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: THE DAILY SERVICE

From page 51 of ' When Two or Three'

: Weather Forecast

(D) for Farmers and Shipping

: HENRY CROUDSON

At The Organ of The Paramount
Theatre, Manchester

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Regional Geography
' The Monsoon Lands '—India
2—'The Himalaya '
J- N. L. BAKER , Lecturer in Geography the University of Oxford, and KENNETH MASON , M.C., Professor of Geography in the University of Oxford The Himalayas, along the north border of India ; 1,500 miles long, rising from tropical jungle to peaks of snow. One of the mountains that makes up the range, Everest that defies man and is the highest mountain in the world, standing just over 29,000 feet high. It was nearly climbed-some say that it was climbed-by Mallory and Irvine in 1924. They were seen through a telescope within a thousand feet of the summit, and never seen again.
On the Himalayas is a region called
Sikkim; and life in a Sikkim village is to be the subject for a detailed discussion today between Colonel Kenneth Mason , a famous Himalayan explorer and Professor of Geography at Oxford, and his lecturer in Geography, Mr. J. N. L. Baker.
Here is a discussion that many would travel the length of England to hear, and it is coming to the listener's school-room. Boys and girls should ask their teachers to show them the photograph of the very summit ot Mount Everest that was taken during the epic flight over it in 1933. It is reproduced in the pamphlet' Regional Geography, obtainable at the Publications Department, [address removed], or from any Regional Station, price 2d. post free.

Contributors

Unknown: N. L. Baker
Unknown: Kenneth Mason
Unknown: Colonel Kenneth Mason

: THE RUTLAND SQUARE AND NEW VICTORIA ORCHESTRA

Directed by NORMAN AUSTIN
Relayed from
The New Victoria Cinema, Edinburgh

Contributors

Directed By: Norman Austin

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Discovering England
'The Peak'
2-' The Country-side'
PATRICK MONKHOUSE
Last week Patrick Monkhouse , who is the son of Allan Monkhouse , the distinguished journalist, author, and play-wright, gave the first of four talks on the Peak District, in Derbyshire. He told you what the land is made of and what it looks like, described some old industries and a typical village, and mentioned some of its famous and beautiful places
Today he passes on to the farmland of the Peak, and he will describe some typical farmsteads, and tell listener; about the breeds of sheep to be found here and about the sagacious epdogs; about the grouse moors and fishing rivers ; and the birds and plants and insects of the district.
Then, this evening, or as soon as the listener has the time, he or she can sit down and write out in an exercise book the varieties of birds that frequent the Peak, and are also seen in his own neighbourhood. Has he ever seen a ring ouzel-or a grouse ? Are there rivers where he lives? And what fish are caught in them ? The farms round his village, the crops that are grown on them, the snakes, if any, that he has seen, the number and names of the different grasses he has picked ... all these things will add to the interest of his little log of his parish and to his knowledge of England.
2.25 Interval
2.30 World History-2
' The Old Civilisations of America ' EILEEN POWER, Professor of Economic History in the University of London
Last week Professor Eileen Power told listeners about the discovery of America, and today she is to follow up that talk by discussing the people of America before the European came.
Listeners will hear about the old civilisations ; about the Mayas, ancient race of Central American Indians who dominated the whole of Central America in the tenth century, had their own language and calendar, and were marvellous architects. They will hear about the civilisation of the Aztecs, aboriginal natives of Mexico, who had their arts and architecture, a State organisation, but a grim religion, and were destroyed by Cortez in the sixteenth century. And, finally, about the Incas, ruling class of Peru, who were highly cultured, worshipped the sun, and were exterminated by Pizarro in the same century.
2.50 Interval

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Monkhouse
Unknown: Patrick Monkhouse
Unknown: Allan Monkhouse
Unknown: Professor Eileen Power

: EVENSONG

Relayed from Westminster Abbey
Order of Service
Psalm xviii
Lesson, Job viii
Magnificat (Wood in F) Lesson
Nunc Dimittis (Wood in F)
Anthem, Drop, drop slow tears
(Gibbons)
Hymn, 0 God of Bethel, by whose hand (S.P. 596)

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

The Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Leo Blech : Overture, Jubal (Weber)
Jascha Heifetz (violin) with The
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Barbirolli : Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 81.....(Glazunov)
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy : Hary Janos Suite (Kodály)—Prelude, The Fairy Tale Begins ; Viennese Musical Clock ; Song ; The Battle and Defeat of Napoleon ; Intermezzo ; Entrance of the Emperor and his Court

Contributors

Conducted By: Leo Blech
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: John Barbirolli
Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy
Conducted By: Hary Janos Suite

: An Organ Recital

by A. M. HENDERSON
Relayed from Glasgow Cathedral

Contributors

Unknown: A. M. Henderson

: THE CASANI CLUB ORCHESTRA

Directed by CHARLES KUNZ
Relayed from Casani's Club

Contributors

Directed By: Charles Kunz

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers

: The Foundations of Music Haydn

String Quartets, Op. 2 played by THE KUTCHER STRING QUARTET:
Samuel Kutcher (violin); Frederick Grinke (violin); Raymond Jeremy (viola); Douglas Cameron (violoncello)
String Quartet in F (Op. 2, No. 4)
1. Presto; 2. Menuetto; 3. Adagio non troppo; 4. Menuetto; 5. Allegro

Contributors

Violin: Samuel Kutcher
Violin: Frederick Grinke
Violin: Raymond Jeremy
Viola: Douglas Cameron

: Spanish Language

Seflorita MARIA DE LAGUNA

: ' Ways and Means'—1

The National Income
GEOFFREY CROWTHER
In this series of weekly talks Geoffrey Crowther , the well-known contributor to The Economist and the News Chronicle, is to invite listeners to study the present-day economic structure of Great Britain. As far as possible, he will eschew the rôle of prophet and political protagonist.

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Crowther
Unknown: Geoffrey Crowther

: ' Veronique '

Andre Messager was for several years a conductor at'the Paris Opera Comique, and during the period igoi-6 he held the post of 'artistic director' at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden-a post that was later held by Percy Pitt. As a composer Messager is chiefly known in England by his two operas, The Little Michus and Veronique. He may be described as the last of the long line of French comic opera composers whose music really preserves qualities worthy to be dignified by the name ' Opera '. He was a pupil of Saint-Saens, and in every way a worthy pupil. All his music has not merely charm and sparkling grace but a dignity and style which tempt one to call him the aristocrat ot the comic opera stage.
An article on Véronique, by Willson Disher will be found on page 11.
This musical comedy will be repeated in the Regional programme tomorrow at 8.0

Contributors

Unknown: Andre Messager
Unknown: Percy Pitt.
Unknown: Willson Disher

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor,
B. WALTON O'DONNELL
A Programme of Famous Marches
Arranged and compered by WALTER WOOD

Contributors

Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Unknown: Walter Wood

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: A SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. W. H. ELLIOTT
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard
Relayed from
St. Michael's, Chester Square

Contributors

Organist: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard
Unknown: Chester Square

: Ⓓ DANCE MUSIC THE BBC DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall








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