charge of St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, Edinburgh, before coming to the Clyde shipyards in 1930. He has charge of the important parish of Govan.
Rev. G. F.
Rev. G. F.
An Appeal on behalf of EVERSFIELD CHEST HOSPITAL, ST. LEONARDS, by Major-General E. 0. Hay, C.B., R.A.,
President of the Hospital
One of the greatest enemies of our race is tuberculosis of the lungs ; but much is being done to stay its ravages. For fifty years Eversfield has been taking its part in this great national work, and not less than 10,700 in-patients have benefited by it. The State contributes its quota to this great work ; but the State cannot do all that is required. Without the past and present work of pioneer voluntary hospitals such as Eversfield, the State would be faced with a bigger problem still.
Eversfield is specially adapted for the treatment of tuberculosis. It has grown from a hospital of twelve beds to one of a hundred beds. Its equipment is up to date, and its position is ideal. It stands on a sea cliff in the sunny south, 115 feet above the sea.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
including Weather Forecast
and THE GRAND HOTEL,
DOROTHY BENNETT and EDWARD REACH (duets)
Relayed from The Grand Hotel,
Eastbourne At the pianoforte, SYDNEY FFOULKES
The leader and soloist of the Grand Hotel Orchestra continues to consolidate his great popularity. Perhaps one of the sincerest compliments paid to him was a recent local tribute. ' The town owes a great deal to Leslie Jeffries. His artistry is giving Eastbourne a fine publicity of the highest order.'
Tonight's broadcast has all the ' infinite variety' that is given over the air month after month by this celebrated orchestra. Dorothy Bennett is well known to Eastbourne, but this is the first time she and Edward Reach will have sung duets there. Listeners may remember Edward Reach as a former member of the Wireless Singers. He frequently appeared as soloist in the Bach Cantatas , and was chosen by Roger Quiltcr to give the first performance of several of his songs.
Leslie Jeffries is to play, by special request, his own arrangement of Celebrated Violin Solos. Thev include compositions by Kreisler and all the leading violinists.