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: THE DAILY SERVICE

From page 36 of ' When Two or Three'

: Thinking Back

CICELY HAMILTON

Contributors

Unknown: Cicely Hamilton

: F. LIONEL JOHNS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

from the Floral Pavilion,
Bridlington

: HAROLD RAMSAY

at the Organ of the Regal Cinema,
Kingston-on-Thames

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty : Romeo's Reverie and Fete at the Capulets (Romeo and Juliet) (Berlioz)
Lamoureux Orchestra of Paris, conducted by the Composer: Bolero (Ravel)

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Hamilton Harty

: THE BBC EMPIRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Daniel Melsa
Conducted by CLIFTON HELLIWELL

Contributors

Leader: Daniel Melsa
Conducted By: Clifton Helliwell

: GEIGER AND HIS ORCHESTRA

from Claridge's Hotel

: THE CHELTENHAM MUNICIPAL MILITARY BAND

Conductor, ARTHUR COLE from the Town Hall, Cheltenham

Contributors

Conductor: Arthur Cole

: EVENSONG

from St. Paul's Cathedra)
Order of Service
Psalms
Lesson
Magnificat (Wood in E flat) Lesson
Nunc Dimittis (Wood in E flat)
Anthem, Save us, Lord (Bairstow)
Hymn, City of God, how broad and far (E.H. 375)

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Julius Priiwer : Overture, The Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti)
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Georg Schneevoigt : Sigurd Jorsalfar , Op. 56 (Grieg)-Prelude-In the King's Hall—Intermezzo — Borghild's Dream-Homage March

Contributors

Unknown: Julius Priiwer
Unknown: Georg Schneevoigt
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers

: Sandy Powell's Road Show Company

(By permission of the London Palladium Management) in 'Another Hour with Sandy and his Pals'
Devised and arranged by SANDY POWELL and PAUL THOMSON
The Cast includes: The Two Leslies, Peggy Ryalis, Eddie Bowers, Peggy Powell, Jimmie Fletcher, Roy Jefferies, Paul Thomson, Vint Graves, The Strolling Players, Sandy Powell and The BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Produced by A. W. HANSON

Contributors

Arranged By: Sandy Powell
Unknown: Peggy Ryalis
Unknown: Eddie Bowers
Unknown: Peggy Powell
Unknown: Jimmie Fletcher
Unknown: Roy Jefteries
Unknown: Paul Thomson
Unknown: Vint Graves
Unknown: Sandy Powell
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Produced By: A. W. Hanson

: BEN OAKLEY AND HIS BAND

with JACK Roy

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Roy

: Promenade Concert

—Part I Bach from Queen's Hall, London
Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
FREDA TOWNSON
(contralto)
NORMAN WALKER
(baritone)
ISOLDE MENGES
(violin)
MARIE WILSON
(violin)
ROBERT MURCHIE
(flute)
FRANK ALMGILL
(flute)
HARRIET COHEN
(pianoforte)
THE BBC
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(90 Players)
Principal violin, MARIE WILSON
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, in G, for Violin, two Flutes, and Strings 1. Allegro; 2. Andante; 3. Presto
Soto violin, MARIE WILSON ; solo flutes, ROBERT MURCHIE and FRANK ALMGILL
Three Sacred Songs (from Schemelli's
Gesangbuch, 1736) i. Come, sweetest death ; 2. Beloved soul, thy thoughts withdraw; 3. In faith I quiet wait
FREDA TOWNSON
Pianoforte Concerto No. 5, in F minor i. (Allegro); 2. Largo ; 3. Presto
Solo pianoforte, HARRIET COHEN
Aria, Slumber now, ye weary eyelids
(Church Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug)
NORMAN WALKER
Violin Concerto No. 2, in E i. Allegro; 2. Adagio; 3. Allegro assai
Solo violin, ISOLDE MENGES
Brandenburg Concerto No. I, in F for
Violin, three Oboes, three Bassoons, two Horns, and Strings I. Allegro ; 2. Adagio ; 3. Allegro; 4. Minuet; ist Trio; Polacca j 2nd Trio
Appeal of Bach's Music
Bach is unique in that every other great composer from Haydn to Hindemith has paid homage to the manifold qualities of his genius. At the same time he is no less a god to the plain man, which is a remarkable tribute to the varied and powerful appeal of his music as music, for it is' quite uncoloured with those personal and romantic associations which have made Beethoven's C minor Symphony a symbol of ' Fate ' and Chopin's Nocturnes a confession of ' Love '.
Popularising Bach
Sir Donald Tovey has called Bach ' a spectator of all musical time and existence '. He came at the end of a great period and summed up all that it stood for. It was because of this that his music found little favour with his younger contemporaries and immediate successors. For nearly a hundred years after his death the greater part of his works lay buried and forgotten. Their style was considered old-fashioned. It was not until 1829, when Mendelssohn revived the St. Matthew Passion, that
Bach really came into his own. Of late years the Proms have undoubtedly done more to popularise Bach in England than any other concert organisation.
Humility of Genius
Bach was a man of strong will and set purpose. He had his own ideas on how his work should be carried out, and if they ran counter to those of his patrons so much the worse for them. He could be obstinate and aggressive, and show a bad temper that brooked no defiance ; he knew his own strength as a musician, though probably he never realised the true extent of his creative genius ; but he was not without humility. Once, when asked the secret of his organ playing, he said : ' There is nothing wonderful about it. You just strike the right note and the organ does the rest'.
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Contributors

Contralto: Freda Townson
Violin: Marie Wilson
Pianoforte: Harriet Cohen
Violin: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Violin: Marie Wilson
Flutes: Robert Murchie
Pianoforte: Freda Townson
Pianoforte: Harriet Cohen
Pianoforte: Strings I. Allegro
Unknown: Sir Donald Tovey

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: The Leslie Bridgewater Quintet

CARMEN DEL RIO (soprano)
The Leslie Bridgewater Quintet has been broadcasting regularly for the last five years. The instruments in it are a quartet of strings and a piano, which he plays himself. The personnel is recruited from the most famous string players, all of whom have appeared as soloists at Queen's Hall, and practically all the music played is specially arranged by Leslie Bridgewater.
Tonight that clever and charming singer, Carmen del Rio , is to broadcast with the Quintet for the first time, and on Saturday she is to broadcast with the Continentals for the twenty-fourth time. She is featured on page 8 in People you Hear '.

Contributors

Arranged By: Leslie Bridgewater.
Singer: Carmen Del Rio

: WALKER CUP U.S.A. v. Great Britain

An Eye-Witness Account of the day's play in the Golf Tournament from
Pine Valley, New Jersey
The Walker Cup, one of the most coveted trophies of the amateur golf world, takes its name from its donor, James Walker. He originally intended that the challengers should play the match in the country of the holder, but for various reasons-mainly economic -it was decided that the teams should visit each other alternately.
The match is between teams of eight aside and is played by foursomes and singles over thirty-six holes. It takes place every two years. The first match, played in 1922, was won by the Americans. And they have won every succeeding match, though the margin has been as narrow as one point. In an article on page 6 Peter Lawless discusses the prospects of the present British team.

Contributors

Unknown: New Jersey
Unknown: James Walker.

: JOE LOSS AND HIS BAND

Joe Loss and his Band broadcast in the National programme on Monday night. The story of the band is told on page 24.

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Loss








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